Monday, September 13, 2010

Getting Creative at the Dollar Store

I’m still here!!! I’ve been working on a lot of Christmas gifts so I haven’t been posting much…can’t let the cat out of the bag just yet! But I did finish up these so I’ll share. 
Awhile back I saw this post on According to Kelly and wanted to try it for myself.  This was one of my first experiences with spray paint.  Love the colors I picked but I’m not completely happy with how they turned out.
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Just like According to Kelly, I used dollar store trays and candlesticks.  I wasn’t as successful with the dollar store glue and I think the hardest part of this project was getting the candlesticks exactly in the center of the trays and inline with the one below it.  I messed up on that a few times as you can kinda tell with the tray in the upper left.  Because of this, I came up with an idea to cover my goof and embellish the trays at the same time.  I went to Michaels and bought these beads…put them around the base of the candlesticks and voilà!
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Remember, you need doilies with these, you really don’t want your food sitting on the spray paint!  


Melissa Stewart said...

Way cute!!

Cowie Kaunweigh said...

Very Nice !!!

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