Vintage Junky Ring Holder

6:23:00 AM

Let's face it, if you love old tools....

You like them everywhere! 

Thinking about what to do with this adorable little vintage oil can gave me an idea.

 I gave it a good scrubbing to remove any oil residue, 
happily it's great vintage patina stayed true.

First, it needed to be attached to something, I was liking this little scrap of driftwood leftover from another project.

I screwed through the bottom of the wood and through the oil can... then attached them with a screw.


That's it, I was finished!

The perfect little junker to hold my rings.

Sitting by the sink or in the bathroom, 
vintage junk just works everywhere!



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  1. You are so inventive with your upcycling. That looks great! Am now wondering if my Dad has an old oil can lurking in his shed that I can half-inch!

  2. Pretty well done! I love all your upcycling ideas Susan:)

  3. I love this idea! I take my wedding ring off whenever I am going to get my hands messy. I need some thing like this so it doesn't fall down the drain. I found you via Home Stories.

  4. Perfect! I definitely need something like that near my kitchen sink. Especially when I'm making meatloaf and forget to take off my rings. LOL!


  5. Great Idea...I have 3 of these oil cans in my garage...may just have to do a little project this weekend:)

  6. I love using oil cans in projects....just love the way they look. This was a great project, something I will definitely be doing!

  7. I have one and never ever, like most of your creative ideas I love, would have thought to use mine as a ring holder.



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