Friday, July 06, 2012

Wood Canister Makover.......Triple the Twine

Craftiments.com:  Wood Canister Makeover with Three Types of Twine

Recently I found two wooden flour and sugar canisters at the thrift store.  They were very beat up and had a slight funky odor, but at 25 cents a piece I couldn't pass them up.   I brought them home and gave them a serious scrubbing and sanding.


Craftiments.com:  Wooden canisters before staining

Following a coat of dark walnut stain, I got to work embellishing them with twine.  I used three kinds:  cotton, sisal, and jute.  I love the contrasting textures of the twines.  On the larger canister, I wrapped the three twines around the bottom in a progressively lighter pattern for an ombre effect.

Craftiments.com:  Wood Canister Makeover with Three Types of Twine
Craftiments.com:  Wood Canister Makeover with Three Types of Twine

On the smaller canister, I used a concentric circle design.

Craftiments.com:  Wood Canister Makeover with Three Types of Twine
Craftiments.com:  Wood Canister Makeover with Three Types of Twine

I attached unfinished wooden ball knobs and wrapped them in jute twine.

Craftiments.com:  Twine wrapped knob

I plan to set these canisters on a shelf in my home office.  I think they are perfect for hiding the hodgepodge of office supplies that clutter my desk!

Craftiments.com:  Wood Canister Makeover with Three Types of Twine





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10 comments :

  1. I love how those turned out! So creative!! Would love for you to share at the Pomp Party!

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  2. Hi, Kirsten! Those look amazing - I esp. love the circle version. Cool restyle!

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  3. Looks great! Love the little knobs on top. Thanks so much for sharing at Etcetorize this week!

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  4. They are beautiful! I love the circle one. Great job.

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  5. i love the way you decorated these!!
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  6. Great job, great idea.....especially love the circle and they make a great pair! thank so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday!

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  7. I just love these! I think I will attempt something similar very soon! I would love for you to come visit my blog and share more inspiration there! www.eatloveinspire.blogspot.com

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  8. Wow! That is so cool!

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