October 29, 2015
I’ve made a picture frame mat from them, you can see that HERE. But I want to show you how I fixed an old mini planter and made it new and modern!! I’m so in love with this little guy!
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So this is what I’m working with….
This little planter was actually part of a wooden box that had 4 faux succulents in it. I tore it apart awhile ago, thinking I could do something with it. Today is the day! I took apart the bamboo place mat and separated the larger flat sticks. Then I cut them to length and glued them to the sides. I started with my glue gun, but that didn’t work too well.
I switched to Tacky Glue, probably any sort of glue would work.
Of course, I “thought” I took more pictures, but that must have been “some other post”, because I couldn’t find any of the “in process stage”… Ugh!
I think you get the jest of it…
It looks cute just like that!! But, Oh!, do I have some plans for this guy!!
Btw… This is going on the shelves in the Ladies Bathroom Project.
Okay, next this little sweet thing needed some paint! I just painted on some white acrylic paint I had on hand. Ahhhh!!! Isn’t this adorable??? I’m still not done…
I added some awesome Liquid gold! Plaid:Craft Liquid Leaf Paint
This stuff is AMAZING!!! It does not disappoint! So, all I did was brush on the magic. It dries so fast and looks fantastic!
So, that is how you make a….
I have been blogging for about 4 years and I enjoy sharing all the things that go on here at The Stonybrook House. From building to decorating, crafting and cooking, and so much more. I enjoy gardening and a healthy lifestyle. Most importantly I love The Lord Jesus my Savior and my wonderful hubby of 28 years!
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