After I dropped Ryan off at work today I headed to DI to see if I could find any cool dessert plates.
Well, I couldn't, but what I DID find were components to make one.
Here's what I started with:
I can't figure out if that squatty lil number was a candleholder or an unusual egg cup.
So then the question was how should I put them together? This way
or this way?
I ended up going with the second way. A simple $0.97 epoxy (that's dishwasher safe!) and it's good to go 30 minutes later. Each piece was $0.50, so I spent a total of $2 on this project. Steal!
I picked up this frame for $2:
And with these trusty tools
I turned it into this
as inspired by this.
I'm not sold on the paper/pattern, but it'll do until I find a replacement.