I had this boring old pencil pot that was so dull, it was hidden away behind the sewing machine in my craft room... It had been consigned to being a storage pot for my scrap threads and fabric. Don't forget - you have to save every bit to use when Making New Fabric!!
this great post from Camilla Fabbri which was virtually what I was going to do - and as I had to have the same colour, I got the spray paint out!
19th September 2013: Update - this post was featured here at Crafts a la Mode