Normal people probably don't head to their local military/surplus store for decorating inspiration. But we're not exactly normal around here and that's a good thing — otherwise we never would have found these empty grenades just begging for a coat of paint.
We think we could put a few of these grenades to use in our own space with... um... explosive results. A coat of lacquer paint to dress them up and they could be bud vases or even banks with little effort at all.
You could also fill them to create a bookend or paper weight, or just set them on your bookshelf to look neat. It's a little unusual and that's ok in our book. If you happen to be in the Kansas City area, we came across these down at Mickeys, a treasure trove of oddities.
How would you put them to use? Let us know in the comments below!
(Image: Sarah Rae Trover)