Love the Home You Have – day fourteen – kitchen project day
Megan Morton said, ‘I love getting my thrift on.’ This is one of many reasons to love her. She may be at the top of the styling game, but she’s incredibly generous with her knowledge.
I did her fabulous Styling Masterclass and loved it. The last time we met, at an upcycling forum with City of Sydney, I learned of her love of thrift. So, I had to ask her to share one of her favourite thrifty ideas for the kitchen.
‘I like to do simple things that make sense,’ said Megan. ‘In the past, I’ve recycled my formula tins (with seal lids), cleaned them and painted them all white. So perfect for unopened bags of herbs, grains, nuts etc.’
Or take off the lid and use for utensil jars.
How to make upcycled utensil holders
Paint primer for metal or
Letter stickers or
Letter stencil and
Permanent marker pen
How to make
2. Paint the tin with a metal-friendly primer3. Paint with two coatsor spray paint straight onto the tin.