Sunday, September 5, 2010

Plain to pretty

My mom bought Natalie a tea set from Ikea a couple years back.  
It's all white, which to Natalie translates as "not pretty".  :-)

I think the tea set is adorable the way it is but I figured I would try to see if there was a way to transform it that was quick and easy.  Then I remembered there are rub on stickers for ceramics etc.  So off we went to Michaels.  Natalie picked out the purple and pink sparkly flower rub ons. (which btw were only 99cents!). 
And once the girls were in bed I got to work and the tea set went from plain...


...to pretty in about 20 minutes. 


 Such a fun, easy, and quick craft! (not to mention cheap!)





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14 comments:

  1. Very cute! What a simple way to jazz up a plain tea set. And so cheap too!

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  2. so cute! i just showed it to my husband and we both love it and thought it would be a fun project to do with emmy. the boys will be away next weekend at a football game, so i think emmy and i may try it!

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  3. What a clever idea-it really dressed it up.

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  4. What a great and easy transformation! Adorable!

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  5. Hi! I am your newest follower:) I found you through CSI and LOVE your blog name! So cute!
    Great job on the tea set...no one would ever know that you didn't buy the tea set this way.

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  6. What a great idea, they turned out so cute.

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  7. Neat way to dress up your tea set. I've never seen those stickers before, I wonder what else we could do with them?!

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  8. Ahhhh, the things we do to make our little girls smile...that really came out cute.

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  9. Looks like you bought it that way very cute.

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  10. That is delightful! My daughter has been wanting a "real" tea set and this is such a pretty way to make it special. Would love you to join me at A Crafty Soiree, every Thursday.

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  11. This is beautiful! I love the idea to use stickers. Great for us painting-challenged types :p
    If you have a free moment, I have a new weekly (I hope!) Linky on my blog called Not “Baaad” Sundays with LambAround. I’d love for you to post this :)

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  12. How fabulous is this project. It looks so sweet and cute! I need to look for these stickers!
    Holly
    504 Main

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  13. So cute! I didn't know about stickers for ceramics. Thanks for enlightening me!

    Warmly, Michelle

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