Junk collector~ artist~ Interior Designer. Owner of design company for over 23 years.
Work on all genres of design, projects big and small.
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Vintage dress form all dressed up...

old metal adjustable dress form adorned with fabric and vintage pins...

Fall Mantle with salvage

Salvage pieces mix with fall's bounty on kitchen fireplace mantle. Just so easy to mix corbels and crumbly wood into seasonal displays... 

Garden Junk Ensemble for Fall

A Garden Junk Sculpture I assembled using a lovely chipped painted metal rooster, an old wash bin (yorkie Krumpet refuses to stay in it) and a heavy gear of some sort I picked up on the side of the...

Fall Apple Fest Centerpiece

chippy basket and vintage mirror= fall apple fest table scape, enjoy...

Recent comments

Re: Vintage dress form all dressed up...

Hi! great to be back -been awhile- Karen

Re: Second Hand Rose Occasional Sale

you tease! lol- love all the items you snapped! Those yellow wheels are fabulous. Thank you for your lovely comment, means alot...


Re: Fall Apple Fest Centerpiece

thank you all for generous comments and making feel so welcome here....


Re: corner shelf

love your corner shelf! Especially grand as you have left the wonderful door knob and it has just meaningful history...


Re: Fall Mantle with salvage

oh thank you alicemom, your comments are so lovely and very much appreciated~
love your necklaces!

Re: Springfield Extravaganza - some of our stuff...Part III

really wonderful items, love them all. Crazy for the button paperweight -genious!


Re: Artful Rust

yes, I want it too- what a patina- score!!


Re: Garden Junk Ensemble for Fall

everyone is pleasant here. I so enjoy everyone generous comments and seeing their great projects!

Re: Family Jewles

wow- that is quite some family- I love them all equally! So unique and nicely made. Thanks for your cooment on my new listing..

Re: Prize

great info- thanks for your comment on my new junk listing. I will never tire of hearing from my junk guru!!

Re: This aint your daddy's grill anymore...

thanks for your great comment! I love this idea- never saw anything like it , how clever. The colors are so cheery and retro!!

Re: Garden Junk Ensemble for Fall

thank you Sue Whitney, oldnews and alicemom for your lovely comments. I was going for a sculpture look but I AGREE, thanks, FLOWERS would be perfect in it, any suggestions?


Re: Tetley, a different breed of dog

most deliteful! a combination of two favorite things- Tetley Tea, that I have been drinking since a young girl and anything dog related- Love it....


Re: Boot Scootin' Planters

what a great repurpose for cowboy boots- love it!
The whole setting is beautiful...


Re: De-Light-ful Serving Pieces...Inspired by Shabby Chick...

love that combination of light parts to make the cake stand- a great idea I think I will try, ok?
The white on white looks elegant, thanks for coming by...


Re: Rock on Monday!

simple but great- that letering looks like it is carved in- cool!
Thanks for your welcome greeting and nice comment...


Re: Stamp Box

hey, a recycler and junker from way back-clever you!
Thanks for coming by the greet me..



great idea to cradle the old bottle in a masher, accented beautifully by the flowers, nice! Thanks for the welcome greeting..


Re: Night-night Sugar...

incredible idea- really clever! Thanks for coming by to say hi to the newbie- so welcoming...


Re: Springfield Extravaganza - Part II - so much to see and so little time!

such wonderful items in great displays. Love the bit of whimsy your composition of items have. Thanks for coming by to greet me.
I appreciate it...

Re: Barn Burner Wall Sconce

great individual item = even cooler finished piece!


Re: Warrenton, bay-bee!

good luck on on your new adventure. Am crazy for those theatre seats....



Thank you for your warm welcome, so nice of you. So far everyone is wonderful. Love your necklaces! The picture frame like pendant containing the Madonna hung on the chain with beads, I just love it...


Re: You Can't Take the Fancy Out of Fancy...

Thank you so much Sue for commenting on my 1st post!

I am very excited to be here. At the risk of sounding like a groupie I am such a huge fan of your work. Always loved junk but you put it on the map.
Thank you SI MUCH for your kind words..

The picture frame is so cool!


Re: Fall Apple Fest Centerpiece

Thank you so much Sue!

I am very excited to be here. At the risk of sounding like a groupie I am such a huge fan of your work. Always loved junk but you put it on the map.
Thank you SI MUCH for your kind words..


Re: Fall Apple Fest Centerpiece

thanks Lani,

I am just statring to decorate for fall. the red appeals to me this year-
thanks for your comment- appreciate it- just joined today!!


Re: One of My Top Ten - Cloches!

simple chic- I love to play aroung with different ways to use cloches too. What a novel idea right in front of our noses but you thought of it-cool..


Re: My Simple Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday Project!

wow -your ideas are fantastic- so clever- you say simple and I say really clever and unique!