Friday, January 20, 2012

Repurposed Crafts

Our design team member Angie Holden was tasked with designing something thrifty this month -- something that didn't cost our readers a boatload to recreate. Inspired by glass bowls, vintage cake stands & a shabby chic look like above, Angie repurposed a candle stick and a wood bowl to make a pedestal bowl. This serving wear can be used for just about anything – a candy display, dessert bowl, or any of your entertaining needs. (Angie chose a candy cane holder!) 

To recreate, find an old candle stick and wood bowl that aren't in use. Paint both your desired colors and when dry, stamp the bowl using the outer ring star stamp from PSA Anchors Aweigh on an acrylic block. This is a bit tricky on a curved surface, so be patient with it. When finished, paint with a clear-coat sealer like Mod Podge to finish it off. You can really get creative here with what types of materials you repurpose and what you design!

Happy thrifty crafting!  This post was posted to The Graphics Fairy, LLC  and also Saved By Love Creations 

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  1. What a wonderful project and a fun, unique way to use the stamps!

  2. I would love to be able to find something like this. :)

  3. Always enjoy coming here and being inspired. Great project today, I need to look at what I am not using and think about a repurposing some of it. Just finished the Chenese New Year Blog hop and thank you for sponsoring it.

  4. This is beautiful!I love the colors of the dishes.
    Where is the Chinese New Year Blog Hop? Thank you! Edwina Brown

  5. Wow , so beautiful !!! I am here on the Chinese New Year Blog Hop but can't seem to find it! I will be back tomorrow. I am a new follower, your projects are georgous!!!

  6. I am here on the Chinese New Year Blog Hop but can't seem to find day 1 :) Very cool project BTW!