Monday, May 30, 2016

Black & Gold Utensil Caddy - Dollar Store DIY

Making over any project from the Dollar Store is always a winner in my book and it definitely fits my budget.  I am still tinkering with my kitchen makeover and trying to get the counters accessorized.  I needed something to hold my wooden spoons and a wisk that I reach for all the time, so I looked around at the Dollar Store.

I wanted something a little on the elegant side.  When I saw these clear glass vases, I knew this would do the trick.

Perfect size to hold the things I want to keep at hand.

I already had some metallic and black tape that I picked up at Target a while back.

Now this couldn't be easier.  I just layed the tape down where I wanted it on the glass and then rolled the container.  The tape stuck as I was rolling.  How easy is that.

 Next I added a row of black.  See how you just lay in on the container then roll to tape all the way around.

I added two more rows of gold and called it good.  I love how elegant and chic it looks.

Not bad for $1.00 - I already had the tape.

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  1. Marty you are so clever and crafty! I LOVE this!!!

  2. Marty, this is funny. As I was waiting for the comment box to come up on the screen, I was thinking, "Marty, you are so clever"; and that's just what the first commenter said! But, truly, I would never have thought of doing that!

  3. Looks great, Marty! I like what you've done to your counters and the black tape was pretty brilliant. ;)

  4. I love this utensil holder and never imagined you embellished it all by your lonesome! What a smart lady you are dear friend and so inspiring for us !!

  5. Now that's cute and clever! Loving the shiny gold tape ... Instant bling. Thanks for sharing!

  6. So chic with the black tape! Looking forward to the summer home tours. Would you mind sharing with me how these homes are chosen. I'd love to be involved sometime. Thanks so much. Hugs,

  7. This is such a cool idea, Marty. I'd love to make a vase like this.


  8. No matter how crafty we are, somebody is always just as creative. Love the vase.
    At Christmas I bought a roll of rhinestones about one inch wide and glued them around the top of dollar store vases and put fake snow, a snowflake, and a little Christmas tree inside. If only they knew how those vases and candlesticks end up.
    Great photos. Can't wait to see the kitchen finished.

  9. You took plain glass and made it both trendy and elegant, just like everything in your home. Yea for easy!

  10. Great idea, "Smarty" Marty! Who would ever know that was a clear vase from the dollar store?

  11. Genius Marty! I would have never known your gorgeous vase was a DIY from the dollar store! I love it! ;)

  12. We just have to love our dollar stores. With little imagination and very little money can have really nice d├ęcor in our homes. Love your idea with tape, the gold is even more striking with one band of black. Now why didn't I buy some of that tape at Target in bargain bins? Have great rest of week Marty

  13. Marty, you simply amaze me with how you can take something so simple and make it look amazing! Hugs and blessings, Cindy


  14. I like your Butter slab and remember when you said you found it on ebay for $50?
    I still want one
    I found a Pure Lard slab however