Monday, August 26, 2013

DIY decorative cans- a fresh start!

 Hey there Rita Barakat here! And if you are like me kids are back in school! Yay!
Back to school is just like New Years- a fresh start!
Time to re-group, re organize and maybe set some goals!
Of course having pretty things around to help with those goals
is always a bonus!
Today I decorated this sweet little can with Susan K Weckesser whimisical paper!
A little twine and burlap added the finishing touches!
Around here we save anything that I (or the kids) could use as a craft, this can is
the perfect size! I have been saving these and I am thinking how
cute would it be to have a bunch of these line up in a row? I saw that quote and
thought that would be perfect-
A vision is not just a picture of what could be; 
it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to 
become something more.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Not just for the can (LOL) but for life, a fresh start, a new year!
Today is a great day to start over! Or keep working towards those goals!
Have a wonderful first day!

Supplies
Susan K. Weckesser Whimsical Paper
DCWV Burlap stack
Cord
                                                                          Empty can
adhesive
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4 comments:

  1. A pretty container does make organising seem much easier Rita. You can is transformed.
    I enjoyed your post.The anticipation of a new school year was always a great time for me too as I loved the journey we travelled together my class and I.

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  2. Hi Rita, hope the kids had a great forst day back at school! Love using cans and this is beautifully done ... love the quote !!
    Big hugs
    Tracy
    xoxox

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  3. Rita, your can was adorable. Great way to spruce up something and reuse something.

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  4. Rita What a LOVELY Family you have! I love your project - Elegant yet so simple I might just have time to create one or SIX! Grin Thanks so much for sharing!

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