vintage jars and bottles…

Happy Thursday!

vintage bottles 1

There is nothing better than taking a pile of dirty JUNK and turning into something beautiful…

vintage bottles 2

photos: eatdrinkchic blog

A few weekends ago, we were out at my brother-in-laws farm and I came across a STASH of old vintage bottles/jars he had collected from his property. OK, so they don’t look exactly like the above pics, but I am working on them…


vintage bottles and jars before


vintage bottles and jars

vintage bottles and jars

I have no pretty flowers to put in them yet because my garden is a bust this year due to my pregnancy….but I can’t wait to fill them with all kinds of nice things…

Body+Soul magazine

better homes and gardens

Denise Lynette Andrade

OR, stencil them…

stenciled bottles

OR (if I am very ambitious) make a mason jar lantern….

weeping cherry blog mason jar lantern

Some shapes are so sweet you don’t need to fill them….

fleamarketblog vintage bottles

Ok, so that is my “thing” this Thursday. Yet another flea market item for me to scope out and re-purpose.

eatdrinkchicblog2 vintage bottle with flowers