How to Make a Power Outage Kit and Emergency Lamp from a Clock Box

How to Make a Power Outage Kit and Emergency Lamp from a Clock Box

I love finding broken things at thrift stores because they are positively perfect for any number of upcycling ideas. And this clock box was no exception – since it was missing the clock! So, I decided to repurpose it into a power outage kit or blackout kit to fill with emergency supplies. AND I’d transform it into an emergency lamp that looked like a vintage lantern – decorative AND functional!
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Car Essentials in a Metal Lunch Box for Shopping at a Rummage Sale

Car Essentials in a Metal Lunch Box for Shopping at a Rummage Sale

Now that rummage sale, yard sale, and flea market season is back, the good times are about to roll! But before you set out to score deals and treasures, let me propose a tool kit for the car that is SPECIFICALLY meant for shopping second hand. And what, pray tell, will I use to hold these car essentials? A metal lunch box…specifically a vintage lunch box with the domed lid.Read more ›