I am messy. I admit it. After dinner it looks like I’ve cooked for a whole army. I’ve also never understood how people could display canisters in their kitchen for sugar, tea and coffee. My coffee and tea all stay in the shop’s packaging and get thrown back in the cupboard after I’ve used them. Who has time to take off and put back a fancy lid, then place it back on the shelf, neatly arranged among other ornaments as if it’s a shop display? Having gone through my own kitchen renovation lately, I was suddenly inspired and on the lookout for new canisters for my coffee, tea and sugar. I got some cute ones from Howard Storage. (I guess in the end they will be used for hair ties, pens that never work or business cards I don’t want to lose)

So I was a bit inspired how you could actually add a pop of colour or personality to your kitchen by only spending a few bucks on some canisters. So what did I buy in the end? Scroll down to the last image to see!

Here are some of the other great options:

TARGET – COLOURFUL GEOMETRIC PATTERNS IN PASTELS, BLACK & GOLD:

From $9-99 each.

target storage canisters geometric lis t

 

K-MART – COUNTRY STYLED BLACK & WHITE:

Set of 5 tins for only $17-00. Bargain of the week!

kmart canister storage vintage

 

TYPO SHOP: VINTAGE FEELING WITH TIMBER FINISH

From $39-95 each. I guess you pay for the name…

typo shop storage canisters yellow timber

 

HOWARD STORAGE: SLEEK IN GREY AND WHITES

From $22-95 each. Sexy but pricey.

canister storage holders howard grey timber white coffee sugar tea

 

ADAIRS: A SQUARE STATEMENT WITH SHARP ACCENTS

From $29-95 each.

canister storage holders adairs

 

K-MART: CHEAP, COOL & VIBRANT

From $5-00 each. Everyone can afford them!

kmart storage canister coffee tea sugar yellow blue red

 

FINALLY: MY CHOICE! NEUTRAL & VINTAGE

From $10-95 each. Safe and affordable.

howard storage canisters vintage

 

No surprise here. With so many good intentions of adding a pop of colour to my kitchen, I ended up buying these neutral tin canisters with a vintage vibe. How predictable of me! Mmmmm… maybe I should have bought ones without the wording on? In case I go back to using store packaging.

Be more brave than me and add some fun to your kitchen with these ranges of affordable & funky canisters from your local home ware shops.

Happy decorating,

eriana bredenhann

 

 

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