Candle Holder to Display

January 14th, 2010 in member junk     
JunqueMagnet JunqueMagnet, member
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Bought this wall mount candle holder at a yard sale.  Started out that awful gold finish (YOU know what I mean) and figured I'd just paint it and be done.  Well when I got it home I realized that it was missing one candle cup.  What to do?  I broke the rest of the candle cups off and figured the fluted base would be a cute display.  When my daughter was born we started a collection (because you have to indoctrinate the kids from an early age in this junky habit of ours!) of matryoshka or Russian nesting dolls.  Ta daa!  This gives them an interesting resting place and makes for a pretty wall decoration.  I was supposed to put this in the Springfield pile but hmmm...


Pattern or design used: My own design
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Comments (9)

shabbychick writes: What a great transformation - white paint is truly magic! :)

It's the perfect way to display your little dolls!

Kathy Posted: 10:37 am on January 19th
suewhitney writes: I know too all to well the gold you speak of. Hahaha! Very beautiful and creative re-purpose. Looks like it might not be heading to Springfield....hmmmm.

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 10:28 am on January 16th
JunqueMagnet writes: A girlfriend and I have the following code to live by - "If it doesn't sell/work the first time paint it white and stick it in the yard to age."Usually works! Posted: 8:08 am on January 16th
fellowjunker writes: I love, love, love anything that has been transformed with a can of white spray paint!!
xojanis Posted: 7:28 pm on January 15th
MakinItHappen writes: Great idea! I see a lot of those in-the-fireplace candle holders at the thrift stores. Bet those would work great for this too. Posted: 11:36 am on January 15th
RustyDiva writes: Great idea and the paint job really revamps the piece! Posted: 11:02 am on January 15th
alicemom writes: Who ever invented spray paint is our hero that's for sure!
smiles, alice Posted: 9:41 am on January 15th
itsnotjunk2me writes: Great transformation...yes the gold finish HAD to go! Love the hooks on the bottom too. ~judi ;) Posted: 9:32 am on January 15th
Prior writes: good thinking to remove the cups... Spray paint gotta love it! Lezlee Posted: 11:23 pm on January 14th
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