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A Little Bit of Sanity and A Lot of Chaos: Cake stand and a cloche

Monday, December 28, 2009

Cake stand and a cloche

I have always wanted a cake stand. Once, I had one with a rooster on it. It wasn't as cute as I thought it was.
I don't even know what a cloche is. All I know is you put stuff under it. Fake fruit, cakes, and tiny little trinkets that you don't want three terrors to touch. (How's that for alliteration?!)

Anyway, I want both. For no reason, but because I do. I mean, it won't be the end of the world if I don't get them, but come on. I may stop breathing if I don't. Although....we don't have trinkets. We don't have fake fruit, unless you count the stuff the boys play grocery store, cooking and McDonald's drive through with. And, the only time I make cake is at birthdays. But I found a little cloche at Goodwill. I'm pretty sure it's for cheese or something.....


Then, at Target they have clear glass cake stands, but not white ones. I want a white one. I've looked all over for a cool one, but haven't seen them. Okay, not really, but who can go shopping right now for themselves?
So, I made one.
White square plate. Tiny white bowl that really is only big enough for a few m&m's.

Use Gorilla Glue Epoxy to attach the bowl to the underside of the plate. Let sit overnight.....chirp, chirp, hoot hoot. (That's the owl that wakes me up at 3 A.M. Seriously.)



There you have it. A cake stand AND a cloche.

Yummy. Ooohh, foreshadowing....wait until you see what that table used to look like!

Update
Linking to: SNS at Funky Junk Interiors, Make it for Monday at Cottage Instincts, Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch and DIY Day at A Soft Place to Land.

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14 Comments:

Blogger Leah said...

I NEED a table just like that! My sister and I are going to make your coasters today. Can't wait!

December 28, 2009 at 8:42 AM  
Blogger Jill said...

Very clever........looks great. Love that table!!

December 28, 2009 at 8:56 AM  
Blogger Barbara Jean said...

like it in the white.
great job!

blessings

barbara jean

December 28, 2009 at 3:30 PM  
Blogger Amy@TheLemonCottage said...

Kirsty-
That is great! You were cracking me up with your writing! :)

Can't wait to see the table.
~Amy

January 2, 2010 at 6:59 PM  
Blogger Elisa said...

Nice!! I love it. So simple but beautiful.

January 2, 2010 at 8:53 PM  
Blogger Martha said...

How clever -- love the square cake stand. I think you'll use it a lot - for I would think it would be really handy to have. Love the oranges in the cloche!

January 3, 2010 at 9:35 PM  
Blogger Phyllis AROUND THE HOUSE said...

great idea and it turned out to look so wonderful and creative, two for one wow

January 3, 2010 at 10:00 PM  
Blogger Funky Junk Interiors said...

Heehee, you're crazy in a cool kinda way. :) LOVE what you created here! I don't own a cloche, never have but I kinda want one because everyone is making them look so cool. I love the uniqueness of your pieces together!

Thanks for linking up to SNS!

FJ Donna

January 3, 2010 at 10:52 PM  
Blogger the queen said...

I love the little table your creation is resting on, it's one of my favorite colors.

January 3, 2010 at 10:54 PM  
Blogger Jess said...

What a great cake stand and a fabulous table!! Love it!

January 4, 2010 at 10:03 AM  
Blogger Amnah said...

Very cute.

January 5, 2010 at 1:55 PM  
Blogger Virg said...

So cute- when I saw it I immediately thought of Rick Jame's Super Freak song, but I substitued the following lyrics: "She's super crafty, ow!"

January 6, 2010 at 9:08 AM  
Blogger gail@myrepurposedlife.blogspot.com said...

I love the shape of the cake plate! It's really pretty.
gail

January 6, 2010 at 12:26 PM  
Blogger Mama Thompson said...

I need a table like that for my itty-bitty entry area....

January 12, 2010 at 12:33 AM  

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