Marymc

Syracuse, NY, US
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There is nothing better than finding an awesome piece of junk at the side of the road, dragging it home ("bring home strays", my husband says) and transforming it into a piece of art. Makes my heart sing.

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Member Since: 01/18/2014


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Painted Wood Bowls

You know those crappy wood salad bowls we all had back in the 1970's? I bought a boatload of them at the Salvation Army store foor 75¢ apiece and stared at them for a couple months. Then I...

Old silverware box

I love taking old silverware boxes, stripping them and then using pyrography (woodburning) to personalize them. Add a new fabric liner and BOOM! A modern heirloom.

Old rocking chair

I found this diamond in the rough at a garage sale. A lil time and paint gave it a new life.

Repurposed Silverware Box

I love old silverware boxes. This one is done with acrylic paint and I draw the paisley freehand with DecoColor paint pens, extra fine tip. Yes, it takes a while, but it's very therapeutic for me...

Child's vanity

I found this piece on the side of the road, sad and peeling. I've had the best time giving it a makeover. Also found a chair at a garage sale and a mirror at an antique shop. Hoping to get...



Recent comments


Re: Painted Wood Bowls

Thanks, Jim!

Re: LAUGH BLOCKBUSTER

I love this with every ounce of my being.

Re: Dressers with Broken Drawers. No Problemo.

This is beautiful! What a wonderful job you did!!

Re: Fun, Junky Jewlery!

These are wonderful!

Re: Repurposed End Table

This is nothing short of brilliant. I love it!

Re: Save those random knobs and pulls!

I love this. Brilliant!!

Re: Old rocking chair

Thanks JA! I just like making stuff fun!

Re: Repurposed Silverware Box

I take out the "guts" so they can be used for anything. Pictures, letters, jewelry... I've done a couple of these so far. This one has a painted interior, and another one I;ve done has a new fabric lining.

Re: Child's vanity

Thank you! I have so many pieces like this stacked up in my house. I need to find an outlet so I have room to do more. What do other people do?

Re: Child's vanity

Thanks so much! You guys made my night!!!