Smacking good Valentine

February 11th, 2010 in member junk     
alicemom alicemom, member
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Wish we had before pics! The gum ball machine was totally cruddy. A little spit and polish and of course... WD40
Another wonderful gum ball machine. Just matched my vintage homemade Valentine.
Now we are getting serious! Ready, set, begin!
Hunter, my grandson, wanted to make his class Valentines. This is the one he made for me! Lucky Ghee (thats me)
Now this is what Hunter wanted to make mices for his class with peppermint tails.
Wish we had before pics! The gum ball machine was totally cruddy. A little spit and polish and of course... WD40

Wish we had before pic's! The gum ball machine was totally cruddy. A little spit and polish and of course... WD40

Photo: alice

Hope you have enjoyed my little Valentine vignettes . I received the gum ball machines for Christmas. My daughter's friend found them in her new/old house. She was going to throw them away!!! Thank goodness I was there for the save!

smiles, alice


Pattern or design used: My own design - alice hanson
posted in: member junk, vintage, tabletop, metal, glass, red, game room, cast iron, faded red

Comments (13)

SnowmanHill writes: Fun ideas, Alice, love the gum ball machine!

dana
:-) Posted: 11:03 am on February 18th
suewhitney writes: Cute as can be, Miss Alice. What a fun thing to do with your grandson! Great save on the gumball machines too!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 10:42 am on February 15th
chippingcharm writes: Too cute...YEA Hunter, YEA Grandma!!! :) Laurel Posted: 9:57 pm on February 14th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Those machines are awesome! Great save! And I love homemade valentines so much more than the store bought kind. Hunter did a great job!
Candy Posted: 9:50 pm on February 13th
JunkArchitect writes: The gumball machines are amazing…good thing you grabbed them. Hunter’s mice Valentines are so creative, his friend will love them.

Jim Posted: 4:49 pm on February 12th
georgiamoon writes: Well, doesn't this look like TOO much fun! These are positively adorable, Georgia Posted: 1:57 pm on February 12th
TinTinJunkFan writes: Fantastic save of that gumball machine...great job turning it around... love your valentines.. Posted: 11:37 am on February 12th
RustyDiva writes: Great gumballs!!! Can't believe someone just left them behind and then another someone was going to throw them away! I just don't get unjunky folks!!!!! Precious Valentine's Alice and I know you had a fantastic time with your grandson.
Posted: 10:47 am on February 12th
shabbychick writes: Alice - it's all super SWEET! I love the gumball machines...something new to add to my shopping list! And your little mice-s are fun! (Great job, Hunter!! And, what a lucky guy to have a junker for a Grandma!!!)

Thanks for sharing and happy, happy V-Day to you, Alice!

Kathy Posted: 10:01 am on February 12th
DumpsterDecorators writes: Yes, thank goodness you were on hand to rescue the fab gumball machines. Truly wonderful pieces. Posted: 8:07 am on February 12th
MakinItHappen writes: How lucky for you to get those great gum machines. I love all your pics. Posted: 6:56 am on February 12th
ninnarae writes: Just love those fabulous gumball machines! Posted: 11:46 pm on February 11th
Prior writes: Oh, the home made Valentines and time with your grandson creating! MICES, how adorable, How much better than store bought! Love the gumball machines and the red candy in cloche. No school for us tomorrow, so Valentine's parties may be postponed, course I work at Jr. High and we will have a dance next week. Posted: 10:07 pm on February 11th
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