Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Goodwill Grub

I have been blog-surfing lately for ideas for the new house. I found this cute idea for a DIY Cloche at Thrifty Decor Chic.  Love her!  I've been packing and ridding our house of clutter as I go. I made a clutter drop-off at Goodwill this afternoon and decided to run inside to see if there was anything I could use to copycat this little idea. I was super excited to find the Cheese Dome and a Candlestick! 

Here is what I found at my local Goodwill.  I spent $3 on the Cheese Dome and $1.50 on the Candlestick.

The boys and I ran to Lowe's and picked up some spray paint (I used a high gloss but satin would work fine, too!), a sanding block and some super glue gel.  I spent $10.00 on these products, but most people probably have these things in their garage.  Our garage is just in utter chaos right now with the move.

I lightly sanded everything and then gave it a generous spray with the paint.  After it dried I used the sanding block lightly around the edges to give it a distressed look.

This was the final product! 



Carley said...

That's awesome! I like you already...I love crafty things and the last 2 posts you have done are great ideas. :) Of course you can add me...I tell Mary all the time that my blog is boring except to family but I'm going to try and start getting more creative...we'll see. :) Have a great Wednesday.

SupaMom said...

So cute Joy!!!

Mary said...

Wow I'm impressed. I could never figure that out...I like to copy ideas though :)

Anonymous said...

That's awesome! I can't believe your creative brain is "on" with a move looming in the distance! You go girl!