DIY String Cone

10:16 AM


This deal got away...


I subscribe to Decor Steals because I think the things they 
offer for sale are adorable!


This one was great but it got away...
so I looked around my junk pile and made my own!


A metal finial from an old outdoor lamp and a 
wooden pedestal....

I drilled a hole in the base and screwed the finial into the base.


I gave the whole thing a coat of ASCP in 
Graphite then a coat of dark wax.

Then started wrapping the jute....




The burlap bag was a Decor Steal too!

And there you go.... Free!
I missed the deal but made my own.

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17 comments

  1. Susan LOVE that and you're so smart and thrifty. Of course jute in any shape or form is so yummy but I applaud your creativity, just marvelous.

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  2. Very clever! I saw that deal too and wanted to snatch it up but I like that you made your own!

    Jeanine

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  3. Oh I love what you did!! Everyone sure needs their own junk pile!!
    Ann

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  4. So cute...I'm pinning this to make using ribbon in my craft room!

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  5. I also follow Decor Steals....missed several because of being at work at the "wrong time"....~Yours is more elegant....love the finial!

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  6. Susan, yours looks great! I'm hooked on Décor Steals too - love their stuff!

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  7. O.M.G!! FOR REAL !! I almost ordered that and now I am so glad I didnt !! I am going to totally copy cat you ! AMAZING!! ROCK ON !!

    Rhonda from WI.

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  8. So Funny! Yes, we had the same idea.
    Well, it's an easy project that I can really use.
    Love yours!
    Deb@LakeGirlPaints

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  9. Susan,
    I L O V E what you did to re~create the string cone!
    I'll be on the look~out for a cone shaped object when
    a tour local Antique Mall & Flea Markets!!!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  10. Of course you made your own!! You are clever like that...LOVE it :)

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  11. Love this! Featuring you tonight on tickled pink!

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  12. And I have to say that yours has homegrown, homeroad personality, unlike any other. Way to go!

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