Presto Change-o

February 5th, 2009 in member junk     
georgiamoon Georgia Terrell, contributor
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a nice little candle holder
These are about obsolete nowadays, but theyre plentiful.
Presto change-o.
a nice little candle holder

a nice little candle holder

While taking apart a coffee pot I pulled out the inner workings and had them sitting around for a while. I looked at it, took the top off, turned it upside down and, like I said presto...I had a candle holder and a cute one at that! This is a very simple reuse but I like it.

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Georgia Moon Junk
posted in: member junk, vintage, tabletop, metal, cottage, candle holder, country, fun, kitchen, dining room, tin-metallic

Comments (23)

jillruth writes: I love this! I have probably about 30 aluminum coffee pots-mostly on display but others waiting for projects. Posted: 12:14 pm on April 9th
Witty46 writes: Love the candle holder. I collect everything metal... So this one really caught my eye. I love the old percolators..
Witty 46 Posted: 12:26 am on February 14th
MelHow writes: I love those old percolators - what a fabulous idea!! Posted: 5:07 pm on February 9th
suewhitney writes: Ahhh, good minds think alike! You're going to get a good laugh when the book comes out. Way to go, Geo!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 11:39 am on February 8th
SouthernSherri writes: This might have been so simple, but it has me wanting to find one to use in my kitchen! Posted: 8:01 am on February 8th
writes: Nice one Geo! Easy but fun. LUV it.

JennyK Posted: 4:32 am on February 8th
Redesigned writes: I love this, I like to repurpose items and keep the integrity of the piece intact...great inspiration!! Posted: 12:56 pm on February 7th
Bec4 writes: This is great and I have lots of these because i make lamps out of old coffee pots. Thanks for the inspiration. Posted: 11:05 am on February 7th
gilswife writes: Ooooh I like that idea... think I have about 3 of those somewhere.I think I just might do one up tomorrow in Country/prim,,and add a grubby pillar candle to it and a bit of prim embellishment. YOU HAVE SOME TERRIC IDEAS.. TFS!!! ...... Donna Posted: 9:46 pm on February 6th
bolmscheid writes: Wow ... that is the neatest idea! I was looking for an easy project for the weekend and this fits the bill. You are so creative!

Brenda Posted: 9:22 pm on February 6th
Chovey writes: Georgia...this is simply toooo cute! Love it!

cynthia Posted: 9:12 pm on February 6th
whiteflower writes: Such a simple utilitarian item, you made it a perfect industrial candle holder. I love how you see things. You have such creative vision. LOVE IT! Posted: 7:58 pm on February 6th
irishrovr writes: Mocha scented candle?

Eileen Posted: 7:10 pm on February 6th
georgiamoon writes: Aw shucks guys, it was nothin', and I mean that literally. I loved the way the metal looked and when I thought about turning it upside down (thanks SUE) it was...well...done. That was MUCH easier that the darn piano rolls. haha. Thanks, geo Posted: 2:09 pm on February 6th
csudderth writes: I like this--something I might have time to do too!
Christy Posted: 10:39 am on February 6th
JudyJunkster writes: Georgia, your mind certainly is percolating -- this is such fun. As a kid, my mom taught me how to make coffee as workmen would be at our farm when she was gone and I would be in charge of making coffee. Well, I forgot to put the coffee in the basket and threw it in the water instead. Needless to say, it's been a joke to my family ever since -- and I don't drink coffee to this day, I only collect tins and pots. I must find the inner workings of an old pot and make one for myself. Thanks for the great idea! Posted: 9:56 am on February 6th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Looks like you are brewing up all kinds of neat ideas, Georgia! This is one item I see ALL the time at thrift stores...electric perculators missing the cord. I must admit I never thought to open them up and look at the innards! Great idea.

Candy Posted: 8:10 am on February 6th
janwinn writes: I love this, such a simple idea but it looks great. Posted: 7:28 am on February 6th
JunkArchitect writes: Aren’t you the creative little thing. This is the kind of stuff everyone passes by at flea markets but you’re a pro-junker and see it for what it can be…another great one!

Jim Posted: 10:18 pm on February 5th
fellowjunker writes: I like this idea these old coffee makers and often do plantings in now I know how to recycle the inner piece. Wonderful work as usual!!!
xojanis Posted: 10:03 pm on February 5th
CottageElements writes: What a simple project! Love it, Geo!

Lani Posted: 9:40 pm on February 5th
LuAnn writes: Great transformation and simple. Love it.

LuAnn Posted: 7:01 pm on February 5th
roadtriplouise writes: Presto this is so great. So simple, but neat.
Posted: 6:32 pm on February 5th
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