Thrifty CRYSTAL finds & updates to my mobile/portable fireplace

My crystal  fireplace is such a beauty but, can I tell you a little secret, I came home and took pics of everything with my GOOD CAMERA and would you believe they all sucked, sucked & major sucked.  I have not yet taken the time to read the manual. Bad me I really want to improve my photography.  Defiantly one of my goals for next year is to take my camera out of A mode.  ughhhh!!!  I guess I will just blame it on being overly tired lol I do use the GOOD CAMERA and actually get good pics… I swear

Here some pics from my always trusty iphone after a little playing on PicMonkey…able-fireplace.html
  • 2 sets of peg lights all for 49 cents each
  • the big peg light was $1.99 *its an awesome cut crystal so I thought it was totally worth it
  • set of tall votive holders were 49*cents green tag so 24*cents each
  • the crystal candle stand was 99 cents (I already had its pair from some previous GW trip)
crystal fireplace for apt.  I spent $5 total on these cause some of my finds were green tagged.  Which were 50% off that day oh yeah!!

**my candles are 99cent store pickups My updated MOBILE/PORTABLE FIREPLACE

crystal fireplace MakinMyAptaHome

Here’s a before

crystal fireplace MakinMyAptaHome 2
Here’s where my MOBILE FIREPLACE started
Don’t forget two of my sista’s are going to duplicate this, come back soon to see how theirs turn out…

ps – see my Links party page for where I party & share my projects

Monday Nov 26th >> 

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12 Responses

  1. Crystelle Boutique says:

    Candles are so magical. You have created such a mesmerizing atmosphere with your candles and crystal/glass combo… You are very talented!

    hugs x

  2. Tina from A Few Pretty Things says:

    What a lovely collection of candleholders!

  3. Athena at Minervas Garden says:

    That crystal is so pretty–you are a good shopper to find them so inexpensively. Well done!

  4. Maria Sy says:

    Beautiful collection.

    My entry.

  5. J.Costa says:

    DONT BE MAD AT ME BUT …. i think i want a mobile fire place TOOO

  6. Lmkazmierczak says:

    Ordinary Words….I use candles almost daily now that the time change makes it dark early…but I just had a glass break when the wick wasn’t in the middle of the votive! so never leave any unattended♫♪

  7. 4 You With Love says:

    This is a beautiful arrangement and the fact that it is inexpensive is a huge bonus! LOVE it. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

  8. Leslie Stewart says:

    Thanks so much for linking up to my party at House on the Way. Have a great week!

  9. Everything is so pretty and what a deal you got. Thanks for joining the Open House party and I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

  10. Christina at I Gotta Create! says:

    Candles are one of the best things about winter. 🙂

    Thank you for partying with the Wildly Original Crowd.
    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!

  11. Anne Kimball says:

    Hi, I’m Anne from Life on the Funny Farm (, and I’m visiting from WTFab.

    What a pretty arrangement! Love the cabdles, especially.

    Anyway, thanks for posting this. If you’ve never visited yet, I hope you can pop by my blog sometime to say hi…

  12. Stephanie Michaels says:

    Looks beautiful, I love the glow of a candle! Thanks so much for sharing on Super Sweet Saturday.