Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A story of piece of rusty chick wire and a glass pot

Remember my last post about the rusty chick wire I found? Here is the result...





And this is how I started...
a piece of rusty chick wire...

remove the sharp ones
coat with some white paint
wrap around a glass pot
(pitch the wire to have good fit around the glass curve)
fill up with some marble
actually I am pretty done at this stage...
but Mei Mei and Jojo add some 'finishing touch' to it after school..
with some beads garland I made for them earlier.
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we have some good time lighting it up at night

(P/S : note from Mei Mei - Mom, can you take away the candle
and fill in some water? - My beta fish want this for her castle!)




Happiness is Handmade
with priceless junk...

Love

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Mei Mei
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Jo Jo


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16 comments:

  1. It's adorable and I think Mei Mei's idea to give her fish a pretty home, is a good one :)

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  2. Wow, what a fun idea! And so pretty! Thank you for linking to Wicked Awesome Wednesday.

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  3. That is sweet. We all love fast, easy, cheap, and beautiful!

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  4. Great idea! It looks so cool lit up!

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  5. That turned out so pretty! I love how you used rusty chicken wire! So creative!

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  6. Beautiful! Love its simple elegance! Great job!

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  7. I knew you could take chicken wire and make it into something beautiful! You're awesome!

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  8. Fabulous idea. I love the contrast between the glass and wire. Very clever!!

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  9. This is awesome! Its such a great idea!

    Thanks again for linking up a recipe on the FBF link, its up again and I would love for you to link up another old post!

    Happy Friday!
    ~Carolyn
    Cookin' for my Captain FBF

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  10. @MelYes, Mei Mei always come up with bright ideas - her imagination is really 'powerful and endless'! Thanks for drop by - always love to hear from you!

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  11. that is so sweet ~ I love it! and it does look like a castle of sorts. You're so creative!

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  12. @poindextrDear Diane, thanks for stop by my blog. And you blog is simply awesome...I love all the shells, glass, beads things...absolutely beautiful and stunning!

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  13. Looks so nice all lit up! Great reuse of something practically useless!

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  14. Wow, I LOVE how this turned out! The things you can do with some rusty wire. You amaze me! Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5!

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  15. very pretty ! I think this would make a great home for Mei Mei's beta fish!
    gail

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