Sunday, February 15, 2009

Cheap Dirt

Months ago I was looking for vintage test tube racks. For my souvenier dirt. Find out what souvenier dirt is.

Shortly after that post, after years and years of looking for just the right thing, I saw it at a Cost Plus World Market store. It's a spice rack, about $10:

It was almost just right thing. I spray-painted it with antique gold paint, attached scrapbook paper labels, and filled the tubes with dirt of different colors and textures:

It's a wonderful travel memento that sits among photo frames, books and various knick-knacks in our family room. I have more dirt from where this came from and will be transforming the second one soon.

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