Hi there! Today I am sharing an impromptu idea to upcycle chipped dishes. You know the cute dishes you hate to throw out, but that chip drives you crazy. I found my favorite crock soup bowls HERE last fall. I bought 4 bowls in green, red and white. I figured I could mix and match the red and white for multiple holidays and seasons. When I went to get more bowls in each color they were sold out. Ladies and guys trust your instincts and just buy an extra plate or bowl when you find “the one.”
And then one of my green crock soup bowls chipped. My kids would interrupt me right now and say, “Hashtag suburban mom probs.”
I almost trashed this bowl-twice. I almost donated it-twice, but I pictured it in a landfill. It still had more to give. Not to go in a different direction, but can’t we say this about our aging population… so much to give… they just need a chance to be redefined. Focus Laura, focus!
And I found it. I filled the chipped boil with some crushed gravel and potting soil and added those annoying grasses that creep into the mulch… and everywhere else. Here’s the chip on one side. I know I know it’s not bad and maybe a permanent marker would disguise it.
What have you thought about donating and changed it into an upcycle project?
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Laura, I really enjoyed your thoughts on reusing a chipped bowl. We are happy to have you join the Your Inspired Design family. Please drop in to link up again.
Thank you Carol!
What a great idea, and the result is super cute! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday! : )
Thank you Dee! laura
I would have a hard time parting with that cute bowl. I love how you’ve upcycled it. I’ve done the permanent marker trick on a vase and it works pretty well.