DIY Giraffe Trinket Dish: Anthropologie Knock-off

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



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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GIVEAWAY TIME! Anthropologie sewing kit (ended)

If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams

and you will always look lovely.

-Roald Dahl


Check out the winner here!

Giveaway December 2014. Head over to to enter!

Have you ever chocked on a price?

I mean not literally chocked on a price tag or anything…I mean maybe you’re hypothetically eating minestrone soup, and then hypothetically you stumble upon, and then maybe…just maybe, you hypothetically look at a price tag and then almost choke to death cause it’s crazy expensive!? Hypothetically speaking of course…

anthro sewing kit

Well you might have seen this picture floating around Pinterest

It is anthropology’s mason jar sewing kit. It is no longer available (maybe because it is easy to DIY) but when it was, it was almost 50 big green ones! I wanted to make my own:

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Christmas is coming up and this would be a great gift! But hey! How about getting it for free?



It’s giveaway time!

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YOU can win this adorable look alike mason jar sewing kit!!! The one on the LEFT is Anthropologies….and the one on the RIGHT is mine.

Contest Closes at MIDNIGHT Sunday December 7th 2014

$48.00 Value, yours completely FREE if you win!

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How to Enter:

3 simple steps:

  1. Pin the image directly above (easy enough right?)
  2. Leave a comment below on this blog page telling me your favorite thing about Christmas!
  3. Check back on Monday the 8th to see if you are the winner!

What this kit includes:

A handmade pincushion lid tops off everything you need to stitch and mend. Includes two spools of thread, thimble, safety pins, needle threader, straight pins, measuring tape, sewing needles and gold painted scissors.


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Sorry folks, but there can only be one winner.

This special person will be picked at random by: Professor Random

The winners name will be posted on Monday along with their comment.

I will contact you via EMAIL if you won, so please, put your real information. ;) YOU HAVE 72 HOURS TO RESPOND (if you don’t respond with in this time, a new winner will be announced…sorry)

There is no favoritism involved in this drawing, it is all done completely by random!


Thanks for your participation, Good Luck!

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