Candlestick Apothecary Jars


One thing I really enjoy doing is updating house hold items I already own and making different uses out of them. This week I took three old candle sticks and turned them into my own DIY apothecary jars.

apothecary jar. noun. a small, covered jar, formerly used by druggists to hold pharmaceuticals, now chiefly in household use to hold spices, candies, cosmetics, etc., and sometimes decorated, as a lamp base or flower vase.

Yes… some people like myself may have not known what an apothecary jar is so I took the liberty in enlightening you all ahead of time.

The total of my new bathroom decor piece was $3.00 only because I already owned the candle sticks which you can find at any thrift store/garage sale/ consignment store etc. You all know how I like to keep it cheap.

I used metallic spray paint which has fast become a new favorite of mine. It’s gives off a silver leaf appearance without the work of actually silver leafing.


Unfortunately something happened to the before photo of my candle sticks but originally they were white. The jars I picked up from the dollar store and then filled them with Q-tips, cotton balls and my favorite bath salts.




For as easy as this piece was to make it sure makes a statement in my bathroom. Thank you so much for stopping by and checking out my quick DIY for the week. I’ll be back with a new house project in a few days.

XO Cass


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