Pastry Cart

Posted on Jun 8 2015 – 1:14pm

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Pastry Cart Materials/Instructions

· Cart base- followed Jenny Proctor Herrington’s tutorial found on this site – on the main pieces and dowels, painted with marble effect and silver edges

· Wheels- all turn

o 2 6” plexiglass circles- then drilled center hole- ebay

o 2 4” wood laser cut flower circles- painted silver- Michael’s

o 2 Small tubing- painted silver- Thrift store

o 1 3” plexiglass circle- drilled a center hole –ebay

o 2 ‘” wood laser cut flower circles- painted silver- Michael’s

o Large wheels secured with dowel and c hooks per Jenny’s tutorial

o Small wheel secured via two flat wood pieces that we cut out and drilled a center hole for dowel

· Decorative elements

o 6” S hooks- painted black- amazon

o 3” S hooks- painted black- amazon

o Wire ornament hooks- heavier than standard, painted black then doubled up for stability- already owned, but can be found on amazon

· Plexiglass shelf- 3”x2” cut at local hardware store- then drilled half circle to wrap around the dowel support and sanded the edges to curve. Glued on with super glue and added more ornament hooks for support

· Push bar- handle from Home Depot, added with L hooks per Jenny’s tutorial, painted red

· Scroll work on top- key hook set from Amazon- cut off hooks with dremel, then notched the dowel to fit the bottom securely, glued

· Wire heart- found on etsy, painted red

· Sign- printed and mounted to foam core, super glued on to frame

· Bread box 5”x2.5”x1.5”- made from plexiglass bought and cut at local hardware store and clear hinges (ebay)

· Bell- made from vintage plastic ornament, removed clapper, super glued in c hook, spray painted

· Menu board- made from wood tag from HomeGoods pack- filled in hole where string used to b, screwed in c hook and painted, printed “chalkboard” menu

· Shopping bags- made from scrapbooking paper and ribbon- Michael’s

· Boxes- clear 1.5” boxes bought on etsy, paper from a polka dot card for base, cut out circle for cupcake to rest in

o Red boxes- left over from past bday party- etsy- cut down and cut out circles and added clear film and labels

o Macaron box made from polka dot card

· Food- varies- Dollar Store lipgloss cupcakes, Our generation mini fruit tarts and macarons, Walmart cake stand, large fruit tarts and cake- etsy, macarons in box and bread made by me from clay

· Sales pouch- made from aqua fabric, made business cards and sales book cover, cut down to size

Brag By: Kara