Madison, WI, US

A salvage artist with a love for thrift, color and all things in need of a makeover.

Postponing an items trip to a landfill is my goal.

Member Since: 01/22/2009

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seeing the light

Better late than never, right ?.  While working on another window project, I finally tackled this fantastic 9 paned door that I picked up from Kim at Sue's big yard sale this summer...

Phosphorus centerpiece

I found this old lab tray marked Phosphorus at a local university salvage joint for a buck.  It took 6 months to find the 12 matching glasses to use as vases that also fit the dual holes. At 65...

wine & cheese cart

An afternoon dog walk in my neighborhod turned up this sad cart.  Only 2 wheels and a broken shelf.  New matching casters, some paint and a few fun new shelves and she is ready for the...

LP album trays

After discovering a stack of great and amusing albums at my local thift store this winter, I have been working on a use for just this thing and am thrilled this challenge helped bring it...

Recent comments

Re: The Flea Market Under Glass is Just Around the Corner...March 3 - 5, 2011

Oh, I can't wait. This is worth the trip from Madison for sure.

Re: Yard Sale is all done Up JM Style...The Details

I think a roadtrip from Madison might be in order !!!!

Re: LP album trays

Museum corners are little clear plastic adhesive bumpers you put on the bottom of things so they don't scuff. I am not sure what else they are called, but I always thought that was their name. I picked them up at the hardware store they come in squares or dots.

Re: Catch Me on The Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda!

Nice work! I Tivo'd and just saw your segment. As always... fabulous ideas and you looked so comfortable on air.
Congrats..that is big stuff.
You'll have your own show soon, right ?