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DIY Glam Girl Terracotta Planter

 Are you looking for a Mother's Day gift that is both fun and practical?  Or a cute gift for your bestie?  I've got just the thing for you!  I saw a similar terracotta pot on Pinterest and immediately thought, "I can do that!".  So I did.   This post may contain affiliate links. Let me show you how.... I started by sealing a terracotta pot and dish.  This pot measures 6" across the top.   Next, 2 coats of craft paint were applied. While waiting for paint to dry, I trimmed a wooden mushroom from the dollar store with my hacksaw and glued it to the pot. In hindsight, I probably would have done that first and then painted, but this was my first time creating this planter, so that's how it went!   I also popped the lenses out of a pair of 'cheap sunglasses' ....Do I hear a ZZ Top song???   Sorry, I digress!   Stencils were cut for the eyebrows and lips with my Maker and stencil vinyl .   You can see the glued-on nose in this picture. Painted, spray se

A Wine Bottle Gets a New Life

That's right, my friends.  Don't toss your old wine bottles until you see this transformation.  You may remember the Wine Bottle Torches  (that are perfect for your outdoor space) that I made last summer and my use of the rest as a vase.  That part needed an improvement, so let me show you what I did.   Welcome to the  Creative Craft Hop  hosted by Donna from Modern on Monticello  this month.   If you just came from Sara @ Birdz of a Feather ,   welcome to the Cottage!  At the bottom of this post I'll direct you to the next stop on this hop, but be sure to visit all of the other stops for some amazing inspiration. They will all be listed. Now, back to my wine bottle.   A 1.5 liter wine bottle.   The large one that you share with friends!   Once you drink the wine, rinse it out, and remove the label, it's time to cut the bottle.   This post may contain affiliate links. This bottle cutter does a great job, but to be perfectly honest, bottle cutters do not actually cut t