Lovely upcycle idea from a friend of mine!
Wooden bowls that are cracked can be re-stabilized and depending on the usage, be sustained for the long haul. Give a wooden bowl with hairline cracks or splits a second life for reuse and strengthen it while you decorate it!
Years ago I was able to rescue a handcrafted wooden bowl that someone was discarding.
The bowl (artist unknown) had started to separate, and a crack was moving down the rim toward the center.
Since the craftsmanship was still stunning, I knew I could find a way to give it a second life, and perhaps it would find a home among some of my other upcycled belongings.
Decoupage & paper served as the stabilizers. Acrylic varnish sealed the entire decorated surface only within the open side and across the rim. I left the underside intact.
Eventually it found a home in a new location during mid-winter where, because…
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