With cabin fever being the most real thing on the planet when the highs are barely breaking 10°, it makes wanting to work outside become obsolete. I mean, who loves to freeze their tootsies off for a DIY project, am I right? So…I’ve been on a mini makeover vibe to keep my brain sane. Here’s a handmade gumball machine that definitely needs a new lease on life.
Would you have guessed it is a gumball machine? Pretty dirty, is busted in a few ways, but…I’m a sucker for vintage, especially handmade. Let’s have some fun!
As you can imagine, I can’t wait to clean this up and give it a fresh new look. The interior ramp is falling out, the dispenser is missing a dowel, and it’s kinda wonky look. Also, the nails inside are a bit bent and loose as well.
After fixing those things, I begin my paint fun. Red for the exterior (aiming for vintage red gumball machine look). Meanwhile, white for the inside. And, of course, a bit of typography is going to happen too. tee hee.
Ready for the fun reveal? It is a quick makeover with oodles of whimsy.
Finally, twist the knob and watch the bouncy action bring you a sweet treat.
If this brings a smile to your face, then I have attained my goal. Likewise, it’s the simple things that prompt joy. I know I’m smiling! Question…would you fill it with gumballs…or some other sweet treat?
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