3/16/2012

The Nest Is Best!

This is a quick little craft that took me no time.

It started with a vintage white ironstone Johnson Brothers gravy boat and attached oval saucer. NOTE: This saucer was attached by the manufacturer and can not be removed.

I really loved the lines and color of this piece and instead of selling it in my booth, I decided to make it into...


 a sweet nesting
 complete with eggs.





All I had to do was put a dab of hot glue to hold the nest in. I also hot glued the eggs in. Then added the vinyl word, NEST.
I used a standard plate hanger that allowed me to hang it on the wall. It really 'pops' against my red walls. Now don't you think the nest is best?

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12 comments:

  1. The nest is best. What a cute idea, and then to hang it on the wall. I really like this. Have a great day. Paula

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  2. Oh this is so adorable! What a great idea. I dound your blog through the hop. Glad I did.

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  3. simple but cute...just what I like:)
    Rene'

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  4. I love your gravey boat, nests are my favorite things.
    I so enjoy seeing how one finds items to display their treasured nests, so much fun!!
    Thanks for sharing today.
    Michele

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  5. What an awesomely cute and simple idea! I love it!

    Thanks for the inspiration.

    blessings,
    karianne

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  6. So it doesn't fall off the wall?! Great idea and execution - I love your wall color :) Visiting from Making the world cuter - my entry is http://meehameeha.blogspot.com/2012/03/how-to-make-faux-wallpaper.html

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  7. Suce a great ides. Love this.

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  8. A.dor.a.ble. Are you sure the hot glue is going to hold it? I'd be so nervous. I wouldn't want to lose your lovely piece. Th is so cute and I absolutely love the creativity about it even if it was easy! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday's Best. PS - sharing on my FB page.

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  9. So adorable! Great job!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Hope to see you on my blog:)

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