Trunk Table

January 22nd, 2012 in member junk     
GypsyBarn Jasmin Marisett, contributor
19 users recommend

WOOT WOOO! Look at the legs on that lady!

WOOT WOOO! Look at the legs on that lady!


We found an old table with a destoyed top, and took it's legs!!! Mua ha ha! It makes us sound evil :) BUT, then we found this old trunk! She was covered in travel stickers and looking great! We built a frame inside, attached the legs and buffed her up~!!!!!! We love trunks!!!!!!!!!!!


Pattern or design used: My own design - Trunk Table
posted in: member junk, metal, wood, cottage, eclectic, funky, organizer, country, whimsical, fun, family room, green, chic, study, great room, office, silver-metallic

Comments (18)

2poor2payRetail writes: I absolutely love this. I found one and added shorter legs to make a coffee table. I will have to post later. Loved this idea! Posted: 6:21 am on June 8th
GypsyBarn writes: Thank you! I get so much love over this piece! It's one of the ones we are having a hard time letting go of!! But she'll find her perfect home when the time is right! I hope you share your final piece junquerkam! Would love to see how it turns out!
Cheers! ~GypsyBarn~ Posted: 7:09 am on April 12th
patina+whimsy writes: So funny....I pinned this on Pinterest a while back. Nice to know where the original idea came from!! It often gets lost. I have a similar trunk, along with several old suitcases that I plan on making tables from. I'm searching for legs right now!

Congrats on the feature! :) Posted: 1:37 am on April 7th
DecorMadeSimple writes: Makes an old trunk function in more than one way. Great job, looks amazing. Posted: 7:01 pm on February 1st
HarvestMoonShoppes writes: Love this table! Great job! Posted: 11:58 am on January 29th
GypsyBarn writes: Legs! We love legs as much as trunks! Generally, we look at yard sales, at the tables people hate and toss .... garbage nights, when people throw them out.... we just take the legs lol! Even some chairs are legless now, but we find ways of using the rest of them! Its such a fun job! Posted: 8:43 pm on January 26th
cmarlow41 writes: I've been collecting vintage suitcases to do this very same thing. I have had a hard time deciding where to get legs. This gives me more ideas! Great job (and great look!)

Cindy Posted: 4:28 pm on January 24th
CottageElements writes: Hi, GypsyBarn! When your post is "featured" on JMS it's placed on the main page at the top. It also usually gets tweeted and highlighted on facebook. Your post also found it's way to Pinterest and got tons of re-pins! Way to go!

Lani Posted: 11:51 am on January 24th
alicemom writes: Great legs for sure! The trunk turned out great!
Smiles, alice Posted: 4:29 pm on January 23rd
GypsyBarn writes: Ok, I figured it out * self pat on back* RSS feature feeds. I had to do some googling to find out what RSS is, yes, we're that behind the times in the techy world here! But THANK YOU! That's wonderful! Posted: 11:15 am on January 23rd
GypsyBarn writes: LOL! Featured Where???? I always tell all my friends about you! In fact, we pulled a few of your books out at the Dinner table when the whole family was here for Christmas! There was so much ooo-ing and awwwwing going on! Posted: 11:00 am on January 23rd
JunkArchitect writes: You're being featured because you did such a great job repurposing the trunk! Quick, go tell ALL your friends so they can see how talented you are!

Jim
Posted: 9:42 pm on January 22nd
GypsyBarn writes: Thank you everyone! We clearly have a funky junky trunk obsession! But they have so many uses if one can think outside the box! If not, thank the heavens for inspiration like Junk Market!!! But, now I'm curious, what does it mean to be *featured* (technically non savvy in that sense :) ) Posted: 4:49 pm on January 22nd
CottageElements writes: GypsyBarn is our second member feature this weekend. She really knocked this trunk redo out of the park! Love how it turned out and what a great save. Kuddos to you on this one!

Lani Posted: 12:23 pm on January 22nd
slcalhoun writes: Now I know what I'm gonna do w/hubby's ole Military footlocker... LOVE IT...
Posted: 5:31 pm on January 19th
MakinItHappen writes: Those legs look great on that trunk. Perfect! Posted: 8:58 am on January 19th
NDJunkGirl writes: Darling table!

-Andrea Posted: 6:32 am on January 19th
gadgetsponge writes: Great job. An excellent, and functional, conversation piece. Posted: 3:23 pm on January 18th
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