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Last week while painting Tom Turkey to look like antique bisque, I included these two old brass cabinet knobs I had lying around.
It was just a whim with no plan in mind. I knew I would use them on something eventually. (Although, eventually happened sooner than expected.)
A couple of days later, I stepped into our local Dollar Tree to find three more green stemmed glasses I needed to complete my set. Who can go to Dollar Tree without strolling up and down each aisle to be sure you’re not missing something wonderful (and for only $1!)? Are you with me on that?
I don’t know if these are vases, or what, but they caught my eye immediately. The two painted knobs came to mind, so I took the glassware home to the Project Studio.
I roughed up the white knobs with sandpaper and searched for a glue that would hold well. Yep, E-6000 is my favorite.
I squirted lots of glue in the knob stem and centered one on the bottom of each glass.
The glue needs to dry a while, so over night worked well. After the glue was set, I decided to add a natural element – twine.
Every cloche needs a handle, right? Why not put old cabinet knobs to good use?
A dessert or salad plate works well as a base.
This was such a quick and easy project. And cheap, too, which is my favorite part!
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