Upcycled Jar

Great for storage or gift idea. So many ways to customize using items destined for the trash.
By  Sue Eldred  

size varies


Decorative paper
Black chalkboard label
Metal toothbrush holder
Grated cheese jar with lid
Old cabinet knob


Semi-glass black spray paint
Adhesives: Beacon Adhesives Glass, Metal & More Premium Permanent Glue; 3M Double Stick Tape Runner

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1. Disassemble toothbrush holder.  Set aside top portion of holder for potential future projects.

2. Spray paint base of toothbrush holder, jar lid and cabinet knob black semi-gloss in a well-ventilated area. Let dry.

3. Adhere bottom of jar to painted base. Cut circle from decorative paper and adhere it to lid top.

4. Adhere knob onto lid center and chalkboard label to jar front.