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Sunday, March 13, 2011

Glowing Ratan Balls

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Welcome to another 
Spring Addition 
to my home decor and yet another 
dollar store find!

I needed something for my mantel which was still looking
way too wintery 
and I came across these lovely Rattan Balls. 
This was the outcome after I placed them in some
extra flower vases I had.

This is what resulted...
I also decided to use my white 
"fairy lights" 
into the vases as well to make them glow!
I am demanding that 
twinkly lights
be used in more holiday's 
than just Christmas! ha
{I had a hard time getting the right shot with them filled with lights but this was the best of the not so greats}

     Here is all you need
  • Rattan Balls
  • Paint
  • Paint Brushes
  • Vases
  • {lights}




{glow with some Seinfeld, as you do}

My weekend project... 
What did you all get up to this weekend?
 Linking to Craftaholics Anonymous Spring Has Sprung!!!

Make sure to check out the awesome parties I am taking part in this week HERE!!

36 comments:

  1. The weather was amazing. I enjoyed the outdoors this weekend.

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  2. Cute! Love the Dollar store!

    By the way I'm giving you the Versatile Blogger Award!!

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  3. Wow, they came out AMAZING....!!!

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  4. That's amazing, those are so great! What a great idea!

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  5. How pretty! I love how simple things can be such a fun activity to create and also to decorate! lovely!

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  6. You are so creative, Ashley- I LOVE those! They look so good on either side of the TV like that!

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  7. I made my shamrock wreath!
    I really like alot of seinfeld reruns we used to watch!
    Thanks for the Comment Love at Mommy Does...

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  8. What fun decor! I love the spring-y colors and it looks FANTASTIC in the dark! very creative =)

    xoXOxo
    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

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  9. So cute! I'm featuring this tomorrow over at womenwhodoitall.blogspot.com

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  10. I love it! And all at the dollar store! Wondermus!
    xo
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home
    (I sure hope you have a minute to link up tomorrow!)

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  11. So adorable.. Love it.. I'm Marilyng visiting from http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/ Loving yoru blog.. Hope you can stop by sometime.. Off to indulge in more of your creative and amazing posts.. ;))

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  12. I love this! I have 2 packages of these balls from several months ago and haven't figured out what to do with them yet. I have to paint them Spring colors now!

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  13. LOVE THIS!! A friend just gave me some smaller wide mouth vases that I didn't know what to do with and am totally going to do this!

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  14. I love them. It makes me want to get in the car and run to the dollar store now.

    Ruth

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  15. youre ADORABLE! I found you off of little miss moma! I need to go scope out your other posts!

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  16. Love these! Thanks for linking up again this week at Ten Buck Tuesday!

    I love Seinfield too!

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  17. super cute! I am going to have to make some.

    follow me at http://abc123fun.blogspot.com/

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  18. As you know...I LOVE THIS! Great project
    xoxo
    Robin

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  19. very cute, i need to get started on some spring stuff, this is a great idea. thanks for sharing this at my party!

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  20. Hi Ashley!, lovely idea! ^_^ I am thinking of making some in black & white to match my decor
    too cute!
    Meli

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  21. absolutely love these! I definitely want to do this! I am featuring it for handmade features!! And I am trying to talk my mom into letting me do it for her mantle :)

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  22. So so pretty!! Love the way these turned out!

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  23. What a neat project! Ashley you are so talented! I'd love to have you share this at my VIP party today @ http://designergarden.blogspot.com/2011/03/vip-party-7.html

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  24. so springy and pretty...perfect for easter...and they look gorgeous next to seinfeld...;) thanks for linking up to fridays unfolded!

    blessings,

    alison
    stuff and nonsense

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  25. I never would have thought to paint rattan balls. They look so cute in those spring colors!

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  26. They look adorable. Thanks for this great idea. :)

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  27. Trés pretty! Painting them really adds that Springy touch.

    Thanks for joining my Weekend Bloggy Reading party. Have fun finding a new read or two, and I hope you'll visit me at Serenity Now again soon. :)

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  28. What a great idea! I am going to have to make a trip to the dollar store!!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  29. What a cute idea! I've been looking for something to do as an all-year-long centerpiece for our kitchen table, and I think it would be great to use these rattan balls and paint them colors that coordinate with our kitchen decor. :)

    Feel free to stop by my blog when you have a chance! I'm now a follower of yours and would love to have you as one of mine :)

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  30. I so love that your bringing twinkly lights to more than just christmas. I want to put a canopy on my daughters celing and use the lights there. Cute tutorial!!

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  31. These are really pretty! I love that you added lights to them! Thanks so much for linking up to Think Pink Sundays! :)

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  32. I will be featuring this on Wednesday! xo

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