Wednesday, January 25, 2012

We're Out of Toilet Paper!

How many times have you heard that statment coming from behind the closed bathroom door, with the ocupant in a situation, where they are not able to search for the toilet tissue? Many times,I'm sure.

Well, this project is for just those occasions. We use a lot of Coffee, and these canisters that it comes packaged in are too nice to discard.We use them for everything imaginable.

My bathroom is decorated with a bit of cranberry, so I scavanged through my stash of fabfics and found something appropriate.
I trimmed the fabric to fit the canister and hot glued it in place.

I snipped and glued the edges then cut a circular piece of fabric to cover the entire bottom.

I found a contrasting piece of fabric and stiffened it with Stiffy and let it dry.Then I cut out my freehand star for a patern and produced 5 stars for decorating the canister. I used a narrow strip of matching fabric to fill the gaps around the edges of the lid and the mouth of the canister.

Now my cute little tissue holder has taken it's place next to the lovely soaps sent to me by Brendie of Bregle Estate, in New Zealand..


  1. You are so creative.. that is a great idea~!
    I love the colors and the stars..
    Have a Tiggeriffic Day~ ta ta for now from Iowa:)

  2. awesome sue, you really should use those soaps though lol.

  3. I love it Sue!
    Coffee cans come into play quite often at our place too.
    I use them in my sewing room to hols zippers, elastic, ribbons etc.
    They're pretty handy in the pantry too!
    Have a great day!!!!