Yard Sale Leftovers

December 13th, 2009 in member junk     
JunqueMagnet JunqueMagnet, member
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The old grate cover (or whatever it is) is fun for adding items.  Its so easy to wire them on and then change them out.
I bought a box of these sign letters at a yard sale and punched holes in them for hanging.  Found the shovel decor at a charity shop and made the stocking myself from old tablecloths and vintage candlewick bedspreads.
This tree was quite homely in its terra cotta urn.  I painted it, added a bow, dusted the branches with some snow and made a wee angel tag topper.  The bell is a music box I found at thrift store.
My husband finds these vintage deer creepy but I dig them.Ill probably glitter up their horns before the year is out.
The old grate cover (or whatever it is) is fun for adding items.  Its so easy to wire them on and then change them out.

The old grate cover (or whatever it is) is fun for adding items.  It's so easy to wire them on and then change them out.


After several shows this year I had many of these items left.  I promised myself that since no one else was going to appreciate them I would be sure to use them myself!We'll see which ones go back up for sale next year.


Pattern or design used: My own design
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Comments (7)

shabbychick writes: I love this display too. The vintage deer aren't creepy at all - and after a sprinkling of glitter they'll be fabulous!!

I love using show "leftovers" around the house too... That's part of the fun.

Take care,

Kathy Posted: 11:01 am on December 22nd
Prior writes: Love all your finds...Lezlee Posted: 12:24 am on December 17th
suewhitney writes: Beautiful image! I love your collection and the way you have displayed you treasured items. The color is fresh and cheery. Nicely done!! Love the blue shovel....Happy holidays!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 9:11 am on December 15th
MakinItHappen writes: That's funny. I've been looking for vintage deer like that. You can't find 'em anymore. Although my husband would probably not like them either. Ha! Posted: 8:30 pm on December 13th
dmfuller writes: For the creepy deer--spray 'em white or cream or pink or some other pretty shabby color (be sure to use paint for whatever they are made of--metal paint for metal, plastic paint for plastic, to avoid messes.....then hit 'em with some glue, then a dusting of vintage mica snow or glitter!

I LOVE vintage mica snow--it is everywhere in my house! photos coming soon!

Mikey Posted: 7:38 pm on December 13th
alicemom writes: Yes be sure an glitter those horns! Then the whole piece will be complete and extra darling!
smiles, alice Posted: 4:24 pm on December 13th
fellowjunker writes: Your post caught my eye right away.....your picture is gorgeous....love your display with its muted colours. How lucky for you these pieces didn't go!
xojanis Posted: 1:41 pm on December 13th
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