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Vase Pedestal Cake Stand

A simple thrift store vase becomes something more with the easy look of chalk paint.

At a Glance:

#5456 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - White Adirondack, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Thrift store vase Large glass plate Cake dome Adhesive glue such as E6000 Flat brush ¼” – ½” Rubbing alcohol Fine sandpaper Paper towels Foam plates Water basin


  1. Wash vase with mild soap and water. Dry and wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any leftover residue. 
  2. Apply one coat of White Adirondack and let dry. Refer to bottle instructions for dry time. 
  3. Apply second coat of paint if needed and let dry. 
  4. Lightly sand vase until desired weathered look is reach. 
  5. Turn glass plate over and glue top of vase to center of plate with adhesive glue. Project Tip: Use a ceramic plate for a different look.

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