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Update a simple glass butter dish by adding a bent piece of silverware. Glue to top using a good adhesive like E-6000. It's probably best to wash by hand.
Total Time: 30 mins.
Super cute - love it :)
The knobs and handles for kitchen cabinets are so expensive unless you want to settle for plain old wooden knobs. Here is how my husband and I were able to have something a little fancier with lots less money.
Pick up a decorative fork at the thriftstore or a yard sale and create this photo holder. It is simple and fun. This is a guide about recycled fork photo holder.
Silverware can be used for all sorts of creative craft ideas. This is a guide about bending silverware for crafts.
This decorative flower is made from used flatware spoons. This is a guide about how to make a recycled spoon flower.
Take old silver fork which you can pick up a yard sales, etc. Need four prong one, bend outside prongs at an angle and separate and bend up middle to prongs.
I wanted some unusual tie-backs for my curtains. So I had the idea to take two beautiful old silverplated spoons that I owned and I bent them back into a "U" shape.
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I once tried to drill through silverware and could not do it. Is there a trick to it?
By Nancy B.
I have heard that you need a special type of drill bit.
I am looking for a craft person who was at the Mount Dora fair this past March. They had a lot of lovely things, but their crosses where just beautiful and I need to reach them. Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.
Why not contact the folks that run the fair.
Phone: (352) 735-1191
Email: Stephanie AT MtDora.org
The Mount Dora Craft Fair is operated by the Visit Mount Dora, Inc.
Phone: (352) 735-1191
Email: Contact AT MtDora.org
How do I make flower design yard art from old flatware ?
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How do I bend silverware for drawer pulls and/or how do I find answers for last November's post on this subject?
Jane from Ridgeway, SC
Using bent spoon and a knife handle to make a ring holder - need to find balance secret to placing knife in bowl of spoon and keeping it upright. (12/23/2008)
By Chris W
I was wondering if anyone knew how to bend silverware to use as cabinet knobs and drawer pulls? I have both forks and spoons I want to use for this.
Thanks for your help.
Brenda from Wyoming
Brenda, check out the post about "A beautiful, unique kitchen makeover" dated 1-11-06; the pictures show silverware that was used as cabinet knobs and pulls! (01/11/2006)
Editor's Note: Here is the link to that kitchen makeover with the silverware drawer pulls.
Thanks! I DID see that and I am going to print the pictures out to use as a reference! (01/11/2006)