You’ve amassed a trove of china, porcelain, pottery and other dishware over the years, or perhaps inherited them from a generation or two of loved ones. How can you integrate these treasures into your decor? Pat Kennedy, who adores crocks, children’s feeding dishes and ironstone, helped round up some ideas for dazzling dish displays that she uses throughout her west-central Minnesota home.
To make a faux cake that looks good enough to eat, start with a 9" round foam
cake form. Place it on a piece of cardboard covered with parchment paper or
wax paper or an appropriate size round cardboard cake board. Scoop lightweight
spackling into a small container and add your desired color of craft paint or gel
paste food coloring. Mix well, adding paint until you have a “frosting” color you like.