It's a piece of cake...part 1

I've been looking for a milk glass cake plate forever - but I have yet to find one within my price range. After months and months of searching I finally gave up and made one.

I found this hobnail candle holder for 99 cents:



And this plate for 99 cents:




After a little gorilla glue epoxy I got this:



Cheap, easy, and a perfect fit with my milk glass collection!!


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23 comments:

Amy@TheLemonCottage said...

I love milk glass, and hobnail!
Perfect.

Hasn't GG epoxy changed our world?!? LOL
~Amy

Patti said...

I also like milk glass and LOVE your idea of making this cake plate...yours is lovely!

Heidi@TheCraftMonkey said...

and gorgeous!

AnneLoyd said...

I totally love it! Who would have thought? Looks like the real thing! I love it how you thought way outside the box!!!

Michelle@Sweet Something said...

Nice! I've got to try the gorilla!

Thankfully Thrifty said...

I like it!

Carolyn @ My Backyard Eden said...

I collect milk glass too, and I don't have a cake plate yet. I love how yours turned out! I'm definitely going to give this a try!

Thanks for linking up today!

Heather@ theherberfamily.blogspot.com said...

I love the Milk Glass look- very nice!

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Dawn said...

Oh wow, that is one of my favorites that I have seen in bloggy land thus far - amazing eye!

Kelly said...

I love milk glass and I love this! Good thinking. ~Kelly

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B : ) said...

Voila! It's magic. Very nice idea.

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Shannon said...

Oh I love that! I love milk glass too. It looks like it was always that way. Thanks for sharing this idea.

Steph @ somewhatsimple said...

that turned out great!

One Cheap B*tch said...

Beautiful! I love milk glass and the prices were so right!

bec4 said...

The milk glass is so wonderful!

Lori said...

Another great idea! Still very creative!

design_aholic said...

Oooh, Steph, I love it! I haven't seen a milkglass plate yet either while thrifting, but yours looks just superb even if you had to make it :)

I keep an eye out for milkglass too, and recently found this little compote that I made into a nest for my other thrifty bird find. Check it out if you want:

http://design-aholic.blogspot.com/2010/01/sweet-little-birdie-friend.html

-Amy

Jane said...

Ack...what a simple little idea, that I love! I swear, it's the easy ideas that are my favorite! Thanks for sharing and for linkin' up to Frugalicious Friday!

fawnda said...

Very cool! I love it!

stephanie said...

So pretty...I've enjoyed visiting your blog tonight. You have great ideas!

Its So Very Cheri said...

That is adorable.
Cheri

Jen said...

I would have never know that you made that, it looks beautiful and like it was always a cake stand.

Your Frugal Friend, Niki said...

I love love LOVE it~! I am a milk glass collector too and I have yet to find the elusive cake stand.

:)

Sweet idea!

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