Hi and thank you for coming back to my blog. If this is your first time here please subscribe and come back to see what I come up with next.If you are a returning subscriber thank you for sticking around. So yes this is 3 days in a row and I hope I can keep this momentum up. Today project is a candy dish for my desk. I wanted somewhere to keep my little sweets. I really just wanted to have a place to put all my paper clips. I have so many different shapes,sizes and styles which I keep with my planner supplies but dont never seem to use them. I decided to make a decorative jar to place them in on my desk, but after I finished it I decided to put some spice drops I had purchase in it instead. So originally I was going to use a candle stick,fish bowl and ashtray to make it. I later decided I didn’t like the way the ashtray looked as a top for the fish bowl, so I took another route. I decided to get a jar with a lid on it instead.
The first thing I did was spray paint the candlestick and the lid rose gold. The top took a little longer to dry so it might have a little finger prints on it. After everything dried I used some E-6000 to glue the jar to the candle stick . Side note, I try to use some superglue which it didn’t hold. While waiting for that to set a little, I add some bling to the top. This is what the finished project looked like. I love it and I added my spiced drop which gave it a hint of color .
Well I hope you enjoyed this project and I will leave you I always leave you,
Hi and welcome back to my blog. Wow its been 21 days since I last blogged and I’m so glad to be back. If you are still here, thank you for sticking around. I know its been few and far between blog post,but with work and making time to craft, if been hard to sit down and blog. I’m now in the process of setting a blog schedule. With my hours being not consistent, its hard. So I will be blogging as much as I can and will have a steady schedule soon. So from the title I’m doing a trash to treasure project. Let me start with the back story. Yesterday morning I was out walking Pebbles, and over where I walk her there is an area where people throw out old furniture,wood etc. There were two night tables which from where I was standing looked to be in good condition. So I daughter about them and told her one of the table would make a good printer table,with storage. I previously found a table for my printer,which need a lot of work.We did end up painting it and adding a piece of wood to the top, but it was bulking in the space and I could never fix it to where I wanted it to be. But after looking at this night table it was just the right size for the corner. So we looked at both tables which was in good condition, just a little water damaged on the top and decided which one had the lesser damage.I liked the color of the tables but it need to include some of my room colors. To do this I decided with my daughter help to change the front of the table color to a blue and try to repair the top.While my daughter pained the front of the table I sanded the top and try to fill in the imperfection with wood filler.This is what to front look like after the first coat of paint and the top was filled. The next steps which went a little faster than I can take pictures for, consist of putting on the second coat of paint and decorating the front with wall stickers I brought from Dollar TreeIf you notice on the front I made my own temporary draw pulls out of wooden spools and gem stones. The wooden spools I have from another project and the gems I picked up at Dollar tree as well as the next item.After I finished sanding down the top of the table I realized I didn’t have a color to that be nice for the top, so I used the left over contact paper I purchased for the top of my desk,(long story short, my desk top had a coffee stain on it which I didn’t want to repaint so I covered the desk instead),and this is what the finished table look like.I like the way the front came out with the dark blue and the paper just make the blue stand out more. The butterfly stickers just add to the decoration. The best part is how it ties in with the desk.Remember at the beginning of the blog I mention I wanted to use it as a printer table, well at the time of writing this blog all my design ideals changed and I decided to use it for my cricut maker and some cricut suppliesI like the way my trash to treasure night table turned out and I like the way it looks clean and organize and check out my desk. Now I can use it to sew without moving my cricut machine and I have room to work on my planner.And I have a place for my printer,which for now how often I use it is in a good location.So I hope you like the way I change something was thrown away into a complete new useable item. I will be back soon, so please come back, as always