I'm back in the kitchen again, not to cook, but to repurpose another vintage kitchen tool.
This project was very easy to make. It took me longer to take the pictures and write this post than it did to make the tote.
For this project you will need a potato masher, two bread loaf pans and three nuts and bolts.
I found my bread loaf pans at a garage sale last week for 25 cents. They are lightweight aluminum and measure approximately 9.5" x 5.5".
I first drilled three matching holes along the top edge of both bread pans. I sandwiched the potato masher in between the pans and then added the nuts/bolts to secure them together. These bolts are a little too long but it's all I had at the moment.
The bottom of the potato masher makes a nice base for the pans.
And the handle at the top makes it easy to carry.
I added a few old bottles to mine (basically because they were close by).
But I could see this used in the kitchen to hold spices, oven mitts, tea towels.....or used outside for paper plates and napkins.
Looks like we might be getting rain this morning so no picnic for me today.
Have a great weekend.