All "Dressed" up...

August 31st, 2010 in member junk     
chippingcharm Laurel Putman, contributor
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Heres what I started with...some spools from my hubbys welding wire(painted black), an old wheel, a glass door knob, a tin lid and a Lazy Susan spinny thing...pretty sure thats what the sign at Home Depot said :)
 My Handy Hubby helped me put it all together and did a little welding...
And I finished it up with a little twine...
Added a few of the assorted dressings I keep handy in my fridge.  I know a little ridiculous, but I like a variety...
and it spins for easy access.
This worked slick for the Birthday BBQ I host yesterday for my daughter.  Salad Bar anyone???
And its great for flowers too :)

I didn't make it to Oronoco this year and so I almost didn't get to share my Junk Potluck entry...but then I decided to link (at the last minute :)) to Junkologie's at home Junk Potluck Link Party...and here's what I came up with...

Pattern or design used: My own design - Laurel Putman...Chipping with Charm
posted in: member junk, tabletop, centerpiece, outdoor spaces, kitchen, lazy susan

Comments (10)

suewhitney writes: I absolutely love this, Laurel! Awesome!

Be Well,
Sue
Posted: 9:40 am on September 1st
alicemom writes: Laurel,
That is so clever! So happy you had a second place win!
smiles, alice Posted: 11:27 pm on August 31st
byabpryor writes: that is so adorable.....very creative! Posted: 8:15 pm on August 31st
junkermidge writes: Laurel, that is pure genius! It seems as if the slots were made to be a salad dressing carousel, and then you brought it to life. Congrats on being a winner -- well deserved!
Midge Posted: 7:41 pm on August 31st
chippingcharm writes: Thanks ladies for your sweet comments! Doreen, I loved yours right away too...maybe we should co-host a party to celebrate...you bring the lemonade and I'll handle the salad bar :) Take care, Laurel Posted: 2:24 pm on August 31st
bluebucket writes: Congratulations Laurel on winning second. When I saw your post, I had you pegged as a winner. Your project contains all the right junk elements and is cleverly put together.
doreen Posted: 2:05 pm on August 31st
MossyLady writes: Amazing! I love it in the flower stage too! Posted: 11:43 am on August 31st
RustyDiva writes: What a creative project Laurel! I love how you put all that together. Congrats on your win too.

Kenda Posted: 10:55 am on August 31st
sandyrae writes: i have one of those copper spools and never knew what to do with it... thanks for the great idea! love it! Posted: 9:23 am on August 31st
CottageElements writes: Laurel, loved this project of yours when I saw it on Amy's blog. Congrats too on your second place win, too!

Lani Posted: 9:13 am on August 31st
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