Sunday, September 19, 2010

New use for a plate stand...

I have a plain old plate stand... flat gold paint with rings for 3 plates.  Some of you know that I'm setting Pieces of D up at a wine festival this coming weekend.  I'm trying to be creative, but frugal, with my displays, since I splurged on an 8 foot table and am trying to save for a tent.  Anyway... I've been going crazy making ornaments from wine corks and beads to have something wine themed to sell (besides my grape paintings).  No I didn't drink all the wine... I have friends that save corks for me... but I did drink some of it!  So... I saw my plain little plate stand sitting there and thought... Why not hang the ornaments from it?  I'll even make a price sign and clip it to the handle with a clothespin!   Ta Da!






Not a bad idea huh? 




And they are so pretty and sparklie!




And some are even elegant...



What do you think?

9 comments:

  1. How cool is that? I love those....all of that pretty color! ♥

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  2. What a great idea, I love how it sparkles and looks so festive, I'm sure it will catch many an eye.

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  3. Great idea! These are so pretty! Did you wrap the beads around with wire? Adorable! Good luck at the festival!

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  4. What a fun idea! These cork ornaments are enchanting! Love your creativity.
    Gabx xo

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  5. Looks great! And I imagine these wine corks will sell like hotcakes.

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  6. ooo you clever gull you!
    Love your cork ornaments ... just brilliant AND the perfect display "rack" too!
    We always have a cork collection on hand ;)
    oxo

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  7. Great idea, they look so pretty! Good luck at your sale :)

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  8. What a beautiful and inspired way to use your corks. I collect them too & display mine in an old printer's compartment box.

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