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A Little Bit of Sanity and A Lot of Chaos: PB Inspired Urn....

Friday, January 8, 2010

PB Inspired Urn....


Urn...huh. Makes me think morbidly. BUT, this one from PB is so darn charming, in that, I'm not worth what they are selling me for kind of way...

So, I decided to make my own. I gathered my necessary items:

Ignore the ball and the candlestick....not finished with that one yet! The silver urn was from Goodwill. I got it awhile ago when I was doing the topiary. It didn't work for that project. The small round thing in the front is a picture...of something....I got two of them from Tom's grandma. She figured I could use them somehow. Here goes:

Empty out the urn that is filled with styrofoam and get it all over and have your hand look like this:


Then walk all over the house looking for the Dust Buster, only to leave a trail of styrofoam bits and have to vacuum absolutely everything, including the dogs and the kids...

Then spray paint everything with Heirloom White and Glaze it with Ralph Lauren and that is that:



Well? What do you think? I'm not sure how I feel about it yet. I need to mix it up with some stuff on the mantel....



Linking to:
Cottage Instincts Make it for Monday
Between Naps on the Porch Metamorphosis Monday
A Soft Place to Land DIY Day 
Today's Creative Blog Get Your Craft On 
Bobbypins Boardwalk Wednesday Bragfest
The Shabby Chic Cottage Transformation Thursday




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35 Comments:

Blogger Pat & Ron Harris said...

I love your urn!! How creative you are! Now I'm going to have to try to make one. See? You've inspired me. lol.

Thank you for visiting junkblossoms! I hope you come back again soon. Pat

January 8, 2010 at 9:03 PM  
Blogger P@nmyfreetime.blogspot.com said...

i really like it and think it looks better than the pb one!!!
many blessings

January 8, 2010 at 10:06 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

Very cool! You are so creative.......it looks fantastic.

January 9, 2010 at 8:25 AM  
Anonymous cindy @ cottage instincts said...

I love it! Great job. LInk it up to Mi4M, k?

January 9, 2010 at 8:25 AM  
Anonymous sue said...

I also think yours is nice than the PB one! Clever girl!

January 9, 2010 at 4:31 PM  
Blogger Ruby Red Slippers said...

I LOVE it!!! You did it great-I want one!!!

January 9, 2010 at 9:55 PM  
Blogger Tracy at Tracy's Trinkets and Treasures said...

I love it. You did a great job.

January 10, 2010 at 8:27 AM  
Blogger One Cheap B*tch said...

Good job! Looks better than the PB one and I'm sure it cost A LOT less to make yourself. Kudos!

January 10, 2010 at 7:23 PM  
Blogger Stephanie Lynn said...

Fabulous! I always love PB lals. You did an awesome job! I want one!

January 10, 2010 at 7:36 PM  
Blogger Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking said...

Cute... I was eyeing those in the PB catalog. Love how you did them. I'm hosting a Power of Paint Party on Wednesdays. I'd love it if you linked up your PB Knockoff!

January 10, 2010 at 9:30 PM  
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Blessings Michelle

January 10, 2010 at 9:31 PM  
Blogger Treasia Stepp said...

I love the urn. Looks so much like PB you can't tell the difference.

January 10, 2010 at 10:34 PM  
Blogger Donna said...

Yours looks better than PB's.
Great idea!

January 10, 2010 at 10:45 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

Thanks for the inspiration!!!

January 11, 2010 at 12:25 AM  
Blogger Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Oh I really like this!! It is a great and frugal project!!

blessings
mary

January 11, 2010 at 12:45 AM  
Blogger Marianne@Songbird said...

Like it! Maybe make some more like that, so you can group them like PB.

January 11, 2010 at 12:50 AM  
Blogger Vivian said...

I think you did a great job. How creative. Looks great on your mantle.

January 11, 2010 at 5:59 AM  
Blogger marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love, love, love this. What a great idea and you did a great job. Hugs, Marty

January 11, 2010 at 9:16 AM  
Blogger pk @ Room Remix said...

Very clever, and it turned out great!

January 11, 2010 at 2:16 PM  
Blogger Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

That is one fabulous urn! ~Rhonda :)

January 11, 2010 at 3:40 PM  
Blogger Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage said...

I think it turned out great!! Now where in the world am I going to find an urn to redo???

January 11, 2010 at 4:38 PM  
Blogger Mama Thompson said...

I have been working on my mantel and adding some stuff to it the past few weeks since Christmas...LOVE this idea...and the rest of your mantel too...great job!

January 11, 2010 at 11:42 PM  
Blogger ♥Amber Filkins♥ said...

Ooooh, cute!! It looks fab! I also loved those urns from PB.

January 12, 2010 at 10:42 AM  
Blogger Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I think you did a great job with it! I love the Heirloom White with the glaze.

January 12, 2010 at 10:45 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

pure genius!! what a great idea. it turned out great.

January 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM  
Blogger Alisa said...

that looks just great! A lot of them out there look like they were put together, but yours looks like it came that way. Amazing!

January 12, 2010 at 1:14 PM  
Blogger Rustique Gallery said...

Love the urn, but I really love the part of the story where you walked all over looking for the dust-buster, cause I'm just like that! I have no idea how many times I have bought dustpans and brushes, and I can't find one when I want it, or sissors....
Sherry

January 12, 2010 at 7:27 PM  
Blogger Jan @ bobbypinsboardwalk said...

I really love what you did -- it turned out gorgeous. I would never have thought to put all those things together and have it end up looking as it did -- fabulous. Thank you so much for linking to the boardwalk bragfest!

January 12, 2010 at 10:37 PM  
Blogger Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

Love what you made here! They are perfect! Thanks for showing us how you did it. I want to try and make one of these!!

January 13, 2010 at 7:48 AM  
Blogger Kim @ Starshine Chic said...

Turned out great. Hopefully no one asks you who's in the urn. lol.

January 13, 2010 at 11:39 AM  
Blogger Robin said...

CUTE!!! and I have about 12 of those little round frames. Now I know what to do with them!

January 13, 2010 at 12:14 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

Oh my gosh, it's wonderful!

January 13, 2010 at 12:17 PM  
Blogger Gina @ The Shabby Chic Cottage said...

That is SERIOUSLY awesome! I need more steps! Can you email me? I soooo want you to guest post this on my blog!

January 13, 2010 at 7:55 PM  
Blogger Prior said...

very well done! Lezlee

January 14, 2010 at 11:20 PM  
Blogger concretenprimroses said...

Very well done. Love that Ralph Lauren paint accent.
Kathy

January 29, 2010 at 12:37 PM  

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