August 9, 2011

Do you recycle?


As a kid, money was scarce in our household
so we recycled anything and everything. My Nan
used to save her old tea caddies and then we would use
them as planters for our pots of herbs and place them
on the window sill in the kitchen behind the sink.

Back then, I did not appreciate the merits of recycling.
Today, however, this look would sit very happily in a number
of homes decorated in the style of cottage,
modern country or shabby chic...
and I love it!

What do you think?

Your comments are always appreciated x

(Author of photograph unknown)

10 comments:

  1. oh i love that idea. they are almost too pretty to throw away. i'll have to remember that:)

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  2. I love those tea tins for herbs.n do I spy a farm sink?
    Xx

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  3. Glad you like the idea and yes, that is a farm sink (we call them Butler or Belfast sinks in the UK)- they're wonderful aren't they?

    Xx

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  4. Thanks Fifi. Appreciate your lovely comments xx

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  5. I love homes that combine style with pre-loved items. Perhaps it's my age but I adore items with history, homes that speak of their occupants and I hate waste.
    Warm regards

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  6. I love the Tea Caddies. I admit I need to recycle more!

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    Xoxo
    Karena

    Art by Karena

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    1. I just love this idea! Can't wait to try it! Thanks for posting :)

      xo,
      Melissa
      www.ChinDeep.com

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    2. Thanks for stopping by Melissa... Send me some pix when you try it out.

      Jo xx

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