Saturday, 2 March 2019

DIY: Bathrom Accessories



I bought these items a few weeks ago to place into my bathroom, sorry, forgot to take photos of the whole process.

I bought this from Hobby craft to use as a hand towel holder. It cost £2.50




I also bought this from the works to keep my making-up/ cleansing cloths, since I'm trying to reduce my use of single use items. 





I had this paper I picked up from either Paperchase or Hobby Craft for 50p a roll. I loved this pattern. 


I traced around the shapes of the objects and used PVA glue on paper to stick them down on the surface. Once dry, I added a solution of watered down vanish to the top for extra protection. I originally, painted the box with acrylic paint, but the final finish looked crap. 




I opted for Wilko's satin spray paint, I didn't prime just spray painted directly onto the items.  I also purchased some resin roses for £1.50 from the Works, One the best places for bargain craft crap, if you're in the UK.  While waiting for everything to dry,  I listened to Cemetery Confessions podcast (the early release for Patron supporters). 




The roses have a sticky back sticker,  and I placed it into position. I love the final results it an easy cheap DIY project and great for us lazy crafters. In total it cost less than £7 for everything.


The final reveal





10 comments:

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    1. Thank you. I'm ok. But I'm sadly, not on GUY's level.

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  2. Wow love this. You are a crafter after my heart, Love the styke so muxh and i may just have to copy your idea for the wash cloth as i am also doing this. x

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  3. Thanks. I'm definitely lover of black spray paint. Lol. I'm happy with people taking my ideas and creating their own crafty projects. I definitely recommend the clothes I bought these baby microfiber clothes from Poundland. It's means I'm not spending money on cotton wool anymore and good for the environment. Win win. Good luck with your projects.

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  4. You are amazing! Turned out fantastic!

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