Monday, May 2, 2011

'make in a minute' beachy doorstop

i really needed another doorstop, and this idea just came to me as i was pulling the vacuum cleaner out of the cupboard!

what you need:

*old jar with lid
*scrap of fabric
*elastic band & some ribbon
i don't think i need to give step by step instructions!
so easy and took about a minute.
i just happened to have some sand i had brought home from our
last visit to the beach. as well as some shells.

i had some fabric left over from my raggy laundry wreath so was able to match them up.
i have been painting and creating all morning.
now to vacuum!!!
Kate x
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  1. Great idea and ever so sweet
    Best Carolyn

  2. Very unique use of jar, I archive your this post for inspiring and soon to do a project like this...
    Thanks a lot for sharing your creativity with us...Lovely
    Hope you would like to pay a visit to me at

  3. That is such a fun idea ;-)) dee x

  4. Cute, cute, cute. This is so clever. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  5. That's a great idea and it's very cute! Happy Good Life Wednesday to you :O)


  6. Love the idea, so easy and it would be really easy to transform it depending on the seasons.

  7. Sometimes these simple ideas are the best. It looks perfect in your laundry.

  8. What a great idea! Very cute! Please come and sign up for my giveaway...Christine