Look what I did with my Mentos container!
Karrieann sent me the loveliest Christmas package of tatting goodies, and she included a container of Mentos gum. I like gum, but I don't chew it very often. So, it took me until now to finish it! Karrieann suggested that the Mentos container be used as a thread holder. I didn't want to be a walking advertisement for gum, so I blinged the container. I think it turned out cute! I won't be making any more, though. First of all, it would take me ages to chew that much gum. Secondly, I'm trying (unsuccessfully) to whittle down my tatting supplies. I certainly don't need to accumulate any more containers, but this one I will keep. Thanks for the idea, Karrieann!
Heyyyyyy! That is cute Diane!ReplyDelete
This is much nicer than the containers I collected in Korea. I especially like the jewels in the flowers!ReplyDelete
What????? Whittling down your tatting supplies??? Are you feeling OK?ReplyDelete
She (or he) who dies with the most thread wins!
That's so cute! Did you use the adhesive paper for that? I just made room for more tatting supplies, so no whittling here!ReplyDelete
cool blinged container. great idea.ReplyDelete
Cute! I've got about three different gum containers (a nine-year-old and a fifteen-year-old chew a lot of gum!). I couldn't figure out how to cover everything though. Good to see it's not necessary!ReplyDelete
Quick! Somebody check this woman for fever! Or concussion. You can't seriously be de-stashing, can you?ReplyDelete
Your container is so cute! And the jewels in the flowers add the perfect touch of glamor.
Ha! Sounds like me with the altoid mints. I'm really not a big mint eater, though I like them, but I loved the tins. And you can decorate them too. So I have several, NOT EMPTY, waiting....ReplyDelete
Whittling down may have been a bit of an exaggeration, even a misuse of terminology. Actually, my New Year's Resolution was to use what I have and not purchase any more so that my tatting supplies wouldn't overtake the house. I have been totally unsuccessful!ReplyDelete
Since I've done so poorly with my resolution so far, I figure I may as well stock up on supplies at the Lafayette Lace Day!
I love that, it is really cute :)ReplyDelete