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Ashley’s Wonderful Whatnot ~ Cracked Vase rehab

Hi all! My Wonderful Whatnot for the day is my cracked Hobby Lobby vase! I watched Whitney’s kid’s while she ran to Hobby Lobby. She promised to bring me back something shanty and she did just that! She came home with a metal/glass vase that had a huge piece missing…fortunately for me she still had the piece that broke off. She purchased it for $5!!!! I super glued the piece back in place, painted it with the Antique White Acrylic and Glazed it with the Ralph Lauren Smoke Glaze (of course). I then found a box of cute little green apples for $6 at Home Goods and voila! I placed it on the top of my hutch (crack to the back of course) and I just love how the green stands out! Enjoy!

I will be posting this at The inspired room for Fall Nesting at http://theinspiredroom.net/2009/09/01/get-inspired-for-fall-fall-nesting-2009/ Check it out and be inspired!

20 Comments

  1. alanna rose on September 8, 2009 at 3:14 am

    Love it!
    I actually bought some broken things at Hobby Lobby this weekend – with the cracks to the back no one knows my secret!

  2. Jerralea on September 2, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    I love it! Who cares if it has a crack as long as you can display it at the back?

  3. Lee Laurie on September 1, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    It looks so much better! I do that all of the time. I can't see throwing something away that I know that I can fix even if I have to put the broken or chipped side to the back! LOL

  4. Shanty 2 Chic on September 1, 2009 at 11:40 am

    Thank you for all of your comments! Hope you guys have a great week! ~Ashley~ shanty2chic

  5. Alicia on September 1, 2009 at 2:59 am

    I never would have thought to do that. It looks beautiful. Good job.

    Have a great week and please stop by and say hello.

  6. Sofia Striffler on September 1, 2009 at 2:40 am

    Nice job on the broken vase. It looks great!

  7. Wendy on August 31, 2009 at 10:58 pm

    That looks great! You cant even tell!

  8. a little bit vintage on August 31, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    Just realized I misspelled my own name..LOL!

    Rachel

  9. a little bit vintage on August 31, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    Super, super cute! Love the pop of green. 🙂

    Smiles,
    Racehl

  10. Britt on August 31, 2009 at 2:03 pm

    Looks great! I have quite a few cracked or flawed things around my house, too, but who cares if you can't see it? 🙂 I love the green apples!

  11. Its So Very Cheri on August 31, 2009 at 1:30 pm

    Love the makeover it looks great.
    I hope you will come by for a visit.
    Cheri
    Its So Very Cheri

  12. Tarva on August 31, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    NIce love the white paint.

  13. [email protected] on August 31, 2009 at 4:52 am

    Very impressive– love the transition.

    TTFN~~ Claudia ♥ ♥

  14. Sherrie on August 31, 2009 at 4:24 am

    Looks totally different inwhite. What vision you have!

    Sherrie

  15. Karen at Nittany Inspirations on August 31, 2009 at 4:20 am

    Better than new.

  16. Dragonfly Treasure on August 31, 2009 at 3:25 am

    Love the makeover!

  17. Julie on August 31, 2009 at 3:07 am

    great job it looks great… I am having a give away tocelebrate my 1 month Blogoversary…. Please stop over at my place to celebrate …

  18. susan on August 31, 2009 at 2:57 am

    If you can't see the crack, it's not really there 🙂 I wish I had a shopping partner in crime too! The apples set the white off nicely! Good job!

  19. [email protected] and Cheese on August 31, 2009 at 2:25 am

    Great job on this. What a great bargain and rehab!

  20. Pam @ This Humble House on August 31, 2009 at 1:35 am

    Very smart! Who cares about the crack, right? Love the change with the color, too!

    ~ Pam

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