A few weeks ago I showed you the beginning of the Desk Set with some pencils and pretty clips. To round out your set and make your work space look ultra pretty we're going to add: a small container for paperclips, a picture frame, a pencil holder, and a drink coaster.
This project is so simple but in the end looks super cute. Keep in mind that you don't have to use only one kind of paper. Use different patterns from the same series or collection to get a really swank look. My favourite paper to use right now is paper napkins. They're the easiest to use with the glue and they come in so many beautiful patterns.
Basically, we're just going to decoupage anything we can get our hands on! Yeah! I love decoupaging!
Here are the supplies I used:
1) Cut your paper to fit whatever item you'll be applying it to. Here, I traced the bottom of the small ceramic container and cut it out to fit inside.
2)Just apply your modge podge to the surface that you want to add the paper to:
|I think it's time for a new brush!|
Make sure to go just a little outside the edge of the paper to seal it in. The glue will dry clear so don't worry about making a mess.
Now, we just do the same with all of the other pieces!
|My desk BEFORE|
|My desk NOW|
A whole set like this would make an excellent Christmas gift for a co-worker or someone who's going back to school~
OK, here's the deal. If you are signed up as a follower AND I have at least 50 followers by the end of November I will choose one randomly numbered comment from this post and giveaway one set of 4 pretty clips with 4 pretty pencils!
All you have to do is click that Follow button on the side bar and leave a comment at the end of this post telling me which colour you would like if you win, Asian Blue or Pretty Peach:
Tell your friends and family to sign up. There are no hidden shipping fees and it doesn't matter what country you're from...the more the merrier!
Good luck, have fun, and spread the word!
Whoo hoo! I have a new top referrer this week. Head over to Tatertots and Jello and check out Jen's great crafty ideas, linky parties, and giveaways~
As always I'll be posting this project at the linky parties throughout the week. Check them all out under the linky tab at the top of the page.
I love when things match!
Fabulous! I love how it all coordinates! Excellent job!
Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!
I don't think you'll have any trouble reaching 50 followers. I would be happy with either color - everything you've made here looks so pretty :)
If you get a chance, I'd love for you to stop by and post on my Not "Baaad" Sundays linky. There is a weekly contest for Best in Show!
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I love the coaster! I think I am going to get some of those terra cotta planter bases and see if I can make those little dishes!! Great job!
I hope you get 50 followers!!
love this idea! so glad i found you through a link party & definitely became a follower too! love both sets, but that asian blue is just sooo sweet and pretty! hugs!
This is a great post for me today, as I've been working on cleaning up my "craft" room so I can actually use it to scrapbook. Thanks.
How pretty--what a great idea for gifts!
Those are so cute and creative!
Thanks for the chance to win--I'm your newest follower!
justforthis917 [at] yahoo [dot] com
Welcome Mindy! Good luck~
This is a lovely set! :)
I think I like the Pretty Peach the best...I hope you get to 50...I just know you will!
just found your blog. I think both colors are pretty, but like the peach the best.
Oh very very cute! I think I like the asian blue *slightly more! But both cute. Very pretty project.
Very pretty! I love the Asian Blue ones.
Hi! I'm comming from Skip to my lou (made by you monday). This is a pretty set. No matters the color, it will just look good on my desk. Thank you.
I'm new to your blog and came by a link. This is a great idea. I'd like the Asian Blue.
Found your blog through Skip to my Lou b/c of the circle knitter last week. Came back tonight to see the video. Love your site!! The Asian Blue is beautiful!
I found you through Sugar Bee's Take-a-Look Tuesday. I love this desk set....super cute ideas! I just started following you and can't wait to see what you do next.
ps if I win the desk set...I really like the peach one
I love the coasters. But everything looks great when it matches. Very cute.
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