Star Embroidery on a Vintage Colander as a Patriotic Centerpiece

Star Embroidery on a Vintage Colander as a Patriotic Centerpiece

Not too long ago, I posted a photo on my Facebook page that garnered a LOT of attention- an embroidered flower on a vintage mesh strainer. It was gorgeous and unique, and I was immediately struck with an idea of my own. Why not do something similar with a vintage colander, the kind with a star design? And then use it as a patriotic centerpiece?Read more ›

Enamel Colander as a Hanging Porch Planter

Enamel Colander as a Hanging Porch Planter

I don’t know about y’all, but I am a sucker for vintage kitchen goodies- utensils, hand towels, salt-and-pepper shakers, you name it! And when we bought our house last summer, the front porch had a hook in the ceiling, just begging for a hanging porch planter. It was the perfect place for me to try my hand at upcycling an enamel colander into a planter and front porch decor.
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