I am not one of those people (just tryin to keep it real here, people). But I try.
A couple weeks ago, Kasey at Thrifty Little Blog challenged her readers to stop at a garage sale you wouldn't normally stop at to see if there was anything worth grabbing.
I accepted this challenge, and began with to work on my find. Props to Nina for thinking of a cake stand-- that is exactly what I had in mind! Ever since I saw this photo, I have wanted a beautiful silver cake stand for our wedding cake
Well, this little guy was not going down without a fight.
Let me refresh your memory with what I picked up for $1
It was a little rough, but with a little toothpaste and
The sides look much better
The legs are still a litte rough looking..
..but the handles look much better!
I still need to put a little work into it, but it's coming along nicely...
I still have plans on taking a real silver polisher to my find (and not just a tube of Crest), and I am still trying to figure out how I want to create a top to my cake stand.
This bad boy isn't done yet. Stick around, I will finish it ;)