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Treasure Chest in "new colours"!

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Treasure Chest in "new colours"!

Painted the metal chest, which was orange and gold, with black and copper (tried gold, but didn't look as good.) When this is planted up, the lid will be raised and not visible, so the black will help offset the planting (I hope!) :-)



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that looks great

10 Apr, 2010

 

Looks fantastic David...good choice !

10 Apr, 2010

 

That's just brilliant now it's black, much more of a pirate look to it ! Well done. : o )

10 Apr, 2010

 

All Looking ship shape Cap'n :o)

10 Apr, 2010

 

~wow~fantastic treasure chest!

10 Apr, 2010

 

Thank You!

I think the black is more in keeping with the theme, and am now thinking that a sprinkling of playsand, rather than a whole "beach-load" might be better, coz I rather like the pebbles, too! :-))

Have more treasures to include. GOYer Marie (Madperth) also gave us strings o' "pearls", "rubies" and other jewels to drape around plants, etc., which might add "atmospehere" to this area. :-))

10 Apr, 2010

 

Jewels too Cap'n! give Marie my best wishes great job!

10 Apr, 2010

 

Now that looks fantastic

11 Apr, 2010

amy
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I wasn't sure about the change of colour when you mentioned it David but I have to admit it is very much better , the stones a rocks blend in perfectly :o))

11 Apr, 2010

 

Good choice of colours, David, looks fantastic. Looks a good place to be ship-wrecked :)

11 Apr, 2010

 

That is fantastic! What will you be planting in the chest?

12 Apr, 2010

 

Sounds like a winning plan, David. Hope it all works as you've pictured it.

12 Apr, 2010

 

Great artwork David....sorry Captain!!! Better to used stone for the beach as the local cats usually favour sand....say no more....

13 Apr, 2010

 

thats better daivid, looks great

13 Apr, 2010

 

Glad that you like the new colours, too, Thank You.

Not sure yet what will be planted in it, Lori, but will probably be annuals, including lobelia "String of Pearls", Nasturtium "Jewels" and Bidens "Piartes' Treasure".

Was thinking about cats, Linda. Since part of the neighbours' fence blew down, I see more cats wandering through. If anything, there will just be a "dusting" of sand. :-)

14 Apr, 2010

 

When I planned the small garden in the fron I chose to use beach pebbles rather than shingle for that reason too David.

16 Apr, 2010

 

pathetic!!,....ok just kidding ;)

16 Apr, 2010



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