101 uses for glass yoghurt pots - help wanted please

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101 uses for glass yoghurt pots - help wanted please

Post: #105098 theabsinthefairy
Sat May 24, 2008 12:01 pm

I have been given about 20 of these glass pots.

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They are a little thin walled for candles I think I have just included a tealight in the photo so you can see their relative size - so alternative uses please.

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Post: #105124 ina
Sat May 24, 2008 3:03 pm

Jam jars - although I prefer the ones with screw top.

Make yoghurt in them - stick in well insulated box (styro).
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Post: #105157 Thomzo
Sat May 24, 2008 8:14 pm

Flower vases?

Make individual jellies and deserts in.

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Post: #105212 ina
Sun May 25, 2008 7:59 am

Thomzo wrote:Make individual jellies and deserts in.


Funny that - I just had that idea, too. A colleague of mine was looking for little glass pots like these the other day - for jellies for the soup and sweet lunch in the village hall! But they might not have that kind of event in France...
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Post: #105243 Ratty
Sun May 25, 2008 9:41 am

If they are the same as the glass yoghurt pots I used to get (containing yummy vegan lemon yoghurt), then they ARE perfect for tealights. The metal bit of the tea-light contains any heat well. If you put a small stumpy candle in with no metal case then expect them to splodge out across the bottom of the glass (speaking from personal experience!).

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Post: #105302 the.fee.fairy
Sun May 25, 2008 3:50 pm

Plant pots for tiny plants...

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Post: #105428 Sky
Mon May 26, 2008 6:37 am

Shot glasses :lol:

Mini goldfish bowls...

Tiddly wink pots!

Tiny jam jars to gift to friends with your own home made jam, finish them off with pretty material over the tops.

They're very pretty little jars.

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Post: #105476 mrsflibble
Mon May 26, 2008 10:32 am

I was going to say shotglasses too lol!
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: #105537 theabsinthefairy
Mon May 26, 2008 4:04 pm

Hi- thanks for all the ideas folks.

They are really quite thin walled so I would not put candles in them, even tea lights as the bases can get extremely hot and I don't think that the glass would be thick enough to cope.

But do like the little gift food pot ideas - I will just have to make some pretty covers to go with them.

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Post: #105735 MKG
Tue May 27, 2008 11:32 am

Tie two together to make novelty binoculars ...

I would have thought that thin-walled glass was better for tea lights?

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Tue May 27, 2008 12:21 pm

I love to paint things like this, then they can have candles stuck in them, seashells, stones, bits of flowers, pot-pourri, food, toiletries, scraps of wool, cotton reels, lace, those little things that collect around the place, like hair grips, pins, paper clips, jewellery, or they can be used for little projects, like infusing, etc, etc, etc

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Post: #106047 the.fee.fairy
Wed May 28, 2008 4:56 pm

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The ornaments are really expensive to buy but if you're talented on the fimo front, they're easy to make and look great in little bottles!

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Re: 101 uses for glass yoghurt pots - help wanted please

Post: #113788 LBR
Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:25 pm

For storing and displaying crochet hooks, colored pencils, paint brushes, and the like.

For mixing paints.

If you could find lids, they'd be great to fill with all sorts or things and give as presents.
With potpourri
herbs
candies
salves
love notes....


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