Let's see how it adds up.
Glass vase + pink chalky paint + Krylon Silver Spray = PRETTY!
My plan had called for Looking Glass spray, but I did not have enough for all nine vases.
A trip to Hobby Lobby for paint changed my mind to Krylon Silver spray paint.
I had not used it before, but will again. (No, I am not paid to say nice things about companies.)
Here are some of the vases baking in the sun.
You will notice the Silver is the opposite of Looking Glass.
I sprayed the inside of each vase, and the shiny side is inside.
With Looking Glass paint, you spray the inside to get the shiny side to show through to the outside.
See? Shiny silver inside!
Several light coats are the best.
You do not want extra paint sloshing around in there.
I used the left-over ballerina slipper pink chalky paint I mixed up for the pink table I guest posted about at The Thrifty Rebel.
Using a sanding sponge I distressed each vase and added a clear coat of MinWax.
NOTE: Because of the paint treatment, the vases cannot hold water and must be cleaned with a dry soft cloth.
I had a little pink French gimp left to tie around five of the vases.
With a steel safety pin, I attached a white button and a cherub tag.
This trio has pleated tulle tied around each middle with a tulle rose and a cherub tag.
These pink + silver vases are available at Riverfront Antique Mall in Booth B-5.
(North Augusta, South Carolina)
I was merrily spray painting with the silver not realizing the blow-back had turned my hand and arm SILVER!
Chucks said I look like the Tinman in The Wizard Of Oz.
It took an entire bottle of alcohol to remove the paint.
It does remind me of Danni's Witch Hand.
Tonight is the third installment of Swap & Tell.
I will be offering to swap a pink + silver vase.
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