Well, Nesty Nesterson is at it again! By the way, I am totally trademarking the word "nestival." It cracks me up every time I read it. I've been busy crafting, spraying, and arranging, and here's the result:
A bookshelf display that's in the same vein as my mantel and ledges, but a bit spookier to get us in the mood for
I have been coveting all the wonderful dollar-store hurricanes I've seen out there in bloggyland, and was especially inspired by the ones Melissa at 320 Sycamore and Decorchick did. I used the exact same supplies as they did, all from the Dollar Tree, but I did use Gorilla Glue a la Anne at Get Your Martha On.
Did you know Gorilla Glue comes in a white formula? You did? Of course you did, because I am the last human on earth to discover this fun little fact. Anyhoo, I like that its a stronger than hot glue and super glue (both of which I tried and didn't pass the "I am going to shake this highly breakable object and see what happens" test).
Since I made the hurricanes a couple of weeks ago I have been filling them with all manner of things in a search for the perfect vase filler--and I am finally happy with what I've got here. An altar candle surrounded by teeny-tiny acorns in one, and spooky botanicals in the other. Also with acorns, because I am obviously obsessed.
What are those freaky things, you ask? They are dried-up daylily stalks, spray-painted with ORB (oil-rubbed bronze) by Krylon. By the way, I also used the ORB on the smaller candlesticks, which are brass and for which I paid $1 at a yard sale last Summer. Don't look too close, they still need a second coat!
Hope you like my little vignette! That reminds me, the Hubs claims that you can't use the word "vignette" to refer to an arrangement of objects. He says it only refers to a picture of a scene. Is that true? And if it is, will you forgive me if I keep saying it anyway? Vignette vignette vignette...
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