Hardware, Rust, and Rhinestones

March 10th, 2012 in member junk     
7 users recommend

This well used heavy iron cement edger and piece of door hardware were just what I needed.
I used E6000 glue to attach the hardware piece to the edger.  It was the perfect size for business cards!
While I was at it, I decided to make some more card holders using two antique door hinges and two small hinges.  I glued down one side of the small hinge and left the other side free to move back and forth.  Of course everything looks better with a rhinestone.
They make perfect picture holders too!

While sorting through one of my boxes of hardware, wood pieces, lamp parts, and miscellaneous rusty treasures, I found the perfect pieces to hold my business cards.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures
posted in: member junk, vintage, picture holder, hardware, rust, repurpose, upcycle, hinges, tools, rhinestone, cement edger

Comments (10)

ldmarshall writes: Love ,love the card holder !!! Posted: 4:16 pm on October 5th
weatheredtreasure writes: So pretty. You're right everything looks better with a little sparkle. Posted: 5:56 pm on March 24th
justjunkin writes: Fantastic and clever. Great job :) Posted: 3:58 pm on March 21st
MakinItHappen writes: How very clever! Posted: 8:01 am on March 14th
Funky_Junk_Donna writes: I like I like I like!! The smallest of things truly can become amazing treasures in their own right. Nice way to make them productive!

Donna Posted: 7:53 pm on March 13th
georgiamoon writes: WOW you could use these for so many things. I LOVE both versions. The white ones would be fabulous on a table as place card or menu holders for a fancy smancy dinner. Great job! Georgia Posted: 10:38 am on March 11th
OneHippieChick writes: Love your cardholders. Awesome and very creative.
Posted: 8:13 pm on March 10th
suewhitney writes: You know how I love clever little projects. These are clever little projects indeed and perfect as a member feature. Nice work My Salvaged Treasures!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 11:30 am on March 10th
gadgetsponge writes: Terrific results. Who wouldn't want one of these holding or displaying their biz cards! Posted: 7:03 am on March 10th
StrangeCargo writes: Betsy, these cardholders are so cool. You have a great eye in this great marriage of unrelated items to make something unique and creative.

Thanks.

Ken Posted: 2:06 am on March 10th
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