Spruced Up Planter Box

April 13th, 2010 in member junk     
CleverJunk CleverJunk, member
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Spruced up planter box.
Found hand built planter box out of reclaimed materials at a garage sale.
Spruced up planter box.

Spruced up planter box.


I bought this hand made planter box at a garage sale.  I sanded and waxed it with my favorite wax and added some old trim and a shelf to the top of the window.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Sherri Spear
posted in: member junk, vintage, wood, cottage, plant holder, eclectic, funky, country, garden, outdoor spaces, white, porch, green

Comments (8)

CleverJunk writes: Thanks for your comments. My "secret sauce" is actually Fiddes Supreme Wax. It's made in the UK like Briwax but I told contains less solvent so it's a little more environmentally friendly. My favorite color is Rugger Brown which is what I call sort of a tobacco color so it gives everything a nice "antiqued" look. If you already like the color of your project, I suggest using the light which is really clear.
Sherri Posted: 9:51 pm on April 15th
makinthemostofit writes: What a great find and you've made it perfect with your makeover. When people give us their trash they know we can turn it to a treasure and that should be a complement to all of us.

lori Posted: 4:43 pm on April 14th
shabbychick writes: What a lucky garage sale find - and you gave it a great facelift! And, don't ya just love it when people call and say they have something (aka junk) that "looks like you" - I've had a couple things left in my driveway by "friends" - love them!

Thanks for sharing.

Kathy Posted: 3:51 pm on April 14th
MakinItHappen writes: This is fabulous! Is that Briwax on there? Posted: 3:26 pm on April 14th
CleverJunk writes: Thanks...I'll admit not your average garage sale find. I have people who call me first when there's stuff that "looks like me" to be sold. I think there's some comfort in knowing where your junk ends up. I know I'm happy to know where my finished projects end up...they're like my babies. Posted: 1:12 pm on April 14th
RustyDiva writes: Wow ~ nice garage sale find. Don't ever see those here. Love the outcome! Posted: 10:52 am on April 14th
oldnews writes: Gorgeous! What a transformation! Marie Posted: 3:59 am on April 14th
fellowjunker writes: You took this from great to spectacular!! Love it!
xojanis Posted: 2:23 am on April 14th
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