Sassy and Shabby

For the love of all things Vintage

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

THRIFTY TUESDAY....BAR GLASSES

So last month when I went to shop and swap last month(you can catch up on the post here http://objectofmayaffection.blogspot.com/2014/10/thrifty-tuesdayshop-and-swap.html) and one of the items I found was a glass caddy....and since I was working on a bar cart I KNEW I would be able to use it!!


A few days later while at #Marshall's I was walking down every home aisle (like I always do) and found this six pack of glasses....I had a feeling they might fit the drink caddy BUT if they didn't I would just return them (and they were a STEAL at only $3.00 for all 6)

VIOLA!!! 
They were indeed the PERFECT size!!! The only problem was they had only one box of 6 and I need 8 glasses total SO I will be on the hunt for another box of these glasses or something very similar that I could mix and match.


What's been YOUR fave find at Marshall's lately?!?!?


Monday, November 24, 2014

MANIC MONDAY.....With Grateful Hearts

This Manic Monday is inspired by Thanksgiving....I KNOW we ALL can get wrapped up in the Christmas season early - the decorating, crafting, shopping, etc BUT I believe it's important to take the PAUSE and enjoy Thanksgiving....reflect over the blessings of the past year, be grateful for WHO and what you DO HAVE (not what you wish you had or wish you were) be grateful in the MOMENT. I LOVE Christmas as much as the next girl BUT I can tell you this, what I am looking most forward to this week is time with my family. We will NOT be shopping on Thursday....and I hope YOU will think twice about it too...I think retailers need to remember the holidays are for FAMILY not money. Ending on a happier note will be pics of my Thanksgiving decor....very minimal this year as time has gotten away from me BUT there are still a few turkeys scattered about mi casa....

VINTAGE Turkey Platter vignette in the kitchen (the first year I had this platter my mom was OVER THE MOON for it SO the next year I gave it to her for her Birthday....and then one day she found her own Vintage Turkey Platter and gave mine back!!). I pooped the salt and Pepper shakers under a large glass vase (to act as a cloche) at first I was going to  spray paint these authentic colored birds until I realized how nicely they coordinated with the platter....

I WISH I could say this is my display BUT it's not...it's a neighbors down the block....while walking the dog one morning I had to pause and take a pic because I thought this was SO ADORABLE (and something I would totally do)

My sideboard with a few autumnal pops....when you decorate with white dishes its SO EASY to accessorize for the seasons....

Made this banner back in September.....perhaps I should've swapped out the word Autumn with "Thanks"...maybe next year....

 Two years ago my daughter had the idea to make turkey hands and decorate them....this HANDS down (pun intended) is one if my favorite projects we've done!!!
Do YOU still have your Thanksgiving decor up OR have you moved on to Christmas?!?!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

TRY IT THURSDAY....Mixed Media Journaling

I've seen different forms of mixed media journaling, scrapbooking, project life, etc. I found one that I have enjoyed and DON'T feel guilty for not doing if I don't get to it. It simply requires a cut out, card, tag, etc that prompts a memory....you can write, it can purely be photo's, you can paint -  whatever your lil heart desires!!! First grab a cuppa coffee and some magazines....


Cut out pics that INSPIRE you (I've found it helpful to cut things that may come in handy later...numbers, letters, dates, etc)

Get your journal and glue stick out and hop to it....this particular pic is for my family room in the basement....
What's YOUR favorite way to journal?!?!?!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

WHAT I WORE WEDNESDAY

I'm sure we can all relate to how BUSY life can be!!! It's been awhile since I've done a WIWW post and I'm glad to be back!! 

 What I'm wearing:
Necklace - Crimson Clover
Jacket - Chico's via the thrift
Shirt - Coldwater Creek via the thrift
Distressed Boyfriend Jeans - Chico's
Wedges - New via the thrift
THURSDAY
 What I'm wearing:
T-Neck Sweater - Chico's
Distressed Boyfriend Jeans - Chico's
Ugg Boots

FRIDAY
 What I'm wearing:
Motojacket - Chico's
T-Neck Sweater - Chico's
Statement Necklace - Wal-Mart
Slacks - JcPenny
Booties - Nine West (NEW) via the thrift

FRIDAY NIGHT

Leopard Tunic - Fam Dolla (I swear they have the BEST stuff)
Scarf - Local grocery store

Linking up with Lindsey http://thepleatedpoppy.com/category/what-i-wore/ to see what YOU all wore....

Saturday, November 1, 2014

A DAY IN THE LIFE>>>>>

Pics via my iphone for the week....

The PERFECT morning....my coffee and crafts (I am trying to whiten my teeth SO I figure sippin my coffee thru a straw would be beneficial HOWEVER it ruins the entire experience!!)

PROJECTS GALORE (oh yeah, that pile behind the chairs goes from the floor to the top of the washer every week...MAYBE I should actually sort thru it....just keepin it real people....keepin it real!!)

MIXED Media journal material (next week I will post a few entries)

Steak and couscous (oddly enough the couscous was a HIT with the kids - go figure)

Coconut oil pulling (goes hand in hand with my wanting whiter teeth and supposed to de-tox the body)

Mummy Dog dinner (see FRIDAYS post for deets)

Wall of Dia de Los Muertos /Sugar Skull masks...see Thursday's post

FUTURE project in the making here 

Enjoying a morning cuppa coffee and good friend on the deck 

Homemade beef brisket

SLOW COOKED ALL DAY

Friday, October 31, 2014

FOODIE FRIDAY.....MUMMY Dogs

Just in time for all HALLOWS EVE....MUMMY DOGS....a new TWIST on an old favorite

SO easy y'all!!! You just make two slits on the bottom of the hot dog for legs and one slit on each side for arms. Tear your crossiant dough into strips and wrap like a mummy.....Serve with a side of KRAFT mac and cheese and a TWIX ghost for dessert and you are all set for dinner 1960's style WITH A TWIST!! HAPPY HAUNTING

Thursday, October 30, 2014

TRY IT THURSDAY...Dia De Los Muertos Masks SKULL Day of the Dead Masks



I have started a new tradition (By accident) Last year I found these paper mache masks at Michaels....they were around a dolla each...FAB craft project with the kids for a few bucks (because I already had the paint).

Gather your supplies....


BE SILLY!!!! 

Or serious....


And get your groove on

SO, this year I happened to be at Michaels and lo and behold they had the masks AGAIN!!!! 

So we got silly in 2014



 And got our groove on again!!!! 
(it was after I had 6 masks I decided I needed to make a WALL of masks every Halloween and THIS will be our new tradition....

the END