Sunday, September 27, 2009

Thrift to Treasure


I got inspired by Whitney's DIY apothacary jars over at Shanty2Chic and I just had to make some too ! I'm going to post this at Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphois Monday so go check out all of the other great projects.
I made one as a candle, filled one with seashells that were just sitting in a bag under my counter and the last one with wine corks. They are soooooo awesome !

I went to Goodwill and picked up some random candlesticks and two glass globes for a total of $11.50 then bought some Krylon Dover White spray paint for $2.99. All the other supplies I had on hand. I spray painted them and then rubbed with bombay mahogany stain.
I used Gorilla super glue to glue the glass globes to the base. So, for $14.50 I got 3 new pieces.
This is what they looked like before...................

Oh yeah, I almost forgot about the tray. I found an extra picture frame in the closet that goes around a digital frame. I painted it white and put a scrap of fabric behind the glass. That one didn't cost a thing !

My goal is to have 100 followers by Halloween. If I reach that goal I'm going to do a fabric giveaway. So please, please click on that button on the left that says follow !! Thank You !

15 comments:

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I like that one candleholder that looks like a tassel! Love the trims you added too. Great idea for a little money!

Tammy@InStitches said...

Thanks Kathy ! I'm lucky to have tons of random scraps lying around.

Shanty 2 Chic said...

These look AWESOME Tammy! Thanks so much for sharing them with me... LOVE them!!
~Whitney

jillybee123 said...

Love this idea. I think I have finally found what I can do with the bare shelves in my dining room.

Thanks, Jilly

Michelle said...

Love your tranformation! Love the corks! Stop by for a visit sometime!
Michelle

Design Esquire said...

Everything turned out great!

Maureen said...

Great job! I'm going to have to try that myself!

Brenda said...

What wonderful ideas here!
Brenda

Maria Killam said...

Hey, if I wasn't already following you, I would have followed you twice :) Great job you did on those candlesticks!

pk said...

Good job on the candlesticks and I love that you used the picture frame for a tray! Have a great day!

bluehydrangea said...

Isn't it amazing what a can of white paint can do? Also, I had to ask you about the comment you left on my blog..you don't own an iron? How is that possible you lucky girl!!

Tammy@InStitches said...

haha, yes I own an iron but not an ironing board. I do all my ironing on my worktable !

~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

It's so nice to meet you and I love your sweet doggie. I certainly will follow you.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

Everyday Mom Ideas said...

These look so neat. I have been playing around with white spray paint these last few weeks. Oh the wonders a liitle can of white spray paint can do.

Fawn@Party of Five said...

So pretty! Those turned out really chic. Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

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