Saturday, September 12, 2009

Metamorphosis Monday-candlestick bottom to cake stand

Today, I am joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday.
See her transformation of her closet and many more ideas here.

Notice the taller candlestick .....this is what I transformed this week.
I didn't get a true 'before' picture of it but when I bought it (at His House for .50!) it was all dirty and dingy.
I housed it here until I could find a project to use it in (although had the 'vision' when I picked it up)

I had found this plate 1/2 off at Hobby Lobby and fell in love with the pattern! (I have a square one sitting in my kitchen, on a stand.)
I painted the candlestick black and E6000'd it to the plate.

A not so great side view of the new cake stand.

My new cake stand. I plan to use it for cookies for parties, namely my daughter's 3rd bday party in December (since she's a Princess).
And...I may add some crystal chandy pieces hanging off the edges......what do you think? I'm thinking pink chandy crystals would be nice!

Thanks for stopping in!
And check this post out for a giveaway...I'm close to my goal so would love to succeed at my first giveaway. It too can serve as a Metamorphosis Monday post!


black eyed susans kitchen said...

Crystals with the black and white would be very elegant...and elegant is perfect for a princess...especially if there is pink icing involved.

Jennifer@ChesterAndDonkey said...

Very pretty! Those 2 pieces look like they were made for each other ... and I think some crystals would look great!

Amy said...

This looks fabulous! Love the black and white.

Beautiful family you have too :)

Thanks for stopping by to say hello!

Shelia said...

Hi Reid and it's so nice to meet you! I love that gorgeous plate and how you've transformed it into a beautiful cake stand! Very creative! What a beautiful header of your family! I hope you'll come back for a visit sometimes.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

nannykim said...

That was such a cool idea and I love the idea of crystals! Nice nice nice job!

Nannykim at spindle cottage

High-Heeled Foot in the door said...

Wow! I love it!!!!! It's totally perfect. I use to work at Nordstrom during college and they sold something like that for over $100. Kudos!

susan said...

That is so very clever! I love the black and white. There are so many ways to accent it-pink, lime green, violet,...endless. Great job!

The Ericksons said...

OMG! That is fabulous! I always enjoy seeing what you've been able to do with the ordinary to turn it into the extraordinary!

Cyndi said...

Beautiful family photo! Love the cake stand. What a great idea. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Looking forward to following your blog.

Embellished Bayou said...

Great idea and great results! I think it would look fab with some crystals.

Annette said...

This is a great idea! It looks terrific.

emry@my little creative outlet said...

WOW! so gorgeous!

Kristy Carberry said...

I love it! I'm totally obsessed with black and white though, so I may be partial! I think I might leave it as it is now, but the crystals wouldn't be bad either!