How many have seen these simple dog canisters and thought.... "Brilliant! Keep the food next to the dish, and no more lugging big containers and/or bowls!"
Yep... I thought that too! Till I saw the prices! Whoa, Nelly! $45 - $54 for a tin!
So, I found a substitute. Another Popcorn Tin! A friend of mine (thanks, Courtney!) brought me a couple of popcorn tins. A coat of spray paint and a few letters... and now I have this!
Some things I learned:
*Primer would've been a good thing to start with. I didn't use it and some of the paint is scratching off over time.
*Tape the top rim (where the lid meets the can) to prevent painting. The extra layer of paint makes the closing of the lid just a tad tight. It still works, but needs a little extra struggle.
*The bigger the popcorn tin, the better. (Good excuse to buy some soon!)
*I hope to find a cute pull handle to attach to the top one day to make the lid easier to lift.
Other than that, it's super simple. :)