Take a second look at old containers before you throw them away. With a little thought and creativity, they just might become some of your “new” favorite home accents. Here are four ways to re-purpose everyday containers and transform them into something brand new.
Sweet Jelly Jars
The designs on everyday jelly jars are outstanding and artistic. Transform these sweet jars into clever, catch-all containers for loose change, car keys, or button collections. Jelly jars with a wider opening are perfect for doubling as decorative candy dishes displayed on a coffee table or end table.
Gorgeous Glass Bottles
Breathe new life into empty glass bottles. Create fragrant centerpieces for dining room tables. For smaller tables, display a single bottle filled with a bouquet of flowers. For larger tables, line multiple glass bottles filled with flowers down the length of the table. Tie a ribbon around the neck of the bottles for more color and dimension.
Decorative Metal Watering Cans
A leaking metal watering can is the perfect container for a decorative herb garden. Cover the bottom of the watering can with stones for drainage and fill it with potting soil. Plant your favorite herbs like basil, lavender, parsley, and rosemary. Display on your outdoor ensemble and enjoy fresh herbs throughout the year. This is also a thoughtful gift idea.
Lovely Luggage Reboot
Give old luggage a new story to tell. Display an open suitcase on the floor or side table of your living room or bedroom and fill it with decorative throws and blankets. Stack multiple suitcases on top of each other for additional height. If you have a furry friend, a suitcase with soft blankets is also perfect for a creative pet bed.
Get inspired to personalize and refresh your home with a combination of re-purposed home accents and new furniture. If you are looking for more inspiration, stop by Marlo Furniture for creative decorating ideas.