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Reuse a Salt Container as a Pour-spout Jar Lid

Our own inimitable Laura Cochrane spotted this clever trick over at The Craft Patch.  It may not be glamorous or sexy, but I love insanely simple stuff like this born of paying careful attention to what’s right there in front of you.  [via CRAFT]

 

 

12 thoughts on “Reuse a Salt Container as a Pour-spout Jar Lid

  1. This is one of those ideas that I especially like. You look at it, do a palm plant on the forehead, and say “How obvious.” Except it isn’t obvious until you’ve already seen it. I think the best ideas are just simple repurposing of what is already around us. Kudos to Laura.

  2. This is one of those ideas that I especially like. You look at it, do a palm plant on the forehead, and say “How obvious.” Except it isn’t obvious until you’ve already seen it. I think the best ideas are just simple repurposing of what is already around us. Kudos to Laura.

  3. This is lost technology.  My Grandmother was doing this while the dinosaurs still played in her backyard. Finding Ball jars and screw tops nowadays is another thing altogrther.

  4. This is lost technology.  My Grandmother was doing this while the dinosaurs still played in her backyard. Finding Ball jars and screw tops nowadays is another thing altogrther.

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