My Newest Addiction

June 1st, 2012 in member junk     
Bec4 Becky Lamb, contributor
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My newset addiction seems to be metal toolboxes.  Here are a few of my recent acquisitions.  I love their patinas and all of the rusty, crusty goodies inside.  I planted some rosemary and flowers in the little yellow one.

Pattern or design used: My own design - Becky
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Comments (10)

suziart writes: I have the addiction...and I use them for art supplies!!! The more patina and age...the better!
Posted: 11:17 pm on July 2nd
clarerose writes: Yes, one of my favorite obsessions too :)
Posted: 10:18 pm on June 13th
NDJunkGirl writes: These are ALL so fantastic...I'd keep the blue one too!

-Andrea Posted: 9:30 am on June 11th
gadgetsponge writes: I couldn't agree more. They always catch my eye in the stores and get me to thinking what all I could do with them. And you're definitely right about the patina. They all have great character. That yellow one is a winner! Posted: 9:07 am on June 10th
mysalvagedtreasures writes: Love the colors and so perfect for planting. Posted: 3:47 pm on June 3rd
SeaGlassLady writes: Wonderful...they add so much color and rustic charm to a garden or other space! Posted: 8:55 am on June 3rd
artteachergirl writes: While I don't tremble like Jim does(they may have meds for that Jim), I do love old rusty tool boxes. The blue one brings me close to trembling:-) I have an orange one now I use for storage on my back porch. Good going on your finds!!Vicki Posted: 8:16 am on June 3rd
AtticusFinch writes: I have 5 and a tool tray, I guess that's a collection. They are beautiful, rusty and functional. Yellow and turquoise what a beautiful summer combination.

Great plant deplay! Posted: 5:59 am on June 3rd
JunkArchitect writes: I've had a horrible addiction to old toolboxes for years. Sometimes I even start to tremble when I see an old rusty one full of tools.

Great find...!

Jim Posted: 8:19 am on June 2nd
chippingcharm writes: I have the same addiction Becky!! I don't think I've ever seen a bright yellow one...lucky you :) Laurel Posted: 4:19 am on June 2nd
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