A "candle-ier" and some thingamabobs...

February 8th, 2009 in member junk     
SweetMelissa SweetMelissa, member
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A rusty chandelier and some votives equals a sweet sight in my kitchen.
Vintage receipt holders (aka thingamabobs) make a nice perch for wine glass charms.  A cork added to the top eliminates the sharp point.
As well as glass charms, receipt holders also nicely display a copy of a photo.
In my kitchen this wine central vintage cart is complete with a minnow bucket for chilling a bottle of wine (with snow!).
A rusty chandelier and some votives equals a sweet sight in my kitchen.

A rusty chandelier and some votives equals a sweet sight in my kitchen.


Who wants to look at a sink full of dishes?!  A sweet sight in my kitchen is this vintage metal cart used as what I call "wine central".  Hanging above it is a candle chandelier with votives, hanging from an old weathered bracket.  A wood tool caddy now serves as a wine glass caddy.  A minnow bucket is used to chill the wine (with snow-a-plenty!).  And then there are the "thingamabobs"...vintage receipt holders that hold wine charms and a photo.  What dishes...I didn't see any dishes.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, candle holder, fun, picture holder, kitchen, black, wine, chandelier, minnow bucket

Comments (11)

itsnotjunk2me writes: I just purchased a metal cart this past weekend and was looking for some inspiration. I don't believe it...this is exactly the same cart! I am so excited...can't wait to clean it up and give it a "job" I guess my post is better late than never. And, did you say dishes? Many great re-purposed! Posted: 9:55 pm on September 21st
gilswife writes: WOW ... Very nice!!! ..... Donna Posted: 10:04 pm on February 24th
georgiamoon writes: This is a great way to bring all the elements of a party to one area. I love the lighting and creative use of the receipt holders! And I am sure no one would be looking at your dishes with this set up available. Georgia
PS Candy...you're so funny! Posted: 12:37 pm on February 10th
janwinn writes: What a great way to add fun to the everyday! Posted: 4:59 am on February 10th
JunkArchitect writes: You’ve really been having fun and it all looks great. Posted: 8:45 pm on February 9th
csudderth writes: What a neat wine central. I agree--what dishes?
Christy Posted: 8:42 pm on February 9th
irishrovr writes: The candle-ier is lovely! And what a lucky find!

Eileen http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 8:20 pm on February 9th
NDJunkGirl writes: All I can say is...HELLO, this is ADORABLE! The entire
set-up you have here is very warm and inviting! And those vintage receipt holders are A+. Wonderful eye candy! Andrea Posted: 3:00 pm on February 9th
fellowjunker writes: I love all the elements of your post Melissa.
xojanis Posted: 11:12 am on February 9th
shamrockerin writes: I adore the candle-ier! What a great find! Posted: 9:28 am on February 9th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Boy, you're good! I've even forgotten my OWN dishes by looking at this post. I think my favorite pieces on your wine cart has to be the vintage receipt holders. They look perfect as wine charms.

Thanks for another great project!
Candy Posted: 6:07 am on February 9th
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