DIY Giraffe Trinket Dish: Anthropologie Knock-off

Be like a giraffe, It’s an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down.

-Anonymous

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You know me, surfing Pinterest and Anthropologie. Love them both (incredible addicting) and saw this adorable cutesy wootsy giraffe trinket dish

I was like,

“I can make that!”

And so I did.

Want to make one too? Let me show you how:

DIY trinket dish

Oh yeah! And check out their other trinket dishes:

What you need:

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Paint your little giraffe white. Get ready to have paint all over your hands! :D

Let it completely dry and add another layer if need be

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Give him gold chickenpox: Take a Q-tip, dip it in the gold paint and “dot” away! I did it like Anthropologie, and did not touch his head. It will be easier with more paint on the Q-tip, so you only have to touch it lightly.

Ready for the cloud clay? I was actually quite pleased with this stuff. It was soooo soft I wanted to curl up and use it as a pillow or eat it…yeah…I kinda had the urge to eat it! HA! It was just so soft (not that I eat random soft things or anything :)

Okay Okay, here we go…

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Form a handful of the clay into a dish shape. Smooth out the edges until you get your desired shape. Make sure the wee giraffe baby fits in it nicely.

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When it dries, paint a gold line around the perimeter. The clay takes about 24 hours to dry according to the package, but mine dried in about a week (thickness maybe)

DIY Trinket dishUsing super glue, glue the baby’s four feet down (baby giraffe that is)

Let dry and TA-DA!

You are a knock-off master!

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This is AWESOME!

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Did you make one? Want to learn how to make something else? Tell me or ask me below in the comment section or on Twitter: @DIYCaroline or on Facebook: @Sweet16inStitches

Hope you love it as much as I do!

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