March 22nd, 2009 in member junk     
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I used rub-ons to apply a design to the front of the spice bottle.  The lids are old knobs and some of my favorite buttons are tied around the tops with ribbon.

I love finding thrift items to help me keep my crafting supplies organized.  I often pick up old spice bottles and embelish them to my liking.  I was thrilled to find this little silver stand on one junking trip that displays these spice bottles just perfectly.

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - junkstyle
posted in: member junk, organizer

Comments (20)

byabpryor writes: Wow... I am in awe..so simple and yet so elegant!!!!! Posted: 9:58 pm on September 8th
fashionprints writes: It looks great. Since my projects have to be moved from room to room due to a busy household. This would work great cause it would also funcation a a desgin peice . Whatever room it was in at the time. Posted: 7:01 pm on May 3rd
BrokenBeautiful writes: i'm stealing this idea ~ LOVE IT!!! Posted: 8:31 pm on March 29th
CottageElements writes: Janis, you really do have a knack of taking something useful and making it look beautiful, too! I recently purchased one of these, and just needed to find the right pieces to go with it. Thanks for the idea!

Lani Posted: 11:37 pm on March 24th
fellowjunker writes: Thanks to all my junking friends for the wonderful words of support and encouragement. Not only do you all inspire me with your amazing junk creations, but your kind words also provide an amazing source of inspiration to me.
Happy junking and creating!!!
xojanis Posted: 7:15 pm on March 23rd
eveh writes: I love these little sets too. I collect corks so if I find a set that doesn't have tops, I can use corks. I will have to start looking for pretty knobs for some of them. I love the old buttons on ribbon, tied around the neck. So vintage looking. Posted: 2:49 pm on March 23rd
Junquerette writes: Very pretty! And to think.....I tossed one of those trays way back before I learned to look at things with new eyes. Posted: 8:18 am on March 23rd
MimiToria writes: Janis- Your button holder/display is equisite. Very nicely done. I'll have to keep my eyes open for a cruet like that to hold the bottles I currently have like yours, but mine are housed in a shoe box. Not quite as pretty. lol
You create the most beautiful things. Wish we lived in the same country at least, or same state would even be better.
Gretchen Posted: 8:17 am on March 23rd
snowyowl writes: I love this. I love these when I see them. I have a friend with several of these that are very old with all of the original bottles and silverware utensils - such an elegant presentation - why shouldn't we store supplies in such beauty and art. Speaks of an era gone by but the grace and charm brought back again. love it. Posted: 8:52 pm on March 22nd
junkermidge writes: So much beauty and function wrapped up in one project. Way to go!
Midge Posted: 8:02 pm on March 22nd
annebell writes: I love this~it's so pretty and practical. I think it's time for me to toss out the egg cartons and look for something a little classier. Posted: 7:54 pm on March 22nd
shabbychick writes: Janis - you are amazing! I have one of those sets too - on my desk downstairs - with beads and stuff inside - but, you've done yours up so elegantly (might have to pretty-up mine...). I love the knobs for lids - it's all very nicely done my friend (as always)!!

Kathy Posted: 7:16 pm on March 22nd
JunkArchitect writes: Janis, every time I see one of your projects I feel as though I’m looking in a beautiful home furnishings catalog...great idea and fantastic photos.

Jim Posted: 7:14 pm on March 22nd
alicemom writes: That is so beautiful. I just love it. You can come "pretty-up" my spot any time. I am amazed at how the tops work too. great job! Janis
Smiles, Alice Posted: 4:29 pm on March 22nd
Junk_Sophisticate writes: This is so beautiful, Janis. I absolutely love how you used the old knobs as lids and hope you leave this display out always...even when you aren't embellishing projects with your collections.

Beautiful as always!
Candy Posted: 4:05 pm on March 22nd
texasjunkermom writes: Absolutely beautiful! The knobs that look like lids for the spice jars--looks like they fit perfectly. You did a great job of prettying-up (is that a word?) the jars with ornamental buttons and pretty ribbon. Love it. This would work with lots of other stuff in the jars too. Posted: 4:05 pm on March 22nd
georgiamoon writes: Janis...you are simply amazing! Everything you touch has the most elegant and beautiful feel to it. I love your photography too. You are a wonderful, talented lady and I always am so impressed with ALL of your projects. Just gorgeous! Georgia Posted: 1:33 pm on March 22nd
LuAnn writes: A very elegant way to organize. I like this. Good job.

LuAnn Posted: 10:22 am on March 22nd
suewhitney writes: Janis,

This is absolutely charming! Your little doo-dads could not have found a more beautiful home.

Take care,
Sue Posted: 9:55 am on March 22nd
grannijo writes: Janis...what a neat idea!!!..I love old silver and this really would spice up a workroom..thanks for the great idea...keep them coming...sharon Posted: 9:44 am on March 22nd
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