Winter Greetings Basket

December 3rd, 2011 in member junk     
NDJunkGirl Andrea Miller, contributor
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Heres a wintery welcome (with a couple junky items thrown in!)
First I started with this buckle I had in my stash.  If I remember right, I think it was from an old belt I took apart long ago. 
Whitery-white ribbon I had on hand was used to securely attach the buckle around the basket.
This piece of ribbon (also from my stash) was long, but instead of cutting it off, I tied it in the back and brought the ends up through the top of the greenery for added visual interest.  (See first or last photo).
A few more junky items needed to fill the basket - an old metal snowflake and a metal cash register number will do the trick.
The finished basket will welcome any back door guests!
Heres a wintery welcome (with a couple junky items thrown in!)

Here's a wintery welcome (with a couple junky items thrown in!)

Photo: Andrea Miller

Any back door guests at my home will be welcomed by this wintery basket...


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Andrea Miller
posted in: member junk, seasonal, vintage, metal, container, wood, cottage, artwork, funky, country, fun, whimsical, white, basket, brown, brass-metallic

Comments (12)

Renycooks writes: Love this for the months of January and February, as soon as I take my Christmas themed bucket off my front door I am going to do something similar. Love the # Idea too!
Posted: 6:19 am on December 31st
uniquejunker writes: Andrea, you are a fellow North Dakotan and also a junker...I love it! I'm definately coming to JunkFest 2012! SO glad I found your blog and I love your ideas! Posted: 9:09 am on January 4th
OneHippieChick writes: Awesome Love the mixture of items you used. The belt buckle was a neat idea. Posted: 8:43 pm on December 11th
Junkpony writes: Very cool... love the numberand hardware! Posted: 8:29 am on December 9th
chippingcharm writes: Love it Andrea...such a fun mix of goodies :) Laurel Posted: 4:39 am on December 7th
sandyrae writes: beautiful!
I love all the little details.
Great Job! Posted: 2:18 pm on December 6th
CottageElements writes: Andrea, I actually think I have that basket! It all goes together wonderfully! Are you sure the one piece is a buckle? It almost looks like a watch fab. Cool piece!

Lani Posted: 10:52 pm on December 5th
JunkArchitect writes: I want this for my front door! What an amazing combination of junk.

Jim

Posted: 5:55 pm on December 4th
junkermidge writes: Adorable!
Midge Posted: 2:45 pm on December 4th
suewhitney writes: Andrea...I love this. White, whicker, and a little bitty of rusty goodness is always a greta combo. Once agai, nicely done.

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 11:46 am on December 4th
gadgetsponge writes: I'm with Tammy. That cash register number piece is awesome. It catches your eye and pulls you right into everything else.
I'm a sucker for small metal items. Especially numbers. Really, really nice creation. Posted: 5:37 pm on December 3rd
JunkSituation writes: Adorable! The cash register number is an eye-catcher, and I love the shutter it's hanging on as well:) Very pretty basket !
Tammy Posted: 4:19 pm on December 3rd
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