Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Mad Hatter Candle Holder

One day, while spending entirely too much time online looking at blogs, I came across this post:
I've always wanted to have a bakery or cake shop, and if that dream ever happens,
you can bet your sweet bippy, I'll be havin' a lamp like this!
In the mean time, I decided to make an easy version...
All the dishes can be found at the thrift store-- for cheap!
I only spent $0.30 per item! Heck, yeah!
I came home and spray painted the mugs white because they had an ugly orange and blue flower pattern (not matching) and were totally from the 70s.
The two saucers and the bowl matched perfectly and I decided to leave them as is, for the time being.
I used a saucer on the bottom for stability, glued the squatty shaped mug on top of the little dent in the middle of the plate, and then glued the bottom of the bowl to the lip of the mug.
If I really cared, I probably would have measured to find the center, but meh.
Inside the bowl is the taller mug and on top of that is another saucer.
Ta da! Just plop a candle on top and you're good to go!


Natalie said...

I saw the original post on those too, but good for you for trying to re-create it! Yours looks awesome! Thanks so much for your comment on my blog and I hope you get to visit again soon!

Alicia said...

how fun! you could make a whole bunch and do an "alice and wonderland" party :) my daughter would love that! and thanks so much for stopping by my blog today AND for following along :)

Anonymous said...

that is a great idea!

Jo said...

How cute!