Monday, June 6, 2011

Treasure Jar

If you have kids, and they're anything like mine, then you probably have a pile of trinkets and various little crafty projects they've made for you. My nightstand started getting a bit cluttered with the treasures they like to give me on a daily basis, so I decided to make something to contain them all. I decorated a jar (very simply) and put all the treasures inside. Now I have all the little handmade items in one spot and the jar can sit on my nightstand. Every time I look at it, it makes me smile. Someday it will be especially fun to go through it and see what is inside.

Ideally, I would've used a jar with a bigger opening, but I used what I had and it works just fine.





"The home should be the treasure chest of living."
LeCorbusier




I'm linking up with Heather
Photobucket

9 comments:

Alyss said...

Cute idea! I may have to try that when my son is a little older. I think plastic spiders may have to replace those flowers though. ;)

Kelly said...

my mom makes tear jars. when my boys would cry over nothing she would get her tear jar which was decorated super cute and catch their tears with it and tell them to make a wish on it. i should post about it one day. the kids would immediately stop crying. i love the treasure jar. great idea.

karen said...

super cute! i love old jars. they make the treasures inside even sweeter :)

Gina said...

I love this idea-that would be fun in an old fashioned big glass candy jar. I'm gonna copy this one, thanks for sharing!

Mommy Minded said...

Precious and I LOVE that quote!

Megan
mommyminded.blogspot.com

Mommy Minded said...

Precious and I LOVE that quote!

Megan
mommyminded.blogspot.com

Jami said...

My nightstand is always full of treasures! What a great idea. Thanks for sharing!

PaisleyJade said...

What a wonderful idea! I have many such 'treasures' - thank you for saving my sanity!

chenlina said...

chenlina20151130
uggs on sale
longchamp outlet
gucci outlet
uggs on sale
coach factory outlet
michaek kors outlet
uggs for men
jordan concords
instyler max
michael kors handbags
ray ban sunglasses outlet
canada goose coats
ugg sale
michael kors outlet
beats by dre
toms wedges
cheap nfl jerseys
canada goose outlet
tory burch outlet
canada goose outlet
abercrombie kids
the north face outlet
gucci handbags
cheap oakley sunglasses
ugg boots
louis vuitton outlet
jordans for sale
michael kors handbags
oakley sunglasses
louis vuitton outlet
uggs boots
coach outlet online
uggs outlet
michaek kors handbags
prada handbags
michael kors handbags
abercrombie
uggs clearance
louis vuitton handbags
toms shoes
as