So I had another lucky day at Home Goods… LOVE that store. Like many of you, I too have been eyeing those Ballard pears and wanting some of my own. I wasn’t able to find an exact match but I do love my new wannabes! I found the 2 smaller ones for $3.99 a piece and the larger one for $6.99. The two smaller ones were in terrible shape so I thought I would be able to bargain a cheaper price. I was told that this is “what they are supposed to look like”. I held back a laugh of disbelief and purchased them at regular price… $3.99 is still good and OF COURSE I will be painting them!

This makeover was simple. I covered the metal stems and leaves with tape and then spray painted all three with Valspar Vanilla Satin. I did like the color of the larger pear but I wanted a cohesive look which is why I painted all three. I love white Ghost pumpkins and I felt like painting these all white would give me a similar look. I considered glazing… I may still, but I want to stare at these a bit like this before I make my decision. Their new home is in my kitchen counter between my stove and fridge. Love them! Thanks for stopping by and checking out my latest shanty turned chic! I will be posting my pears over at Southern Hospitality for her Thrifty Finds. Check it out girls…

I will also be posting these cuties over at The Inspired Room for Fall Nesting… Check it out!
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  1. They look very good. I definitely like them in white as well. And what fun you can have changing them now and again. Good Job!

    Have a great week and please stop by and say hello!

  2. Hi, Whitney & Ashley! Oh, those pears are so cute & look great in white. I've been lucky enough to find 2 of mine at yardsales & bought one huge one at TJ Maxx several years ago, so my pear collection is complete. I have mine on my fireplace mantel & love it. Thanks so much for coming by the party this week!

  3. I love pears in any color. Great job with the color choice though. Thanks for sharing. Stop by my blog sometime.

  4. The pears looks awesome in that lighter color! I just discovered your blog the other day and have been going through it and getting so many great ideas. I look forward to keeping up with all the cool things y'all do!

  5. Very cute Whitney! I need to finish my other projects first, but I'd love to do some of those for my house!

  6. Very Very Cute. You did a great job.

    Just coming over for a visit. I have changed all of my buttons.
    I have the Knock Off Knock Out party on Mondays and we have a brand new party starting this week. It will be every Wed and featuring Holiday Decor and/or tasty treats. Come on by.

    Its So Very Cheri