Treasuring Hunting - Boat Oars

We hit a yard sale a few weeks back and walked away with some great items. These boat oars will eventually hang in the boys room along with this old oil painting of a sail boat. The boys headboards are black so we plan to paint the frame black as well. Mike spotted these and we picked them up for $5.
The paint is super chippy from all the years in the water. The patina showing through at the end of the paddle shows the age of the oars.
We are looking forward to the weekend and finishing up a few projects. The fall weather is setting in and our days are beautiful with sun and mild temperatures and our nights are chilly. I hope we can enjoy some more weeks of fall before winter hits.

Happy Friday.

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Shaunna said...

LOVE these!! WHat a great find!! -shaunna :)

NanaDiana said...

What great old oars!! Painting that frame black will really make that painting POP! Great finds! Diana

Alyssa said...

I like those treasures that you found! Very nice! That is a great painting for a boy's room too! ;)Alyssa of Boston Bee

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

those are awesome! i love the ol paint, the worn look. fabulous. i have a pari of old oars hanging in sawyer's room over his bed and they are one of my favorite things in there!

michelle said...

I love the oars you found! Look at all that wonderful chipiness!! (not sure that that is a word) They are perfectly aged and worn!

Have a wonderful weekend and I hope fall stays around a while as well!! :)

Jen said...

You have such awesome luck!! Those oars are gorgeous. Can't wait to see them on the wall.

Christa @ Stories of a House said...

Wow, you find the coolest stuff!

kathie said...

Those oars are SO cool, my boys would be jumping up & down for those!

Anonymous said...

I just saw a book by Cy deCosse where
they used oars for the curtain rods. Left the hardware on and all for that authentic look

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