Friday, February 11, 2011

Wishing For Spring Pedestal

Call it wishful thinking but doesn't this little project lift your spirits? And because I can't grow a house plant to save my life, this little gem is faux and doesn't take any care! The all white color scheme also gives a nod to the snow we still have on the ground outside. I started by gluing a wood candle stick to a wood plate.
Next I gave everything a coat of paint. The tiny pot only got white washed but the pedestal got multiple coats. Then a good spray of matte sealer.
While that was drying, I assembled the plant. A tiny silk cluster of blossoms and sheet moss glued onto some foam in the pot.
I think I will be adding a wood disk to the bottom to prevent it being knock over. As it stands, it is a little unstable.
Just a little something to cheer me up as I pass I think I will get out my new seed catalog and do a little dreaming. Diana


  1. Oh how I long for spring, and your project doesn't help my case! But it is so cute!

  2. So cute! It's so cool that you could see the pedestal from these two objects. Very creative. I also love your candle project! I'm too chicken to send tissue through my printer, ack! I need to get brave and try it. I'm your newest follower!

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  3. Awesome!! Looks just like something you'd see in a Pottery Barn Catalog! Thanks for linking up to Favorite Things Friday!

  4. Very cute! I love cloches with about anything. Perfect for spring. Thanks for linking up!

  5. Just darling! And definitely making me long for spring too! Thanks so much for sharing this at Inspiration Friday this week!

  6. Very cute! It looks very springy and happy.