Skip to main content

Do-it-yourself (I can do it!) Steel can lanterns

Greetings! Kopivosian!

We had a wet kitchen extension -- 20' x 25'. It's huge, huge enough to allow my MIL to cook and serve guests of say 50 people at once I think. My Director-of-the-Mansion a.k.a. hubby has requested a little "Man's corner @ Mini bar" and I've allowed that. Weehee! This means I can organise my girlies' drinking session at home too! Huhu~ 

I know this picture hardly shows the kitchen area because now it's still under reno and the place was dark with bright sunny shining in. The allocated "Mini Bar" corner is on the left of this pic. I can't wait to start my own decor soon.

Anyway, my idea for our mini bar would be rustic, if possible build one with salvaged planks for the counter top and put up cozy lightings to compliment the atmosphere. I'd love to have these steel can lanterns to spice up the atmosphere. They look so lovely and romantic and not difficult to make.

* Picture extracted from Design*Sponge. 
Thanks Karen @ Maggie Makes for the great idea & Kate @ Design*Sponge for sharing it

Moreover, I love the energy saving idea. ;) So if you're ready to grab a hammer for knock-knock, go check it out!

Okay, and if anyone have empty coffee cans that I can salvage, do let me know, ya?  ;P

Have a great day!

Elephant Myspace Icon 2 Penny Manson


Popular posts from this blog

DIY Birthday invitation card for Rosanna Ku

Greetings! Kopivosian!

Remember my niece Lil' Rosanna? Or we would call her Mei-Mei (The little girl) in the family.

Mei-Mei with her birdie eyes
Well, it's her birthday coming. She's celebrating her birthday on Monday, 19 July 2010 at school during school recess. She has asked her mom for a "homemade" birthday cake so she could bring to school. And my job? It's to design her birthday invitation cards for her little friends and teachers at school.

Mei-Mei and Uncle McD at Kingfisher, Likas
Mei-Mei is turning 6 this year. Since she loves Disney characters so much, especially Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, I've decided to design her invitation card with the theme she loves most. :)
I stumbled on a fantastic website that creates Mickey and Minnie invitation cards for sale from Lisa's handmade invitation cards. Since it's impossible for me to order from Lisa, I decided to do my own version of DIY birthday card for Mei-Mei. There was no tutorials in Lisa&#…

To my love, thanks for everything...

Life is great having a special man like you. God bless you, dear... Xoxo
We celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary (27.12.2014) at Hounon Ridge Farmstay, Bundu Tuhan together with hub's family for a short family retreat.
Marked this beautiful & witnessed by the majestic Mt. Kinabalu behind us.

Happy Birthday, Den-Den! 17012015

My little Den-Den has turned 2! Yeay! Woohoo!

No, I never wrote about Den-Den. He was born in January 17, 2013 in Sibu, Sarawak. He's the only son of my only brother Canny & Kristy who got married in 2012. Time flies so fast!!

It's a great fun having a little one in our family. (FYI, Den-Den is a master frequent flyer between KK & Sibu, often travel back to mom's hometown to see his grandparents)

Being a 姑姑 Gugu a.k.a. Aunty, I've been learning to keep up with him too because we haven't had a little baby in the family for quite a long, long time, consider the youngest one, Mei-Mei is now 10, going to 11. :P

This is technically a "belated" birthday & I've just missed the birthday cake... (my bad for being late from a meeting)

Yesterday, we had a steamboat dinner to celebrate sister B's birthday (coming Jan 20th) in advance & I did a little impromptu set up for a photo corner with colourful garland strings as backdrop. Simple, it…