The Can-Do Kitchen

Featured Article,How-To,Relish Style
January 1, 2011

Retool empty cans and tins into clever kitchen crafts.


We believe the kitchen is more than just a place to cook your meals—it’s also the heart of the home, and should be as inviting to look at as to dine in. Here are some our favorite tips and tricks for creating a lovely kitchen space courtesy of Relish Prop and Food Stylist Teresa Blackburn—and the bonus is most use items you already have on hand, or might even be tempted to throw away.

  • Some tin cans are just too pretty to toss in the recycling bin. Turn your favorite ones into salt and pepper pinch bowls, sugar bowls, spoon holders, utensil crocks and flower vases.
  • An olive oil bottle dispenser is just as handy when filled with soap detergent—and makes a visual splash at the sink!

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