I asked the clerk how much. She said, "Well, I don't know what it is. How about 99 cents?" I said, "Great!" Once I got home, I detached the base, pulled out the staples, gave it a quick sanding, and gathered my materials for the repair.
This was pretty easy. Just apply the wood glue. Weight it down and let it dry.
Spray paint it black. Dress it up with a little color and the perfect base has been born.
As you can see, I decided to use a cloche and add some spring cheer. The possibilities are endless.
I plan on sharing this easy makeover at: