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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

DIY "Brass" Urchin

These brass urchins seem to be everywhere, and have been for a while.  I love them. I think I could find a place for one of these in every nook and cranny of our home. When I found a blog, Craft and Couture, with a tutorial on how to make one, I was all in. This is so easy and fun to make!


Please reference Craft and Couture's post for detailed instructions! Gather your supplies..


Mold your clay/sticks, and bake…


Allow time to cool, and spray away!


This project is simple and inexpensive.  A perfect snow day craft!


I have enough supplies left over, so I think I will make another one for our master bedroom. I don't think I will ever time of brass/gold. Are you over it, or still on board?!


I also picked up my first orchid at Trader Joe's a few weeks ago. I have a pretty green thumb, but orchids scare me! Any tips I need to know about?

{Round table // World Market, White Pot // Crate & Barrel, Candle // TJ Maxx}

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10 comments :

  1. This is great! I have to try one of these to complete my shelves that I've been working on. Thanks for partying with us a The Makers!
    Corey @ TinySidekick.com

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  2. Your Urchin looks like you picked it up at an expensive store, love it! I also love that chevron book under it! Great project, Andrea! Thanks for linking up at the "Get Your DIY On" link up party! Don't forget to come back on March 2nd with your trash to treasure projects! :)

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  3. Love this idea! My coffee table needs a restyle... Pinning this!

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  4. What an awesome and trendy addition. Love it!

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  5. Andrea, this is so stylish and simple. I love it. Thank you so much for linking up to the Be.You.Tiful Link Party. I'm featuring your post on this Thursday night at our link party!

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  6. This is just too cool. I've seen these all over town for sale and love that you just made one!! Be sure to stop over to our link party tomorrow morning, as I'm featuring you! Be sure to grab a feature button, too.

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  7. Wow! As a lover of all things nautical, this definitely caught my eye. It looks so high-end...I would never guess that it's made of clay and sticks. Way to go! Pinning it!

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