How to Make a Decoupaged Spring Pedestal Bowl

 This project just reminds me of Spring 🐦

How to Make a Spring Pedestal Bowl


It began with a simple wooden bowl and an experiment.
A wooden bowl turned into a spring pedestal bowl

The experiment was with vintage sewing patterns. 


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Decoupaging with vintage dress patterns

I've seen projects made with patterns before and I love the color and the look so I'm giving it a try. 

I haven't used a sewing pattern in 40 years so these really brought back memories of the days I made a lot of my clothes. 

I began by painting Modge Podge glossy finish all over the bottom of the wooden bowl. 

I cut large pieces of the pattern and laid it onto the wet Modge Podge. 

I painted over the pattern pieces with the Modge Podge as well

Modge Podge Decoupaging with vintage dress patterns

And then I went to bed wondering if this little decoupage experiment was going to work at all. 

Before I even reached for my first cup of coffee I checked on my bowl. 

Vintage dress pattern decoupage technique

Oh boy was I ever thrilled! 

This was better than I even expected! 

It almost looked like shiny brown paper which is a great look with the blue I chose. 

I got to finishing my project with renewed enthusiasm!

I painted the candlestick and the inside of the bowl with Provence a pretty Spring Annie Sloan Chalk Paint color. 

Spring blue decoupaged wooden pedestal bowl


I drilled a hole in the bowl so I could attach the bowl to the candlestick with E6000 glue and a screw. 
DIY Spring blue decoupaged wooden pedestal bowl

Making a DIY Spring blue decoupaged wooden pedestal bowl

When the paint dried I gave the whole piece a coat of Fusion Mineral Paint's Tough Coat

Making a Spring blue decoupaged wooden pedestal bowl

Making a Spring blue wooden pedestal bowl

Beautiful Spring blue wooden pedestal bowl


Before you go take a look at another wooden bowl I upcycled recently with stain. 


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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.

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    1. Thanks so much Laura... the sewing pattern was so much fun I've started another decoupage project!

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  2. Oh my gosh, I LOVE THIS! Will share on Facebook this weekend- seriously, I never thought about decoupaging sewing patterns. I've used them before but never like this. GENIUS!

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    1. Wow! Thank you so much Sarah, coming from you that's quite a compliment! :)

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  3. Love love love this idea. The patterned paper looks like an antique with that old world color. And it makes the prefect compliment to the blue!!

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    1. Thanks so much Mary... I love it with the blue :)

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  4. Really clever. The combination of the painted surfaces and the earthier underside covered with the pattern pieces is really in style right now too...and I just scored a pattern, separated from its envelope, at a Goodwill last week! Wondered what I was going to do with it.

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    1. Thank you Teddee you are such a sweetie! Have a great weekend! Have fun with the pattern!

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    1. Thank you so much Elizabeth, the color is perfect for Spring!

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  6. OMG, I love this idea. I been sewing all my life and love patterns so this speaks to me. Going to be using those old patterns to craft.

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    1. Go for it Kippi and have fun!!! I loved to sew at one point too!

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