I brought home a few vintage crystal salt cellars from the
auction trash recently and thought it might be fun to upscale
them to pin cushions. It literally took me 2 minutes to make
this cute little thing! And I think the little cellar is happy to
be rescued and given a new life. ha.
To make one, you need a scrap of batting, a scrap of fabric,
a rubber band and some glue. I wrapped the fabric around the
ball of batting and held it in place with a rubber band. Then I
trimmed off the excess fabric and glued it into the cellar.
I used hot glue, just so I wouldn't have to wait for drying time.
Lauren and Taylor had chosen gold and grey for their bathroom colors
and I recently saw this little sewing basket that would match.
I thought it would be nice to provide Lauren with a few supplies so she
could sew on a button and make other little repairs.
I didn't want it to look too granny-ish....she's more contemporary
in her style than the vintage and the antique. :)
I filled it with thread spools in a rainbow
of colors, safety pins, straight pins, needles, a measuring tape,
some spools of ribbon and scissors.
And, of course, the little salt cellar pin cushion!
It's just too fun giving little gifts for their first little home!