Friday, May 20, 2011

Take a look at this Leggy Lady!

In one of my wanderings around Tai Pan Trading a few years ago I cam across this leggy lady. I fell in love with her immediately. BUT I left her. I knew that I really had no need for her and no space to put her. I walked on but my mind was on that lady the whole time.

I dragged my little sister all the way back to the beginning of the store. I had to claim her before anyone else felt the love that I did.
When I got back to claim her, she was gone. My heart fell. I knew I wouldn't find another like her anywhere. So off we went with my shoulders slumped. How could I have done that? Well I did have one other purchase to make so to the cash registers we went and what do you think I found shoved in a little corner WAY out of the way? My little leggy lady.
I grabbed her up and had a new skip in my step. But then I had a dilemma of what to do with her. So she sat in the corner of a room for a long looooong time, until that day that my brain finally started to work. She would fit perfectly on my front porch with some cute little potted plants. So out she went and she has been there ever since.

I would be lying if I told you that I wasn't a little paranoid that she was going to be stolen.

Sadly she has lost her glistening beauty and is now a little dirty and in need of a facelift.

Now to decide on what color she should become...


  1. Hmmm let me think. since you paint everything else black I bet she will become a beautiful shade of black. ;)

  2. Nope. I am branching out. I want something bright and summer-ish.

  3. I think you should incorporate two colors and paint the "petal" looking parts a different shade. You don't necessarily have to go for the flower look, but multi-tonal would be cool.
    Anyway, thanks for stopping by my blog! I had to chuckle at your plug for BYU :) And yes, doesn't it just make a girl happy to see shoes all lined up like that?! If I'm ever filthy rich I'm going to have 100 shoes! ;)

  4. PS- I think a super deep brown would look good also. And another thought- for the multi color idea you could paint just the "flower centers" (the circles) a different color, instead of the "petals" like I mentioned before. Lots of cool things you could do with it! I might paint it a super deep brown with a creamy accent color and then glaze the cream area with a brown to distress it a bit. It will be fun to see what you do! So many possibilities with this LEGGY LADY!