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DIY Stoneware Bowl

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I’ve got a fun DIY Stoneware Bowl to share for this month’s thrift store makeover. I love the look of stoneware, but it can be pricing and I never come across pieces at our thrift stores. So a couple of months ago Kristin at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia shared how she created stoneware with a glass vase she found at the thrift store.

DIY Stoneware Bowl

So here’s the glass bowl I scooped up for only $1!!! I loved the shape and thought it would be perfect on the new chunky wood shelf I just built.

glass bowl thrifted

How to Make Faux Stoneware

First step was picking out my paint. I used a sample gray paint that I had on hand. I thought it would go good with the colors in my family room.

Then I grabbed baking soda. After reading Kristin’s post I decided I wanted to do about a 50/50 ratio of paint and baking soda.

paint and baking soda

I used a disposable cup and mixed it together well with a wooden skewer, for easy cleanup.

Adding paint and baking soda mix to the glass

Use a cheap, chippy brush to apply the mixture. I gave it a nice, thin, even coat for the first coat.

Then I let it dry for about an hour before I gave it a second coat.

2nd coat of faux stoneware

After letting it dry overnight I had this beautiful DIY Stoneware Bowl!!!

Faux Stoneware Bowl

I added some greenery and it found a home on my new shelf.

DIY Stoneware Bowl

Now here are the projects from the team, you can check out everyone’s makeovers in the link below.

April Thrift Store Makeovers

DIY Stoneware Bowl from Domestically Speaking

Hanging Necklace Organizer from My Repurposed Life

Painted Butterfly House from Petticoat Junktion

Balustrade Lamp Makeover from Our Southern Home

Repurposed Wire Basket Into Planter from My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Mid Century Makeover on Wooden Cigar Boxes from Sadie Seasongoods

Repurposed Galvanized Funnel from House of Hawthornes

13 Comments

  1. That is really cool and I have just the container to try it on.

    Now – about the greenery – are the eucalyptus a recent purchase, and where did you buy them?

    Thanks,
    Sheila

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