Save those jam jars
If you haven’t already been saving your used jam jars, then start doing so now! These little treasures are perfect to use as an alternative to a vase and look great with a bunch of delicate flowers inside. Before using, be sure to thoroughly clean the jam jars and make sure you remove all labels!
Ask around for wooden crates
Wooden crates make for the perfect shabby chic TV stand, storage space or side table for inside your home. You can decide to either paint them to match your interior, or simply give them a scrub down and leave natural for a rustic look – it’s up to you!
Don’t throw away tin cans
Have you been throwing away your old baked bean cans? Well stop right now, as these little gems make the ultimate pots for plants. Give them a scrub—and a lick of paint if desired—before popping your favourite flowers in them. Why not grow some herbs in them to keep in the kitchen? The possibilities are endless with tin cans!
Paint is your best friend
Have you got some old furniture that you want to get rid of, but can’t afford to replace it? Whether it’s the dining table, an old set of chairs or a bed frame, it can all look brand new with a splash of colour! If you love the vintage look or prefer to keep it crisp and modern, paint really is your best friend when it comes to DIY!