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Remember this bench I picked up last week well, I finally finished it! Can you guess what color I choose? Well I guess I am becoming a little predictable but, I really do have a plan. I am going to use this little bench in the front yard to display pumpkins. I have a slight obsession with Halloween and now I am just waiting for the pumpkins to arrive.
Since, I was working on the bench for Halloween, I decided to make a quick cake plate since I need a silver one for my Halloween decorations in my kitchen. I used a silver platter, a compote, and a glass dome. I was so simple and yet it will be perfect for what I need it for.
However, the cake plate project triggered my memory of a beaded cake server that is so simple to make and cost very little. All that is needed is large beads of your choice, a glue gun and thick guage wire, (you could use soldering wire however, keep in mind that it does contain tin and lead and would have to be for display only) and finally, you will need water proof apoxy unless you are ambitious and would like to use a soldering gun. You could use this same concept and make a set of salad tongs or serving spoons and they make great gifts. I've now decided that I need Halloween server to go with my new cake plate so I am off to Hobby Lobby to purchase black and orange beads.