Bohemian Paisley Tea Tins


Months and months ago I picked up these three enamel tins in the op shop with vague ideas to upcycle them in some way. They’ve stayed tucked away in a cupboard until now.


I was out and about shopping when I discovered a new shop filled to the brim with gorgeous ethnic bohemian stuff. Clothes, jewellery, candles, furniture, books, trinkets, incense…. oh my it’s a treasure trove! Their website is Ishka Homewares and it’s beautiful. They had a 50% off sale so I picked up quite a few things, amongst them this heavenly hand blocked paper and I knew it would be perfect for the canisters!


So I armed myself with a can of gold spray paint and my brand new tub of Mod Podge (you should see this thing it’s enormous ) and cut three strips of paper for the bases and three teeny strips for the handles on the lids.

Once sprayed with a couple of coats of gold, I glued down the paper strips.


Then once they were dry I brushed a nice thick coat of Mod Podge over the top.


I love them!!!! 

I have a huge collection of tea tins (I drink a lot of tea!), and these are definitely among my favourites!

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4 Responses to Bohemian Paisley Tea Tins

  1. Mixy says:

    Oh! Love everything about these!! Your posts are super inspiring I love seeing your home evolve into an ever more beautiful space 🙂

    • Aixie says:

      It’s so lovely to hear when I inspire people, it really makes my day! Thanks for the lovely comments about my home too, it’s ever evolving and a source of much joy to me, so it’s great to hear your comments xxx

  2. sweet monday says:

    Very nice! I love that it is upcycled. Its very pretty.

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