Nesting: Salt + Pepper Shakers

DIY salt + pepper shakersTrue story: On my kitchen counter is a giant container of table salt. You know, that giant navy blue cylinder with the little metal spout that's not exactly a decor statement. Yeah. And really, that's totally fine. It's great for cooking and measuring out larger amounts of salt.Cute and simple diy salt + pepper shakersRight now my kitchen is undergoing a little cosmetic surgery. I've been using my sister's kitchen and making huge messes to bring you random creations like peanut butter sticky buns. There is something about being away from your home base that makes you sort of long for it. And then, if you're weird like me, start dreaming up now projects or changes you want to make the minute you can! Through this process I realized that I don't have proper salt and pepper shakers. It was time to remedy that.Tips for glass etchingI decided I wanted to do something simple and modern. I was not looking to make salt + pepper shakers that would be a big statement piece or scream DIY necessarily. I just wanted something cute that I liked. I made these in about 15 minutes with supplies I already had (except the salt + pepper shakers-I bought those at good ol' Wal-mart). If you've never done glass etching before check out this project and this one too for instructions and tips.Glass etched salt and pepper shakersCute and modern salt + pepper shakersI really love how these turned out. You could make your own stickers from contact paper and create any shape, like letters, if you're into that sort of thing. xo. Emma

P.S. Can you spot me in some of the above photos. Gotta love reflective surfaces as you photograph. Especially if you look particularly pretty at the moment. :)

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