A Very Simple Little Re-Do...



Remember this vintage tobacco jar I shared in a recent thrift store fun finds post?


Well, I gave it a simple little re-do.  I just painted the lid white, did a little distressing...


and used it to hold swabs...


It transforms into a wonderful vanity jar...


I love a quick and easy re-do!

Until next time...

23 comments

  1. Looks so much nicer with the lid painted white.
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

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  2. This turned out beautifully! Perfect for the swabs. Great job and I love what you did to that basket in the second photo too!

    Have a great day,
    Kathleen

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  3. Very simple but very cool Linda.

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  4. It's perfect repurposed for holding cotton swabs rather than nasty ol' tobacco! I love a simple and quick project, too. I've got to quit volunteering to take on our girls' projects!

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  5. Perfect...love easy projects, pretty much all I do here ;)

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  6. Love this repurpose. Looks great!

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  7. That's my kind of project...nice and quick :)

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  8. I love the humidor for bathroom storage, and the white washed cover.

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  9. Isn't it fun when a fast fix brings as much pleasure as a three hour project?

    Tammy

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  10. I like how it turned out very much! Much cuter then a plain old jar! Hugs, Linda

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  11. Quick and easy are the best if you ask me. And when it turns out looking Amazing like your project even better.

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  12. The lid looks so much better painted white. Perfect for a vanity jar!

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  13. I love quick and easy ones too. That looks great!

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  14. It turned out super duper CUTE !! And I am in love with your old books.

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  15. What a great idea! I need something for cotton swabs - now to find an old tobacco jar!

    xo
    Claudia

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  16. Hello Linda~
    Love It and the Basket is Gorgeous Too! Thanks for the Visit!
    Have A Wonderful Weekend!
    Hugs
    Jill

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  17. Just a little dab of paint made all the difference, huh?
    I just washed out a pretty candle jar that had a lid and decided I wanted it to go in the bathroom too!
    ...birds of a feather! Pat

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  18. I am a new follower!! What a great idea to use the tobacco jar for your q-tips!! Looks great!
    chris

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  19. Beautiful in its white "dress" now, dear Linda,and so much more wonderful to use in the bathroom, than plastic or such.
    Hugs,Dorthe

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