Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Five Minute Fix: Trash Receptacle For Bathroom

     When we were deciding what things to do while building our house one thing was sure: Oil rubbed bronze. Hardware, Plumbing, light fixtures - they all needed to be oil rubbed bronze. We have a lot of trash bins around  but they are not oil rubbed bronze.

     I wanted a small trash receptacle for the water closet in our master bath. The size they sell for bathrooms is a little overbearing in the small room. So I scanned the house for something small. I wanted it to have a lid. I found it! An empty Clorox wipes container! Bit it wasn't pretty. Do I really want my house to be decorated by Clorox? Not really. I went down to the basement, grabbed a can of oil rubbed bronze spray paint, and went outside.

     In *less than five minutes, for less than five dollars I had the perfect little trash can from my bathroom.

    Here it is, not taking up too much space. You can line it with a produce bag.

*Drying time not included.

I'm linking this up at:
House of Hepworths

The Shabby Nest

Lovely Crafty HomeCandace Creations


  1. Very cool. Not sure I've seen a clorox container that large before. All the ones I've see are skinny minnys. Looks great!

  2. Super cute! What a great idea.

  3. Creative idea!
    Found you via Tatertots and Jello. :)

  4. So perfect. Is there anything that can't be made better by ORB?

  5. Love this!! Thanks for linking up to "Strut Your Stuff Saturday!" Hopefully we'll see you tomorrow at 8pm MDT for this week's party! :) -The Sisters

  6. You are a spray painting genius! I love this idea. What a great way to reuse them. I can imagine them as crayon an small toy containers too!