Recycled Glass and a Pedestal

I love all things recycled glass.

How psyched was I when I found the most beautiful 
recycled glass drink dispenser!

My everyday dishes are all recycled glass.

and so are my glasses.

So the drink dispenser was perfect! 


The problem with this little lovely was that
you had to put it at the edge of the table to get the glass under it.

I looked for a pedestal in the Pottery Barn catalog, they would all work very nicely... only the least expensive one was $19.00. I want free.

What if I make one?!

I used an old white sturdy bowl for the base.

and a square plate with upturned edges for the top.

I attached them together with E6000 glue and painted it with white primer, it sticks to ceramics and has a nice flat finish.

It worked!

I got the same results for no cost.

And now the glasses fit very nicely under the spigot.

 I swear it makes the water with lemon taste even better!

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.


  1. What a great find! It was obviously meant for you ;-)

  2. Susan I love it and I love the pedestal that you made for it~ How cool is that!

  3. I love your dishware! Where did you find them?

  4. Hi Lisa,
    Sorry you are on "no-reply" so I have to answer you here... I hope you see this.... My dishware all came from Pier One. The drink dispenser came from Coldwater Creek. :)

  5. Beautiful Susan! Have a wonderful weekend, and thank you for your sweet comment.

  6. What a great idea, you're so creative. Kathi

  7. It looks great! It's so fun when we can find inexpensive ways to achieve the same results and especially with the added bonus of using reclaimed items. I love your dishes too!

  8. I love it when I find great things and are able to turn them into something even neater! This one is making me thirsty! lol

  9. Thanks For Replying! I will have to check out Pier One. Those dishes are lovely!

  10. Hi! Stopping by from show and tell saturday. I love your water dispenser! And the pedestal came out great. So lovely! Also, I would love for you to share this at my friday link party. Its new so it would be great if you could link up. Thanks!

  11. I featured your "glass" post.



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