Junk on Parade

August 16th, 2011 in blog     
suewhitney Sue Whitney, editor
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And thar she floats! It was interesting making a swinging bed that couldnt really swing. There was a lot of sod and four glorious trees involved to create the illusion.
What do you get when you cross junk and organic materiels? A headboard fit for the great outdoors. Jake from OB didnt ever think he would be assembling such a creation. Nice work Jake! The headboard is adorned with some framed music from an elementary school.
Ah...the swinging bed fit for a woodland fairy. Our colorway is black, white, deep rose, and green. This is ideal for the transition from summer to fall.
Every vignette needs a little galvanized. This little box with a lid makes for a perfect outdoor bedside table. It has room for plants and everything!
The bouncy chair a junkers staple!
Our candy thrower, Stella tries the float on for size.
Just a few minor adjustments before the float makes its debut.
Ayla (Karis daughter), our darling little woodland fairy gets her crown adjusted.
Jake pulls the float with OBs John Deere tractor.
Stella was an excellent candy thrower. She received rave reviews fron all the parade goers!
Kari and her little woodland princess, Ayla.
Otten Bros and JUNKMARKET are indeed swinging into Fall as we gear up for JUNKMARKET Under Glass Fall Edition to be held on September 7, 8, 9, and 10. Click here for all the details. Dont forget the fundraiser for the Freshwater Society and :early bird shopping on September 7th from 5PM to 8 PM. Click here for details on the fundraiser. Its all going to be fabulous so dont miss it. See you in the greenhouse!
And thar she floats! It was interesting making a swinging bed that couldnt really swing. There was a lot of sod and four glorious trees involved to create the illusion.

And thar she floats! It was interesting making a swinging bed that couldn't really swing. There was a lot of sod and four glorious trees involved to create the illusion.


When Otten Bros. asked me to help create a float I didn't quite know what to say. I was thinking it had been a long time since I was a cheerleader (35 years ago to be exact) and crafting homecoming floats. I learned that it was kind of like riding a bike...once you know how to do it it never really goes away. Kari Line of Otten Bros. and I along with some very able bodied and talented assistants put this puppy together in no time!


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Comments (3)

grannyBW writes: Such fun! More than my heart could stand in one outing!
I am lovin it all! Just as soon as I find out how to put
a picture on here I will share a re-design of some discards. Posted: 5:36 pm on October 6th
Hangingbedguy writes: Um, any chance of seeing a vintage cheerleader picture here? Posted: 10:10 am on August 17th
RustyDiva writes: Beautiful!!!!! Posted: 12:38 pm on August 16th
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