Wednesday, June 27, 2012

New Super Thread Box

It started out as a rather dull, dirty, empty, preloved cutlery canteen,

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a few basic materials

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some time, some very sticky fingers,

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and it was transformed

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into a beautiful box to store my embroidery threads.

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16 comments:

By Hoki Quilts said...

OMG - you clever thing - that is just boodiful roomy XX
I think I'm off to see what gorgeous boxes I can transform ; )

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

You are so very cleaver...what a fantastic idea, well done Marilyn...

Jeanette said...

Wonderful idea. Love it. Hugs,

Joy said...

You're amazing Marilyn!!!!
That box looks absolutely splendid!!! Good for you :o).
Love n hugs,
Joy :o)

Pip said...

What a great idea, well worth the time and effort you have spent on recycling it.

Fiona said...

that is awesome... I love it... very clever you are .... what did you use for dividers?
Hugz

Teresa said...

PERFECT... Well done Marilyn ... what a gorgeous transformation.

Fiona said...

Wow Marilyn - I love it - Well Done !

Hugs - Fee X

Noela said...

What a great job you have done with the cutlery box. Your threads are now safely stored. Have fun using it. Hugs...

Susan said...

Love it!! watch out op shops - have your old canteens ready to sell. Yes please tell us what you used to divide it. (Is one box enough??)

De said...

Love it! Superb idea!

Chrissie said...

Brilliant idea, what a transformation, so neat and tidy

Vicki ♥ said...

Now I know what to do with my cutlery box I have had for ages waiting for me to do something with it. Yours has turned out fabulous Marilyn and you are so clever!! hugs Vicki

Wendy said...

That is just fabulous! I need to find an old cutlery box somewhere!

Scottish Nanna said...

Very nice I love it you are so clever.
Hugs Mary.xx

Kayly said...

What a great idea and good job! It looks wonderful. Well done.