Let me explain one of the largest problems of being creative and repurposing pantry containers and recyclable goods.
In our household, the husband generally does grocery shopping (thankfully) but if on the rare occasion that I do accompany him, I find myself picking jam jars by the shape of their container or picking a family size cereal box, hoping to repurpose it as a bin or a larger can of chickpeas (for holding my paintbrushes – ofcourse) You get the drift right ?
So after consumption, those bottles, jars, cans and egg crates get cleaned and dumped neatly in a carton/crate (with the rest of their other gazillion cousins)
Now, the REAL issue with creativity in my case, is that it comes in bouts !! Its not a nourishing flowing stream – its like thunderous downpour ! One fine day, I’ll find myself swimming in inspiration, happily and endlessly, dressing mundane objects, organizing or creating wall hangings or designing flowers while for weeks otherwise, I’ll be simply devouring the Pinterest images without any real “action” !!
However, till that day arrives , my ‘crates’ full of recyclables are waiting patiently like an eye sore, for the second phase of their ‘life’ to begin.
Below are jam mason jars, ginger garlic paste jars and even a Starbucks coffee bottle.
This project is also excellent, if you want to recycle scraps of fabric, lace or buttons.
Its very simple and easy. The red flower is made with felt.
I’ve shared how to made flowers with felt here :
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