Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Salt Dips

This is an idea I borrowed from my aunt. She has a narrow ledge lined with these. It looks SO charming!

They are simply salt dips, topped with old buttons. I am always looking for Bakelite buttons, leather buttons or large coat buttons to layer together to make the lids. Old pins work nicely, too.

This is an old Avon pin.
I do suppose you could use these to hold very small objects.
To keep the lid from sliding around, glue a smaller button to the underside of the lid.

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