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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Spring Apothecary Jar



I first saw this idea here, but have since seen multiple versions of this same project. So, here's my version:

I bought this silver candlestick and glass jar w/lid



I spray painted the candlestick in ivory silk. I was very happy with this color choice. I deliberated for way too long in the store over ivory silk or antique white, but I am happy with the results.



Then I attached the glass jar to the candlestick with gorilla glue, set a heavy book on top and let dry.


I added a little nest and bird eggs I bought at the craft store. Hung a little chalkboard message - I hated the gold thread that was attached to the chalkboard, so I just taped it to the back and used this blue ribbon instead.






There it is, my fun little Spring/Easter decor. I plan to make one for Mother's Day too. Not sure yet what I'll put in it, but I'll be sure to share when I figure it out :)


Linking this project up with these great parties:

The Girl Creative







Pink Hippo Party



6 comments:

  1. This is really adorable! I just might have to copy your idea.

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  2. very cute following from the hop
    http://everydayproductsandmore.blogspot.com/

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  3. Very cute....might have to try that one out

    Following you from the Get Wired Wednesday Blog Hop and hoping you can return the love.
    Yankee Texan Mom

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  4. I love the little chalkboard you added. Completed the piece!

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  5. Thank you so much for linking up to {nifty thrifty sunday} and making my first party such a great success! I would love if you stopped by tomorrow and share more of your cute projects! :)
    xoxo,
    Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}

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  6. So very cute! I think the color of paint was perfect! I have a hard time choosing which paint I want also!

    I am featuring this tomorrow on my blog! Feel free to stop by and grab a "featured" button if you like.

    I can't wait to see what you link up tomorrow!

    Ashley
    www.simplydesigning.blogspot.com

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