Friday, March 25, 2011

Pedestal Canisters



I first saw these at Everything I Love and More I took her idea and tweaked it to make it my own.  For Halloween I filled them with candy corn, Christmas: Hershey Kisses and Valentine's Day: The fun Valentine candy corn then by St. Patrick's Day I decided I wanted them to be used for the decorations instead.  
Me Buying Candy + Eating Too Much= Not so good!

What you need to make your own is:
- 3 Canisters
- 3 Finials
- Paint of your choice
- 3 candle stick holders
- E6000 glue

The canisters I got at Hobby Lobby, Can I just say "LOVE THAT PLACE!" The finials were at Hobby Lobby also. You can get the candlesticks there too  or just search the thrift store (like I did). These are so simple to make, all I did was paint the jar lids, finials and candle sticks with black paint. Re-painted over them with a tan color, when they were dry I sanded them everywhere I wanted the black to peek through so they looked kinda rustic. The Finials came with a little piece of wood attached to it. You can either drill a hole in the top of your lid to stick it into, or do what I did... just cut that thing off! Then I used the E6000 glue, glued it to the top of the lid, and then glued the canisters to the candle sticks....TA-DA!



Here they are decked out for Easter and St. Patrick's Day!  What do you think?




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17 comments:

  1. Love the jar! I have some and can't get enough. thanks for following. I joined in on your fun

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  2. What a cute idea! I'll have to keep my eye out for some canisters like these.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm your newest follower. :) I'd love for you to keep coming back and join my followers, as well!

    morrowsunshine.blogspot.com

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  3. Adorable Kirsten! What thrift stores do you like to go to?

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  4. These are soooo cute...love the easter eggs in them. Hop over and show them off at my party and also I have a great giveaway going on!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  5. great job. I love your blog header.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  6. Hi Kirsten, These are adorable and I really appreciate your sharing the how to. Love it. xo

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  7. Love these! I'm going to have to be on the lookout for something to make these! Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog! Off to go check out yours!

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  8. Soooo happy to see you at my party...thanks:)

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  9. I just love these! I wish I had more space so I could display these. Hmm... Maybe I'll try making just one for now! Printing my Hobby Lobby coupons as I type!

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  10. these are really cute dressed up for each season! cute blog

    http://itsacowgirlthing.blogspot.com/

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  11. So awesome - I have got to make these too. I like your tweaking!

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  12. I love these!!! And I love that you change out what's inside for the seasons/holidays. :)

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  13. i have to make some of these! they are perfect for holidays!

    kara @ the big green blog

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