Some soap and water took care of the inside. The handle on the front was missing the pull part, but it is still decorative so I cleaned it up and left it alone.
I found some light blue/gray paint, so that's what I used.
When it was dry, I distressed it some. I put the handle back on but it still needed something on the side. I found some wooded flowers at a garage sale a while back. There were 12 of them in a bag. Each one was a different color. This one was a silver color.
Now for some mason jars and flowers.
Three mason jars fit perfectly and these are the only flowers I had available.
Louie was resting on the couch while I was taking pictures. The dogs love being out on the deck.
When the flowers died, I brought the sewing drawer inside and cleaned the jars. I had it setting on the counter when my daughter moved here from California. I posted about her move and the work space we created at the other house here.
She looked at the drawer and asked if she could have it for her pencils and pens. Of course, so now she has it on her deck.
How could I say no when she loved it so much? I have other drawers. I am just glad she liked it.
It is great for pencils or for flowers. (You can see the lids next to the jars in this picture. I didn't want to loose them.)
If you come across sewing drawers, remember they make great storage or lovely flower containers, plus a whole lot more. What will you do with yours?
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