DIY Organization | Glass Pot Catch-all

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Do you have that central hub in your home where everything happens? The space where lists are written, scissors are kept and junk drawers are formed? My kitchen peninsula has become this central spot in my home. This space is where I cook, craft, work on DIY projects, go through mail, and write to-do lists. Instead of running back and forth from the office to the tool box to the kitchen (pulling everything out of the junk drawer just to find one rubber band or paperclip, ugh!), I thought I would DIY a catch-all for the little go-to supplies.

Since I love upcycling, I was super excited to partner with Oui French-style yogurt glass pots for my organizational containers. Yes, the yogurt is super delicious and available in 12 different flavors (coconut is a personal fave!), but the glass pots are also IDEAL for reuse, plus you can buy lids, which make them the perfect storage container!

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2 reasons why these glass pots are so good:
The Oui pots are clear which makes the DIY personalization options endless (can I get a ‘YAY!’ from all my fellow DIY-ers?).  Once I removed the labels by soaking in hot water and peeling off, I decided to spray paint the base of each pot metallic copper.

The size of the pots is perfect for all the mini supplies like rubber bands, paper clips and push pins that get lost in my drawers. And something not to be overlooked, each jar is the same size. Sometimes when I try to upcycle items to use as containers, they end up being all different shapes and sizes. In this case, I have quite the collection of pots because, well, I like yogurt in my life. This also means that I can always get my hands on more of the same size containers to reuse!
Steps after the break…

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What you need:
Oui by Yoplait glass pots
Hot water and cleaner to remove the labels
Tape
Spray paint
Craft store shelf
Succulent

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What to do:
Enjoy delicious Oui by Yoplait yogurt
Wash the glass pot and use hot water and cleaner to remove the label and sticky residue. Adhesive remover works great too!
Once dry, tape off the top portion of the pot. Use the spray paint color of your choosing to add personalization. I used a metallic copper color because it goes well with the other copper accents in my kitchen.
Gather all the little go-to supplies around your home to put into the painted jars. Some supplies I collected were rubber bands, push pins, paper clips, screws, toothpicks and matches.
Put the jars onto your shelf.
For an added touch, plant a succulent in one of the pots.

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Do you like yogurt and need to organize all those little go-to supplies for the home? Grab a few Oui by Yoplait yogurts at the grocery store and be sure to tag me so I can see how you personalized your empty glass yogurt containers.

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ISPYDIY_ouisupplyholder_stepsThis post was made in partnership with Oui by Yoplait; thank you for supporting my amazing sponsors!


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  1. Michelle says:

    This is absolutely stylish, I love the copper glasses, the succulent details, everything!
    https://www.makeandmess.com/

  2. courtneyhardy1144@gmail.com says:

    All of the jars are so cute. I want to try this DIY now.
    https://sugarcoatedbears.blogspot.com/

  3. Neeltje | Thoughts in Style says:

    I absolutely love this idea! Xx
    http://www.thoughtsinstyle.com/

  4. Jaqui says:

    I love how this turned out! I’ve been wanting to try the Oui yogurt and now that I know there’s a fun DIY I can use with the jars afterwards I’ll definitely be picking some up next time I’m at the grocery store! What craft store did you get your little shelf at? Thanks for sharing!

    http://www.blissfuljaqui.com

  5. Kerry says:

    it was so nice to meet you today in the studio, but I forgot to ask where can I order the tops? I’m thinking of doing mine for makeup

    1. Jenni says:

      So smart! Great meeting you too, you can buy them here! https://www.ouibyyoplait.com/lids/

  6. Vyvyann says:

    Thank you for this beautiful idea? Can you share where you got the shelf? Also, I’ve had success heating up the label with a hair dryer and peeling it right off.

    1. Jenni says:

      Ohhh good tip! I soaked in hot water and used Goo Gone. I got the shelf at Hobby Lobby!

  7. Vee says:

    Do you know that Oui Yogurt has cane sugar in it????? Poison–the best friend of Cancer.
    Personally I would not buy anything with sugar or any other sweetener other than organic stevia in it. Oui would do better to not use ANY sweetener in it and let people who do not care if sugar feeds cancer use sugar in it and other people to use what they want in it or use nothing at all. Just My Humble Opinin

  8. Aylin says:

    This is super cute! Where did you get the wood shelf?

    1. Jenni says:

      Hobby Lobby!

  9. Karen B says:

    Yes, please share the source for the shelf! I love this idea. Beautiful!

    1. Jenni says:

      Hobby Lobby!

  10. Claudia says:

    OKAY love love love this DIY!! I don’t know if I can get this yogurt in Canada but I’m going to keep my eyes peeled at the grocery store! And the color of rose gold you used is PERFECT!!

    Claudia | claudianorris.ca

  11. handicraft manufacturers says:

    oh! wow so lovely idea. All of the jars look so sweet. Thanks for sharing this tutorial with us.

  12. Rachel says:

    The first thing I thought when those yogurts came out was, “ooo… I love those jars!” I had no interest in the yogurt at all. Haha!

  13. The pink pineapple says:

    Great organized.Thanks for your tips
    https://thepinkpineappleblog.blogspot.com/

  14. Val says:

    When I finished my yogurt I thought the jars would be perfect for succulents. Thank you for the paint idea! I plan to give them as gifts for Mother’s Day.

  15. Holly says:

    This is such an amazing idea and so easy to do! I always have stationary chaos in my kitchen and this is just what I need to sort it all out – they are such cute little pots.

    Holly from The Art of Being Holly xo

  16. Rowan says:

    What a great idea! I can’t believe how perfect those jars are. I’m not usually a yoghurt fan but now I kind of want to pick up a few so I can make a little display for my desk!
    xo, Rowan | rowanmorrissy.com

  17. Karen says:

    @Jenni. Great project. Thanks for the tutorial.
    @Vyvyann. Thanks for the hair dryer idea. I find it very difficult to get the labels and glue off.
    @Vee. Good point about sugar content.

  18. Cialis says:

    Thanks so much Linda xxcialis

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