Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Just because...

I did my Gorilla Glue project and cannot wait til the 5th to show it off!



First of all I have a confession, I have a thing for mercury glass! I love this stuff! So.... I got soooo excited when Roeschel at the DIY Showoff did this!



I fell so hard for these buggers! Aren't they just gorgeous?! If you click on the link you can learn how to make yours too. So I thought, okay maybe obsessed, about this.

Then I saw this at the very talented sisters at Shanty 2 Chic!



I first thought of just doing the wooden bits in the faux mercury glass for the bathroom. Filling them with all kinds of bathroom necessities.

But then came the milk glass obsession....

But I still HAD to do this!!!!

So I got some stuff and gorilla glue that dries white....



The candlesticks are two different sizes that I got at Michael's. The 4 wooden circles are 4" rounds that I got there also.



As you can see I yanked out the metal piece since it did not let the wooden circle lay flat.



I gorilla glued a circle at each end. One side of the circle is routered so I made sure that side was facing the candlesticks.



I picked a beautiful day to be outside spray painting!



and sprayed them silver.



I thinned down some brown craft paint and slathered it on. Then I immediately used a toothbrush dipped in alcohol and sprayed them. The alcohol makes the paint kinda bead up and go blotchy. Then I blotted it with a paper towel and let dry.


Add some candles with jute wrapped around them and a heart charm and VOILA!

Aren't they cute?

Posted @ Shanty2Chic's Gorilla Glue Party



18 comments:

The DIY Show Off said...

GREAT job! I love them! Easy too! That's always a bonus!

I want to joint the Gorilla Glue party too...I hope to have something completed on time! I better get busy! :)

Roeshel

The DIY Show Off said...

Oh! And thanks so much for the shout out! :) Pleasant surprise! Hurray!

Cindy said...

Awesomensss! That little bathroom of yours is sure getting a pampering Girl!

Lori said...

These are great Maggie and so easy ~ what a wonderful project!

Carmen said...

I love them! Great job!

hungeryjack said...

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Traci @ Beneath My Heart said...

Those turned out great! They look so beautiful grouped like that.
Blessings!

Heidi@TheCraftMonkey said...

Ooooooooh, LOVE them! Roeshell got me addicted to the faux mercury too, I have a post where I sprayed EVERYTHING in my house, nothing was safe...LOL. Gorgeous candle holders!

Jenny said...

Those are so pretty!

Jane said...

Looks terrific!

Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

Really great project here!! I love how you did this. Thanks for the great How-To!

mary'smom said...

Love these!

Gina Sisco said...

Thanks for the how to, cant wait to gived it a try!!

Gail said...

They turned out GREAT! I enjoyed your blog and have become a follower.

Have a wonderful day.

Kimm at Reinvented said...

Wow, I love that finish. What a great project, thanks for sharing!

Mandy said...

Adorable! You did an awesome job - they look so expensive!

Amie said...

These look amazing! I love the Shanty sisters they give such great ideas. And now you have put an awesome spin on it! Can't wait to try this!

Its So Very Cheri said...

Great job-they look fabulous.

I took a look around and am now following you and hope you will come for a visit as well

Cheri