Repurposed Upcycled Saltine Cracker Tin Metal Birdhouse Art Piece
October 22nd, 2013 in member junk
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I got the urge to make another repurposed birdhouse art piece. This is probably my 90th one or so. I've only got about six left on hand in my Etsy shop if you're looking for a great gift for yourself or someone else. I've run across this cracker tin many times in the garage and knew what it was destined for. It just so happened that I ran across this warming/burner plate and decided to see if they would fit. And that was the seed for the current project just completed and revealed here for you.... The two pieces worked perfectly together. And I happened to have an old alarm clock assembly to mount into the top of the tin box. It's always fun to think of new ways to incorporate vintage silverplate utensils into the design. And a good friend found the vintage tin dollhouse awning piece. I had been saving it for just this purpose. The light aqua blue went perfectly with the "PREMIUM" text color on the tin. The "wings" are blades from a vintage fan. The chrome handles worked perfectly on the sides of the base. The top lid does come off for some clever storage options. Or a great hiding place! The measurements are 13" tall; 10" wide; 8" deep.
Pattern or design used:
My own design - Brian of GadgetSponge.com
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