Away went the Halloween decorations and out came the Xmas decorations this weekend. No, just kidding! Although I did hear Xmas music on the radio already, which was perfect for my trio of upcycled Santas.
Well, the Santas themselves aren't quite upcycled. The pieces I used to make them are: a Pringles canister, an old Hershey's tin and a random tin we had floating around the house.
I really love how this guy turned out. First I printed out the image onto sheet music. Then I glued it around my Hershey's tin. Once that was dry, I added some pink, yes pink, tea-stained seam binding around the lid. I used some to tie a bow to add my rusty jingle bells. I like using non-traditional holiday colors these days. Red and green just don't seem to cut it for me anymore.
This tin is actually from a Spongebob card game my 6 year old. I was shocked when he said I could have it. Before he changed his mind, I quickly gave it a few coats of white spray paint to start. I glued in some vintage book paper. The Santa and reindeer are from The Graphics Fairy. Not sure if you can see, but I finished it up with German glass glitter in random spots and lace around the edges.
And here we have my second ever Pringles makeover. The first one I did had a Frenchy touch. This one includes another great Santa image from The Graphics Fairy. I covered the canister with sheet music and then added my Santa image. This one has blue and white tea-stained seam binding.
And Xmas spelled out with Scrabble letters. The letters are actually glued onto the seam binding. I'm shocked they're staying on so well! I finished this one up with some German glass glitter as well. I can't wait to put these guys out later this month.
Linking to The Graphics Fairy: Brag Monday and Between Naps on the Porch: Met Monday.