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Monday, April 25, 2011

Mod Podged Stand

I helped with a baby shower over the weekend, and needed something to put the dipped pretzels on.  I saw this creation a few weeks ago and decided to make my own.  I already had the candle stick that I wasn't using anymore, and at a church rummage swap I picked up the plates for free.

So I turned these

into this, after some spray paint, mod podge, fabric and hot glue.  
Lesson learned though--hot glue is not the way to go.  I wasn't sure, but it was all I had around.  It lasted through the shower, but then the bottom plate popped off.  I'm thinking I may need to pick up some E6000!



9 comments:

  1. Looks so pretty! I make these all the time & yes e600, or clear epoxy is the way to go :) Make sure you ruff up the surface first & it will last forever !! :)

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  2. This is awesome!i love all the things I see made with mode podge! Thanks so much for linking up!

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  3. Love how this looks, but pooh about the hot glue not working. I would've thought it would. :( At least you know e6000 is the way to go in the future.

    Cheers,
    Tracy All Thumbs Crafts

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  4. Love your stand! One note about the hot glue...I’ve found that I like that I can break apart projects like this so I can reuse the pieces or store everything in less space. Just a thought.

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  5. This came out great! thanks for linking it up to our Wicked awesome Wed. link party.

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  6. That's a great idea! I love when I have the things around the house and it costs nothing to make something new. Looks great too!
    Your newest follower. Hope you can visit me sometime soon

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  7. It turned out so cute! What a perfect idea. I am going to remember this. I am always needing fun serving pieces.

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  8. Great work! Thanks for visiting my blog and I'm glad you were able to find some inspiration there!

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