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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Treasure Craft Canister Set-Vintage Thingies Thursday

Happy Thursday!

It's time for Vintage Thingies Thursday! Please pay a visit to Suzanne @ Colorado Lady and see who else rolls vintage...
Treasure Craft Canister Set...

Some would like to slap me for using them this way,
but it works for me "right now".
I use them as
storage in my laundry room.
I've got dryer sheets in one,
legos and toys from my boys pockets in another,
loose change or what I like to
call "tip money" in another...
This set originally belonged to my Sis-In-Law's BFF, then my SIL had them for a while through the 80s and most of the 90s. She gifted them to me in 1997 after seeing how much I admired them. I'm guessing these canisters are somewhere around 25-30 years old. Just old enough to be considered "vintage".
Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a fab day!

28 comments:

Carolyn (Harbor Hon) said...

Never thought of using my cansiter set that way, but thanks for the 'tip.' :) I think that's a brilliant idea! xxoo

Anonymous said...

Hi Rechelle - I think this is my first time to comment on your blog.
I am always stopping by and I enjoy my visits so much. I love the canister set. I have never seen one like it.
I think how you have it in use is perfect. Another idea to add to my list of many possibilities.

Have a nice day!

Janice (Belladella's Mom)

Ulla said...

The canisters look nice, and you have found new perfect use for them.

marian said...

they are lovely & practical :)

Heidi Pocketbook said...

Good way to use those canisters. They look very period to the time that I was acquiring things before marrying so I'm going to guess mid eighties☺

Of course, I was acquiring said thing when I was a toddler since I can't possibly be that old ;-)

Postcardy said...

That's a good use for them. They do look like 1980s country style.

~~Carol~~ said...

What a great canister set, and a great way to use them! I'm loving this idea, because my laundry area is a disaster! Yours is very neat and tidy!
Happy VTT!

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Really cute canisters. Great way to use them too!

Debbie

Sarah said...

I think you have found the perfect use for these canisters. I love using things for purposes other than the intended.

Linda B said...

What a great use for the canisters! They are so cute, but they do tend to clutter up a kitchen. You are so creative.

Kim's Treasures said...

What a great idea!!!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What cute canisters! And I love how you are using them. Very creative :-)

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Coloradolady said...

These are really cute and what a great idea....Your laundry room looks wonderful, this is the second laundry room today that is so pretty....I think I better get with it and do something to mine...but I need to find more time for that...but you girls have inspired me....loved your idea. Thanks for the cute post...Have a great weekend and a Happy VTT!!

Chari said...

Hi Rechelle...

Just wanted to stop by to say hello, my friend! Love these pretty canisters...well, I love anything that looks like crockware! What a great idea to use them for laundry items!!!

Was also looking down at some of your other posts...love that beautiful tablecloth that your family got you for Mother's Day!!! It's gorgeous!!!

Have a terrific Thursday, my friend!
Chari

Carla said...

What a great idea! I have many canisters and no counter top space in the kitchen!! I do, however, have space in the washroom, or maybe the bathroom, hmmmmmmm....

knutsel Rein said...

What a beautiful canisteer set! ♥

JEWELGIRL said...

A great idea for canister sets that
are found items too! The set makes
your room so organized! :)

PlantSomeRoots@Lakewood said...

LOL! You're a gal after my own heart. I did something similar with 3 containers. Liked the shape, but the design wasn't right. I turned them with the backs facing out.
Thanks for sharing!
Living it up Lakewood,
Cindy

Candace said...

What a great way to use your terrific cannisters!
Cheers!

Jane said...

Love your idea of using the cannisters in the laundry room for "catch-alls". It is amazing what we can find in all the pockets before we do laundry.

Roslyn said...

Perfect use of these canisters!

Linda said...

Happy Thursday to you! What a neat way to use your canisters and I love the one for tips:)...hugs, Linda

Bea said...

I think your use of for these canisters is great. Good idea.

Darlene said...

I think that is a wonderful way to use those canisters!

Joy said...

they are so cute and I love how you are using them for practical things like your dryer sheets. Good for you!

jeanne said...

Hi Rechelle, your canisters are cute as can be and who says you can't use them anywhere you want. They look great in your laundry room and they serve a purpose. I love the idea,

Have a great holiday weekend. Hugs...Jeanne

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Rechelle, your canister set looks wonderful.....really like it.

Barb :-)

The Raggedy Girl said...

Really scary for me when things I bought in the store, new, are now vintage. I love the canisters and how you are using them.

The Raggedy Girl