my Christmas Junk Challenge

January 3rd, 2011 in member junk     
shamrockerin shamrockerin, member
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This wooden craft, shovel thing was given to me this Christmas as a joke by my bf's parents.

It's pretty hideous and the handle keeps falling off- but they said that since I am always making things, maybe I could transform this into something new.

My problem is that when I look at it, I just see an ugly shovel.

Does anyone have any ideas?

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Comments (5)

adjunct writes: Paint a "welcome" message on this great showpiece and hang upright at the front door. Or after a good cleaning you could serve grilled meat and veggies to your in-laws on this fashionable serving piece. Have fun!
Posted: 1:20 pm on January 10th
JunkArchitect writes: Paint it purple and give it back to your bf's parents next Christmas.


Posted: 6:36 am on January 5th
greencolleen writes: so if it was me i would paint it with chalk board paint and hang with shovel part up and maybe do a distressed white on the rest of it also would prob trim off the handle. hang by door for notes ;) good luck Posted: 6:06 am on January 4th
Clickart writes: Why is everybody always pickin' on US??? From the looks of your other cool projects and posts, you will make it work! Maybe just take that loose handle off and treat it as two separate things? Perhaps distress the heck out of the shovel section to frame a nice mosaic - to use as a "silent butler" (just add small brush)! While you're on a cleaning roll, then you could use the handle to whack a rug... or your boyfriend's parents, haha. Posted: 4:12 am on January 4th
artteachergirl writes: A shovel only a mother shovel could love...sorry, that's a bit lame:-)
Paint it, perhaps black, turn it upside down and use it as a mail or note holder. Maybe place it by your door. Best I can do:-/ Posted: 7:13 pm on January 3rd
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