I wasn't totally in love with it and it never stayed together with the little hands around here that like to touch. I was thumbing through the newest West Elm catalog and saw these. They're available in gold and silver.
I loved them so much more than the wooden ones. I wanted to make one but I didn't feel like running to the craft store so I used what I had, the red embroidery hoops. I took it apart and started new.
I put three hoops together in the same shape as the West Elm version. I had to use tape to hold the outer hoop together.
Using paper mache, I began to add layers of paper.
Once it dried, I sprayed it with black spray paint. After the spray paint was dry, I gave it a good coat of silver craft paint. It gives it a metallic look. The West Elm version has rounder edges but I still like mine.
I've been switching out all my DIY pieces on this table. The urchin was here before but it's been moved.
The more I look at this table, the more I realize I need to get some home decor books on display.
I like that I can add hand made pieces to the table for a fraction of the price as store bought.
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