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August 28, 2010

A FUN AND EASY JUNK PROJECT!

Thought I would post a fun and easy junk project today.....this was created using an old glass decanter found at the thrift store.  I simply added some rub-ons that I had on hand and glued a vintage earring to the front.  I am in the process of making some lavender scented bath salts to fill these with for Christmas.
Have a happy day!
xojanis

21 comments:

Debra@Common Ground said...

Really pretty, Janis. That will make a wonderful gift!
xo,
Debra

* French at Heart * said...

~*~LOVELY!!! Thanks for the neat idea~*~*RAchel :)

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

It is wonderful and a great gift idea!!

Miss Heidi said...

This is gorgeous! I've often given pretty recycled bottles of scented bath salts, but never thought to use the rub-ons. Great idea!

sissie said...

Hi Janis,
Another pretty from you! You sure know how to dress up a plain bottle.
Where do you find the rub ons. I used to find them at Walmart and now they quit carrying them.

hugs
Sissie

shari @ little blue deer said...

It came out beautifully! So clever, I love it when people can put something like this together with stuff around the house! Love your blog, so lovely and creative! Happy to be your newest follower!

Nancy's Notes said...

What a great junk project, oh so clever! Love it~

Nancy

Gracefully Vintage said...

Those Bottles are Beautiful. I love them- I love to give little (one of kind) unique and personalized gifts for all sorts of reasons to anyone and everyone- How Amazing to revieve a jar-bottle like that..
Beautiful as Always..
Karryann
xoxo

The Green Pea said...

Lovely! what a great gift idea. sandi

Theresa said...

I love this idea Janis! I just picked up a few old bottles at a sale, now I know what I can do to make them pretty. Thanks! Theresa xo
p.s. I just loved seeing all of your things in Somerset Home! Congratulations!!!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Janis,

Love your pretty bottle and what a lovely gift this will make with the bath salts.

Happy weekend
Hugs
Carolyn

Lisa said...

So pretty! Someone is going to feel 'oh so special' when they receive this!

Allison said...

What a lovely idea! Your are just so creative! I would be thrilled to receive this as a gift. I think homemade gifts are so special. And, the lavender salts sound wonderful. Where do you get those rub ons?

Jane said...

Great idea. I LOVE using rub-ons. They are such a quick way to add some professional looking lettering and design. I've never tried them on glass though so you have inspired me!
Jane

Heidi said...

I would love that for Christmas, incredible idea!!

Lady Pamela said...

Thanks for the tutorial, Janis. My daughter would love this for a gift. In fact they all would. I better get busy. I think we have the same plant in the background. It is the one plant in my garden that is thriving.
Gotta go thrifting again!

Lisa said...

Really awesome! I need to start creating more. I was organizing my supplies this morning and I really need to use them!! I finally got and was able to read Somerset Home this morning your goodies are great! It is so fun to see those I know in the mags!
Hugs, Lisa

Ticking and Toile said...

really pretty Janis! love it!

Cindy said...

Oh Janis,
That is such a lovely little jar now. Thanks for showing it to us.
Hugs, Cindy S

Laurel said...

So very beautiful Janis! I'm impressed that you're thinking Christmas gifts...hmmmmmm, now you've got me thinking too :) Take care, Laurel

Bella said...

Hi Janis... This is delightful, I am going to have to look for some rub ons, the old bottles are always floating around! Thanks for the inspiration:-)
Bella

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