metal plate flower

mommyandme2May 21, 2013

I've made a few plate flowers with glass, but can't get ANY nice glass where I live now. On the other hand, the roadside rubbish is very interesting. This plate flower is constructed from a "silver" plate, an unidentified auto part & an aluminum tea light holder all of which was literally picked up while out walking. These 3 pieces were "glued" together with GE Silicone II. After a couple of days, I sprayed the whole thing with a clear coating.

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kim546

Good job! That's great that you found the pieces while on a walk-free!!! I can't find any glass or tea cups either. I have a festival this weekend and that has used up the last of what I have.I am going to donate the odd clear pieces I didn't use and that's it for awhile.

    Bookmark   May 21, 2013 at 8:29PM
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laurastheme(8)

Great job. We have lots of glass here, but I haven't found much metal that would work for flowers.

    Bookmark   May 21, 2013 at 10:14PM
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mosswitch

There is a shortage of good glass here, too, not to mention forks and spoons at the thrift shops! Too much "garden junk" and Pinterest", lol! Everybody is snapping them up!

Great ideas. I have seen silver plate and metal pieces that would work, tho. Guess that bandwagon hasn't come by for crafters, yet as they are still out there.

Sandy

    Bookmark   May 22, 2013 at 9:10AM
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Marlene Kindred

Great idea! Turned out beautifully too.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2013 at 8:55PM
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