Vintage Wooden Spools Become Center of Attention

4 Materials
$20
30 Minutes
Easy
Several months ago I bought these 2 vintage wooden spools at a garage sale. They seemed that they would be perfect for something but what exactly? At $5 each, I decided to "buy now, decide later". They've become two of my favorite decorating items.
2 Vintage Spools
With differing heights, I decided they were perfect for display stands. I debated about painting them but decided that I liked the vintage color of the tops.
Scrapbook Paper to the Rescue
To give them uniformity, I found a piece of wood grain scrapbook paper in my stash and wrapped the center portion adhering with double sided tape. I then added imitation succulents in the top and placed a small wooden statue for interest. Another small potted succulent rounded out the result.
Halloween Ahead
The great thing about utilizing the scrapbook paper is that I can change the motif to match any holiday, season or occasion. This is how I utilized the spools around Halloween time.
Endless Possibilities
While they are perfect for tablescape decor and I can't wait to transform them for the holidays, I'm sure they will have multiple uses throughout the years. Please share your own ideas and designs.
Suggested materials:
  • 2 Vintage Wooden Spools   (Garage sale)
  • Scrapbook Paper   (Hobby Lobby)
  • Artificial Succulents   (Michaels)
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