PS Part 3 - Favorite Finds for Country Gardens Magazine

June 22nd, 2010 in blog     
suewhitney Sue Whitney, editor
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Croquet sets are still among my favorite summer junk. This one will be done up in a whole new way....
Another view. I love the top on this case...it opens in a nifty noodle sort of way.
A total eclipse every day.
You now me...I also love the softer side of junk. Pretty in white!
This one may have you wondering. A galvanized bucket? Whats so cool about that? I call these junk staples. Im always looking for new ideas with every day finds.... so stay tuned for this one in Country Gardens Magazine.
LOVE this one. This...I thin was used to hold kerosene. Its all cleaned up now and ready for something a little less toxic.
OK....so maybe this find is not for the magazine or maybe it could be...who knows? Only time will tell. One thing is for sure. Me loves it.
Industrial junk is a fav of mine because pieces like these tend to have a 101 uses.
Oh Id love to be an Oscar Mayer weiner. That is what Ive always wanted to be. Because if I were and Oscar Mayer weiner everyone would be in love with me! i just couldnt help myself.
Were you wondering why the weiner rack was empty. Looks like they were nose licking good! Ah hahahahaha!
Croquet sets are still among my favorite summer junk. This one will be done up in a whole new way....

Croquet sets are still among my favorite summer junk. This one will be done up in a whole new way....


I was on more than one mission while visiting the Vintage Treasures Market this weekend. Part of my job was to find product ripe for re-vamping to be highlighted in some magazine stories for Country Gardens. Now...I'm not going to tell you what the stories are...that would ruin the surprise. These are very fun projects and I am looking forward to producing more outdoor stories. If you aren't familiar with Country Garedens, pick up a copy today. It's a great magazine and I am sure you will enjoy it. I love my job!


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Comments (11)

Linny writes: I love old croquet sets using the stakes and mallets as hose guides. They look so cool in my flower beds. A wooden croquet carrier I use as a tote for silverware & napkins for dinners outside. Posted: 4:56 pm on September 24th
MimiToria writes: Fun stuff, and even funner once Ms. Sue puts her magic to them. Looking forward to seeing your contributions with Country Gardens magazines. Keep us junkers posted.
Gretchen Posted: 9:00 pm on June 27th
OnEaglesWings writes: I'm so glad Country Gardens is still being published...I have been a fan from the start! Can't wait to see your contributions with your new great junk.
Until then,
Susie Posted: 4:13 pm on June 27th
JunkArchitect writes: What a great bunch of junk! You’re a lucky girl; you find the coolest stuff. The old wood croquet box is my favorite. I’ll bet your favorite is the wiener rack.

Jim
Posted: 10:43 am on June 25th
Fjerda writes: We have found a few more buckets if you did not come up with the amount that you needed. I beleive we are at 4 of the #10
Sounds like you found a few things on your way home. Did you get a SOLD sign?? Posted: 11:52 am on June 23rd
RustyDiva writes: I wish I could find junk like you!!!!! Awesome pieces and I KNOW they will become awsome magnified pieces in your very talented hands. Like everyone else ~ can't wait to check it out.
Kenda Posted: 10:44 am on June 23rd
Prior writes: I love when Country Gardens feature the junk reuses...Can't wait to see what you come up with! that Oscar Mayer piece is wonderful. Lezlee Posted: 12:09 am on June 23rd
Heavenly_Treasures writes: That oscar meyer weiner rack caught my eye.I had one of them when I was in the meat business.Looking forward to more exciting things you show. GOD BLESS, ROBERT. Posted: 8:19 pm on June 22nd
junkermidge writes: Ooooo, anxious to see what great creations you come up with from those treasures.
Midge Posted: 5:16 pm on June 22nd
chippingcharm writes: Looks like you ladies had a blast, like always! Can't wait to see what you come up with for Country Gardens. Take care, Laurel Posted: 3:30 pm on June 22nd
vanj writes: I LOVE THAT KEROSENE THINGY!!! Posted: 1:14 pm on June 22nd
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