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« on: April 12, 2011 01:07:37 PM »

don't know what to call it, don't know where to put it, but i made this today and it only cost $3.75! (p.s. i <3 thrifting)

here it is empty:

and with my knitting notions on it:

another view... you know, i don't see why i couldn't put jewelry on here...

and for scale, the smallest plate. the whole thing is only about 7" high!

comments appreciated! thank you for looking!
« Last Edit: April 12, 2011 01:22:58 PM by LadyLeitzen » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2011 03:20:31 PM »

It looks really useful.

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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2011 03:50:57 PM »

This is really neat!  Would you mind sharing how you mended the cup and the plate together?  Like what kind of glue or adhesive did you use to get it to stay together?
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2011 03:53:43 PM »

It would also look adorable with a selection of mini cupcake and tarts.   Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2011 03:56:47 PM »

As a avid tea drinker I can tell you its called a tidbit tray, looks great, did you use the threadbanger tute? When I made my own I can tell you I got some funny looks when I marched straight to the china section of the thrift store and started stacking things...Wink

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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2011 06:52:39 PM »

thanks all!

to answer a few questions -
i used super glue gel because of the small size. if i used bigger plates, i'd definitely use e6000 (600?) can't remember which... basically it's clear cement.

i'd seen these before, but didn't know what to call them (thanks!) so i didn't actually know there was a tut. just did it on my own. and i got some weird looks stacking china too!

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« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2012 06:33:36 PM »

I love that you put knitting notions on it. Makes me want to try to make a cake stand using similar sorts of things.
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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2012 03:23:59 PM »

Pretty, creative, and multifunctional!

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