Target does it again! Try this inexpensive Target Hack to help decorate those kitchen counters. Get the look for less!
Recently, I posted about some good ideas for decorating your kitchen counters.
And one of those ideas is decorating with these pretty pedestal bowls. I fell in love with this one from Pottery Barn …
But, really, you can find these pedestal bowls everywhere – probably even thrift stores. And if you do – snag it up! These pedestal bowls can be used to hold fruit, veggies and even flowers. And they look so pretty on your countertops and open shelving.
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You can also seasonally decorate them. Throw some pretty Metallic Christmas ornaments in there to dress up your counters for the Holidays. Or a bunch of mini pumpkins and gourds for Thanksgiving. Pretty and easy, right?
So I was at Target the other day, and while in their kitchen aisle, it dawned on me that I could totally make one of these Pedestal bowls myself. You are literally just attaching a small bowl to a larger bowl.
So, the first step was trying to find the right sized bowls. I knew I wanted to incorporate wood in my pedestal bowl. I’m always a fan of trying to bring some warmth into my kitchen, and wood tones do the trick. So – I immediately saw this small Acacia wood dipping bowl. It was the last one left on the shelf!
Then, all I had to do was find a larger bowl as the base for the pedestal bowl. Since my countertops are black, I went with this white bowl that has some pretty dotting detail. I like the white ceramic and wood together and this contrasts nicely with our soapstone countertops.
- Small Bowl
- Larger Bowl
- E6000 or Goop
- Fine Grit Sandpaper
Follow these Steps …
- Take the sale stickers off your bowl. 🙂
- Sand the wood bowl a bit to give it some roughness. The glue adheres better this way.
- Put a blob of glue all the way around the bottom of the smaller bowl.
- Attach it firmly to the larger bowl, creating a pedestal. Look at your pedestal bowl at eye level to determine that you have it placed where you want. You want to make sure it’s level and even.
- Wait a day. I put some heavy bananas in it to weight it down.
That’s it for this Target Hack! And here’s a video in case you would rather watch…
You now have the most adorable pedestal bowl that only cost you less than $15! How easy was that? (In my best Ina Garten voice).
Style as you normally would. I use mine to hold fruit. This can be hand-washed, but I’m going to try to avoid the glue base.
While this isn’t an exact match for the Pottery Barn bowl, it’s also almost $30 cheaper. Which is always OK in my book.
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