Monday, July 2, 2012

Drink Carrier Paper Organizer

Hi everyone, I am back, and re-using my drink containers.  I know -- please don't judge me on how many I have.  It is so very HOT here in Arizona.  Ok,back to my containers.  I was a little upset after Christmas when I found out that my efficient husband packed away my wrapping paper container.  It did have some Christmas paper in it, but, it had ALL of my other occasion paper as well.  I was also cleaning out a cabinet and found more contact paper than I knew I had.  This is how I am using a couple of those containers now.

I really enjoyed using those snazzy chalkboard painted labels.

Remember this?  My friend really appreciated it, and, she recycled it to one of her friends (read about it here)


I shot some white paint on it and stamped some sunflowers.

Attached a label (I even had a sunflower sticker), and, filled it up.

One for gift wrap, and,

one for contact paper.

I tied a little jute twine around the rolls to keep them from tipping over.

Easy Peasy with a little sunflower squeezy.
(My son said, "how cheezy")

What trash have you saved lately????



  1. That's pretty clever! Does it stay upright? I'd think it would tip over all the time if the weight wasn't evenly distributed? Might have to give it a try, love the idea!

  2. Hi this was a great way to recycle the recycle :)
    I am following you from the Mom's Monday Mingle Hop and hope you can follow back.

  3. saving trash.... hummmmm... let's see. Think it went out with the trash. uh oh.

  4. Those are too adorable! I found you via the Mom's Mingle and am happy to be your newest follower! I'd love for you to follow me back at! :)

  5. What a great idea! I never thought about using drink containers. Visiting from the linky hop. Great to meet you.

  6. What a great idea! Very clever. Thank you for sharing. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Wishing you a grand day. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  7. What a great idea! Oh and I LOVE the chalkboard labels! :)

    I really hope you are planning on sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! :)

  8. This is a great way to use a drink carrier!! Nice idea. Thanks for sharing this at Romance on a dime.

  9. I got containers like this for a carry out. I used one for coloring books, rolled up in one sections and in the other section is a little bucket of crayons. I set it on my kitchen table for the grandkids to color. I wonder where you can buy these things. I haven't gotten these for drink containers.....they always give me those egg carton thingies. Love all your uses.

  10. Love it! Another great reason to go to Sonic:)

  11. What a great idea!! I have come across so many of those drink holders!

    I came across your blog from the blog hop at Life With Twins and a Drama Queen..I'm a new gfc follower! Would love to see you at my place soon!

    Barbara at Chase the Star

  12. I have enjoyed blog hopping today. I have joined your site and hope you visit and join mine. Thank you so much, Katie

  13. So stinkin' smart!! I'm going to start saving those many cute uses!! Would be super delighted for you to link up with us at Mop It Up Mondays:
    Thanks Bunches!


  14. Thanks for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! I can't wait to see what you link up this evening! :)

  15. These are so cute! I especially love your labels! Great idea!

    Thanks for linking up with me for Friday Favorites!

  16. What a neat idea! So creative! Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!


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