How to Make Thrift Store Pedestal Bowls

Everyone loves a good DIY for wooden pedestal dishes.

2 wooden distressed pedestal bowls

When I first saw these I thought it was a great idea and I wanted to make my own.  

I found the wooden bowls and the wooden candle sticks at my local Goodwill. 

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I used Gorilla wood glue to attach the candle sticks to the bowls.

Before picture of wooden bowls on top of candle sticks

The pedestal dishes are painted with a chalky white paint

Painting the wooden pedestal bowls

When the paint was dry I distressed the edges with sandpaper.

2 wooden distressed pedestal bowls

I sprayed the pedestal dishes with clear sealer to protect and seal the finish and they are ready to go! 

Couldn't be easier!

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Find fun things to fill them with or make your own... Lavender Heart Sachets

pedestal dish with lavender heart sachets

For another look I added a painted wooden cheese tray with a cloche lid.

Pedestal dish, artichoke, love pillow and ball

Keep your eyes out at the thrift store for things you can update with just a coat of paint! 

You can decorate your whole house with things found at the thrift store and made over like all the items in the photo above. 

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .