I have a really good addition to my trashtastic Tuesday series for you today. New canisters! I had grown tired of the ones I had and had been thinking I would like a set of glass ones with chalkboard lids. But I had not been shopping for new ones. And then one day I was in Goodwill, and Bam! There they were! There is a bit of a story with these but first I will show you the finished product!
So when I found these they also had an old broken down wooden holder for them, and there were tags on each one of them that said $4.99. I thought to myself that $15 was way too much, but I put them in the buggy in hopes of talking them down, because I wanted them really bad. I left the wooden holder on the shelf, I didn’t like it and it was coming apart. So when I get to the register and try talking them down they tell me, no the $4.99 was the price for all three! Sold! Here is what they looked like when I brought them home.
I love the way these turned out, and I feel like they brighten up my kitchen. They are much more neutral, which I like because there is a lot of color going on in here. I think I am going to add more touches of white in my kitchen as time goes on. For some reason I am craving that color in there. I already added some EAT letters that I painted white. I think I might embellish them a bit though, and I have a mirror that I think I am going to paint the frame white too. The other great thing about these canisters is that they can be very versatile and I can use them for many different things if I am tired of them in their current role. I am guessing these will stay with me for years to come. Not bad for $5 smackaroos, eh?
On another note, I have to mention that my son’s 11-12 year old Jerry West basketball team won the championship over the weekend! They finished the season with only 1 loss, ranked #1, and were a favorite to win the championship. Then in their very first tournament game, they got blown out of the water, which put them in the losers bracket. Which meant that if they lost again, they were out, and if they made it to the championship game, they had to beat the team they were playing twice in order to win. An they pulled the whole thing off! I could not be more proud of this whole group of boys! I just had to throw in a picture of his team! (My son is second from the left in the first row, in case you were wondering.)