New life for old objects

October 1st, 2009 in member junk     
jacklynn4 jacklynn4, member
5 users recommend

Photo: steve szydlowski

I decided to add this photo not because I made the items, but because it is a different way of looking at and using items that we see and use everyday...frame a worn pair of baby shoes, use old fryolator baskets (I think these were from KFC!) to show off some shells...


Pattern or design used: My own design - Jackie Lantry of Bliss Farm Antiques
posted in: member junk, frame, baby shoes

Comments (14)

SantaClaus writes: Have some frames - now I need to hunt for those cute baby shoes! Posted: 6:21 am on February 12th
bluejean writes: I absolutely LOVE the baby shoes in the frame. Great idea! Makes me wonder what else could be hung inside a frame? Posted: 11:07 pm on October 5th
jacklynn4 writes: To "Pieces of the Past" The dress form you drooled over is from Paris. I found it on Ebay. Pricy, but worth it. I have found Wolf and bauman dress forms on my local craigslist. You have to "haunt" the list-meaning go on every day and check. I have gotten 2 this way. You never know. I also use several different descriptions (dress form, dress dummy, dressmakers dummy, mannequin.) If you stick to it, you'll get one for sure. Let me know when you do...happy treasure hunting:) It is part of the fun of it-anyone can go out and pay top dollar and find one, it's so much better to find one AND get a great deal. Posted: 8:11 am on October 5th
shabbychick writes: Great pics! Love the old baby shoes hung in the frame. And I love anything "beachy" - a unique way to display!

Thanks for sharing.

Kathy Posted: 8:09 pm on October 3rd
RustyDiva writes: Love this ~ these pictures belong in a magazine! Posted: 7:11 pm on October 3rd
alicemom writes: I love this post! It is just beautiful. Thanks so much for the inspiring pictures. Love the dress form in the back!
smiles, alice Posted: 11:24 am on October 3rd
suewhitney writes: Beautiful displays. Love the KFC fryer baskets! I believe good design has a sense of humor. Thanks for a great post.

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 9:53 am on October 3rd
piecesofthepast writes: I love the frame, but what I'm really drooling over is the old dress form behind it. I see these all the time in blogs and stuff and always wonder...where are people lucky enough to find these?? I've never struck gold yet! :( Posted: 6:43 pm on October 2nd
Junk_Sophisticate writes: So unique. So pretty.
Candy Posted: 3:56 pm on October 2nd
Junkpony writes: Very cool.. so simple and pretty. Posted: 10:51 am on October 2nd
fellowjunker writes: I LOVE this!!!
xojanis Posted: 12:35 am on October 2nd
EmmasNookandGranny writes: Simple and beautiful. I do so love baby shoes. Posted: 10:04 pm on October 1st
oldnews writes: Beautiful! Marie Posted: 10:01 pm on October 1st
grannijo writes: DARLING!!!! Sweet!!!...thanks for sharing...sharon Posted: 9:03 pm on October 1st
You must be logged in to post comments. Click here to login.