Saturday, September 10, 2011

Earring Display

Pottering around Ikea a couple of weeks ago I came across these very cheap and cheerful Tolsby Picture frames at 79cent (euro) each. I had no idea how I would alter them but they were too reasonable and I was sure they had lots of possibilities. I came home with 30 of them !

I googled them under the image search and found  the above idea.

I wanted mine to look a little more expensive so I called to a DIY hardware store and persuaded the manager to sell me a sheet of metal mesh which is used as the decorative piece in radiator covers. It was damaged on one edge so the manager sold it to me with a 60 per cent reduction. With a little wire snips I cut it down to 25 pieces.

I sprayed the frame  with Crafter's Companion "spray and sparkle" gold and then added a cheap and cheerful flower made using Papertrey Ink dies, added a little button and adhesive pearl.

With a little fancy packaging and tag I hope to sell 25 of the above at the Christmas Fairs.
I am working on another idea for the Tolsby Frame and hope to share with you tomorrow.

Happy Saturday !

1 comment:

  1. I really like it. Those frames are great and so versatile! I hope they sell, keep us updated.


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