DIY Christmas: Cake Plates

Filed under: Recycling — Savvy Housekeeper at 9:50 am on Thursday, December 10, 2009

savvyhousekeeping cake plates from recycled

Three Men and a Lady has another inspired idea: make a cake plate out of recycled thrift store materials and give it as Christmas gifts. She simply glued some plates:

to some candlestick holders:

I love when people find good uses for the more ugly stuff in the thrift store. I’ve see tons of candlestick holders and plates at every thrift store I’ve been to, but I have never thought of putting them together before. Great idea.

2 Comments »

Comment by jenn

February 17, 2010 @ 10:00 pm

how do they glue them together?

Comment by Savvy Housekeeper

February 18, 2010 @ 8:41 am

Jenn,

Looks like she used 5 minute epoxy glue. Here’s a picture of the glue: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_wycnV27K1IA/SyAAV15CtoI/AAAAAAAACEQ/OK36eRQZz_0/s576/3.JPG .

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