I love how tin can crafts have such an easy, country feel. Best of all, you can’t get any cheaper than free. If you’re not a soup person, you can also stop by any local restaurant, which more than likely throws out tons everyday. For our extremely bad kitties, we used to put pennies in a tin can, tape it up, and shake it whenever we caught them doing something naughty. This would probably work with dogs as well, as it makes a very loud, unpleasant noise. Not so great if the baby’s sleeping, but harmless to the animal!
Posted on October 19, 2011 by Christina Aren’t these glow jars sublime? They take about two minutes to make and cost only 20 cents a piece.
I’ve been experimenting with tinting mason jars to create a look like those old vintage ones that are difficult to find anymore in second hand stores. I think I’ve finally honed in on the perfect method. Would you like to see how it’s done? Check out the DIY here . Fill them with flowers, or illuminate an outdoor party filling them with battery operated tea lights or a strand of twinkle lights. I promise it’s easier than you think.
Keep pantry staples organized with a set of glass storage jars customized with etched lettering. 1. Clean and dry the glass. Using painter's tape, mark off the area you want to etch. Attach vinyl stick-on letters and decorative tape; press hard to ensure they are attached firmly.
I made this Mason Jar Soap Dispenser to use on my potting bench. I'm always needing to wash my hands after working in the garden and this sturdy jar should last me a lifetime of hand scrubbing. I think it would look just as great in a bath or kitchen and I thought some of you might want to make one too.
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I ate a $16 jar of nuts from a hotel minibar at 2 am on a recent business trip. In the morning, I was angry at the jar. I wanted it to do more for me than just sit there empty, taunting me with its salty fattening expensiveness. With the beauty of Jacinda’s Fabric Vase in mind, I brought the jar home, found another glass canister, and with the help of a fabric scrap from my collection , repurposed them into cotton ball and q-tip holders for the bathroom. So there jar, the joke’s on you! Get the full Fabric Wrapped Recycled Bath Accessories tutorial after the jump… Fabric Wrapped Recycled Bath Accessories
I bought these probably five years ago at an antique/consignment store. I think I paid about 12 dollars for a set of four. Now you can expect to pay at least that for just one. Last night I was cruising around the internet and happened upon a link to a tutorial using mod podge and food coloring to make your own. Cool! In the original tutorial, she experimented with a few different methods and colors to get the look she was after.
Hey guys! Hope you all had a great Wednesday I have a fun project to share today! I started with a 1×8 board from Lowe’s that I cut to about 2′ long. I used a different paint method on this board and I love how it turned out so I am going to share it with you in my next post. So for now… Here is my board after it is painted and ready to go.