Thrift Store Pedestal Bowls

5:13:00 PM

Thank you Michelle at The Speckled Dog for showing me the "how to" for your pedestal bowls.


I thought it was a great idea and I wanted to make my own and add a finishing touch. Lucky for me, I found the wooden bowls and the wooden candle sticks at Good Will.



I used Gorilla Glue to attach the bowl to the candlestick.


 I gave each a few coats of white paint.



Then I sanded them to give it a roughed-up look.




I gave them a spray of Perma Clear to protect the finish.
( LOL-funny how you rough it up and then attempt to protect the finish)


Next came the fun part, finding fun things to fill them with... Lavender Heart Sachets



And then I had a great idea...the finishing touch...use the cheese tray!
Thriftin fun




Love them!
Susan

Thanks for the great ideas 





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15 comments

  1. Susan....yet AGAIN...amazing...love them love them...>I went to the Salvation Army today and got some great finds, but no wood sadly....we have a Goodwill about an hour away, I am thinking a road trip is in order! Thanks for sharing and they look great!

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  2. Susan, thank you thank you...for that tip. I fixed it and should work now! Learning something new every day about blogland!

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  3. Love these!! Thanks for sharing!!

    Hugs ~~ Suz

    inspiringcreativeness.blogspot

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  4. Awesome! Something I never thought to do with these. I often see these types of bowls and such at the thrifts. Very pretty!

    You should come link up at my Linky Love Friday Party :)

    take care.
    deb
    http://dejarenew.blogspot.com

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  5. They look awesome!

    I'm the same about sitting there shouting at my project to "LOOK OLD, darn you!" and then spraying it shouting "DON'T LOOK ANY OLDER, mkay!"

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  6. I bet all those wood bowls and pedestals will be disappearing FAST at the thrift stores now! I love the covered one! I'm your newesst follower. Stop by for a visit when you have a minute!
    http://keeninspirations.blogspot.com

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  7. Thanks so much for telling me about my email not working properly. I changed my blog a few days ago and I think a few things got messed up along the way because I surely had that button clicked before I changed it lol! But it is all fixed now. Yay...thx for linking up as well at my party.

    Deb
    http://dejarenew.blogspot.com

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  8. Those are awesome...gotta find me some wooden bowls and candlesticks now!

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  9. I just got rid of a bowl like that! How dare I?! I could of made one of these awesome pedestals! I'm saving this idea!

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  10. YAY! They look great! Thanks so much for linking back to me.

    Your vignette looks amazing! Everything goes together perfectly. BTW, where did you get that pineapple-looking finial. I LOVE the way it looks!

    Thanks for linking this one up too. :-)

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  11. I've been wanting to try this. I love it. Thanks for stopping by. I'm your newest follower.

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  12. I love them..what a fabulous idea..they are divine thanks for sharing! Kym

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  13. I've admired these over at the Speckled Dog too! Your version looks great! I love the cheese cloche too.

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