I’m sharing another one of our treasures from Canton today. Sometimes you have to have a keen eye when you’re digging through flea market finds. I spotted this piece and instantly knew it had potential:
What do you think it is? Our guess was a light fixture of some sort.
Whatever it is, I convinced my friend to buy it. For $6 I knew she could use it for something. It didn’t take long for me to suggest using it as a base for a bell jar/cloche or terrarium.
She brought it home and introduced it to Mr. Heirloom White:
She created a glaze by mixing some brown craft paint with water:
Rubbing it in the crevices really highlights the great detail.
Next, she assembled the elements for her cloche. A plate from TJMaxx made the perfect base:
Of course a glass bell jar, purchased in Canton:
Having a variety of items allows you to change it up every so often. For now, she chose to use the small fern, fleur de lis finial, and ceramic bird.
And, voila! The perfect table centerpiece!
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By the way, are you totally in love with this table runner?!? My friend made it! I’ll share more details tomorrow.