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« on: January 12, 2005 01:47:58 PM »

I just can't throw out those oatmeal containers!!! Gotta make a vase or storage vessel of sorts...this one is with wrapping paper...easy peasy!

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AFTER IN USE: Stuck a glass with the flowers in there!
  

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You can also use a felted sweater sleeve as cover for this canister:
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2005 03:13:03 PM »

Oh I'm jealous, the only thing with a container like that around here are pringles chips... Everything else is square boxes. That, and the fact that I reallly don't like oatmeal...
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2005 03:13:54 PM »

Oh wow!  You would never suspect that used to be an oatmeal container.  I really like the paper you used.  It reminds me of old science texts, very cool!

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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2005 02:07:08 AM »

yeah, what a good use  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2005 03:43:43 PM »

Beauuutiful.  I especially love the green wastebasket, it looks like rough silk.
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2005 08:37:45 PM »

beautiful! Great way to reuse something too- I like the one with the musical notes on it!
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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2005 08:50:29 PM »

Beauuutiful.  I especially love the green wastebasket, it looks like rough silk.

errr...I guess dimensions don't show too well with digicams! The "wastebasket" is actually a Nestle (or is it Hershey's?) chocolate powder (for milk) container! But yes, that is a remnant of silk!  thank you for the kind words!

You do have me thinking about making a wastebasket now though...
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