Antique Jello Tin Pedestal Dish Craft

Some pieces just speak to me when I see them...

Dish with boxwood ball inside

This antique jello mold was one of them.

Antique jello mold

I immediately thought it would make a gorgeous pedestal dish.

Vintage tin attached to blue candlestick

I added pieces from my shop. I love finding pieces in 
my stash that fit together. These pieces are not only
glued with E6000, they are screwed together too for
long lasting durability.

chair leg, pie tin, and shower ring attached

When all the pieces were put together I painted the metal base
with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. This paint sticks to metal
beautifully and the graphite color gave the piece a cohesive look.

The chair leg is painted with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint
in Kitchen Scale then dark waxed with Annie Sloan Dark Wax.

Vintage tin attached to chair leg with a screw

This pedestal dish turned out just as I had hoped 
when I first saw the antique jello mold hanging on 
the wall in the Simply Shabby Shop.

Vintage pedestal dish with boxwood ball

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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. .


  1. One of my favorite repurposed stands! The mold is great!

    1. Thanks so much Carlene! I love this one too and it was funny, I pictured it in my head the minute I saw it hanging in the shop :)

  2. Susan - cute project. Love how it all went together.


    1. Thank you Judy... it was meant to be :) I love creating this way... it really makes me feel good to create something from a pile of junk


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