DIY – A piggy bank for penny pinchers
If “backdoor” just made you smile in that context: shame on you! Right, and now it’s time to get down to business.
- White glue
- A wide brush
- Decorative string or ribbon
- Jam jar
How it works:
Step 1: Cut a serviette of your choice into four equally sized squares.
Step 2: Mix two parts glue with one part water. Mix it all together in the lid of the jam jar using your brush.
Step 3: Apply the glue-water mixture to each serviette piece and stretch it over the opening of your jam jar. Firmly press down the sides. Use your brush to push parts that are sticking out into the indentation of the glass thread. It is best to use at least four layers of serviette. Personally, I layered them slightly displaced to each other so that there are equal amounts of serviette around the opening.
Step 4: Allow to dry overnight. Your serviette cover should now be hard and have no more dents (caused by humidity).
Step 5: Use a pencil to outline a slot on the serviette lid. Make sure it’s broad and wide enough for a folded bank note or a five franc piece. And now it’s time to get cutting!
Step 6: Decorate your piggy bank with a nice piece of ribbon. And most importantly: Don’t forget to feed it!
Instructions: Only open when full to the brim!