Musical Revamp

January 13th, 2010 in member junk     
itsnotjunk2me itsnotjunk2me, member
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the final debut
Taken apart for the makeover
Another view
Closeup of her fav Christmas carol & hymn-vintage style
the final debut

the final debut

Photo: mdanna

A Christmas gift for my bff and her family included this little ditty.  I found it in the markdown aisle at my local HomeGoods store and could see its potential.  A bit of my favorite black paint, kraft paper, Modge podge, vintage sheet music of 2 of her fav songs and Gorilla wood glue (great stuff!). 

Pattern or design used: My own design - Musical Revamp
posted in: member junk, vintage, wood, cottage, funky, glass, family room, picture holder, frame, living room, black, entry, retro, letters, game room, paint, paper, tea-dyes, kraft

Comments (16)

itsnotjunk2me writes: Thank you everyone! I must say that this site has provided such inspiration (from THE best of the best) and encouragement to help find a niche in the creative "junk" world. I look at junk with a whole new perspective now and I'm lovin' it! ~judi ;) Posted: 9:29 am on January 15th
alicemom writes: Judi,
Wow! What a great out come!
smiles, alice Posted: 8:06 pm on January 14th
roadtriplouise writes: What a great gift for your friend to treasure forever! Posted: 7:43 pm on January 14th
Christina_S writes: Form child-like to oh so sophisticated. Great job! Posted: 3:06 pm on January 14th
shabbychick writes: I love the "after" that you created, and I bet your bff did too!

Great redo and so thoughtful too!

Kathy Posted: 11:57 am on January 14th
JunkArchitect writes: Judi, you have such great vision combining all these elements into a piece that will be treasured forever.

Posted: 11:18 am on January 14th
junkermidge writes: Judi, that is beautiful! Great transformation. I especially like projects using old hymnal music. I'll bet your friends are thrilled.
Midge Posted: 9:42 am on January 14th
suewhitney writes: Adorable...I'm sure your bff LOVED it. I like the way you did it soooo much better. Great idea!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 6:35 am on January 14th
junkfestgirl writes: How cool that you used her favorite songs! I love your version of this. Posted: 9:45 pm on January 13th
bluebucket writes: Very cute. Much better after the re-do!
doreen Posted: 8:25 pm on January 13th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: What a fantastic way of taking advantage of those clearance sales, but still adding your own personal style! Love it!
Candy Posted: 7:48 pm on January 13th
oldnews writes: What a wonderful idea! I'm feeling inspired...I'm heading out to see what I have to work with!! Thanks for sharing!! Marie Posted: 4:13 pm on January 13th
chippingcharm writes: This is inspires me to look through my garage sale bins...some of that stuff could be re-made into something with a little more "junk style". Thanks :) Laurel Posted: 3:40 pm on January 13th
JunqueMagnet writes: Great idea. Sometimes it is hard to remember how much potential there is in the new stuff at Tj Maxx, Home Goods, etc. Posted: 1:11 pm on January 13th
RustyDiva writes: After seeing all the sheet music being used on this site, I finally found some at the thrift store and when I excitedly tried to pay for it, I was told I had to buy the piano to go with it. Needless to say I left empty handed. :(

Love this redo and I think it's so much better than the original store version. What a great thoughtful gift! Posted: 12:51 pm on January 13th
54girl writes: Oh is that pretty! I have some sheet music laying around that I don't know what to do with. This is very nice!! Mary Posted: 12:32 pm on January 13th
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