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DIY Coca Cola Dish Soap Dispenser

 Simple Rockabilly Kitchen Upgrade!

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My kitchen theme is cherries and Coke.  I have been wanting to find a more fitting kitchen soap dispenser for a while, when I saw a picture on Pinterest (www.keepcalmanddecorate.blogspot.com) of a Coke bottle that had been converted to a soap dispenser.  It was one of those major “duh” moments…. why didn’t I think of that-  I mean I only have a ton of empty Coke bottles!  I’m lucky enough to live in mid century modern home that has not been upgraded, as you will see by the yellow formica counter tops and original early 1960’s yellow oven. I have a 1950’s formica table that is waiting for new legs, and when I get some I will share more images of my kitchen.  I collect new and antique Coca Cola items, so as you will see, some things are old, some are not. So I took one of the newer Coke bottles, put the dish soap in it and slapped a Suave conditioner pump on it and… voila!! The pump is silver, which doesn’t match my kitchen colors, but it’s the only one I had. As soon as I find a pump in black or red I will switch it out.  

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antique coca cola crate

coke bottles and pinwheels

antique hutch with cherry and coke decor

Bitchin’ Kitsch’in!

Cupcake and Ice Cream Ceramic Cookie Jars!

White Dove Crafts on Etsy is one of my favorite little Kitsch shops, I am in LOVE with all the cupcake and ice cream cone cookie jars!  Although my kitchen theme is cherries and coca cola, I also love and collect cupcake and ice cream cookie jars and dishes- anything cupcake and ice cream that goes in a kitchen.  When my dream of owning an adorable vintage trailer comes true I am going to put all of the cupcake and ice cream things I have in it.  I already had a retro ice cream cookie jar when I came across White Dove Crafts and I can honestly say- these put mine to shame!  The colors are much more vibrant and fun.  White Dove Crafts also has a super Kitsch’in selection of owl and mushroom ceramics, and I was super excited to find an awesome cookie jar that goes with my home kitchen theme…. a coca cola style bottle cookie jar!!!

Ice cream cone cookie jar

 

ice cream cookie jar

 

ice cream cone cookie jar

 

kitsch ice cream cookie jar

 

cupcake cookie jar

 

cupcake cookie jar

kitsch cupcake cookie jar

retro kitsch cupcake cookie jar

kitsch cupcake cookie jar

coca cola style cookie jar

 

 

 

Rare Antique Coca Cola Light

     I found this hanging four sided Coca Cola light at a local antique store. When I first saw it on the floor, I just saw the side with the Candy and instantly loved it. I love the retro graphics and shape. When I picked it up and saw that it was a Coke light I HAD to have it. The owner said he just got it so I totally scored! It was perfect, I was looking for diner and drive-in type authentic antiques (which I rarely find locally). It looks like something that could have hung in a snack shack at a drive-in or something but I haven’t been able to find another one like it or any information on it. If any Coke collectors out there know anything about what year it was made or what it was made for, I would love the feedback!

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