This Weeks Charity Shop Finds

This week I visited a local charity shop not far from where I live. I found a few nice bits and bobs but there was one item I particularly fell in love with and its that I want to share today.

This shabby chic wooden box.

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This is a really pretty box! It has lovely detail with rustic hinges and beautiful hand painted pink roses. The base colour on the box is that of a pretty light almost mint green and cream which works beautifully with the rose pattern design.

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The box is really sturdy and well made. It has plenty of room inside to store jewellery or other items. I’ve decided it will make a brilliant storage box for all of my little odds and ends, the kind you struggle to know where to store … Hair clips, brooches etc.

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The box was priced up for an amazing 50p so I must say that, yes… I came out of there smiling.

Anyone else found any charity shop treasure this weekend?

How Too Make Spooky Tableware Window Display

Today is Halloween and I’m in a hurry to post some awesome last minute crafts, myself and the kids have been creating early this morning.

This spooky tableware (Champagne style glasses) are great for this project. I saw these plain yellow plastic glasses being sold in a charity shop yesterday. I brought all 3 for £1.

I wanted to make a window display but you can use these spooky glasses at your Halloween party and you still have time as they only take minutes to make.

You will need…

Any plastic glasses (Champagne style look fantastic)
Super sticky gem stones
Porcelain pens (black & red) or any waterproof paint.

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That’s it all done… Display on a glass plate with some spooky sequins for added effect.

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