Thursday, July 14, 2011

Recent Revamp

First off I would like to credit my husband for the AmAzInG Pics!! And refinishing skills. The table pictured below used to be hideous wood with a faux marble top. As you can see, he has given it new life! (more of his refinishing work will be featured, don't you worry.)

I had been looking for a tray of some sort for months and I finally found this one at a thrift store. I think it was a quarter? Anyways I was so excited when I found it because I knew just what I was going to do with it. This link... Sweetheart Sheet Music Tray..is where I got my inspiration. After looking everywhere online for the sheet music to our wedding song (forever and for always by Shania Twain) I gave up. Also, I was worried about it not looking as retro as I wanted it to. So I found some sheet music on ebay from 1890 for $10! And its from the LDS Tabernacle choir. SCORE! 




First I spray painted the tray a flat white.It was gold to begin with, not really into it right now. Next I picked my paper, cut/ripped to size, and mod-podged it on. It seemed like it was missing something so I decided to add some lace strips and flowers. Once it was dry and finished I had my husband cut a piece of glass to size and glue it in place so it wont get ruined. However, I know not everyone has a glazer for a husband, so an additional coat of mod-podge will suffice!

Next, lucky me, my sweety brought me home these amazing glass bottles from his grandmothers basement. They were still full of fermented whatever was in there! Yuck. Cleaning the inside of these "aged" bottles proved to be more difficult then I thought. I ended up gluing a toothbrush from the dollar store to a stick and brushing the inside clean. Worked like a charm! I found this tutorial...DIY Milk Glass and got to work painting my bottles. I just LOVE the way everything turned out.

Tip Junkie handmade projects

2 comments:

  1. Hey Sarah!:) Im so glad to see you have a craft blog!:) let me be one of the first to warn you...its so addicting!:) I love it:) Im going to do a feature of you on my blog so others can see your BEAUTIFUL creations!:) I hope i can send a few your way!:) Be sure and link up to lots of partys its the best way for ppl to find your blog:) Tyler does such an amazing job with your pix im green with envy!:) i have never really had a chance to meet you i hope we can get a chance to talk soon:) until later happy crafting!:)
    Mary

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  2. I love this idea. You are very talented.

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