Thursday, June 14, 2012

Vintage Salt & Pepper Shakers

We found these vintage salt & pepper shakers at a garage sale a few months ago.  They are silver-plated and screw off to reveal a glass holder for both the salt and pepper.  Really unique.  I wanted to give them a Frenchy makeover:
First I added my favorite vintage lace with some hot glue.  Then I added the metal picture holders to each one.  I was thrilled that they actually fit into the existing holes.
I used some distressed French book paper underneath the lace.  I also added some faux pearl embellishments and tea-stained seam binding.
I added the religious medal to one and the je t'aime notecard to the other.
I love the shabby French feel of them!

Jeanine

7 comments:

Artsy VaVa said...

Those turned out great! Very unique!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty! Love the addition of the holders to the tops. Great luck that they fit perfectly.

Donna said...

Love! I often see neat salt & pepper shakers at sales, and always think they would be fun to craft with. You could fill them with dried lavender, they would smell wonderful:)

Blessed Serendipity said...

Love these. They are so pretty. They would make great place card holders.

Danielle

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Very pretty and clever use for these!

acorn hollow said...

great for place cards or vintage postcards.
Cathy

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