Repurpose a Lantern to Organize

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Somewhere in the year 2010 I decided I could not have enough lanterns. I snagged them on clearance aisles, HomeGoods. It came to a head this spring when I would spend hours minutes re-arranging lanterns.  My family was getting a little worried. So I used our annual garage sale as an opportunity to lean out the collection.  Until, I had a mismatched, lonely, isolated wood lantern from Target clearance.  And, it taunted me.

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Fast forward a few weeks,  I got an idea while I was consolidating/organizing my wrapping paper.  Is there a rule that I have to stick a candle in the lantern?

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What do you think?

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Vintage Tool Box Makeover: New Look & New Purpose!

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Hi There!  Hope you are having a great weekend!

 Two years ago this tool box was buried in the garage and filled with miscellaneous bolts and screws!  To truly see the transformation of my husband’s vintage tool box check out the original makeover I did on it a few years back HERE.  I love the idea of repurposing everyday objects.  Over the past year it has served multiple purposes.     Most recently it stored my vinyl scraps in  my office, but it’s such a fun piece I wanted it to have more exposure.

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Here it is in the dining room. I may switch from bottled water to the stronger stuff! Ha! But, in my ongoing attempt to reduce my soda habit, I am trying to have more water on hand!

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