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Uses for Chipped Pottery

Chipped pottery does not have to end up in the dumpster. There are a variety of ways to use these otherwise lovely pieces to enhance your home's decor or use in even more practical ways. This is a guide about uses for chipped pottery.
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March 14, 2012

I found this McCoy pottery ashtray at a flea market. I got it for a steal because it had a very small chip on one edge in the back. Not even noticeable from the front. But McCoy collectors know that condition is everything.

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I just liked it, didn't care about condition or the fact that I don't smoke. I had other plans for it. Once I carefully smoothed the chip using an emory board (yes this really works), I glued a safety pin to the back with super glue.

Now I have a unique wall pocket. I found some dried weeds that suited my decor and there you go. New life for an ashtray.

By ~gloria from western NY

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January 12, 20170 found this helpful

Very stylish!

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October 11, 2006

Just got a "majolica" Italian plate from a thrift shop for 60 cents. It is lovely, but it had chips on the edges. Being white, I covered the chips with old thickened white-out and then when dry, covered it with a layer of clear nail polish. Now it has fruit on it on my sideboard and no one's the wiser! (You can also used thickened white-out around drains in the bath to mend chipping there.)

By Pam from Los Angeles

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