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How I changed my guy.

How many times have you met someone and you know instantly what they need and that you can fix them.

He was a stallion for sure, a strong guy with great potential.

The minute my eyes met his, I knew he was mine.

This summer, I passed up a lamp with a similar guy.  I’ve regretted it every day.

I surrounded him with freshness.  Ivy, my gold W, he feels right at home.

All situated below a painting of a pasture.

And fresh grain (split peas) for my filler.

Here’s where he started:

And here’s where he ended, that’s much better!  One thing that I learned the hard way, these are the only kinda guys that I can change.  I’m ok with that 🙂

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  1. Super stallion and he is changed just perfectly. Gorgeous vignette. I love it all. Hugs, Marty

  2. Wow! I didn’t know that you could spray paint over that kind of finish!

    Yiur stallion is a handsome guy!

  3. So glad he has a new look and a new home! What a wonderful find!

  4. Amen Sister! Love his paint job…

  5. A rescue, a wonderful find, a new home…I’d say you transformed the guy perfectly!

  6. LOL! Definitely easier (and better!) to only try and change those kind of guys! He looks fantastic though and I think you have had quite a positive influence on him. 🙂

  7. A little like that “old spice guy” commercial eh?! I actually just worked on spraying 5 or 6 of little critters this week. It’s rather addicting! I love the stallion though.

  8. You did a great job transforming that guy! He looks so much better now. What a great find.
    Barb – Formerly Barb & Dell Designs

  9. This is an amazing transformation! He looks great!

  10. That is great! I love your new guy!

  11. LOL! What a great guy! I just know he prefers this makeover. ;D

  12. Isn’t it great we can change these kinds of guys? It doesn’t work so well on the other kind – you pretty much have to find them in good shape and love them the way you find them. 🙂

  13. Oh, you did him a favor! He looks much happier in white.

  14. Anything that involves a horse I love, it turned out great. I have to say I love love the split peas as filler, awesome idea. I love a pop of green here and there and I can’t wait to use that. Thanks for the great idea!!

  15. What kind of spray paint did you use for him to go over that shiny ceramic? 🙂 Sandy

  16. Great up-do! I love the vignette that you put together. Love the analogy about “changing” a guy too!

  17. Love it!! Thanks for linking up!

    XO, Aimee

  18. Thanks for the inspiration and great chuckle on your clever post.

  19. That looks wonderful! I’ve only recently thought about painting a figurine white and I’ll be keeping my fingers crossed it comes out as good as your stallion!

  20. Same question as Sandy, what kind of spray paint?

  21. Did you have to do any preparation in spray painting your ceramic horse and what kind of paint did you use?
    Thank you,

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