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Keep your favorite vacation ephemera, such as maps, menus, and fliers, on display by using them to decorate tins
Painted tin can planters.
Each child created an oil pastel piece and then they were hung as a group, lovely.
Put an apron in a canning jar with a related recipe.
Great idea for christmas gifts
Window box bathroom storage...great idea
Another doily idea
Really lovely idea for a housewarming gift - useful things all color-coordinated and put in a pretty jar.