Fabulous Folger's Coffee Plastic Container Upcycle

Kitchen Kelli
by Kitchen Kelli
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With some chalkboard labels from Michael's and a can of Krylon Paint these coffee containers become great organizers for crafts, sewing or as a reposit for rice, pasta, flour or sugar - especially when the person has difficulty with heavy canisters. I kept the insides carefully covered so they remained food-safe. Buy paint that is usable on plastic and follow directions - they must cure for 4-5 days! Try here for a better demo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8TAewzKwfo .
Pretty great color, aren't they? Krylon!
We have so many of these as my husband does not care for the prices or "fru-fru" of Tenbucks, er Starbucks!
These are in the Bridal section of Michael's and are rather pricey at $8.99 but worth it.
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  • Faith Faith on May 03, 2018

    was wondering how you get the coffee smell out of it for other uses

  • Lynn Upchurch Lynn Upchurch on Apr 08, 2019

    Is there any other paint that I can use other than spray paint

  • Pammela Shires Pammela Shires on Feb 18, 2024

    When I painted mine, the canister smelled of paint. I tried everything. HELP

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  • Jcc53530060 Jcc53530060 on Oct 08, 2021

    Yes I will.

  • Mar59166446 Mar59166446 on Dec 04, 2022

    My husband uses the wonderful containers to marinade chicken or other meat. It holds many pounds and the good thing is being able to turn it over and it never leaks. Whenever I see the red container in frige, I know in a couple of days there will be some good eating!!