Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Cheese Dome Cloche

After seeing the beautiful cloches made out of cheese domes months ago, I decided it was time to make one of my own.  I'm really happy with the way it turned out!  I may look for a bigger base to glue on the bottom to make it a little more sturdy.  The glass dome is really heavy!
 I got the cheese dome at goodwill for $1.99 and the candlestick from the thrift store for $.99.  Luckily the candle cap unscrewed right out so I didn't have to deal with any sawing! I sprayed them with ORB spray paint and let them dry overnight, due to our horrible rain and humidity we have here in Florida right now.  Then glued both pieces together with Gorilla Glue.  
I filled it with the bird's nest I found a few months ago, from an old tree that my husband took down in our back yard.  After the yard waste men took the branches, this was left behind!  So cute!  I just need to find some eggs now to put inside.  Soon I will decorate it with halloween goodies!

1 comment:

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Lisa, what a good idea. I see them all the time, but they look like a cheese dome.....Until you raise them on a pedestal, I am going to pick one up next time I see it!