Friday, January 28, 2011

Ceramic Basket with Bird and Nest

This little ceramic basket I found at a discount store was in need of a little something:
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A little too “cutesy” with the bright pink gingham ribbon, but the potential was there for a makeover.  So I removed the ribbon and introduced the basket to these guys:
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After sanding it down, you’re left with a little “tooth” on the finish so that it will hold paint or, in this case, glaze…
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After sponging on a little glaze and then wiping off,  I was starting to see a difference…
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This brown and white polka dot ribbon gives the basket a whole new personality, don’t ya think?
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I topped it off with a bird and nest for some simple and fresh spring decor….
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What do you think?

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Update:  Client requested leopard ribbon. Rawr.




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3 comments:

  1. Love it Lori! The old made new and interesting again

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  2. Cute transformation...love the polka dot ribbon, too!

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  3. This is so cute!! Looking forward to spring projects. we have over a foot of snow on the ground here at the moment.

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