Sunday, May 6, 2012

~DIY French Canisters~

The other day I made these:
 They started out looking like these:
They set me back a whole $2.19 at the Goodwill.
 A little paint, a little distressing.....
 and I think they look pretty close to the ones in the photo below
that inspired this whole project.
{No, I still haven't made up my mind about painting my table}
Coffee, tea, and sugar!
xoxo

32 comments:

  1. So stinkin' cute!!! They really do look just like the ones in your inspiration photo! I love that they were made w/ canisters from the thrift store. I see those all the time and they are so cheap. I may have to dream up some custom canisters of my own!

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  2. I absolutely love what you did with these! Thanks for inspiration. The wheels are turning in my head... :)

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  3. Great job of recycling!
    Cute! Cute!Cute!

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  4. I have some of these containers that my mom gave me. I was going to paint them all white, but ran out of spray paint. I really like how you painted the lids black. Very cool.
    Christa

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  5. Very Cute, Maybe I'll see you at Goodwill! Happy Sunny Sunday!

    Shell

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  6. What a great idea! They look so cute!
    Have a great day xokathee

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  7. wow- are you talented -those are fantastic!

    Karen

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  8. If you hadn't said that the pic was your inspiration I would have thought they were the same ones. Great repurpose

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  9. well they look identical to the ones in the photo!!!

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  10. Absolument magnifique comme nous aimons en France bonne soirée de l'Ile de Ré

    Marie

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  11. Amazing...you are so talented and inspire so many people. I love the anticipation of coming to your blog to see your next post. <3

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  12. They look exactly the same as the ones in the other photo! Great job! They are so cute!

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  13. They remind me of ones my mom had growing up, I love that they look a bit vintage, but simple and classic.
    Beautiful!
    Lisa

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  14. They turned out fabulous!!!
    Jeanette

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  16. Wow those look great!! How did you do the letters? a stencil?

    ♥ Ashley

    atparsons.blogspot.com

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  17. Those are great! How did you go about making them exactly?

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  18. Without an accent that would mean sugar, but with an accent sucré means "sweet." Sugar in French is sucre. They look lovely though!

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  19. Love this! I've been searching ebay for something similar. I like your DIY version better than anything I've found! Much friendlier to the pocket book, too! =)

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  20. ok. i must leave a comment. you and your blog are just a breath of fresh air! these canisters are incredible. I read a lot of blogs but yours is one i consistently look forward to visiting. thanks for being such a blessing and giving your readers such a lovely place to see beauty.

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  21. What a great transformation!
    They look so much like the ones in the picture.

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  22. Excellent. Looks like you found them at a flea market in France!

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  23. Visually you made a splendid job! Grammatically, sugar in french is "sucre", while "sucré" means sweetened or sugared. I still like your makeover though :)

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  24. Please show us HOW!!!!!!

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  25. I love this project so much! Thanks for sharing and I am totally pinning it!

    blessings,
    karianne

    PS My favorite are the black lids :)

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  26. Beautiful! I want to make these.

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  27. Those are totally awesome Melaine!! You should sell those!

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  28. Wow! Amazing transformation! I love these.

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