More Kitchen Accessory Tweaking!

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In my last post I showed you my E.A.T letters/sign for above my kitchen cabinets.  Well, at a recent trip to Salvation Army, I came across these adorable wooden trivets.

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I bought all three of them at .49 a piece! Can’t beat that, right?!!

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I had no intentions on actually using them as trivets, but more so for use as wall art in my kitchen.  I spray painted them with Krylon spray paint.

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Then I decided that I wanted to go ahead and give them a similar “glaze” treatment as I did with my EAT sign.

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I dripped some of my raw umber craft paint along the trivet . . . .

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and with a dry brush I spread the craft paint in and dabbed it in the deeper crevices. I then let it sit for a few minutes.IMG_9805

Then I dried my brush with a rag and dry-brushed the trivets to get the desired look I was going for.

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I love the way they look and how they tie all of the blue-ish accents together in my kitchen, with an antique feel!

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11 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    January 17, 2012 / 3:12 am

    So happy to have found you yesterday thru Noelle….I love these wooden trivets above your stove. I have a similar space above my stove and I walk through the thrift stores usually twice a week. I'll be on the lookout for something similar. Thanks for sharing your creativity. Beautiful!

  2. Aimee - ItsOverflowing.com
    January 17, 2012 / 4:28 am

    I LOVE it Carli and I'm SUPER excited to be your newest follower!!! XO, Aimee

  3. Cameron Meerdink
    January 17, 2012 / 4:34 am

    Those turned out AMAZING – I think I need to walk through the thrift store tomorrow! I'm a new follower – found your from Today's Creative Craft blog.

  4. Anonymous
    January 17, 2012 / 6:19 pm

    I love the colors in your kitchen! It's very inviting. I have seen those wooden trivets (or similar at least) before, in my thrift stores -guess I will be taking a closer look next time!

  5. Just Jaime
    January 17, 2012 / 11:54 pm

    SO PRETTY! I love them and what great finds!

  6. Our Delightful Home
    January 18, 2012 / 11:43 am

    You did an amazing job, What a steal!~Mrs. Delightfulourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

  7. Sherika Lovett Alston
    January 20, 2012 / 3:05 am

    Love the art and the colors!! Thanks so much for linking up today!!

  8. Shades of Summer
    January 20, 2012 / 4:07 pm

    I love that! – I have been looking above my stove and wondering what the heck to put there, I am sick of the white paint looking back at me LOL! I will be keeping my eyes open for some inspiration.

  9. Mrs. Pancakes
    January 25, 2012 / 6:43 pm

    those are made very nicely!

  10. Anonymous
    February 8, 2012 / 2:07 pm

    These look great! Love that you only paid $.49 each!

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