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Sue Whitney, Long Lake, Minnesota
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Drawer # 4 Does Thanksgiving

It is time to start thinking about holiday entertaining. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and filled with many fond memories. Here is on of my stories. I invite all of you to share a family favorite memory!

Pyrex Trays - Take One

In my humble junking opinion, this was a score. I came upon twelve Pyrex glass trays. It was love at first sight!

No Labor Day Monday

Why? Because it's Simple Monday...silly! Happy Labor Day.

Fashionistas!

We had such a great time presenting a fashion show at Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days. Here is a glimpse of what we did.

JUNKMARKET & Friends at Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days

Come visit us this weekend in front of the fire hall and in booth C014...right next to the famous ice cream sandwich man. JMS will present their "Top 10" on Friday in front of the fire hall at 2 PM and a fashion show at 1 PM on Saturday in the same location. Should be tons of fun. See you there!

The JMS Project Runway Challenge is On!

One of the presentations I will be doing this year at Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days is a Fashion Show on Saturday, August 16 at 1 PM in front of the Fire Hall. I thought a challenge was in order.

My Hands are Tied...Literally

So feminine, so pretty, and oh so easy!

How to Present a Wedding Guest Book

Sometimes the easiest ideas are the most elegant.

JUNKMARKET will be at Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days

I always look forward to this weekend every year and have been delighted to be a part of the show for the last several years. Please make sure to mark your calendars and join in on all the fun. I look forward to seeing you!

Lantern with Succulents

Succulents are all the rage and this project is a favorite of those who visit GETFRESH Vintage in Lanesboro, Minnesota

The Wedding Bar is Open

Signage at a wedding is important and should have a creative edge. I think I found the ideal vessel.

Happy 4th of July to All

The 4th has arrived and it's a beautiful one! I hope you all take the time to celebrate our home sweet home today. Have fun, enjoy family and friends, and be safe. Let the fireworks begin...God Bless America!!

Junktoberfest JUNE

Wanted to let you all know about this great show that will be happening soon! I won't be there this time, but rumor has it I will be there in October! Have fun and pick up some good junk!

Succulent Sweep Up!

So easy it's ridonkulous!

#2 ...Chicken Feeder with Wheat Grass

Adding wheat grass will give your planters a new and interesting twist!

Wheat Grass in Planters

I'm going to do a little series of simple ways to utilize wheat grass in your planters.

Saline Antiques and Vintage Market - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Come one... come all to this amazing show featuring some of my all time favorite dealers. It's time to get your garden on!

Simply Saturday Planting Project

I thought we might need a little color after the long winter. This post is meant to celebrate that spring has finally sprung!

Organ Pipe Pendant - Lighting in G#

I have always adored pipe organs and seem to have plenty on hand at all times. It was time to illuminate a few.

Happy Mother's Day

I hope all my of my junkin' Mom friends here at JMS have an absolutely fabulous day!

Girls Day Out at GETFRESH Vintage...JUNKMARKET Style!

Road trip! Grab your purses and get on the road for Lanesboro, MN on Saturday, May 3rd. You won't want to miss the fun!

Reel Plant Holder

Wishing all of my friends and fellow junkers here at JMS a joyous and very Happy Easter!

Simple Outdoor Table Setting

The sun is shining so it's time to dine outdoors. Woo, ditty, hoo...and I mean that!!!

I'm Creating a New Look for My Home

Woo, hoo! I spend a lot of time talking about getting out of your comfort zone and trying something a little different on for size. This is a new chapter in my life so I'm practicing what I preach!

A New Twist on an Old Idea

Well...it's not spring outside yet so I thought I would bring some indoors!

Mmm, Mmm, Good!

Nothing like a little Campbell's Soup party to to warm up your child's belly on a crisp spring day. You might even want to do this with your girlfriends!

Get Your Country Gardens Spring Issue on Newsstands now!

Catch the latest JUNKMARKET Style column in BH&G's Country Gardens latest issue.

Tailgate - Music Valley Antiques Show and Vintage Marketplace

I'm sure this is already on your calendars, but if not you better get it marked! JUNKMARKET will be there with bells on toes! February 13 -15, 2014

Pamper Yourself Trunk Show Update

Wow!!! This show promises to be the best ever! We have a delightful mix of jewelers, artisans, clothiers, high quality hand crafters, and good old fashioned vintage and junk dealers. Make sure to join us in the tropical greenhouse at Otten Bros., 2350 W. Wayzata Blvd, Long Lake, MN on February 1, 2014 from 9AM to 4PM. Seriously...you won't want to miss this! Watch for one more update with pics from the rest of our dealers!

Guess What This Little Number Is?

Editor Jimbo aka Junk Architect came up with this fun little game and I rather like it! First one to guess correctly gets a JUNK Beautiful book.

Let's Get the New Year Started

Hi everybody and welcome to a brand new year here at JMS!

The "Pamper Yourself" Trunk Show Just Around the Corner

Yep it's that time again! Everyone's favorite trunk show will soon be here!

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner...JUNKMARKET Style!

What does that mean??? We have a tie so that means it's a twofer...and you know how I love twofers!

Time to Vote for Your Favorite Mason Jar Project

There are so many wonderful projects it's going to be hard!!

Take the Challenges: Encourage Others and Toot Your Own Horn!!

Holiday challenges. Anyone up for them?

Christmas Napkin Rings in a Jiffy

What's one of my favorite sayings? Easy, peazy, lemon squeezy! This one fits the bill.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece

You know me and my flowers. Well, Thanksgiving gives me the excuse to pull out all of the stops and go junk wild with a table topper that's befitting of the feast.

A Royal Ruby Red Christmas

This Royal Ruby Red dinnerware from Anchor Hocking is stunning!

Hostess Gift from Odds and Ends

Work with what you have and create something special for someone special...that could be you or a favorite friend/

A Thanksgiving Table

It's almost that time again!! Get creative with your Thanksgiving table. Your family and friends will love it!!

GETFRESH Garage Sale

Nov. 8-10 GETFRESH Garage Sale Garage Sale and Holiday Open House! We like to stay fresh at GETFRESH so we

Falloween Planter

This is what I call making the most of an upcycled planter!

Carmel Cocktail Kick-Off!

Finally! I've been invited to Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace.

Kraut Cutter Server

This is the biggest kraut cutter I have ever seen in my life, so of course I had to buy it. Ya know what they say...go big or go home! In this case I got to go big and go home. Twofer!

These Boot are Made for Walking!

And that's just what they'll do!

Look What 2 of Your Contributers Have Been Up To!

Much of the team here at JMS has been working very hard on shows for the last couple of months. Our final of the season is coming right. Then we should settle back into a normal routine for awhile. What ever that means! Ha! Any hoo...hope to see you at the show. Enjoy the creations from Lanette and Laurel!

Pamper Yourself S'more Trunk Show!!! October 5, 2013, 8 AM to 5 PM

It's just around the corner! October 5, 2013 from 8AM to 5PM. Lots of activity and GREAT shopping. You won't want to miss this!! Here are just a few pics to whet your whistle. I'll be adding more!

Worden Select Objects to Join Vintage Marketplace

This is fabulous news!!!

Vintage Marketplace at Springfield Extravaganza...Be There!

September 20, 21, and 22, 2013 at the Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 South Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio 45505.

I'm on Life's A Porch

Do you get it??? My good friend Marge thought of this title for my new presentation. Clever girl!

Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush 2013 is Here!!

Heading out bright and early for some shopping and presentation prepping. Lani, Marge, and the Pfarkel Sisters will be joining me. Wish us luck!

Wee Little Stool Planter

Here's a simple garden solution shown two ways. Twofer!

Potato Planter

You can have this planter done before you can say Bub's your Uncle!

Plumber's Planter

Look at this little lovely....a plumbers parts caddy turned planter.

Summer Tablescape

Throw some of your creative juices at your tabletop the next time you do some outdoor dining!

Get Your Summer Issue of Country Gardens

On newsstands now until August 6, 2013.

Beautiful Old Wicker

Sometimes it takes a village. Beautiful wicker with a little tender loving care finds a beautiful new home.

In Memory of the Brave Men of the Granite Mountain Hot Shots

This year as we celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave I know all of us here at JMS will be honoring the the memory of the truly brave men that made up the Granite Mountain Hot Shots.

Sara Carney Swanson of Minnesota Robot Co.

Hair stylist by day...robot maker by night. Who would have thunk it. She also knows how to scrounge up some pretty nifty junk. Score!

Reminder and Last Call...5th Annual Vintage Market on the Farm

Green acres is the place to be. Farm living is the life for me. Land spreading out so far and wide. Keep Manhattan...just give me that countryside!!!

Just for Fun...

It has been a long rainy spring! It is the second nice day here so I thought I would do something to celebrate out in the garden.

Finally...Summer has Arrived!

Will wonders never cease!!! I have been waiting for what seems like forever to get my hands dirty...so here's a twofer!

Vintage Marketplace at Springfield Extravaganza... We're Back!!!!

We're back and bigger and better then ever! Sick of the snow? Well here is your chance to get, up, get out, and enjoy the first real days of spring!!! Please join us at Vintage Marketplace in Springfield, Ohio from May 17 to May 19, 2013. Your treasure awaits!!

Happy Mother's Day to All Mom's

Keeping it simple on Mom's Day is the way to go!

Sewing 101 for Mother's Day

Most of you know that I can't sew. Hey that rhymes. Just saying. Here is a simple way to put a fresh twist on vintage linens for a Mother's Day celebration or any spring or summer party.

Two Amazing Shows!

I am honored to be the featured guest at these two absolutely wonderful shows. One in Hartsville, TN and the other in Des Moines, IA. Now that's what I call a road trip!

Pipe Holder Re-Do

It's quick and easy Friday folks. Here's a little ditty you can do in a jiffy.

Strawberry Patch Barn Sale...I'll Be There Too!!

Someone asked me if I had a time machine, but I'm opting for a plane instead. My good friend Christy Stone of Strawberry Patch Barn Sale fame has invited me to be her guest at the upcoming spring sale. Two great shows in one week. It just get any better then that!!

Junk Jubilee Here I Come!!!

Spring has sprung! I am excited to announce that I will be the featured speaker and guest at the 3rd annual Junk Jubilee in Des Moines, Iowa. I'll be doing my thing on Saturday, April, 27th and Sunday, April, 28th! Come on over and see me!!

This Won't Hurt a Bit!

No novocaine required for these procedures!!!

Baby Shower Centerpiece

Here's a quick and cute little idea for the next time you host a baby shower...or to take as a gift to a new Mom.

A Tip for Old Books

I love vintage book of any kind, but many times I am turned off by their smell. A friend of mine gave me a tip so I had to try it!!!

Bathtime Goodies

I love baths. Probably more than you wanted to know or TMI as the kids say but....that has never stopped me before!

Check Out Scrappie Dick!

This amazing piece was created by a fellow Minnesota artist and is the ultimate in re-use when it comes to artwork. Check it out and be amazed!!

Vintage Marketplace Opens February 14, 2013

Much work has been done and finally the show is about to begin. I have to say this is the best show I have seen in a long time. Please join us and be truly inspired!

Junk Mafia to Broadcast Live from Vintage Marketplace...

We are delighted to have Junk Mafia joining us at Vintage Marketplace in Nashville on Friday February 15, 2013.

Tricia LeTempt of The Red Door Antiques to Join Us at Vintage Marketplace, Nashville

You know I like to feature dealers! Tricia LeTempt of The Red Door Antiques is a new addition to our sensational roster at Vintage Marketplace in Nashville....and we are so LUCKY to have her! Make sure to stop in and say hello to this lovely lady at Vintage Marketplace in Nashville beginning February 14, 2013!

Vintage Marketplace...Nashville!

Tick-toc, tic-toc!!! Music Valley-Tailgate Antique Show featuring the now famous "Vintage Marketplace" begins on February 14, 2013. Come celebrate with us!

JMS Pamper Yourself Trunk Show This Saturday!!!

Join us in the Otten Bros. tropical greenhouse, Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 9AM to 4PM. Come see what we have in store just for you!!!

REMINDER! Times All Most Up! JUNK Swap.....2013 Edition!

Is there a better way to ring in the New Year??? I think not!

A Valentine's Day Treat!

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Make sure to make a handcrafted little something sweet for your sweetie!!

Pamper Yourself Trunk Show...You So Deserve It!

Yes...It's back! Come pamper yourself on February 2, 2013 at Otten Bros. Garden Center and Landscaping, 2350 West Wayzata Boulevard,Long Lake, MN 55356. We'll be there from 9 Am to 4 PM. Come join in the fun!!!

Vintage Marketplace...Nashville Here We Come

It's almost that time again. Come celebrate Valentine's Day with us in the grand old town of Nashville, TN. No worries...what happens in Nashville stays in Nashville!

Little Birdie Junk

It is so much fun to see your creations in action. I made this bird bath last summer and had some fun yesterday watching the birds enjoy themselves. Form and function. Twofer!

A Christmas Package

Wrapping gifts is all part of the season. Here is a gift wrapped in a gift or as we all know it...a twofer. The best kind of gift!

A Moment of Silence and Prayers from All at JUNKMARKET Style

Please join the JMS editors and contributors in sending heartfelt prayers for the victims, friends, families and loved ones involved in the devastating tragedy that unfolded in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012.

A Christmas Twist on an old JM Project

Junk is timeless...and that's a good thing! This was originally shot in a grouping down a country table. Each one held a little votive....

Virtual Cookie Exchange

It's that time of year to share some Christmas magic....cookie recipes and the memories that get served up with them.

Christmas is Coming!

That means it's time to start decking the halls...and your table tops too!

Happy Thanksgiving to All...The DRT Centerpiece

First of all I would like to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. I am both honored and proud to be a member of such a talented, thoughtful, kind, and supportive community. You're all amazing, so thank you for allowing me to be a part of your lives. Cheers! Now on with the show... I'm not a huge fan of the traditional cornucopia, but I do love what it signifies. So you know what that means...I had to do it my own way! And that my friends, involves a little junk.

Collecter's Edition of Country Home with Two JUNKMARKET Features!

It's so much fun to see the Country Home Collector's issue. "Our Best Holiday Homes!! I'm thrilled to have my home featured as one of their best...truly an honor!

Vintage Marketplace at Tailgate-Music Valley Antiques Show...Be There!

The "Big' show is right around the corner. Please join us at Vintage Marketplace at Tailgate-Music Valley Antique Show, October 25-27 in Hendersonville, TN. See ya there!

Annie de Jongh of Grace & Corazon Creations Featured in Book Trailer!

Awesome!!! Our very own Annie had several of her one-of-a kind creations featured in The Blessed book trailer. The Blessed is the latest from the New York Times best selling author Tanya Hurley. shelf-life.ew.com/2012/09/14/tonya-hurley-the-blessed-exclusive-book-tra...

GETFRESH Girls' Weekend...coming right up!!

THIS IS A MUST READ! As many of you know we recently launched a brand new and all fresh store called GETFRESH Vintage in Lanesboro, Minnesota. In honor of that we are having a GETfRESH get together in the beautiful and historic town of Lanesboro. It's an action packed weekend with many of the fine local business women and men participating. The entire team of GETFRESH girls will also be here...so it indeed promises to be fun. Please read the entire post for all of the nitty gritty details. See you in Lanesboro!

Announcing...Vintage Marketplace at Tailgate-Music Valley Antiques Show!

Yeppers, it's almost that time again to join us in Hendersonville, TN (just out side of Nashville) for Vintage Marketplace. I'm loading the trailer as we speak!

JUNKMARKET Under Cover ....Last Day at Mama's Happy! Come check us out!

It's been a pleasure to be back in Minneapolis for this event!!! Please come join us for a laid back, fun filled Fall weekend.

It's a Pleasure to introduce Kristofer Bowman the Inventorialist

It is such a joy to meet new talent as I travel from show to show around the country. This young man is my "Vintage Rock Star" pick of the month! Kristofer will be joining the team at Vintage Marketplace at the Tailgate-Music Valley Antiques Show in Hendersonville, TN, October 25, 26, and 27, 2012. Please come and meet him. I'm sure you will all enjoy him as much as I do.

Mirror, Mirror on a Pedestal

More quick and easy from me. Autumn is a great time for moonlit harvest dinners. Here's a simple yet elegant tabletopper for your home.

A Conveyor Belt for Fall

Yoo hoo...fall has finally arrived and I for one could not be happier. It's my favorite time of year! Here's a little project for you Fall table!

Shopping Tips from City Farmhouse

Introducing Kim and David Leggett! I had the pleasure og getting to know them in Nashville and now they will be shopping Vintage Marketplace in Springfield, Ohio. They will be doing the reveal at the JMS booth...so please stop by and say hi! You'll be amazed by their finds!!

Vintage Marketplace Schedule of Events

Yuppers...we're at it again! The Vintage Marketplace and Springfield (Ohio that is) Extravaganza starts on September 14th and runs through September 16th, 2012. Here's just a little of what you can expect to experience at the show!! See you in Ohio!

JMS and GETFRESH at Vintage Marketplace in Springfield, Ohio September 14, 15, and 16, 2012

Hey all!!! I hope you can join us in all the fun at Vintage Marketplace inside the Springfield Extravaganza. This is a little sampling of what you can expect to find from us!!

Vintage Marketplace at Springfield Extravaganza SWEEPSTAKES!!

Enter to win now...you could just be shopping with me and have $500 in hard cold cash to spend at Vintage Marketplace. Twofer!

Anita Hopper of ReFind Originals Will Join Us at Vintage Marketplace!!

It was a pleasure getting to know Anita and I am so excited that she is on board as one of the fine new dealers at Vintage Marketplace in Springfield, Ohio. Please help me welcome her!!!

I'll Be at Oronoco Gold Rush Days!!!

Gold Rush Day's in downtown Oronoco, Minnesota starts this Friday and I will be on board as their guest speaker to help them celebrate their 40th Anniversary. Please come join us...it promises to be tons of fun!!! Get your woo hoo on and I'll see you there.

Hog Farrowing Apron Planter Box

You may remember seeing pictures of these in the raw earlier this spring. My good friends the Pfarkel Sisters rescued these from a farm in Southeastern Minnesota. Nice! Through our combined efforts this is the first completed project. Diane did the building...You go girl!!!

GETFRESH Vintage Opens its Doors

OK....we are diving in head first. The opening bell for GETFRESH Vintage is Friday, August 3, 2012 at 9AM. We'll be there with bells on our toes and toothpics to hold our eyes open!!!! We all look forward to seeing you. Laneboro is a beautiful spot to be for the day, the weekend, or a week long vacation! The wildly popular Buffalo Bill Days is going on August 3 through 5...so there will be plenty to keep you occupied!

Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace August Show...This Saturday!

Find Your 'must have' at the Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace this Saturday August 4th! If you are in Indianapolis, close by, or ready for a road trip please join my good friends, the Jenkins' family at the Indie Arts and Vintage Marketplace. Tell them I sent you and say hello from me!!! Read more for all the details! Join over 80 purveyors of vintage, antique, junque, artisans, craftspersons, local gourmands...

Shhh....no more. JUNKMARKET's Little Sister is here!!

It seem like forever...but we have really only been at it for a little under a month. The JUNKMARKET store front has arrived under the name of GETFRESH Vintage in lovely Lanesboro, MN.I am thrilled to make this announcement....tired, but thrilled!!!

Sometimes I like to brag about my friends....

And Annie Kruse de Jongh of Grace and Corazon makes it very easy for me to do just that!

JUNKMARKET Style....25,000 Members strong

Yee Ditty Haw!!!!! And i mean...YEE DITTY HAW!!!

Photo Finish

Displaying family photos is a wonderful way to make your house your home. Whoa doggies, we all have enough of them... right? So get them out of the drawers and boxes and put them on parade in a way that only junk can provide.

Fashionable Junk

I couldn't find a belt today so I had to do what we junkers do best...make do!

Sweet Junk Nothings...

You know me...Simple Sue!!! This project is done in honor of where I think I am about to start my next "Big Adventure". I'm not much of a fisher person, but I understand it's big where I may be headed! Maybe I'll become a fisher person... stranger things have happened.

Turkey Feeder Planter

I came across three turkey feeders the other day and thought it was about time to put them to use!

The Young, The Adorable, and The Creative

This is the soap opera going on...one you will surely want to stay tuned to. The industry of junk, vintage, and antiques is being embraced by the youth. Shelby Logan is a fine example of what the kids of today can do. Way to go Shelby!!!

Another Minnesotan Bound for Ohio

Julie Broshat, belt buckle queen of the United states is bringing her amazing style to Vintage Marketplace, Springfield, Ohio

Jolie Raimondo Minnesota Bound for Ohio!

An amazing friend and an amazing folk artist. Twofer!!This little lady will knock your socks off.

Grace and Corazon... Minnesota Bound for Ohio

This jewelry from Annie of Grace and Corazon will take your breath away...

Time for A Facebook Chat!!

The Vintage Marketplace in Ohio is just around the corner and we would love to have you join us for some pre event chatter on Facebook. Hope you can make it!!

Please Seat Yourself

This is a fun little project I did with my good friend and welder Doug Knoll. He even let me do the welding. OK...he held my hand while I did it! What are friends for?

The Vendors of Vintage Marketplace

Vintage Marketplace is just around the corner and JUNKMARKEt is proud to be working side by side with Jon Jenkins to bring you something cool and different...Vintage Marketplace. See you in Springfield, Ohio May 18 - 20, 2012.

JUNKMARKET/Vintage Marketplace/Springfield Extravaganza!

As you all know I love to use that term "turducken" when it comes to shows. JUNKMARKET Style will be the expert style maker at Vintage Marketplace and heading up many of the fun activities planned for the event! Now that I think of it, the show just might have more than three elements. Come see if you can find the cornish game hen stuffed inside the chicken. Hope to see you in Springfield!

Mama's Happy and Mama's Open!

I just visited Mama's Happy Occasional Sale at their new location. Guess what??? I'm very HAPPY I did!

JUNKMARKET Tablescapes - Twin Cities Live Video

http://twincitieslive.com/article/stories/s2568164.shtml?cat=10698 I know this is late for Easter, but I wanted you to see the video!

Happy Easter to All!

Do you remember the bed crafting post I did on FB?! Well...this is how all of those little cones that filled my entire bed are being used!

Join Us for Vintage Marketplace in Ohio...You're Invited!

We are at it again my friends. We had such a good time in Nashville that we decided to do it all over again in Springfield, Ohio! Make sure to join us....this will be one heck of a good time!!

JULZ Heads to Vintage Marketplace with a Brand New Line!!

Julie Broshat of JULZ is getting to be quite the traveler. She was new to this whole scene not too long ago...but now she's an experienced veteran!! JULZ is the queen of altered belt buckles. Come see her at Vintage Marketplace in Springfield, Ohio...May 18 -20, 2012!

Spring 2012 Issue of Country Gardens on Newsstands Now!

Pick one up now! The JNS feature in this issue is May Day Baskets. Very fun!!

We Are 20,000 Junkers Strong!

Last night it happened and within moments we were 20,000 plus. THANK YOU SO MUCH to all of you for your continued support of this website and for your love of junk! I am toasting all you right now...with a soda that is. Too early in the day for champagne!

A Little Sense of Humor Goes a Long Way

The story behind the sanitary napkin ring. What happens at JUNKMARKEt Style shows should maybe stay at JMS shows...but rarely does!

JMUG Welcomes a Very Talented Mother and Daughter Team

In this case the apple did certainly did not fall far from the tree! Colleen of Stone's Throw and Cassie of Sassy Cass are a team that know how to put on a show!

2nd Annual JUNKMARKET Under Glass....March Madness Event

JUNKMARKET Under Glass "March Madness" 2012 is coming back to town by very popular demand! Check it out. You WILL NOT want to miss this event! I am so excited. These vendors are truly the cream of the crop. You are going to love them! See you in the greenhouse....

JMUG Welcomes The Nature of It!!!!

We are pleased to announce that The Nature of it will be among the many fabulous vendors at JUNKMARKET Under Glass at Otten Bros. Garden Center and Landscaping March 1-3, 2012. See you in the greenhouse!

JUNKMARKET Under Glass "March Madness" Just Around the Corner!

The uber Talented vendors are assembling at Otten Bros. Garden Center as we speak. So EXCITING. Please come join us for this "One and Only of Its Kind event. See you in the greenhouse!

Another JMS Vendor on the Road to Nashville!

Heading out to Nashville, another JMS vendor, Julie Broshat, hits the road tomorrow. She's got her vehicle stuffed plum full of her handmade goodies. Take a look at some of her fabulous belt buckle designs!

She's Going to Pamper You First...Then She's Nashville Bound!

Annie of Grace and Corazon is a triple threat with JMS affiliated shows this year. She'll be at The Pamper Yourself Trunk Show, The Vintage Marketplace just outside of Nashville, and then back to Minnesota for JUNKMARKET Under Glass in March. I love Annie's stuff so much I won't leave home without her! Take a look at the post to learn more about Annie. Enjoy!

SOMETHING NEW! JMS Blogger of the Month Features

To be or not to be...that is the question? If you are a blogger and wish to participate in the JMS Blogger of the Month Features..we'd love to hear from YOU! JMS Blogger of the Month will kick-off at the Vintage Market Place in Nashville. Please read the post for all of the details.

JMS Dealer Feature - Lisa of Urban Farmhouse

Lisa of Urban Farhouse fame will soon be hitting the road. You'll find Lisa next at The Vintage Market Place in Hendersonville, TN. I'll be there with her. Woo hoo!!! This is how Lisa describes her style...The feeling of weathered elegance, a marriage of timeworn vintage finds and irresistible new classics, a seductive & funky pastiche with graceful found elements, a return to a simpler style. ~Lisa

JMS Editors & Contributors in Review 2011

Another Happy New Years Greeting and a special thank you goes out to all Editors and Contributors here at JMS. It was a fabulous year filled with absolutely fabulous contributions from you. THANK YOU!!! I look forward to an even better 2012...if that's possible!

JMS Member Review 2011

Happy New year to All! One of my favorite things to do as we ring in the New Year is to review, reflect, and admire the posts and projects that have been submitted by the uber talented members here at JMS during the past year. Thank you all so much from me, the editors, and contributors here at JMS for sharing your warmth, your kindness, your talent, and of course your JUNK with our community. We all wish you the best in 2012 and hope to see and learn more about each and every one of you. Cheers!

Christmas with Judy Hill

You all know that Judy Hill of J. Hill Designs is a dear friend of mine and a long time inspirational favorite in our industry. If you live anywhere close to Judy or feel like hopping on a plane for a spur of the moment Texas getaway her Christmas home show is sure to delight each and every one of your senses!

Happy Thanksgiving to All!

It is Thanksgiving morning and I am sitting here counting my blessings. In this community alone I have 15,967 blessings. I'm a fortunate girl!! Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for being a part of the JMS family and sharing your talents, creativity, and friendship.

How to Use Candles that No Longer Burn

I opened a drawer today to pull out beautiful candles to burn during dinner tonight. All I found were the expired kind! It was time to make them beautiful once more...in a different way!

I Need Your Feedback

As members of JMS, the best online junking community...or more like it, the best junking community anywhere I would like you to participate in a poll. Can you do that for me? Pretty please?!!

A Simple Window Covering Solution

A simple no sew solution for a small winow is right up my alley....particularly the "no sew" part!

How to Make a Towel Bar Cool!

Lee and Tracie Anderson of the world famous (or soon to be)Histories made this little contraption. It is so cool I just had to share it! I'd like them to become contributors on JMS...so let's all encourage them to do just that. I guess they need some computer lessons so I'll be arranging that for them.

Today....It's All About the Gourd

I've been playing with gourds and pumpkins. What fun! Here is my latest experiment.

The Sign Says it All

Lanette and I just got back from spending a weekend with the Pfarkel Sisters and here is a project of theirs I would like to share with you.

Lighting Up your Fall Outdoor Table...Quick and Easy

It's officially sweater weather and that means it's time for bonfires, hayrides, and outdoor casual dining. Here is an easy idea anyone can do quickly to light up there dining table at the neighborhood weenie roast.

Picker's Paradise Tag Sale

Please join me for this Fall harvest event where you can harvest some great junk hand picked and produced by me!

How to Display Pumpkins

'Tis the season for pumpkins and I love pumpkins. Not so much Halloween, but pumpkins on the other hand.... rock!

Marburger Farms - Garden Edition

Join me in my journey as I hit up the Marburger Farm Antique Show in search of incredible finds for my home garden. I have some fabulous tips on ways you can repurpose some great old antiques and make them into your own outdoor oasis!

Bewitched

I love, love, love old ladders. This one has been a bit spookified to delight little ghosts and goblins.

Happy Falloween to All

F - A - double L - O - W - double E - N spells Falloween! If you're going to fall backwards in time, do it on a porch that is well dressed for the season.

Meet the Queen of Religious Inspired Jewelry is at JUNKMARKET Under Glass!

I am so flipping excited to have with us once again a magnificent artist, jeweler, the Queen of religious inspired jewelry, along with being a personal friend of mine, Annie de Jongh, joing us once again at JUNKMARKET Under Glass!

"The Nature of It" Another Vendor Feature for JUNKMARKET Under Glass!

I like to introduce you to Cindi Halvorson, a seasoned dealer that has been doing shows and sales thoughout Minnesota for the last 20+ years.

JUNKMARKET Under Glass "Fall Edition" Get Ready!

The March JUNKMARKET Under Glass was a huge success so as most of you already know we are hosting the JUNKMARKET Under Glass "Fall Edition" brought to by Otten Bros. on September 7, 8, 9, and 10. Many of the fine vendors you met at the Spring show will be returning and we will also be showcasing many new to us fabulous vendors at the Fall show It's an "All Star" lineup you won't want to miss! Read this entire post for all of the details

JUNKMARKET Style Wedding at Marburger Farm Antique Show...Part One

Welcome to a wedding or should I say the bride all done up "JUNKMARKET Style"!

Junk on Parade

Who would have thunk it?! Otten Bros. and JUNKMARKET team up and create a float for our Long Lake, MN Corn Days Parade. I call this a sneak peek at JUNKMARKET Under Glass on wheels!

A Little Bit of History coming to JMUG "Fall Edition"

Yes...they're back! Lee and Tracie Anderson of a junking phenomenon known as Histories are kicking off their Fall tour at JMUG "Fall Edition". They did something quite remarkable at the last show. They came with a full trailer and left with almost an empty one. Whoa, Nellie...that's what we call a sell out in this industry! Make sure to come visit this delightful family at JMUG "Fall Edition" and get the goods while you can!

A Garden to Go!!!

I received a very cool wire basket as a gift and I knew instantly it had to become a portable strawberry patch. Mmmm,mm,mm...good eats!

Gretchen Schaumann of Mimi-Toria's Designs kicks off Her September Sales at JMUG Under Glass "Fall" Edition

We all know this young lady! JMS's own Gretchen Schaumann will be one of just a handful of the finest jewelers around. Her style as always... is impeccable!

Like Santa Claus Judy Hill is Coming to Town!

And I for one am extremely excited to see what she has in her bag of tricks. Judy, Judy, Judy as we lovingly refer to her has graciously agreed to make the trek to Minnesota for JUNKMARKET Under Glass "Fall Edition". Judy has never agreed to do a show outside the state of Texas so this my friends is a first and I am truly honored that she has chosen to be a part of this show with all of our other fabulous vendors from the Midwest. She is our very SPECIAL GUEST DEALER!

Piccadilly Prairie Grand Opening

Here is something you won't want to miss if you are in the area. Lacey Brooker is opening her new "occasional sale" store tomorrow, Thursday, July 28, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Open this post for all of the nitty gritty details.

The Dog Days of Summer are Here!

Oh, my gosh...this has been a busy time. Sorry about my absence, but been working on the site, doing a show, and getting ready for the big one. In honor of busy summer days here is a project we can all tackle!

How to Make a Swinging Bed...

In less than an hour. This post is for a friend of mine who has been contemplating making a swinging bed for an outbuilding at his home. I say don't think, just do....summer 2011 will be a thing of the past in a few weeks!

Big "To Do" at Mudd Lake Furniture Company

One week from today the fun begins. July 22, 23, and 24 the first ever Junk in the Trunk event will be held on the picturesque Mudd Lake Furniture Company property in Watertown, Minnesota.

How to create a Wall Flower

Mix one part homecoming dance, one part high school junior girl painfully thin with braces and an arm cast, no date, and a glass of punch. Ah,hahahaha! Only kidding...but that was me in high school and I speak with authority on the subject! Read on for the real details.

Farm Living is the Life for ME!

Or at least that what it seems like lately. Here is another idea for planting fresh from the farm!

A Minnesota 4th of July Tradition

I was up early yesterday morning to get there for opening bell, but unfortunately forgot something at home and got a little later start than anticipated. Some things never change!!

Silage Shooter

Yes, you heard me correctly. This is a piece from a silo that shoots out the silage. Sounds gross,...but, it's a pretty nifty planter

How to Make a Cupola Planter

Catchy title, eh? It's late and I'm exhausted..what can I say other than upside down cupolas are the bomb!

Farm Fresh...A New Twist on the Chicken Feeder

I am still in love with galvanized farm junk and most likely always will be. It was built farm tough and that means it's here to stay for awhile. Hip, hip, hooray!

Happy Father's Day Eve!

I loved these bottles with the faces of young girls the moment I saw them. They just put a smile on your face!

Country Gardens Summer Issue On Newsstands Now!

Pick up a copy at your local retailer and learn how to host a backyard garden party JUNKMARKET Style!

Indoor Window Box

What goes out can come in! A window box indoors is an unexpected delight!

Garden in a Box

The entry to your home is a perfect place to show off your creativity with junkables. Instead of planting in "typical" containers why not fashion a vignette mixing standard fare with the "not so" standard variety?

A Memorial Day and Beyond Centerpiece

I hope all of you had enjoyed your long weekend and were able to be with family and remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones you have lost in a special way.

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Ok...the showers are still here, but the flowers have arrived in spite of the rain. This week I am doing all flowers in honor of the month of May

Shop Around the Corner and Sister Saturday!

I recently met the two ADORABLE sisters who own and operate the Shop Around the Corner in Waconia, Minnesota. Shelley Sowers and Sherry Nielson put their own special twist and talented touch to vintage wares. I found them to be a breath of fresh air in every way!

Candle Holder 101

I pulled this box from the junk pile for so many reasons. Can you guess why?

A Reel Bird Feeder

I know what you're thinking. All right, already enough with the reels Susie Q! I can't help myself because a vintage movie reel is such a versatile piece of junk! And that my friends is indeed a very good thing.

Happy Easter to All!

Here's a little something bright and cheery to start your Easter Sunday!

The Only Sign of Spring in Minnesota

It's Easter tomorrow and still waiting for Spring to arrive here in Minnesota. I said to heck with it today and made up a little planter to put a little color in an otherwise very gray weather wise day.

Reel Plant Holder - How to Get the Look

I gather you can tell that I have been reading one too many celebrity fashion tips on the internet by the title of this post. A girl's gotta have her fashion tips!

A First Rate Marburger Vendor!

I'm fresh off the Marburger Farm Antique Show experience and still feel like I'm riding the wave! I'd like to give you a peek into one of my favorite booths at Marburger

A Beautiful Combination of Created and Found Objects

It's never just about the project. It's about creating overall appeal...the way you like it!

Get Your Cowboy Boots on and Meet me at the Marburger Farm Antique Show!

I can not tell you how thrilled I am to be packing my bags and returning to my home away from home once again! I have had the great pleasure of launching my last two books at Marburger show. The folks at MF are gracious hosts and know more than a thing or two about puttin' on a show! Here's the skinny....hope to see you there!

Steam Punk Lighting

Now this is what I call a find. I knew instantly these parts from a piece of mystery junk would become pendants!

JMS Membership Red Letter Day

Thanks to all of you....we reached 10,000 members today and that is something to cheer about!

Cheese Mold Plant Hanger

What to do with 20 some odd cheese molds. Here is just one idea!

Vote for Name that Flea....Here's your Top 10!

First of all...THANKS SO MUCH to everyone for participating in this fun little exercise! You all came up with very creative names for our flea mascot. Now it's time to vote!

"Flea Market Under Glass"...Name That Flea!

OK, we're introducing something new and we're asking for your help. I know, I know...always asking for favors! What can I say? Those of you who know me, know I need a lot of help ;)

Wheel Well No Fuss Indoor Garden

For those of us lacking in the "green thumb" category here's a fool proof way to put a little green in your life!

Haupt Antiek Market - JMS Occasional Sale Pick!

This is a fabulous sale...one of my favs and one you won't want to miss. This month's theme is "Collective Callings". The sale runs from February 17th trough the 20th. I can't wait to see what they have in store for us!

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

We just completed the Otten Bros./JMS Trunk Show and what a great one it was. 400 plus people turned out on a cold January day...what fun! Now it's time to gear up for the first ever Otten Bros."Flea Market Under Glass" with JUNKMARKET Style. JMS and many amazing vendors join forces with Otten Bros. Garden Center and Landscaping to host a flea market under glass. A flea market and great garden goodies in Minnesota in March? Whoa doggies...this promises to be fun!!

Gear Mirror 5 Different Ways

OK...I didn't come up with the little gear and mirror concept, but I did figure out some ways to give it purpose.

Pamper yourself.....today!

The trunk show is ready

Pamper Yourself Trunk Show

You deserve it!

JMS....Country Garden Magazine

Yeah, the early spring edition of the County Gardens Magazine is on stands! Check out pages 31 through 33 for the JMS feature.

Nature Meets Rust

This is a great way to greet folks at your front door during the winter months after the Christmas wreath has been removed. You still say hello....right?

A Message from Turks and Caicos

'Tis the season to relax, reflect, and be thankful. From my family to yours....may the New Year be your best ever!

It's a Wrap - Part One

Is it time or Christmas yet? I think so! Time to start thinking about the task of wrapping your gifts.

It's a Wrap - Part Two

Who knew tree wrap could be so beautiful?

It's a Wrap - Part Three

Clean and white, pretty and bright.

It's a Wrap - Part Four

The return of the Mason jar. Oh, there are just so many uses for them. I think I could design a whole website around them. Tehe! :)

It's a Wrap - Part Five

This one is the trifecta...using both tree wraps and the paper mulch.

How to Wrap Gifts with Garden Material

Why shouldn't Santa's gits come in a paper lawn refuse bag? This is JUNKMARKET Style after all!

How to Gift A Mason Jar

The Mason jar is a junking staple. It's uses are limitless.

How to Greet Santa on Christmas Eve

I like to do something special for Santa every year aka....me. Ah, ha ha!

Money Does Not Grow On Trees...

But, apparently it does grow on Poinsettias during the Christmas season.

How to Make a Wreath Stand

Why does a wreath have to go on a door? Oh, yeah....it doesn't!

How to Make Corn Crib Roof Trees

Now, you don't hear that "how to" every day!

Otten Bros. Garden Center and Landscaping Open House and 2010 Holiday Season

Lani captured a view images from the "Home for the Holiday" Seminar that kicked of the holiday season for JMS at Otten Bros this year. So here is a quick peek at what is in store for you for the holidays.

A Little Girl Approach to Christmas

While my daughter is away attending her first year in college I find myself thinking about her...often. Imagine that! I think Elizabeth would like this project.

From Furniture to Fashion

This guy does it all! Meet Dwayne Lumpkin of British Route Sign Designs.

Film Box Planter

Do you remember all of the film reels and film reel boxes I purchased? Here is the first of several projects to come!

Otten Bros., JUNKMARKET Style

We'll be "Home for the Holidays" two short blocks from the original JUNKMARKET. It all begins on November 18, 2010. This is your personal invitation to join us or the fun and festivities....and of course junking! This is just the beginning!

How To Build a Pumpkin Person

Lamp parts, clock parts, and something from an unknown origin are the Tinker Toys of pumpkin people

Gorilla Glue/CL Fair Project #4

Well hello, Hazel! She's something else...don't you think? She stands guard over an organizing project created for the Gorilla Glue booth.

Urban Farmhouse... an Ohio Hot Spot

The best part about road trip junking for me is meeting new people and making new friends.

Ring Around the Napkin

You know I love easy and this idea is just that!

Everything's Coming Up Kale

I was styling away and came across these two pieces in a pile. They seemed to me to be a match made in heaven

AAJMS.... A Work in Progress

We're knocking on the door now!!! Almost done and ready to open the doors for the fall Show.

A New Wave of Junk

Now here is a guessing game for you! The vendor I bought this from knew that only I would buy it. I knew right from the beginning what it would become.

AAJMS Back on October 13th, 2010

Please come join us for this wonderful event beginning on Wednesday, October 13th. Lots of great junk, lots of wonderful vendors, too much fun to measure. Hope to see you there.

Gone Galvanized

I made this for the Country Living Fair in Columbus, Ohio this past weekend. It would e a great addition to any front door.

Plumbing Parts with Ruffled Edges

What do you do when you need a centerpiece in a hurry? Stick a couple of plumbing parts together with Gorilla Super Glue and you will be golden!

I've Gone Textile!

Junker's beware. Me and the sewing machine are not the best of friends, but this was just too easy...and it looks expensive. Twofer!

Cottage Industrial Soap Dish

This is one of my favorite projects ever. Maybe it's because I love cottage or maybe it's because I love industrial. Or just maybe.... it's because I love both. Peanut butter and chocolate...MMMM!

Country Living Fair and Sobo Style Event

I will be taking part in the Country Living Fair as the featured guest of Gorilla Glue. I will be doing a main stage presentation as well as other demonstrations in the Gorilla Glue booth. I will also be a guest at the SoBo Style pre-fair event. Please come and join me in some good old fashioned junking fun! Please read on for all of the details.

Cool as Ice Junk

I came across this junkable and knew just what to do!

Making the Best of Mistakes

I've been on vacation for a bit and we all know we get older every day, but apparently my vacation turned me a little blonder as well...and I can say that because I am blond. And so the story goes....

Tag Maker Tote

Don't sweat the small stuff! All the fixins' for a great package topper can be held hostage in a film slide case until you're ready to unleash your inner junk crafter.

Flowers for a Rainy Day

There is nothing better than waterproof junk to make the sun shine even on a rainy day!

Freeze Frame

Can you guess what this once was? I dare you!

Fish or Cut Bait

I always love saying that! A handmade bait box sheds some light on the great outdoors.

Happy 4th of July

It's the 4th of July already? Wow, the summer is flying by. Here is quick little centerpiece I threw together for a picnic celebration lakeside.

Country Junk Sale!

Head out to Monticello, MN today for a real treasure hunt. This twice yearly sale started yesterday, but there is more than plenty of the good stuff left to go around!

PS Part 3 - Favorite Finds for Country Gardens Magazine

I'm ramping up to produce four stories for Country Gardens Magazine...one for each of their 2011 issues. Is there a better place to get started than the Pfarkel sisters' sale in St. Charles Minnesota? Apparently not....

PS Part 2 - The People Behind the Party

Never fear! When the Pfarkel sisters are behind an event...there is fun to be had!

PS Part 1 - The Pfarkel Sisters and the Vintage Treasures Market

Lani and I were delighted to be included in the Vintage Treasure Market hosted by the hy-larious Pfarkel sisters in St. Charles, Minnesota.

On the Hunt!

"'Tis the Season" typically brings to mind the holidays, but for junkers it can mean something quite different...hunting season is open!

Nativity School Receives Funds from AAJMS Gala

Wow! It was a lot if work, even more fun, but the best part is giving back to the community.

A Gift I Call Gadget Man

A gift for me from contributor Miss Kathy Stantz. I'm one lucky girl!

ATTENTION! Funky Junk Sisters Vintage Flea Market About to Open!

I'm fresh off the Art + Architecture. JUNKMARKET Style show and heading to Washington to be a part of this fabulous show. Please come join us...you'll be glad you did!

The Junk is Flying at Art + Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style

Things are in full swing down at Art + Architecture, and it's lookin' mighty fine. We're ready to start the kick-off party on Wednesday, but thought we'd give you the first sneak peek!

Junk Tables for $1000 Please

We hit the "Daily Double" with this one!

Plant Holder Wall Art

Sometimes it's just about re-thinking. Look at something, close your eyes, forget about what it was and think only about what it can become.

Parts Box Planters

Hello from Art + Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style. Vendor, Jan Berg dropped these junk boxes off and I couldn't wait to get my hands on them!

Create a Fairy Garden with Me in Sunny California

As you all know by now...I'll be in California at the Remnants of the Past show. What you may not have known is that I'll be doing a class on how to make a fairy garden. Please join me and create a little magic of your own!

Farm Fresh Fruit Bowl

I know some of you may think I am talking about myself, but no...I'm actually talking about a fruit bowl made from farm junk.

Art + Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style

Extra, extra....Read all about it!

Light Fixture Planter

It's time to think about gardening. One of the things that I like best are herbs clipped fresh from the container. They make every meal taste better! Growing outdoors in a junk container is icing on the cake!

Getting Back to Basics

Re-vamping your home for a new season may seem daunting in this lovely economy we have going on here. No need to fear my friends...just start with re-positioning what you already own.

How to Make the Stars Happy

In a hurry? Always! Want something cool for your special someone? Absolutely. Where do you go? The junk closet of course.

Art & Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style

The JUNKMARKET is back! This time in collaboration with Art & Architecture.

Attention! Remnants of the Past Vintage Show

JUNKMARKET Style is gearing up to pack up and head out to Judy Watkin's Remnants of the Past Show to be held on Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at the property owned by Dana Powers in Nipomo, California.

JMS Swap Pairings Complete

I feel like I know you all better all ready after doing the pairings for the junk swap! I'm excited to see all of your projects. Have fun!

Junk Swap Set to Begin - Rules of Engagement

Hello there all of eager junk swappers! Please read the following instruction carefully to ensure a successful JMS Junk Swap. Let the games begin!

Shake Up Your Valentine!

Salt and pepper shakers become the object of my affection this Valentine's Day!

Live Internet Chat witth Sue

Hi, y'all.  Just want to give you a heads up.  I'll be heading off to the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Show  at the Milwaukee State Fair Park. Prior to that i will be doing a live chat for the Journal Sentinal Newspaper. Please join me and ask all your junking questions. Follow the link below, post your question and join me at Noon (CST) for answer time! Hope to hear from you!

Go Fish, Go!

My assignment? To come up with a re-use project for a kindergarten class. I'm not sure who is going to have more fun with this...me or them. Oh well, we're all kids at heart, right?

How to Make a Gear Mold Clock

If you have a gear mold (or other hefty piece of scrap wood), a nifty-noodle forstner drill bit , and an inexpensive battery powered clock...you can have this!

Let Me Introduce Some Very Talented Junker's in Training

JMS contributor, ALVN, when not out junking teaches a college course called Environmental Health. Yes, she has a day job. Part of the curriculum is to teach her students the art of re-use, recycle, and re-purpose. That's a good thing!

Sign -Up Complete! See Sue's Comment Below for Next Steps

Anyone out there have the mid-winter blues? I know I do. I think I know the cure...a good old-fashioned junk swap.

A Simple Monday Floral Arrangement

Simple Mondays.....they're back! I don't think there's any better way to work yourself back into the work week than waking up to a fresh and fragrant bouquet JUNKMARKET Style.

Top "10" for 2010...Ten Very Good Reasons to Buy Junk

First and foremost, happy 2010 to one and all! I had a fun filled vacation and I'm back, relaxed, and raring to go! As I like to say...Yee, ditty, haw! Sorry, some things never change. I hope that all of you had a wonderful and joyous holiday season and that you too are looking forward to the junkingly good year that lies ahead for all of us. I start every year off with my favorite junk picks. So here's what I'm liking for 2010 and why. Enjoy!

Shimmer Me Timbers

This little light of mine shines brightly over a bathtub. No fear of electricity too close to water, just the soothing glimmer of candlelight to help wash your troubles away...if only for a moment.

Announcing "The Best of 2009". With Christmas Quickies...Instead of Cookies

To start things off , I'm offering up the I don't bake, but I do pull things out of the junk oven on the fly. After this it will be on with the show of "The Best of 2009" highlighting contributor and member projects from the year past.

How to Create Sterling Silver Ornaments on the Cheap

I was singing a happy tune when I found a pile of these sterling silver lids in Texas. So happy in fact, that I bought them all. Cornering the market...it's a fun thing.

A Handmade Holiday - Chat With Me Live on the Gorilla Glue Facebook Page

I will be chatting live on Facebook December 16th at 12 noon EST about making this year a handmade holiday. Please become a fan of Gorilla Glue on Facebook and join in the fun. I would LOVE to hear from you!!

A Kissing Bulb...JUNKMARKET Style

Ah, hahaha! I am going to dub this one Match.com for junkers. Looking for true love or to get that old spark back? Just stand under the kissing bulb and see what happens. Here's to new beginnings!

Kissing Bulb...The How To

Here are the directions for a simple 30 minute project that will light up your holidays.

Santa Delivers with Boyish Charm

Nothing says Christmas like a Radio Flyer! Santa has a big job, so scooting the gifts from the fireplace to the tree takes a big load off his back.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

There are two gift givers here at the Whitney household. Mom and the man with a whole lot of ho,ho,ho!

'Tis the Season

December is here and Christmas is just around the corner. I guess it's time to get decked out for the holidays!

A Thanksgiving JUNKMARKET Style

By now you have all seen the napkin holders. It's funny how inspiration for an entire holiday theme can come from one such small piece of the pie, but that's the way it usually works for me. Go figure!

Setting the Thanksgiving Table

This is just the beginning. Over the next couple of days I will be unveiling the whole Whitney Thanksgiving kit and kaboodle.

What's Behind Junk Drawer # 1

You may remember these beautimous drawers that were on my hit list while shopping at the Second Hand Rose occasional sale in Buffalo earlier this month. Guess who got the prize? Me! Winner, winner, chicken dinner. Yee haw!!

Winter Green Fresh

Here is another Simple Monday project just right for the season.

Holiday Trimmings ala Army Surplus

When it comes to home for the holidays, my mind always runs to the Army Surplus Store. Canteens and Army blankets are just a couple of the junkable items you will find in store for you there to help put the warm and fuzzy in your holiday festivities.

A Gift for the Music Teacher

Alrighty then....it's time to get rolling with the holiday season,JUNKMARKET Style. During the next eight weeks I will be sharing second-hand gift ideas, gift wrap proposals, decorating schemes, and festive entertaining concepts. Sounds like fun to me!

How to Spruce Up Your Porch

Oh, baby it's cold outside! I know many of you are still enjoying the Fall (lucky), but here in Minnesota the temperatures are dropping and it's high time to put in the pine. Here's a new twist for containing your spruce tips JUNKMARKET Style. This will be one of the featured guests in Lani's booth at Second Hand Rose this weekend.

Simple Monday Evening

Peeps are coming over to watch the World Series and I needed a fresh little candle idea for my powder room. So here you have it. Go Phillies!!

Second Hand Rose Occasional Sale

I know what you're thinking....Christmas already?! It is right around the corner and it's time to shop and get prepared so you can actually enjoy the holidays. I'll be shopping this sale for all of my holiday junk decorating needs and gifts. Where will you be shopping? On your marks, get set, GO!

October Floral of the Month

Here comes the bride. In honor of Halloween let me introduce to you, The Bride of Junkenstein!

West End Architectural Salvage

Welcome to one of my favorite shopping venues of all time!I have had the opportunity to shop near and far so picking favorites is not easy! This shop truly is all that and a bag of chips....

A Junker's Collection - Part Two

You've already seen some of my "circle of friends" as Alice Mom calls them (love that term), but here are a few more of my favorite round junkables. Look for some of these to show up in a more finished state in the weeks to come. Until then just enjoy some junk in the raw over a cup of coffee and let your imaginations run free.

A Junker's Collection - Part One

The junk on the bus goes round and round. What is a collection? When I was contacted by a local publication to share a collection of mine it dawned on me that junker's might just have a different take on this concept.

Trick or Treat...Mwah ah ah!!

It's that time again! Ghosts and goblins across the globe are gearing up for Halloween. Get prepared for parties at your home with junk you find about the house.

Edible Centerpiece

Well, it's October 13th and it just snowed five inches in Minnesota. Par for the course I guess. So while everyone else is decorating outside for fall. I had to move the bounty inside. Ha!

Prize

A sale you won't want to miss brought to you by the good folks at Hunt & Gather and friends!! This is going to be a blast. I'll be there at 4 PM today if you want to join me.

Organ Pipe Photo Holders

I've always loved, loved, loved these but have, for whatever reason never done anything with them. The warm wood is fabulous, the design divine, and the letters add a great graphic element. Yummy!

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

So go with the flow! Candy, Candy, Candy....You stinker!! You did indeed deliver a doozie of a challenge. I'm not so good with fancy, and you know it! I lean more in the direction of industrial so I had to dig deep into the playground of my mind to deliver up an answer to Editor's challenge # 7.

A Simple Monday "Ah Ha!" Moment

OK, I know JMS contributor Miss Kathy was chortling over these delightful pieces of junk she presented to me as just one of the many challenge items she gave me. I had something else planned for today, but while noodling over these and enjoying a cup of coffee I had an "Ah Ha!" moment. So here you have it...fresh from the oven!

Editor's Challenge #5- Bed Spring Candle Holder

Yo! I'm moving right along on these challenges, but still many a mile to go. Gretchen decided to give me a pile of vintage cash register pieces and a spring. I decided to do the spring first as she has many of these from her Mom. Notice I threw a jewelry clasp into the mix.

Thank You One and All

It was to my great surprise and pleasure that a band of merry junkers stopped by my home last Thursday evening. While I knew they were coming, I did not expect a celebration. But celebrate we did in junkingly fine fashion. Thank you ladies and gents...you rock!! And thanks, Lani for planning the evening..you go girl!

Introducing Ruby Rose & Amy Bakes Cupcakes

Ruby Rose and Amy Bakes Cupcakes will be collaborating at this Fall's Three Speckled Hens Show. They will have well loved pieces from sweet dressers, cupboards, kitchen tables, and perfect pink cardigans...and don't forget about the delectable sweet treats a la Amy. Take a peek at what they will have in store for you!

Keeping it Simple

This is the JUNKMARKET Style floral of the month...sweet and simple.

The Ugly Ducklings Become Swans - Editor's Challenge #4

Man, oh, man, oh, man....this was not an easy one! I received some hunting season orange junk from an anonymous JMS member. Maybe there was a note, but I didn't see one....I looked hard! So feel free to confess. This was the most difficult thus far, but I haven't gotten to Amy's piece 'o junk yet!

Simple Monday's - Take Two

Sliding easy into the week with an simple yet, chic centerpiece.

Live from Charlotte, North Carolina

A behind the scenes look at what happens on the road. It's not all work and no play.

Simple Mondays

I decided to post a series of ideas called "Simple Mondays". I'll showcase them every Monday for the next.... Well, you know, until my ADD gets the best of me!

A TP Holder

Editor's challenge number three coming right at you. I received this piece from JMS contributor, Jimbo "The Man" Healy so thought I would go in a more manly direction with my submission. What could be better than a piece for the "library"? Ah, haha! Who has more fun?!

Southern Ideal Home and Bath Show - Charlotte

Calling all junkers! If you live in, close by, or are visiting Charlotte, North Carolina, please stop in and say hello. I will be presenting at this fabulous show from August 28th through August 30th.

Pick Another Daisy

Junk 101. If you get tired of a piece one way, just pick another daisy. "Pick Another Daisy" is the title of a favorite song title from a favorite band of mine. If you ever get the chance to hear the Nadas from Des Moines, Iowa...take it!

My Picks from Oronoco

Wow! What a time we had in Oronoco. The temperatures were soaring, but the junk was even hotter. Here is a sneak peek at what I picked up at the show along with a little something that rolled in from Ohio.

Spindle Vase - Editor's Challenge Project # 3

Here we go again. This package was delivered from JMS member, Queen of Quantity. Apparently she has a lot of these!

A Touch of Class

Here is my second attempt at rising to the Editor's Challenge. Can you guess who sent this lovely piece of junk in my direction?

Don't Forget...Oronoco is This Weekend!!

JMS contributor, Alvn is hosting her first ever Junkologie Blog Party! Oronoco Gold Rush Days will be in full force from Friday, August 14th through Sunday August 16th. The blog par-tay and book signing? Saturday August 15th from 3 PM to 5PM. Hope you can make it!

A Junker's Nuts and Bolts Bin

Here's a project to help you keep all of your small doo-dads organized and close at hand.

Chalk Liner Wreath

From the football field to your front door. Now there's something to cheer about!

Sneak Peek and Guess Your Best

You saw what Lani sent me for the Editor's Challenge and some of you asked for a little look see before the re-purposing began. So here you have it friends.

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

OK, junkers...it's almost time! The yard sale is happening this week. Fun, fun, fun, and more fun!

Projects from the Pages of a Book

I've always loved pages from old books, but this is one of my favorites. The pages and artwork that you will see in this post come from a book entitled Famous Artist's Course from Famous Artists Schools, Inc. I gave this to a friend for his birthday, but not without snitching a few pages first. I'm quite the gift giver!

Editor's Challenge

Our newest JMS contributor, Kathy Stantz came up with a delightful idea. She thought it was high time to take the contributors off the proverbial hook and create a challenge just for me. Thanks, Kath. You're hy-llarious. I'll catch you on the flip side!

A Cool Coat Hanger

Sometimes you find a piece of junk that is just to cool for words. If you have such a piece, don't destroy its original beauty. Instead, put it to work for you with just a few minor alterations.

Pyrex Trays - Takes 2, 3, 4.....

Now showing, Pyrex Trays, The Sequel!

July Floral of the Month

Americana is the theme of the month.

Reece...JMS Contributor-in-Training

You've met Reece (Jenny K's apprentice) before. Our resident budding young junker has come up with something new to share with you. He might be a little guy, but he has big ideas!

How to Re-Purpose a Scale

You know me and my scales...love 'em! I also believe that things should not just add beauty to your home, but preform a function as well.

Scrapping for Junkers

Here is an easy, peasy, lemon squeezy way to frame up your kids with a little junk and some scrap booking materials.

TOMORROW! Annual Minikahda Vista Neighborhood Garage Sale

The where and when factors: St. Louis Park, MN 55416 Saturday, June 27, 2009 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Minikahda Vista is a pocket of St. Louis Park that is East of Hwy 100, South of Excelsior Blvd and West of France Avenue. For reference, it is all in walking distance to Trader Joe's & Starbucks.

Jenny K. Sets the Table with Some Spicy Junk

Meanwhile back in California...No, I'm not there again, but my mind is thinking about this wonderful dinner served up by Jenny K. and Melissa. The table was dressed with all of their finest junk!

A Junky Little Herb Garden

It's all about eating fresh from your own garden during the summer months. Here's a new take on herb gardening!

JMS Joins in City Wide Garage Sale Fun!

JUNKMARKET is moving and you know what they say! You can't take it with you, or at least all of it! We'll be opening the doors for a house cleaning sale at the JUNKMARKET warehouse, 2340A Daniels Street, Long Lake, Minnesota on June 25, 26, and 27, 2009 from 8 AM to 5 PM each day. You can make a whole day of it on Thursday the 25th and take in the Open Air Market at Nelson Beach in Long Lake. Now that's my kind of day!

It's a Salad Spinner

Summertime means keeping it simple and keeping it fresh. This project addresses both.

June Floral of the Month

Daisies are "popping" up all over out of clear vintage soda bottles.

Garage Sale Continued

Make your garage sale the one not to be missed this summer! Here is a little closer look at some of the ideas that were presented on the Today Show.

JMS on The Today Show with Matt!

Matt and I chatted this morning about some nifty noodle garage sale tips. See the video here...

A Desk Re-Done

Elizabeth's study area needed a little help to get her focused for her senior year of high school. I know school just let out for the summer, but you can never be too prepared!

JMS Returns to The Today Show

Date: June 4, 2009 Time: 8 0'Clock Hour With: Matt or Meredith Subject: How to Run a Garage Sale, JUNKMARKET Style

Let's Go Camping

OK, I learned a new word last weekend. Apparently it's not called camping any more. It's now referred to as glamping. My good fiends in California,the Hendry's know just how to put the glam in camping. Take a peek and learn how.

How to Make a Metal Basket Planter

As quick as you can count to three you can make yourself a beautiful planter and have something to toot your own horn about!

Happy Memorial Day

I had an idea. Imagine that! What about a junker's pot luck dinner for Memorial Day? And here you have it!

A Traveling Bevarage Bar

I spotted this metal caddy on my recent trip to Anoka and just had to have it. After canoodling wit Kimberly and Lanette we decided it would be ideal for beverages.

Shopping and Signing -In That Order!

On Saturday, May 16th the talented women of The French Flea and Lori of The Round Barn Potting Company were our gracious hosts for a double-header book signing in Anoka, Minnesota.

Nature's Nest Farm Art Festival and Farmer's Market

A once a year festival for the junker's mind, body, and soul is hosted by Kathy Rose of Nature's Nest Farm. She transforms her beautiful property in Montrose, Minnesota into an affair for the whole family.

How to Spiff Up the Biff

It's time for spring cleaning and the changing of the junk. My old friend Bart is just what the junk doctor ordered!

Industrial Light Cover Planter

Yes siree, Bob! It's after Mother's Day and that means (at least in Minnesota)it's safe for plants to be outdoors without fear of frost. Or at least that's what they tell me. So without further adieu here is my first planter all potted and hung. Take that Mr. Winter!!

How to Dress up a Dinner Party

I love to take the single serving approach when setting the table for dinner parties. It makes the party fun, fresh, and a little out of the ordinary.

Meet the Cover Dog

Who knew that one dog could be so talented. Not only is Shadow a cover model, but also quite the junkmarketer!! I wonder if Shadow was pawtographing the books at the Three Speckled Hens Antique Show?!

The French Flea Occassional Market Place

JMS Contributors Lanette and Gretchen have added something new and wonderful to their list of junking adventures. They are vendors at a new occasional sale that promises to be hip, hop, and happening!Take a look and see what is in store for you when you arrive! This is something you won't want to miss if you can help it!

How to Create a "Living Green" Centerpiece

Here is an up close and personal look at the bird cage tray centerpiece designed for The Today Show.

Contributors' Earth Day Challenge

Challenge #2 is served up on a platter just in time for Earth Day, April 22, 2009. You've heard me say it before and you'll hear it time and time again..junker's are the original recyclers. Let the fun begin!

Jazzy Junk Jewelry from Marburger

This is amazing stuff from Janet Waldrop of Skip 2 My Lou. I love her business name, don't you?

Sue, Kathie Lee and Hoda on Today!

Kathie Lee and Hoda were fun and fabulous!They LOVED the door knob.

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

I'm off to New York City to make an appearance on NBC's The Today Show.

JUNKMARKET Style's 2009 Top "10" in Junk

Every spring I pick my top "10" junkables for the year. This year it was an easy, breezy undertaking I completed in a few days while scouting the many different fields and venues at Antique's Weekend in and around Round Top, Texas. Please feel free to add pictures of items on your "must have" pile!

Gatherings - A Great Place to Shop for Good Junk

If you love the Paris flea market look you will be a regular shopper at this beautiful little shop in Georgetown, Texas. If you're not into shabby, no worries! There is something for everyone inside the doors of this quaint little store.

At Home with Bridie Murphy aka the Amazing and Beautiful Bridget!

The first whistle stop of our "Texas Tour" was Round Rock, Texas and the home of JUNKMARKET Style's very own Miss Bridget. This is just a quick peek so I'm sure Bridie will share more with you.

City Wide Garage Sale, Georgetown, Texas

Hello from one of our first stops in Texas! City wide garage sales are a blast and a half and all residents are welcome and encouraged to participate in these community driven events.

A Vintage Decanter Lamp

One of the best things about using junk in your home decor is the fact that it is truly timeless. This lamp was originally a JUNKMARKET project for Country Home Magazine about 4 years ago. A simple change of the lampshade and it is new and fresh again! I'm sure glad I found it. It pays to shop your garage!

Kick-Off for Junk Beautiful Outdoor Edition in Texas

The book that addresses outdoor living on a shoestring budget is set to hit newsstands on March 31, 2009. Here is a sneak peek at what's inside and all of the details for the release extravaganza in Texas. Please feel free to join us for all of the fun!

Organize Your Desk with Dominoes

Dominoes aren't just for playing games any more. Put them together and keep papers, invitations, and tags in there place!

March Floral Arrangement of the Month

Brought to you via special delivery is your March "Floral of the Month".

How to Store Ribbons

You might remember this little red toy wagon from an earlier post of mine. After Valentine's Day is over re-purpose the re-purpose. Ahh.. the many lives of one piece of junk!

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A Handmade Gift

I'm a lucky girl! After being on the road I came back to a "junky" surprise waiting for me at the office. All wrapped up in a pink briefcase I might add! This beautifully handcrafted calendar is a gift from Leanna Holdgraf and all of the dealers from "Good JuJu" in Kansas City, MO. Thanks for this very special treat!

Tips and Tricks for Successful Flea Market Shopping

Spring is just around the corner and with it comes the opening bell for flea market season. Veterans and newbies alike are chomping at the bit to get up, get out, and get the goods. Second hand that is! The stumbling economy has boosted the demand for flea market finds to an all time high. In other words, the competition will be steep. Make sure you’re prepared and ready to rumble with eager bargain hunters in search of treasures ripe for re-purpose. How do you prepare for an onslaught of salvage savvy shoppers? Follow a few simple guidelines and you my friends will be golden!

How-To Make a Tricycle Tire Cookbook Holder

When your spinning your wheels at dinner time, help is just an arms length away with our funtastic trike tire cookbook holder.

How-To Make a High Voltage Electrical Glove Lamp

A funky light source is in the palm of your hand!

How to Contain Your Art Supplies

Fresh from the farm, these chick transporters make an excellent shelving unit for all of your art supplies.

Junkin' with Jenny K.

It's always fun to get a peek inside the jolly old land of another junker. While in California Georgia and I had the pleasure of spending some quality lab time with Jenny,

Junk Beautiful DVD Excerpt

Take a peek inside the house that junk built. This excerpt is just a small sampling of what you will find on the full length Junk Beautiful DVD on newsstands now! Chic and thrifty! What could be better?

Yee Ditty Haw Frame Up

You have no idea how long I have been waiting to title a post by this name. A stirrup gave me the perfect opportunity.

Eight Ways to Deliver a Valentine

You know what they say... It's the thought that counts!

Junk Beautiful- Outdoor Edition, Today Show Appearance and Kick Off Events in Texas

JB Outdoor is at the printers and we're gearing up for its release. We'll be kickin' things off in Texas with books hot off the press in tow. We will be be there from March 26 through April 3. Check back to this post as we will be updating the schedule of activities regularly.

Little Ditty About Jack and Diane....

... two American kids growin' up in the heartland. You may not be able to tell by the lead image, but this is your floral of the month. My good friend John Mellencamp (I wish!) and I teamed up here to get you "in the mood" for Valentine's Day!

How to Hang a Portrait with Junk

You know I love my industrial...maybe more than most of you. Here's a great way to achieve a softer, more traditional look using industrial elements.

On Newsstands Now!

It's here! Now at a retailer near you... is a JUNKMARKET Magazine and DVD.

"Fan" cy Jewelry Organizer

I told you I was cleaning up and getting organized. There is no month like January to to tackle these types of tasks!

Organizing Junk

This handsome and handy wall unit is the gateway to organization. Thank goodness!

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Have a friend in the hospital? Cheer them up with a beautiful junk bouquet!

A Trio of Fresh Ideas!

Vintage toothbrush holders are a dime a dozen. I took a member's challenge and used only what materials I could find at home to create these adorable ditties.

Baubles by Gretchen

I had the pleasure of having a holiday shopping and eating excursion with JMS contributors Gretchen Schaumann and Lanette Lorsung on Sunday and Gretchen shared with us a few of her beautiful one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces she creates from vintage buttons and baubles.

Fifteen Minute Laundry Room Fix

Organization is the name of the game in January. Is there a better place to start this never ending journey than in the laundry room? Not in my house!

How to Make a Quiche Pan Frame

Since my daughter has become a vegan, I have little to no use for my quiche pan. So, I thought it would be funny to frame a picture of her in it to remind her of the days when she actually ate eggs. Ha! I'm not quite sure if she appreciates my sense of humor quite as much as I do. Seriously though, when you find something lying about that you don't use any more, why not put it back into play? That's exactly what we decided to do. E is on her second week of winter break and we were looking for something fun to do. After identifying the body of the frame we gathered the rest of our materials from the box of leftover Christmas trinkets, treasures, and papers, and went straight to work. The finished project will hang on a wall in my bedroom so I can see that smiling cherubic face, of a once upon a time preschooler, every morning when I wake up. Ahhh... those were the days! What she doesn't know is that this is the first of many photos to be framed JUNKMARKET Style to adorn her 'Wall of Fame' when she graduates from high school next year. Not all of them will be this adorable... I'll also need to address that awkward stage. Poor E!

How to Make an Indoor Window Box

Here is a great alternative to a wreath in the window. The best part is that what you pop in can pop right back out. All the plant materials remain in their original pots and are hidden by moss. This makes for quick and easy pit stops allowing you to win the race against the seasons.

I'll Take Bottles for $300 Please Alex

Brought to you by JUNKMARKET Style... it's Junk Jeopardy!

Junkyard Dog Collar Contest

Here it is gang. Our first official JUNKMARKET Style contest. I've been noticing that many of you out there love your pets. I'm with you on that one. They love you even when it seems no one else does! So, I thought it was high time to turn some of our creativity in their direction. Visit the link in this post to enter and hear all the juicy details. Good luck...it's a dog-eat-dog world out there. Only kidding of course!

How to Wrap Gifts for Teens

This is what I call packaging to please a teenager. I know what you're thinking. Ah, ha,ha,ha...and a,ho,ho,ho! If you believe and I mean really believe..."The Miracle on Teenage Street" can really happen.

Junkyard Dog Collar Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. Entries for this “Junkyard Dog Collar Contest” (the “Contest”) will be accepted during the period beginning at 12:01 p.m. ET on December 11...

What to Bring the Hostess

Don't leave the hostess feeling ho hum about yet another pine scented candle left on her entry table. Instead, give her a case of the woo hoo's by gifting something a little more out of the ordinary. A paper white in a jar...now that's worth celebrating.

Upcycled Cottage Industrial Candleholder

Come on everybody, let's do the upcycle. No, it's not a new fangled exercise program to achieve a flat belly in ten days or less, but rather it's taking items from your home and using them for something completely different than what they were meant to do. I just love using unexpected pieces to create things of beauty and purpose. This candle holder is crafted with leftovers from a building project at my home, some decorative craft paper fresh off the scrap pile, some ribbon, and a vintage watch face. Unlikely partners for sure, but that's the beauty of it all!

How to Wrap with Wallpaper

I was sooo excited when I found these wallpaper scraps that I could hardly contain myself. My daughter, who was with me at the time wanted to crawl into a very deep hole due to my overwhelming enthusiasm....teenagers! Sorry E, but you know your Mom! No matter how many times you roll your eyes this old dog will never change.

Winter White Window

Some windows don't need coverings for privacy, but do need something, shall we say just for interest.

Home for the Holidays with Lanette

Lanette's home was one of the featured homes on the Round Barn Potting Company's Holiday Home Tour. Very cool....

Holiday Home Tour

Lori Miller, owner of the Round Barn Potting Company hosts an annual Holiday Home Tour. It was fabulous!

Trinkets for Trimming!

Here are my top twelve junk picks for package perfection. Ready, set, wrap!

Tag... You're It!

Come along for the holiday ride! Here is a sneak peek at what I'll be using this year for my recycled gift tags. Looks like it could be fun. I guess we'll all just have to wait and see how they turn out. I might be just as surprised as you. Hmm....

It's a Spinner

After seeing UltraJunk's great haul of gear molds, I decided to post my room divider idea for those who have not seen it. And yes, it really spins.

Traveling Spa

When your overnight guests arrive after a long travel day give them a moment alone to refresh and renew!

Mining for Junk? Absolutely!

Wow!Right in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri you can pan for gold...junk gold that is!

Live from Kansas City...

Well maybe not live, but almost. What a fabulous turn out for the Home Show. I had the opportunity to meet many wonderful junkers, work with a great Home Show Staff, and reacquaint myself with this lovely city. Does life get any better?

City Sidewalks

4th Annual Hopkins Holiday Antiques Stroll

Make it Pink for My Sis

After losing my sister, I have often times wondered what her heaven is like. This project is my idea of where she landed and what she's up to right now.

Hot Spot Alert

Used restaurant supply stores are an excellent source for cool junk. At first blush, it may feel very industrial, but if you employ your junker's juju, the stuff you find will work with any decor.

Dare to Make it Holiday Challenge

Let's join our friends at Craftstylish.com in the "Dare to Make it Holiday Challenge." Yes, that means everything from decorating, table settings, card, gifts...the whole kit and caboodle! This is going to be fun! There will be so many holiday ideas coming your way it will make your heads spin

A Saturday Surprise at Petunia's

It was for me at least. I didn't know about this, but many others did! Thank goodness because this was a very fun event. It was a glorious day on Saturday....maybe one of the last for awhile here in Minnesota. In honor of that, I took a break from the grind, went for a drive, and lo and behold came across a funky fall flea market in Excelsior, MN. Yay!

Floral of the Month - Rustic Elegance

October is coming to a close and we're moving into a more elegant season. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought it was high time to start thinking about my favorite holiday.

My "Top 10" in Junk

While visiting one of my "top 10" stores I developed my "top 10" junk picks for the season.

Atlanta News

We've been there and back and just wanted to share some photos with you from the event.

Farewell Jedi Junk - May the Force Be With You

Please join the JMS team as we say so long and good luck to a wonderful man of junk.

Cytology Spice Rack

I certainly felt the "LOL" when I found this fundustrial piece of junk. An old lab organizer (from the cytology department) makes its repurposed debut as a spice rack. Make your own today!

From Cast-offs to Creatures

Please meet Steve Meadows. This man and his love for the recycling of true garbage offers some very unique ideas for creating with junk. Metal coffee pots, paint brushes, bowties, bottle tops, silverware.....this artist will use anything he can get his hands on to fashion whimsical art for your home.

The Softer Side of Industrial

This amazing woman, Judy Hill, has some pretty amazing taste. Her junk love is metal, but it is combined with other materials and textures to take the hard edge off of the industrial junk. What's even more intriguing is her take on retail.

Junk is for the Birds

Not really, but when I started this project I wasn't so sure!

A Rusted Development

Oh yeah baby, we junkers love the rusty stuff! Here is an easy way to enjoy rust in an elegant way.

Make it Pink Challenge

Let's join our friends on Craftstylish in the fight for a cure. As some of you may know this is a very personal cause for me. My mom is a two time survivor and I lost my sister to her battle 6 years ago at the young age of 54. She was not only my sister, but my mentor and my best friend. I'm sure many of your lives have been touched in one way or another by this terrible disease so let's get creative and help to find a cure!

Live from Texas

I hit town late Monday evening and I've been rolling in junk ever since.

Ink Block Photo Collage

Put a new spin on the photo collage with ink blocks and a threaded rod!

Like a Ladder in a Candy Store

Here is another piece of the Falloween porch for those of you with a sweet tooth for junk.

Autumn Luminary

Shop your local junk haunt and make some haunted junk!

Hostess gift? It's in the bag!

Here is a whole new twist on the art of re-gifting.

Cheese Grater Kitchen Towel Holder

My contest entry is in! Remember, the winner gets this exact project whether they want it or not.

Bulletin Board

It's a dual purpose reinvention!

Cubicle Door Candle Holder

I admit it, I caved! Check out a new twist on a junk classic: the candle holder.

Flat Cheese Grater Contest

The First of Many Creative Challenges to Come! Are you ready junkers? At the suggestion (and a good one I might add) of your fellow junker csudderth it's time to show off your ooh, la, la picture perfect project side!

A Girly Gift Idea

Pretty in pink, this frame and caddy is a picture perfect gift for your BFF.

Fan Blade Paper Towel Holder

Adding some fan blades to your kitchen decor definitely makes you cool.

Paper Craft Caddy

You're organizational problems will dry up if you corral your card making materials in a dish strainer

Finds from Buffalo

Here are just a few of the finds we brought home from our excursion to the occasional sales in Buffalo, MN.

Teeter-Totter Bench

There's no fooling you. As soon as I asked "what is this?" you said, "a teeter-totter!" Next time I'm finding something that's junkingly incomprehensible.

Name that Junk

This is a little game of guess your best. Before we post directions on how to make this we thought we'd give you a chance to identify its original purpose.

Mum's The Word!

Believe it or not summer is coming to a close and it's time to dress your entryway with the vibrant colors of autumn and some wonderful junk.

Upscale Supermarket Floral Arrangements

Have you ever been caught florally unprepared for a dinner party, holiday, or other special occasion?

Reel Good Table

Whether they fancy a lovey dovey chick flick or cheesy horror movies, this table is sure to get your resident film buff to appreciate your funky style. Rolling!

It's a Wrap...Station!

A hijacked fabric store display rack is reinvented as a gift wrapping station. Thanks for the great idea, Georgia!

Restaurant Clip Picture Holder

Waiter, there's an attractive repurpose near my soup.

Yo-Yo Picture Hanger

They're not door knobs, these are yo-yos! Anyone know any cool tricks?

Catch-All Bathroom Caddy

Organize the essentials with this clever repurpose. Yep, that's a vintage fridge drawer!

Making Lemonade from Junk Lemons

The best way to create a unique centerpiece is to round up a posse of junkables and throw them together.

Grow Shovel

Snip snip here, glue glue there, a couple of army dogs...that's how we get a garden grown in the merry ol' land of JUNK!

Junk Beautiful News

Check out the cover of the new book, Junk Beautiful: Outdoor Edition on Amazon.com.

Vintage Vise Frame

Hold on tight to your cherished photos with this vintage wooden vise!

Meet the JUNKMARKETEERS

It is with great pleasure that I introduce the other 2/3s of the team at JUNKMARKET. Please say hello to Tim Lahti and Kimberly Melamed.

Free the Turtles

Many times a re-purpose is better than the intended use.

Summertime Sundays

Sunday is shopping time at the local junk haunts!

Fab Finds at the Flea

Shopping a flea market is better than visiting a candy store!

Train Case Pic-A-Nic Basket

Escape from the ranger and enjoy lunch in the great outdoors.

Spindle Wind Chime

Need a project on the fly? So did we!

Biscuit Cutter Incense Burner and Candle Holder

Because two re-purposes are better than one.

Strainer Cheese Cover

Personalize this classy cheese cover with a printed design of your own.

Scrabble Surprise

Get the whole family involved with a game display! (The most important people get a triple word score, right?)

Summertime Stylin' Spreads

Summertime brings sunshine, warm weather, and an appetite for grabbing the gusto found in the great outdoors. Now that I have stated the obvious let’s talk about style. Like kittens, raindrops, and roses no two junkers are alike nor is their taste in junk fare. Some may be drawn to cozy cottage junk couture, many find comfort in classics with country charm, while others dance under the moonlight to the cool tunes of summertime sophistimication. Rest assured that no matter what your style is, cast-off creations can serve it up your way.

Fab Find at a Bargain Price

Sometimes you just get lucky!

Pretty and Practical

The art of re-purpose is alive and well in Elizabeth's spa bathroom

Uncommon Objects - Austin,Texas

Steve Wiman, proprieter of Uncommon Objects is absolutely brilliant.

Cleaning Vintage Upholstery

Take a look at this review if you have a pension for vintage upholstered furniture.

Marburger Farms Antique Show

I was at the show last spring signing my new book. The fall show is right around the corner so you may want to check it out. Read my review for all the details.

A Fresh Face in Junk

An interview with Mandie Murphree.



Recent comments


Re: Chest of Drawers Makeover

Awesome job...love the new finish. Welcome to JMS! We are glad you are here.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Warm and cozy night light.

Hey Bill,

This is yet another great light you have created. I'm a big fan of ambient lighting and you have out done yourself with this on. Thanks so much for becoming a contributor here at JMS. I'm sure everyone here will appreciate and enjoy your talents. Welcome aboard!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cottage Style Mirror

As always....LOVE! Your finishes are the bomb!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Wedding Reception

This is so bright and cheery...makes me want to be there! Great job., Kerry!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My Junk Market Fairy Garden-using recycled things & backyard finds

How beautiful is this??? Great job...I love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shelf Sweet Shelf...

So cute. Love the fro rent and sold signs!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Speed Limit Sign Cornhole Board Games

Awesome sauce!!! i love this game and these are the coolest boards!! Well done, my friend.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Organ Pipe Pendant - Lighting in G#

Thanks, Jimbo! You can see them in person when you come to my home town May 29 -31 of 2015. Have you heard we're having a show/reunion and you are going to be a guest speaker? Just thought I would fill you in...you have a year to plan so I won't take no for an answer! ;)

Be Well,
Suz

Re: Vintage Hollywood Filmstrip Bows

Becky,

These are so darn cute!!! Even better in person...I loved them the moment I saw them in your booth. Great to have you on the site.

Take Care,
Sue

Re: WADING

These two are simply precious!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Yet another repurposed organ.

I'm very sure she will love it! Such a wonderful keepsake.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Roadside Find Chair to Shabby Chic Dining Chair

Very chic indeed. Way to go!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My Mermaid Chair

Very pretty and clever. The color is fab!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Dressing up my Dresser...

You just keep getting better and better, Miss Laurel! Great work.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Dress Your Lampshade

Very clever...love the bright and chipper colorway!

Take care,
Sue

Re: THE SUBTERFUGE - Steampunk underwater vehicle

As always...love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Jarhead

Classic and well done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: The "Redeeming Tree"

Hi Kerry,

This just may be one of the beautiful and inspiring posts ever on JMS. I love everything about it. Kudos to you my friend!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Balcony Container Gardening

Love them all. Bravo!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Spring Decor Updates

I adore simple beauty! Your urn champagne bucket and fern add just the right touch!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: SUNshine...pretty please...

Well, Miss Laurel...you brought a ray of sunshine my way with this post. So cute and clever!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Turquoise - Who knew

Wow! You got busy girl! Looks awesome sauce.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycled Ring Holders Made From Random Drawer Knobs

Cute as can be and clever to boot. Nicely done my friend!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Using Picture Frame Samples

Great idea, Jasmin! A perfect use for these samples. You're rockin' it girl!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Mmm, Mmm, Good!

Oh, you made me laugh. Kerry. Which option are you choosing?

Be Well and Happy Dining!
Me

Re: Piano Keys Wall Art

So very clever. I love this. Great work and thanks so much for sharing your gift!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Fun, Junky Jewlery!

Even more beautiful than ever. How could that be? So, So lovely!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JunkMarket Style Nursery

Wow!! Unbelievable, Kerry. So beautiful and amazing you could pull this together for that amount of money. Nice work my friend!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Barn Junkin' & Pickin' Trip

Wow! I'll just have to go cyber pickin' with you. The stuff here is still buried in the snow. Great stuff! Is that a squirrel I see in one of the pics? Just saying...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Dream a Little Dream -OR- "Could You Please Turn This Old Desk Into a Kitchen Island?"

Super cool you two! Can you tell I am a product of the 70s?

Take carer,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Chrome Shelf Supports - Into Trays!

Does breakfast in bed come with the tray? Just saying...Great save, Brian!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Save those random knobs and pulls!

Great idea Miss Jasmin and beautifully done. Way to go using the mix match of knobs and pulls!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: From Sad Side Table to Sunny Revolving Book Case

This is unbelievably adorable. Well thought out and well executed! Love it...wish I had one of my very own!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tailgate-Music Valley Antique Show 2014

Thanks so much for being a part of the show. Glad to hear everything went well. We had us some fun didn't we?? :)

Take care,
Sue

Re: Swarovski Crystal Heart Necklace with Charm Bracelet Valentine Inspired Design

So very lovely, Cassie. Thanks for sharing...we're very glad to have you back!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Valentine "Chandelier"

As always...beautifully done! Hope you and yours had a lovely Valentine's Day!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: I've missed you, JUNKMARKET Style!

More pics please. Brian's right...this is a hoot!

Thanks for the smile!
Sue

Re: I'm a little behind - sorry

Hi All,

Jasmin didn't want to have this post featured...but it cracked me up! I'm sure all of us junkers are feeling a little of this pain right now. UNBELIEVABLE winter. No worries my friends...spring is right around the corner and we'll be scouring again! Thanks for sharing this Jasmin....made me smile. We're all in this together!

Stay Warm,
Sue

Re: Vintage Finds from the Roadside!

The poodle is HI larious! My fav is the ice cream cone dispenser. You better not let Jimbo see this...he'll want it! :)

Take care, Sue

Re: Chairs from the Roadside

So beautiful...makes me think spring! You pyt a smile on my face. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Valentine Photo Wreath

Hi Everyone!!

I have exciting news to share with you! We have a brand new contributor here at JMS...please meet Kerry Messer also known as PlentyPlace. I'm sure you can see by this delightful project why I wanted her on board in this position. I've adored each and every project she's posted here at JMS and as a person she is equally...if not more delightful! I am looking forward to many more posts from this talented young lady. Please give Kerry a welcome...JUNKMARKET Style!

This from Kerry:

Growing up with my mom and grandma in the antiques business makes me feel right at home with musty, dusty artifacts. But when I'm on the hunt I'm thinking about repurposing rather than retail.
I teach my preschooler, middle schooler, and high schooler at home, so busting out the power tools to transform neglected pieces is a type of pressure relief valve for me. My husband is super-handy, so we love teaming up on projects. Our biggest conquest to date was the restoration of a 210 year old Colonial Revival home in Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA. That 10 year venture prompted us to move on to a low-maintenance new home.
Event-planning using free and thrifted supplies is a challenge I love. Typically that means helping a sweet couple with their wedding or helping out with a special occasion at church. I love creating settings that captivate attention in order highlight Gods goodness.
My husband quips, "When I married you I had no idea you wanted to paint the whole world." Well, not exactly. But because were made in the image of the Great Creator, we find real joy by making our little corner of the world beautiful...and for me that includes curb-shopped and junk-tastically crafted treasures.
my personal website:
http://www.plentyplace.com

Re: Piano Pantry

Hi There Everyone!!

I am continuing on with introductions and re-introductions of contributors and editors here at JMS...and I love this girl...Jasmin Marisett of Gypsy Barn! She has big ideas, uses big tools, and always has something funny to say. What a great combination. She's not afraid to share the stories behind her amazing creations and always gives us a little sneak peek into her life I love that and the fact that I have her as my "crazy" friend!!!! Welcome back, Miss Jasmin. So glad to have you here! This project is AWESOME!

Be Well
Me

A little more about Jasmin...in her own words!

I'm that crazy friend everyone has! The one that will do anything, try anything, talk to anyone and be the first to volunteer to make a fool of themselves!

Junkin Start: 7 years old, we moved to a huge farming property, I was exploring immediately! The property was lined in an old piled rock fence full of buried treasures! The old junk of farmers days gone by! The barns were full of treasures and the woods were calling to be full of tree forts!

Creative Start: Grade 3. We were taught about paper mache. most kids made large round blobs they called cats or dogs, but I went full steam ahead and made a hand puppet elephant with long tusks and a pearl necklace! Her name was Pearl and she had a stutter. She did puppet shows and every time she said the letter P, she would spit pearls out into the audience for the kids to collect! I joined the Drama clubs and choirs and started collaging my bedroom walls top to bottom with strange art I found in my fathers Rolling Stone magazines!

Buy and Sell: Again around 7 - 9 years old, I went to an auction with my mother, bid and won a jewellery box loaded with what I thought was grandma jewellery, but it was sparkly! On the way out, an older woman stopped me and offered me more than what I paid for the whole box for one little broach! My eyes lit up and I was in love with buy and sell!

My whole life has revolved around If there is a will there is a way

Goal - To Open the minds of people all over the world, inspire them and most of all, Just Do It!!!

Do what you love, be who you are, and never let anyone tell you that you arent good enough! The second you settle for less is the second your mind closes off to possibilities!

You can do it! I know you can!!!!!!

Keep on Keeping on! or should I say - Keep on Junkin On!!!

Cheers from the Junk lovin Gypsys at

GypsyBarn!

www.gypsybarn.com
my personal website:
http://www.gypsybarn.com

Re: Twenty years in the "re-making"...and it's finally all "laced" up!

Hey All,

Happy Sunday! It's time for another contributor re-introduction. Say hello to one Miss Kathy Stantz! Kathy has been an important part of the JMS team for a very long time and we are all very lucky for that. Kath and I have been through a lot together...big shows, little shows, websites, FB, Gorilla Glue,junking, camping, and hoteling! You name it...we've done it! And....we've had a ton of fun! Kathy has a great style of her very own and loves to be a roving reporter of all things vintage and junk. Not only is she creatively talented, but she's pretty darn funny too. I think you should all ask her a couple of questions!

1. What about those clocks!
2. How did Kathy get me stopped by security at the airport. And yes, Kathy I still content that was all your fault! :)

Thanks, girlfriend for all ya do! Big hugs from me.

More from Kathy!

My name is Kathy, and Im a junkaholic - there, I said it...feeling much better now!

I was born to junk - always begging things from my grandma, and collecting rocks and Avon bottles when I was little... I refinished my first piece of furniture when I was 18 - and havent stopped re-doing things since...

My friend, Terri, Susan, and I (aka Nostalgia's Cottage) buy old furniture and great vintage junk - and paint, repurpose, etc. It's a great feeling to give a piece of furniture that's worn out or forgotten...a second chance! Or, to turn someone's "trash" into a treasure (and maybe even a new purpose), AND to give it a new home - well, that's why we do what we do!

One of the things we also love to do is restyle vintage jewelry and bits/pieces into unique junk jewelry - necklaces, bracelets and more.

We sell our wares at a few flea markets and shows in Ohio. We are vendors at The Vintage Marketplace at Springfield Antique Show & Flea Market (May & September). In 2014, we will also add occasional sales to our calendar - in downtown, Mansfield, Ohio.

We have a blast - always on the hunt for something! (Would love to quit my day job and do it fulltime!) Every summer we plan a girls trip - junking all the way, and have traveled into Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana - and of course - all over Ohio - one of our most fun trips was the Worlds Longest Yard Sale (250 miles through Kentucky/Tennessee).

My hubby is fairly understanding of my addiction (and has been known to stop and pick something up from the curb if he thinks its something I could use) - but says well never be able to move - too much stuff (I think not!!). My daughter shops my basement when she comes home to visit...(shes her mothers daughter for sure!!).

My personal style is definitely a mix of this and that - cottage/beachy/shabby. I am a collector of many things (my friend says if you have three of something its a collection - so...yep, Ive got a few!) Of course my favorite thing to do is hunt for additions to my collections (and pieces of interesting junk to play with) at flea markets, garage sales, thrift stores, antique shops - and sometimes its just dropped at my doorstep (friends and neighbors - gotta love em!) I collect pottery and ironstone (mostly white - Haeger, Hull, etc.), old clocks, vintage beach stuff - especially beach oil paintings, vintage jewelry, child-size chairs, and lots of other stuff! :)

I am so happy to be a part of JUNKMARKET Style (aka Junkaholics Anonymous) - a great support group for junkaholics like me - HOWEVER, were not looking for a cure - just a whole lotta support!!

I have had the opportunity to meet some of our contributors and members through the shows we attend, and a couple trips to Minnesota - I am so thankful for the friends Ive made along the way... Thanks to Sue for bringing us together. She works tirelessly to keep this the fabulous place it is to share our junk and ideas. All together...were quite a collection (and I mean that in the best way possible)!

God Bless!

Happy junking trails to you!

P.S. For more junk visit my blog: www.sylviasdaughter.blogspot.com

Re: Child's vanity

Beautifully don, Marymc! So bright and cheery...makes this cold winter day a little easier to swallow! Thanks for sharing..

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Headboard Jewelry Display

Welcome back!!! We've been missing you here at JMS. Once again you've delivered an awesome project that covers the two Ps. Pretty and practical! I might add it's beautifully executed! Thanks so much for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycled / Repurposed Pay Phone + Phone Charger + Bank + Accent Light Creation

Hello All!

With great pleasure I re-introduce a veteran and extremely talented JMS contributor...Brian Carlisle. It has been so much fun to watch Brian evolve over the past couple of years. Although he is still the master of all things bird related, he has branched out into so many different types of creative ventures it makes my head spin. I'm always excited to get an email from Brian that he has a post in the hopper! Like a giddy child I go from my email directly too the site to see what he has come up with this time! His projects are always extremely creative, well thought out, and executed to perfection! Even better than that ...they bring a great big smile to my face

On top of being talented I think Brian just might be one of the nicest guys you will ever meet. He's always there too lend a helping hand, always full of good suggestions, and always encourages others through his thoughtful comments on the site. I think you all know exactly what I mean!

Brian sent me a message on FB that his next project (this One) would knock my socks and boots off. He is absolutely correct!!! I t did! Apparently I am supposed to provide a video of my socks and boots being blown off...I'll work on that! :) Please take the time to really go through Brian's project to see exactly how he put this piece together. It's amazing! While you're here remember to say hi and say thanks for all you do! Thanks, Brian you truly are a delight!

Hugs,
Sue

Here's a little more about Brian...

Im all about repurposing old items and seeing what unique, new things that I can create. Theres no limit to what you can turn everyday items into and extend their shelf life.
I also enjoy taking photographs of birds, critters and nature.
All of my work is constantly posted on GadgetSponge.com.
Signup by email on the site to not miss a single creation!
REPURPOSE, UPCYCLE & NATURE!

Personal Blogs:
www.gadgetsponge.com
www.papersponge.com

Etsy Shop:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/GadgetSponge

Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/GadgetSponge
https://www.facebook.com/PaperSponge
Gender: Male

Re: Let's Get the New Year Started

You are all so sweet.Thanks so much for all of your support and your creative contributions to the JMS family! Happy New Year.

Big Hugs,
Sue

Re: Instant Coffee{House}

Here is another post looking back into 2013 and celebrating! This is such a wonderful post and just could't help sharing it again. Thanks PlentyPlace for making my day!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Art Canvas Turned into Rectangular Wreath

This is truly beautiful!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Rustic Frame of paperboard,burlap and leaf

Very pretty, PriscillaCosta. Nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Bone art

Nice!! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Domino's Pizza Letters & Car Topper Lamp

Well...you've done it again, Brian. This is over the top crazy cool!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Reused Paint Can to Make Wall Sconce

Very clever idea. Heaven knows there are many empty paint cans available!!! Thanks so much for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A "Simply Cozy" winter Mantel...

Hi Everyone!

Hope all is well in your lives and your 2014 has begun in a happy and joyful way.

I will be taking some time over the next few weeks, not only to introduce your new contributor (and maybe more), but to also re-introduce the veterans here at JMS. I am so lucky to work with such a talented group of people editors, contributors, and members alike. Give yourselves a big round of applause!

Today I am re-introducing JMS contributor, Laurel Putman. I have had the true pleasure of working with Laurel in many different ways...here on the site, at big shows, and smaller trunk shows. She is always creative beyond belief and better yet she has a knack for always putting a smile on the faces of those around her. She is indeed a very special lady! Thanks, Laurel for being you and for sharing here at JMS!

This post is quintessential Laurel...thoughtful, beautiful, and approachable. I personally think she does get simple as much as she gets cozy! This post as we say in the magazine industry...just makes you wanna be there!

Please take a moment to go through this post...it will leave you wanting to see more from Laurel. Also, while your here give her a big shout out!

About Laurel:

I have a passion for decorating, collecting and repurposing all things chippy, rusty and crusty, hence, the name of my little business Chipping with Charm. I sell a little bit of this and that. Basically whatever I can get my hands on to embellish with crystals, chippy hardware or old keys. At the moment I am loving projects with sheet music and old book pages, but really nothing is off limits once an idea hits. I think pretty soon my sweet husband is going to put a lock on the garage door before another one of his rusty hinges or old tools gets a new life as a flower or picture holder. What can I say? I just cant stop myself!

I have the joy of selling my wares here and there as well as the honor of sharing my ideas as a Contributor on JUNKMARKET Style.
my personal website:
http://www.chippingwithcharm.blogspot.com

Hugs from Me,
Sue

Re: She Got Wheels. And She Knows How to Use Them...

Hey Everybody!

It is with great pleasure indeed that I introduce you to the newest contributor team here at JMS....Amy Nolfo & Brad Bingley. These two "cool beans" are awesome in so many ways. They are talented, smart, funny, witty, kind, and just all all around good peeps! I'm sure that you will enjoy them as much as I do. I'm including their profile on this comment. It's well worth the read. Please give Amy and Brad a great big JMS WELCOME!!!! Thanks so much you two...very honored to have you on board!

Heres an idea... Go to college. In fact dont just go to college, go to college, then keep going to college and get an MBA. Buy some fabulous grey suits. Work for corporate America or better yet, go live in Switzerland and work for an international corporation for a few years then come back to the states and work for corporate America in your fabulous grey suit. Dread every minute of it. Loathe waking up each morning. All you really want to do is fix things. Build things. Build things out of wood and metal. Build with your hands just like you did as early as the age of 5 in your Fathers' workshop. From an early age you had a hammer or saw in hand, helping to build everything from a cottage porch to a bucolic farmhouse to an ocean going sailboat. You long to share the ideal of being an entrepreneur and making it under your own steam with your 3 beloved children. But making a living, doing what you love is just a dream for now. So you keep slaving away for corporate America and the grey suit world.

Meanwhile... 5 hours a way, a crazy girl Mr. "Here's an idea" (whom you just met above) knew back in college has been building an interior design & antiques/vintage home furnishings business for the last 20 years. She has been in love with the creative process all her life, the Daughter of an artist, you could say the creativity is in her blood. Her first collection consisted of a cigar box her Uncle gave her when she was 5 years old which she promptly filled with small, rusty tractor parts from her Fathers' shop. She now sells antiques & vintage furnishings as well as original assemblage art pieces she creates in her home studio. She too had once sold her soul to corporate America, but she had finally escaped. In the midst of it all she found time to write a childrens' book and adopt two, bouncing baby boys. She was running her business full time but wanting to take a fresh approach. Looking for a partner with the skills to build the designs in her heart and in her head. Furnishings built from salvage. She had a dream of a business centered around re-purposing, re-cycling & re-designing pieces and parts of the past into functional, beautiful furnishings for her Patrons' homes. She couldnt do it alone.

Youre not going to believe this BUT... Mr."Here's an idea" and Ms. "Meanwhile 5 hours away" reconnected in 2008 after 20 years apart through a group of college friends who were chatting on Facebook. They both happened to be at a turning point in their lives. He wanted to leave corporate America behind and build with his hands. She wanted to bring a new purpose to her business. Next thing you know these two, crazy, college friends... Now in their 40s, joined forces, got married, moved to the country and together with their 5 Hobbits (aka - children) are co-creating the world they once only dreamt of. A world where junk is transformed & given new life. From roadside finds to salvaged lumber, thrift store treasures, barn sale antiques, pieces and parts... they are all welcomed in their world.

Now that you have the short version of this adventure please allow us to introduce ourselves... We are the Husband & Wife team of Bradley Bingley & Amy Nolfo. Brads Business, The Tao of Restoration specializes in custom, built from salvage home furnishings and retail displays. Amys business specializes in vintage and antique furnishings for cottage, home & garden, her handmade assemblage art pieces as well as showcasing Brads handmade from vintage salvage furniture. Together we design, build and create pieces with a past. Corporate America is now a distant memory. We are on the frontlines of the handmade revolution happening here in America and we are humbled to have our work be a part of this growing movement. The truth is we love what we do and we are passionate about our work. You can catch us live and in person at many shows around the Midwest and beginning Summer 2014 you can visit our barn gallery & workshop here in Michigan. To keep up with our travels, discuss custom projects, see current inventory, show schedules & barn events please visit our websites...

Brad - Thetaoofrestoration.com
Amy - Butterbeansantiques.com

We are honored and humbled by the opportunity to be Contributors to the JunkMarket Style community. A place where creative, like minded individuals share ideas, projects, trends, style & design. We look forward to sharing with you!

Namaste,
Brad & Amy
my personal website:
http://www.butterbeansantiques.com

Re: Guess What This Little Number Is?

Okie, dokie, dominokie....we gotta go with the member who is the closest on this one!

And the winner is....Valentine58. Congrats to you!

Here's the Skinny:

IBM International Daily Dial Attendance Recorder. Time clock made by IBM's International Time Recording division. The face shows employee numbers which would be dialed up by employees entering and leaving the factory. The day and time of entry and exit was punched onto a tape roll inside the box. The serial number indicates it was produced in 1940 although some argue it is earlier.

Re: Lovely Nail Polish Rack

Fabulous idea and well executed. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Today is Her Birthday! So Here's Her Pallet pleasing project.

Today starts our year in review. In 2013 we lost a dear friend and fellow junker...Noreen Midgely, or as we know and love her, Junker Midge. Today id Miss Midge's 53rd birthday. We lost her far too young and see is sorely missed. Someone said she must be eating Angel Food cake today. I rather like that. Please send birthday wishes and your thoughts to Midge's family at https://www.facebook.com/noreen.midgley?hc_location=reminder_birthday. Happy birthday Midge...your JMS friends love ya!!!

Hugs,
Sue

Re: Guess What This Little Number Is?

OK...here is a clue. Look at what it says on the face of the clock.

Just Me

Re: Guess What This Little Number Is?

Wow...will wonders never cease!!!! Sharon, Geo, and Jimbo all keeping their mouths closed at the same time. I can hear myself think!!! Ah, hahahaha! Just had to pick on you 3 a little this AM! OK...you three....do you know what year this might have been manufactured in? If so email me. Let's see if I can stump you on that one!! Me

Re: Happy New Year, Baby!

Happy New Year, Suzi. Thanks for sharing your playful imagination! Your New Year's baby is adorable.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Such a NNNNNovel idea!

This is SERIOUSLY cool!!! And I mean seriously. Way to go, Jasmin!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Mason Jar Hot Cocoa Bar

So adorable Miss Becky...I'll be right over!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Otto the Nutcracker

A work of art. I LOVE Otto! Nicely done my friend.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Toast the Holidays with a Ball Jar Goblet

Suzi,

Great to see you posting on the site! I'd love to come to your cocktail party so bring on the invitation. :) Lovely!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Mason Jar Christmas Tree

Cute as can be!!!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Take the Challenges: Encourage Others and Toot Your Own Horn!!

REMINDER!!!! All submissions need to be in by end of day on December 15, 2013. Looking forward to enjoying more of your projects!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Awesome picks in my last junkin' rounds

I want so much of this stuff I can't even tell you. I have a truck you know and I know where you live!

Sleep with one eye open!
Me

Re: Is it really just an ironing board though?

Now this is what I call arty farty cool! Is there such a term as arty farty cool? There is now. :)

Take care,
Sue

Re: 1950's Kitchen Cart

Ooooo...love to have this newly refinished cart. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial Electrical Wire Spool

Nothing short of fabulous!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Spindle Christmas Tree

I'm with Jimbo. It's a junk masterpiece! It will be fab on your porch.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JOY in a jar

This is absolutely beautiful, Marge. One might even call it joyful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Can anyone guess what this is used for?

Looks like a torture vice of some nature to me. Just saying...

Just Me

Re: Mason Jar Challenge

Adorable!!! I love these kinds of treasures.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Shabby Chic Vintage Pedestal Vanity/Desk and Chair

Beautifully done. Welcome to JMS!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Mason Jar Challenge Project

This is a whole lot of awesomness, my friend. Thanks for joining the challenge and sharing your creativity with all here at JMS. This is a beautiful member feature!
Take care,
Sue

Re: Another Ball Jar Idea...

You've out done yourself, Laurel. Sooooo cute and very clever.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk in the Trunk Tree

This is a beauty, Becky. All the bits and pieces work very well together and LOVE the backdrop!

Happy Holidays!
Sue

Re: Take the Challenges: Encourage Others and Toot Your Own Horn!!

A great big JMS welcome from me to all of the new members and to old members returning to action on the site. This is awesome...y'all rock!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Christmas Napkin Rings in a Jiffy

Love ya too, girlfriend. Happy, happy, birthday!!!!!

Just Me

Re: I've been waiting for some of these legs!

One of your best projects to date. Love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Vintage Simplex Timeclock & Flashlight Lamp

Perfectly crusty and cool! Great combination (as usual) of materials!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Retro Christmas Art Box

So cute...totally in love with this!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Mason Jar Challenge: Doorstop

You're making it happen! :) Love it...just what I was looking for, creative ideas.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Winter Wonderland in a Jar

Lovely Miss Sharon. I love the little Bambi on the inside!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Tailgate Headboard

This is awesome!!! Anything in your garage for that long is fair game!! Nicely done...any guest will be delighted.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Have a blessed and very happy Thanksgiving!!!

God Bless,
Sue

Re: Thankful...

What a lovely post, Miss Kathy, We are all thankful to have you here!! It does indeed look like you have been busy!

Big Hugs,
Me

Re: Barn Door and Gun Crates Turned into a Coffee Table

Only you...barn doors and gun crates... LOVE it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: You have mail Liquor Cabinet and Bonnie and Clyde Bar

Where have you been hiding??? I see you have been a member since 2010. So glad to see you posting. This is fabulous!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Radiant Energy

So VERY cool. Love the way it lights up the corner of the room. The man in he background is also catching my attention.
Thanks for sharing!

Be well,
Sue

Re: MASON JAR CHALLENGE - Peace on Earth "JUNKOLIDAY" Mantle Adornment

Look at you go!!!! Awesome job. Georgia...meet my dear friends Amy and Brad. They are as silly as we are and fit right in this junkin' family! Amy and Brad...meet Georgia...she is indeed a hoot and a half!

Hugs to all,
Me

Re: Hairpin Table

Love this...the legs are awesome. I'm working on a loft right now and this would fit right in. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Royal Ruby Red Christmas

You're so cute, Georgia. I love you and I miss you. Hope you are happy and well.

Love ya,
Me

Re: Ball Jar Snow Decor

Hi There Herbgirl1!

This is lovely...simple and elegant. For fake snow you can also use water softener salt. Good thing about both epsom salts and water softener is that you can use them for their intended purpose after the holidays!!! Thanks so much for participating in the challenge.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Garden Sculpture from thrift store dishes

Beautiful. Sure makes me wish it was spring!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Take the Challenges: Encourage Others and Toot Your Own Horn!!

A big welcome back to you Miss Alice. You have been missed!!!

Love to you.
Sue

Re: Bubbles & Bubbly !!!

Good minds must think alike. I was just contemplating a bath caddy and poof you posted one. Love the wait for it...a place for your wine. Awesome! Well done..also beautifully photographed! Thanks so much for sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Taking the "Challenge"...Broken Lantern to Ball Jar "Snow Globe"...

Look at you go girl...that was quick! Love everything about this project. Adorable and well executed as always!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Mystery Machine Mason Jar Challenge Entry

You know me...I love a good sense of humor. Nicely done Dianne aka Frannie!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed "Hurricanes" For Your "JUNKOLIDAY" Table!

Yay for cool beans, Butter Beans! So happy to see you on here. These are amazing...but I wouldn't expect any less from you!!! Happy Junkolidays!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sap Bucket Cover

Adorable!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Salvaged Wine Caddy

I want this!!! Fabulous job Jamin..

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Dresser into Office Credenza

What a transformation!!! Cool beans my friend.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Playing Around with Some More Trees

I think you should come help me get ready for Christmas. Nice!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Building a Little Christmas Cheer

You have been a busy girl. This is fabulous!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Tree Built From Lincoln Logs

Very clever! You're taking me back to good memories. Nothing like good old Lincoln Logs!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Driftwood & Rust

Driftwood and rust...two of my favorite things! Nicely done birdcolor.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Under Sink Cover Up

Very cute MillieBumbleBee. Also, thanks for the tip about Robert's Max Grip...just in time for my bathroom re-do! Goo Gone has been a long time friend of mine. Imagine that! :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Faux Antique Perfume Bottles (Made from thrift store salt shakers!)

These are stunning MichL. Great idea and beautifully executed...not to mention fabulous photography. Thanks so much for sharing!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Take the Challenges: Encourage Others and Toot Your Own Horn!!

Yay!!! We're off to a good start. Thanks so much for responding and I'm looking forward to many more joining in. Happy day to all!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Side Table from Found Sled

Maine is a great place to pick free stuff from the road. Excellent job on your sled table!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Jewelry box Make-over

Stunning!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Jewelry Tree

You should be happy...this is awesome. Good creative thinking!!

Happy Sunday,
Sue

Re: Holiday Recycle Projects

Nice!!! Love everything, but I have to say that driftwood tree is my fav. Very cool.

Happy Sunday,
Sue

Re: Steampunk Table Light

So very cool!

Take care,
Sue

Re: License Plate Art: International Edition!

You just keep getting better and better! These are fab.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wizard of Oz chair

Ah,hahahaha! Perfect!!! I love the Wizard of OZ. The flying monkeys always made my older brother cry. I love to remind him of that every chance I get.....all in fun of course! :)

Thanks for the smile,
Sue

Re: Ladder love. So easy!

I'm with everyone else...ladders are AWESOME!!! Love how you have done yours.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial Tripod Spotlight

Love the fact that you made it a spotlight! Cool beans...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Roadside Dining Chair Makeover

Well done. Love your color choice. Perfect for this roadside find!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Vintage Leather Purse Necklaces

I so ADORE these. Excellent work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cream Separator Lamp

I love it. I come across many cream separators...this is a great way to put them back to use. Thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Rustic Signs 2

These are adorable. The "woof" is my fav! Great job...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Cast Away !

This one made me smile. I'm a girl who's had many a cast...wish I would have thought to do this with one of them. Cute and clever!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Photo Display from Old Frame

Very well done. Hand made is always more thoughtful! Happy anniversary!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Holiday Spruce Tips Container.

I love rusty old buckets for spruce tips. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Kraut Cutter to Memo Station...

What a great project, Laurel. You nailed the 2 Ps. Pretty and practical. Love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: HomeTalk.com & LampsPlus.com Holiday Lamp Challenge by GadgetSponge.com

One of my favorites from you ever, Brian. You pay such close attention to detail and it pays off every time. A+!

Take care...
Me

Re: Gratitude Rocks!

Gratitude does ROCK! Beautifully executed, Becky! I also like Strange Cargo's idea. Twofer!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Junk Piece with Multiple Uses!

You know I love a piece with many uses. Nicely done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Rustic Signs

These are awesome. Makes me want to host a potluck!!! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity!

Take care..
Sue

Re: A Thanksgiving Table

Thanks all! You know I love me my tabletop! Combing a host of elements always gets me going.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Wine Caddy - Using Sewing Machine Drawer Slide Racks

From a girl who loves wine....AWESOME. Love the different flavor of each one. You nailed it once again my friend!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Happy Halloween

Nicely done Jimbo. Here at JMS we call it fall-o-ween!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycle A Broken Umbrella

LOVE this idea! Very nicely executed.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Kraut Cutter Server

That would be great, Laurel. We can have dueling kraut cutters!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: These Boot are Made for Walking!

Thanks you too. I'm working on the boot bandanna idea as we speak. I have another on th add to the bunch too!!

Happy Monday to all.

See ya,
Sue

Re: Pamper Yourself S'more Trunk Show!!! October 5, 2013, 8 AM to 5 PM

I'm not the brightest tool in the shed. It is from 8 AM to 5 PM. I'll make the changes. Thank you for pointing the errors of my ways :)

Me

Re: Bed Spring lamp

Awesome project, SignGuy! It's a great member feature, too! Thanks for sharing!

Sue

Re: Vintage Wicker Hamper Redo...and...Redo

This is an awesome re=do. Love it!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Hanging out in the Kitchen

HILARIOUS my friend. I can always count on your sense of humor. Great idea. Please send the "Mystery Delight" recipe my way!

Take care,
Sue

Re: In Memory of Our Dear Friend Junker Midge

It is with great sadness that I share news of the sudden passing of one of our JUNKMARKET Style family members Noreen Midgely. Noreen was one of the original members here and shared openly her talent, her kindness, and her sense of humor. Please send your thoughts and prayers to Noreen and her family. Noreen was well known for making angels and now she is among the. You will be missed Noreen. God bless! Love , Sue

Re: Eiffel Tower Glass Panel Door

Beautifully done. Thanks so much sharing your talent on JMS. You are the Saturday member feature!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: $1.00 CHIMNEY CUPBOARD

Good get....great save!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tiny Wheel barrel

Lovely as can be!!! Nice work.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: pallet planter box!

Superbly done!! Love it.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Out of Time Haunted Assemblage

This is stunning!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tools of the Trade: Handyman's Heaven

Very clever! Love your use of the vice!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage watering can planter.

Excellent job from one gardener to another!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Upcycled Industrial look table

I'm with Brian...beautiful classic style! Nicely done.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Beachy Shadowbox Table

Adorable...good thinking! Love the color!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Shabby Chic Table and not-so-matching chairs

Your labor of love turned out beautifully. Love all the mix and match chairs. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Domino's SecondHandLogos.com GadgetSponge Repurposed Side Table REVEAL

Love the fact that it opens as a pizza box. Brilliant as always!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Dresser to Window bench

Beautiful and offers storage...the perfect duo of pretty and practical. Bravo!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Corbel Wall Sconce Lamp

You know I love me my arch salvage. Well done as always Mr. Jimbo!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Vintage Water Ski & Flashlight Table Lamp with Storage

I'm trying to figure out which of you water ski projects is my favorite. I'm thinking it's this one, but very hard to choose. Love!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: From Old Spool to Ottoman...

Wire hope??? I'm diggin' this big time Laurel!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Office Chair Redo

Well done!!! Love your fabric choice. Keep up the great work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Dirty Ol' Work Bench PURRRfect as an Island!

Oh, my word...this is gorgeous!!! Love it Jasmin..

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial - Dorm Room Table

So cool, Jimbo! If I were you I'd check for the hidden keg every time I visited. Just saying.... :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Scrappy Salvaged Star

I love your "scrappy" little star. Perfect for the 4th of July. Thanks for sharing an project that everyone can make!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Series of 8: Repurposed / Upcycled Vintage Wooden Water Ski Beer & Soda Bottle Opening Stations

Where did you get all of the water skis??? I live in the land of 10,000 lakes and I have never owned that many. Very cool Brian!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cat Beds on a Budget

These brought a smile to my face. Adorable!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Table in shades of grey...

Great before and after. I love the way it turned out too!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Rustic Side Table

Beautiful finishing work!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Broken china mosaic end table

Very pretty, rzrback. The design is beautiful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Fishing Lure Necklaces

These are stunning. And I'm glad they are missing the hook, line, sinker, and walleye. Makes them much easier to wear. :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Our New Hallway Mantle - from an Old Door

I LOVE it too! Particularly the "Crazy is a Relative Term". Nicely done my friend!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Never had more fun with a Teeter-Totter!

Lovely as always, Miss Lanette! That teeter tooter is the cutest thing ever and works beautifully on a table top!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage Water Ski Beer & Soda Opener Station

This is crazy cool, Brian. You've done it again!

Take care,
Sue

Re: TEXTURE

Yo Georgia!!!

Good to hear from you! Love the molds. You could have always sent them to me!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Angel Wing Cubby Transformation

Wowsers...this was a labor of love and you out did yourself! Great attention to detail. Well done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Vintage Water Ski & Sewing Machine Drawer Book Ends

Yet another winner, winner, chicken dinner from you!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage Tin Planter

You know I love me my flowers and cool bean planters. Good gat, Jimbo!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Button Flowers

Great results!!! I am so glad to know that you have been inspired by the site. Thanks for a wonderful member feature.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: FAMILY HERILOOM CRIB NOW A BENCH

How sweet it is. Love that this is an heirloom living on in another way. Great work!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Electrolux Redux

Seriously cool!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tart Tin Jewelry Pendants

Cute as can be. I always enjoy your jewelry designs!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wine and Cheese Tray? Of *corks* it is silly!!!

Cool beans my friend. Love wine cork projects and this is a keeper!! Great tips to boot. Thanks so much!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial Funnel Lamp

You left me no option. Fab light, Jimbo!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Treasure Jewelry :: Necklaces

Beautifully done...as always. Thanks for another wonderful JMS member feature!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sizzling Mid Century Wall Art

Very cool beans!!! Thanks for a great member feature.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A few recent projects

Cute, cute, cute, and cute!!! Great job my friend.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Louisiana Map & Vintage Yardstick Writing Desk

This is awesome Mr. Brian Carlisle. You have great style!!

Take care my friend!
Sue

Re: Upcycled Metal Ashtray Birdfeeder

ADORABLE!!! Nicely done my friend...I'm sure the birds are singing with joy!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tennis Bracelet

I'm sure she will love it....cute as can be.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: LAMP SHADES

Beautifully done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Coffee Table

I couldn't agree more...:) . Stunnins re-do!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Retro Blue Aluminum Space Age Bird Feeder

A very DELICIOUS project!!! The birdies are happy!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Now I Lay Me Down!

Brilliant!!! Very, very cool beans. Thanks so much for sharing!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Rustic Insulator Containers

Simple yet sassy!!! Love this idea, Jasmin.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Drawers to End Tables...

What a great look. You are one smart cookie young lady!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Red Wagon & Singer Sewing Machine Base Storage Table

Brian...You just keep getting awesomer. And yes...that is a word!!! Great project..

Be well,
Sue

Re: Wheelie Washtub

Nicely done, Becky. Love the versatility of this piece and storage to boot. Bonus!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: No. 10 Milking Stool & Flashlight Repurposed / Upcycled Lamp

Congrats on #10, Brian and I must say...you've out done yourself. LOVE it!!!! And yes, I agree...they are getting taller. Ah,haha!!! This is just so bright snd happy for spring..you made my day. Thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Oil Can Ring Holder

Cute and clever...just the way I like 'em! Nicely done and a great JMS member feature!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Reel Plant Holder

Happy Easter everyone. Hope it is a good one for all...God bless.

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Handmade Wooden Barn Quilts

These are very cool!!

Sue

Re: Wooden Signs

Very nicely done!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Wooden Signs

Beautifully done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Back to the Drawing Board

I love this post, Jimbo!!! I do love the way the creative mind works and yours is one of the best! I do indeed think you should do this again!!! I still want the Soilax lamp!!! Thanks for sharing your gift, Jim!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Vent/Exhaust Hood Bird Feeder

It seriously does make a better birdfeeder. Love it, Brian!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Faux Fireplace from Scraps - UPDATE!

This is AMAZING!!! I'm with Jimbo...you win the award. Awesome work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Ladder Wrap and Paper Station...

Cute and clever. Pretty and pratical. Well, my friend...I think you have all the bases covered. Awesome!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Ski Coat Rack

This is suchb a clean and modern looking project. Love that and it's oh so useful. Nice wor, Jasmin!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Kitchen Ipad Stand

Brilliant!!! So very clever...an indeed very useful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Old Window+Vintage Map

Great idea and the color is perfect for spring!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: FUNNEL VISION

Way to go, GrandBear...this is amazing. I'm closing my eyes and pretending i can hear the sound now!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Really Large bed Posts and old window with new design

Love both!!! Great, happy color.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: End Tables from old Bar Stools

Brilliant! Now that's what I call a re-purpose with a purpose.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sea Glass Solar Light

Very cool beans. Love it!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Rusty Bed Springs- wall centerpiece

Ooooo, la, la. Stunning! I have done this before and have always loved the result. Love the succulents. Beautifully done!!!

Thanks so much for sharing!

Re: nothing to post yet(just new here), but i'm working on a hula-hoop rug...pics to follow soon

Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style...we're glad ytou're here. Can't wait to see your pics!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shabby Chic bar from a TV Cabinet

You're making me thirsty...is it 5 0'clock yet? Nice work. You and your brother make a great team!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Some of my yard art displayed in the 61st annual Pilgrimage in Moss Point, MS.

Oh, man....you're making me die for spring. Beautiful!!


Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tape Measure Bookmarks

Very clever....love it!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Mantel Ladder

Love the simplicity of this project. Great work!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Operation Overhaul

Operation overhaul is a huge success. Nicely done!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Stu D. Baker

I just love Stu D. Baker!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Filmstrip Door

I'm with Jim...WOW!!! Very well done!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: My Spring Mantel...aqua glass, jars and lots a JUNK!!

Absolutely, beautiful. You are such a clever girl!!! Makes all the snow outside just melt away in my mind....


Happy Spring,
Sue

Re: "Plain Jane" gets a face lift

Perfect imperfection...just the way I like it. Awesome job, Andrea!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Serving Up a Little Vintage with Some Beverages!

Nice work, Miss Lanette. Wish I were enjoying something like this right this very instant.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Antique/Collectible Store Booth Overhaul - GadgetSponge

You make me feel like shopping...I want to shop the night away. A little twist on Leo Sayer...now there is a blast from the past!!! LOVE the whole thing. Way to go, Brian!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Simple Spring Centerpiece

Beautifully done, Becky. I too love the contrast. Thanks so much for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: This Won't Hurt a Bit!

Oh, Jimbo....good minds think alike. They would make fabulous single serving Sushi platters. That is why I need more. The sushi goes in the center, dipping sauces on the side, and the chopsticks in the slots. Right now I can only have a dinner party for three. I would like to be able to invite more!!! Pictures would work well too. I would also like to do a piece of collage art with the. I clearly need more of these. My new obsession. Like I need one more!!

Me

Re: This Won't Hurt a Bit!

Hey Go Go,

Great to hear from you! I only found three need nine more to do what I want. Life is a mission!!! Hope you are well.

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Order Up...! Repurposed Deli Sign

Love these old signs Mr. Jimbo....good get! And, of course...I love what you did with it!!!

Take care,
Me

Re: Vintage toy Cars

These toy cars are awesome...nice rescue!!! I would so have these in my home. Thanks for sharing!! Happy weekend.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bathtime Goodies

Thanks, Lanette! One question though...did you mean to say "like" his face? Or was this a slip and you really meant to say Facebook? Hmmmm...

Sue

Re: Artique Project

MacNTrash...you are our JMS Sunday. This is absolutely adorable...thanks so much for sharing your talent wigth our community!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Pallet Tin Man Garden

Now this just makes me smile!!!! Well don and thanks so much for sharing!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Country Music Artist Eric Heatherly to Entertain us in Nashville!

I'm with you Georgia...that wasn't hard to watch...oops I mean listen too. We'll post a video from the show! I'll be the one in the background drooling...I mean tapping my foot.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: REMINDER! Times All Most Up! JUNK Swap.....2013 Edition!

Helloo...

For those of you who are looking for your junk swap partners...I took late entries so you will all have your partners on Monday. Thanks for understanding...the more the merrier!!!

Stay Warm,
Sue

Re: Instant Coffee{House}

This is fabulous!!! Thanks for being such a great member here at JMS!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Route 66 License Plate Art

One of my favorites from you and a great member feature. Who does not LOVE Route 66???

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial Dummys

So very fun!!! Your projects always brighten my day!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Wicker Hamper's Revived

Very nice...indeed!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Girly Flair for my Thrifty Chair

You're funny, PlentyPlace. Great use of pants that did not work on your bod. The chair is awesome!!

Be Well.
Sue

Re: Trash or Treasure WingBack Chair Before/After

Looks like a treasure to me!!! Way to go...

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Before-After Wine Buffet Cabinet

Now that's what I call a transformation! Beautifully done...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Water Ski Pair Lighted Organizer

Another great project, Brian. Being from the land of 10,000 lakes...I love me my water ski projects!!!

Take car,
Sue

Re: The Whatchamacallit!

Awesome save, Jasmin. I really do LOVE this color and finish!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Working Together...a couple old drawers and a sign...

Once again...Beautifully done, Miss Laurel! The whole put together look is so very inviting. Love!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: From Drab to Fab!

Although this tote can be used in any room in the house, I love the function you have chosen for it! My kind of girl. Great job, Andrea!!

Stay Warm,
Sue

Re: Taco Soup Served up Ala-JUNKMARKET Style!

This looks too good to eat Miss Lanette!!! Love the way you have served it up...simple yet elegant!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Layered Tin Hearts "Gardens and Graphics"

These are stunning and better then diamonds any day!. Perfect JMS member feature for Valentines Day!!! Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Unfinished Attic Craft Room - Making Space to Organize using others Junk Recycle Upcycle

Nice idea...looks like this is going to be a great craft room!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Jewelry/Necklace Holder made from an old lamp...

Love this....I know a JMS editor who sure could use this...Miss Lanette Lorsung will be calling!!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wood Spool Shelf

Cute and clever. Now we have the 2 "Cs to go along with the two "Ps".

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Doll Dresser Jewelry Box

Good thinking and well done. Bravo!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage Cutter Tablecloth Lamp Shades

These are very happy and I love happy!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: 1950's Magazine Rack and Side Table

Nicely done my friend. Love your color choices!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Little Birdie Junk

Thanks all...the best thing is to see projects hard at work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Collecting Memories Album

As always, Jimbo...Beau-ti-ful!!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Vintage Water Ski Towel & Robe Rack

Hey Brian,

How did you know that I love water ski projects. This one falls under the category of "cool beans" for sure!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: "Eye Candy"...

You hit the two "Ps" on the head. Pretty and practical! Nicely done, Laurel...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Marketplace...Nashville Here We Come

I can't wait to get to Nashville!

Re: Pamper Yourself Trunk Show...You So Deserve It!

Just wait 'til you meet all these wonderful and very talented dealers and artisans. We are going to have some fun in the greenhouse!!

Re: Upcycled Victorian Chairs

Beautifully done. Never thought I would like a Victorian chair, but you just proved me wrong!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Coffee Stations from No Hope Dressers!

Nicely done my friend. Love your execution and how you explain everything so clearly. Awesome. I understand that coffee grinds are not pretty in a picture. Too funny!

Take care.
Sue

Re: Hooked on Books

This is adorable, Becky. I love books too and this is a great way to put them into action!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: REMINDER! Times All Most Up! JUNK Swap.....2013 Edition!

Way to go you two!! Jim I've already assigned you to Mary Ann.

Happy New Year!

Re: Old Tin Beer Can Mirror

Love this and it is just in time for New Year's Eve. Great member feature...keep up the good work. Thanks so much for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Musical Christmas Trees

These are Adorable, Geo! Glad to see you back on the site!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: A Christmas Home Tour!

Lovely as always Miss Lani!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Bird Feeders

No one....and I mean no one does bird feeders like you!!! Stunning!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Award Winning Cookies Recipe with a JUNKMARKET Twist!

I actually was lucky enough to taste these cookies. YUMMMM!!!
Please. Lani...can I have some more?? Beautiful way to serve them up I might add! Merry Christmas!

Be Well, Sue

Re: A Christmas Twist on an old JM Project

Thanks you three. You are all too sweet! It means a lot.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Sewing Machine Drawers Twin Wall Organizers

I meant better and better of course. Not batter and better. Note to self...must take typing refresher course. That is my New Year's resolution.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Sewing Machine Drawers Twin Wall Organizers

You just keep getting batter and better! This is awesome.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas is Coming!

Thanks so much everyone!!!! December is going to be a great month here at JMS!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Organ button necklace with frosty grey beads

You know I have a thing for organ related junk. This is just my cup of tea. Beautifully done, Cassie!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Billy Jo's "Do Over Deco" Part 8

Vey pretty!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: food crate ottoman

This is fabulous. Way to go Jerseypickerbro!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Antique lanterns

Perfect for tea lights. Love 'em!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Oak Towel Rings

Wow! You've been a busy girl! Adorable..

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cottage storage box

Very sweet!!

Have a good day,
Sue

Re: Gold Frame and pillers

Love this set. Stunning color!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Heavy hand made jewlrey box

Cute as can be and functional too. Twofer!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Italian wall shelf

The grapes were the perfect addition. Free and an absoluter mess become a thing of beauty. Nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Christmas Eye Candy

Festive and beautiful. This is getting me in the mood for Christmas! Nice work...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Unexpected Centerpiece

Unexpected and spontaneous is the way to go. This is absolutely lovely. Great job!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: FUN~k~tional Junkin Art

Simple and beautiful...love. Also, I'm with Lani. You're one funny girl!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Antique Silverware Facelift

This is beaytiful...it was great meeting you at GETFRESH Vintage! Keep up the good work.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Wallpaper Display Repurposed into a Mirror

This just brings a ray of sunshine to my life. Fabulous as always, Jimbo!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: From a bed to a Nutcracker...

Great idea...love it!! Sure brought a smile to my face!

Take Care, Sue

Re: O Stove Grate Christmas Trees...

I'm with Artteachergirl. All I see are Christmas trees. Well done, my friend!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: A Bar Everyone Can Join in On!

Sure makes me want to have a cup of hot chocolate...at your house. I'm on my way!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Parts Whimsical Lamp

Hi Brian!

I know I say this a lot, but I think this be my favorite project of yours ever...or until you do your next post at least. Ah,hahahha! Love he composition and colors...awesome!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shabby Chat Cat Condo - Re-Purrrrrrr-posed

Hey Jasmin...

Now here's something for the "cool cats" in your life. Love it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage Wallpaper Display Repurposed into a Mirror

Hilarious! Love it, Jimbo!

Re: Repurposed Vintage Sewing Machine Cabinet for Storage

Very nice, my friend! LOVE the color...please send to Georgia for her birthday. :)

Take care,
Sue

Re: Bed Rail Turned Stocking Holder

Great idea, Becky!!! Love the multi-purpose of this piece. Brilliant!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Nature Inspired Thanksgiving Table Scape

Lovely blast from the past from JMS Editor, Lanette. Every once and a while I like to re-feature posts. There are so many to see here that it's nice to re-visit!!! Goes to show you...junk is timeless!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shoe Display

Nicely done, my friend. Every girl needs more shoe storage!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Put Your Feet Up...wine crate ottoman

Cute, cute, cute!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bejeweled Bouquets

Great twist on the bridal bouquet! Love it...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Collecter's Edition of Country Home with Two JUNKMARKET Features!

You go girl!

Re: Architectural Wreckage Lamp

Happy Birthday, Jimbo. Have a junkingly good day!!!

Take care,
Me

Re: Halloween Upcycled Bird House with License Plate Body

There are sooooo many posts on this site that sometimes you miss one. This is FABULOSO.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Water Spigot Necklaces

Oh so pretty!! Nice work...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed License Plate Clipboards

What a fresh idea for a license plate. Fab!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: License Plate Side Table

I'm with Laurel...SERIOUSLY cool!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Old Metal Ladder Turned Into a Storage Rack

Ver cool (as usual) Miss Laurel. LOVE!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Atomic Biomorphic Yardstick Covered Coffee Table

Brian...You keep coming up with new favorites of mine from you. This is AWESOME. I just pushed the awesome button!! Thanks for sharing..

Be Well,
Sue

Re: EAT

Becky....this is wonderful. Thanks for the great how to...very helpful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Pumpkins with Attitude

Absolutely darling. I love sweetness not spooky around Halloween. Nicely done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Printer's drawer coffee table

I'm with Andrea...loving your table! Thanks for sharing and you are the JMS Sunday member feature.

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Dryer Drum Bottle Tree

Very cool and clever. Your project is a great JMS Saturday member feature. Thanks so much for sharing!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Fashion Portfolio

You know how I feel about fashion Mr Healy. Love this project. Way to go Jimbo!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Flexible Flyer Fun

Becky, Becky, Becky.....Love. love. love this. Nicely done my friend!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Burlap and Lace Wedding

Nicely done, Collquest....you are our Saturday member feature. Looks like it was a beautiful day!!! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: $148 Scrap Junk Makeover! WOW!

WOW is right. You did an amazing job! Thanks for sharing your delightful personality as well. You always bring a smile to my face!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Coat Rack / Wall Hangers

Looks like you had a blast my friend!!!! Absolutely love these! I'll take 3 please.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Shoe Form Window Treatment

LOVE! Nicely done....again!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Altered Watercolor Paint Tin

Both Saturday and Sunday member features got to Junk Angel. love this project...very creative! Way to mix it up!

Take care, Sue

Re: Thrifted Vintage Ruler Lamp

I did something new for a change up. This weekend both features came from one member...Junk Angel. I love the diversity she shows. A lighting project and an art project. Awesome! Great work, Junk Angel!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Getting Scrappy

Yay for JMS!!! Becky we are delighted to have you o board as our newest contributor! I know everyone else will love your projects as much as I do. WELCOME!!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Red, White, and Blue. . . Industrial 4th of July Necklace

This is fabulous, Cassie!!! Very "4th of July". The 4 is awesome.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Foundry Pattern Mirror

Well Hello Mr. Healy!!!

This looks like an easy, peazy, oh so cool project. When you can achieve coolness quickly it's even cooler. Does that make sense? Love!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Beer Garden Stake - Stroh's Beer Tap

Hi Ther!

This Sunday our member feature goes to retiredbp2. This post makes me smile for a couple of reasons. i love the play on beer garden too, I love the re, white, and blue, for the season, and I enjoy the fact that it is geared for the male gardener. There is one more reason....but you will have to wait for next Fall's issue of Country Garden's Magazine to hit the stands to find out what that is! Thanks so much for sharing. I'm raising my beer mug to you right now!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: *Berry* Easy, No Bugs, No Spill Party Glasses

Hi All,

It is with great pleasure that I introduce our newest JMS contributor, Jasmin Marisett of Gypsy Barn.

Jasmin comes to you live from Ontario, Canada and this is how she starts her JMS bio..."Im that crazy friend everyone has! The one that will do anything, try anything, talk to anyone and be the first to volunteer to make a fool of themselves!. All righty then...clearly my kind of girl! Talent plus a fun loving personality. Can we all say twofer together?!

Jasmin is kicking off our upcoming "Easy Peazy" project month of July here at JMS. I know its not quite July yet, but who's counting. This is a fun project that anyone can do in a jiffy. It also fits my 2 P's in a pod motto...pretty and practical! These little sippy cups would be perfect for your upcoming 4th of July gatherings or for any summertime get together.

Great project, Jasmin!!! Please help me give a great big welcome to Ms. Marisett...JMS style.

Make sure to check out Jasmin's profile to learn more about her and have a look see at her previous posts. I'm sure you will enjoy getting to know her,

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Paint Stir-er Flower...

Adorable, just like you Miss Laurel! Thank you so much for being way more than an itty bitty part of this community!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Belted Bulletin Board

This is one of my favs from JMS member Bec4. Great work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Summer Garden Project!

Wow....this is gorgeous Miss Lanette!!!! Nicely done my friend.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Studio Space

So beautiful, Gretchen....thanks so much for sharing!

Big Hugs,
Sue

Re: Gold Coin with Light Sapphire Rhinestone Necklace

So beautiful, Cassie!!! I love the coin and the colors you put together.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk art coat hook wall? Yup!

You've done it again, Donna. Bingo! Thanks for all of your contributions!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Kithchen of the Blue Island

This is beautiful, Miss Geo! We've missed your smiling face around here!

Take care my friend,
Sue

Re: A window of opportunity/organization

Quintessential, Kathy Stantz. I loved this in 2010 and I love it now. Junk is indeed timeless.

Thanks, Kathy!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Edgemont Tin & Film Storage Box Metal Birdhouse

Absolutely love this one, Brian. Stunning!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JUNKMARKET Style....25,000 Members strong

Thanks so much Andrea and Jim for being such great contributors to this site....together we all make this a wonderful place to be. I shared on your FB wall, Andrea...but Jim you will have to do it on your wall because it wouldn't let me share with you...I want you to know I appreciate all you do!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: JUNKMARKET Style....25,000 Members strong

Thanks Kathy!!!!! We will continue the celebration in September....there will be junk food!

Stay Well,
Sue

Re: Junk Gardening

Guess who are JMS member feature is today. That would be you KMcG73. Awesome job...love it! You and your hubby make a great team.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: New Birdhouses and driftwood tree

The JMS Saturday member feature this week belongs to S Nelson. Who doesn't love bird houses? I know that I do and these are lovely. I'm also a big fan of driftwood...so this is a twofer for me. Nicely done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sorry Folks...My Mind's Been in the Gutter

Hi All,

As we approach the 25,000 in membership mark here at JMS we are going to re-visit some projects from the past posted by former contributors and long time members. There are sooooo many posts on the site the new members have never seen and are certainly worth taking a look at! I think the members that have been with us from the beginning will also enjoy these blasts from the past. This post is from Candy Allen. I've always enjoyed Candy's style and I think you will too. Thanks for the memories , Candy!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The PAINTED chair and JD Cabinet ala GypsyBarn style!

We are doing our JMS Saturday member feature on Tuesday this week. You know me...I like to shake things up a bit. Ah, hahaha! I was out of internet zone on Saturday. Any hoo, I love painted textiles... you did a great job with both of your projects. Thanks for sharing!!!


Be Well,
Sue

Re: Re-claimed pallet/cafe table

Our Sunday member feature goes to A Natural Essential. Who doesn't love pallets? This is a great project...thanks for sharing!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Water Fountain with Old Galvanized & Silverplate Parts

I want everyone to know that I was just about to put up another post when I got this one from Brian. He said he was really excited about it.....and I can certainly see why so I posted it right away. Awesome job, Brian...LOVE it!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old College Futon Side Arm Repurpose

Your welcome...have a great Sunday!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Old College Futon Side Arm Repurpose

Our Sunday member feature here at JMS is Carlene. I have to say whan I saw this was part of an old futon...it brought a smile to my face!!! Great save...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Antique Brush Transformation

I adore this transformation so....this Saturday's member feature goes to My Salvaged Treasures. Simply lovely!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: O.K. for Cups...

This is slick for sure. I'll even go ahead and say it's BRILLIANT! Nice work, Miss Laurel.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Baking Pan Pedestal Tower

Very clever! I love the fact that it has multiple uses. Great job!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Samco Space Heater Clock Birdfeeder w/ Bottle Opener

LOVE!!!! Too funny, Brian...you've thought of everything including the bottle opener. Pure genius!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Turkey Feeder Planter

Oh, man....you guys are reading my mind before I even get the projects out there. You are a band of welll-trained junkers!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Kitchen Fairy Garden

I ladore miniature gardens. Yours is way too cute. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Dragonflies

Great reuse of old ceiling fan blades. Love it!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: glass flowers

Very pretty and perky for summer. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Recycled Stainless Steel Door (Before)

A clock would be fbulous...can't wait to see the finished poduct. Good luck and make sure to post more pics!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: What to do with plant cuttings and a dented coffee pot? Introduce them and watch what happens!

A match made in heaven!!! I'm sure they will live happily ever after...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Antique Brush Transformation

Adore this project! Well done...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Adding Vertical Garden Interest with a Funnel

Great idea! Love it...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Quirky Tablescape

Hey Andrea!!! You know I love tablescapes and you had me at hello with this one. Nice!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Silverplate Pitcher Birdhouse with Modified Forks & Spoons

Another stunner! Adore this one, Brian!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: More Junk Decor

Beautiful! love all the elements you have combined!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage coral beads with Old door rosette Necklace

This is beautiful, Cassie. I had the pleasure of seeing it up close and in person. Great wrk as always!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Make your own coffee bean sack window shades

Nicely done, my friend!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Turkey Feeder Planter

Thanks, Annabelle! It's good to be back and in a more normal routine after Ohio!!! Hope all is well with you.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Ox Yoke Coat Tree

Our member feature today comes from Gypsy Barn. I love pure and simple projects and this is a fabulous example of just that...pure, simple, and beautiful. Nicely done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My new upcycled ceiling light fixture

WDBnashville is the JMS member feature this Sunday Love this fixture!!!! I think it would be a great Mother's Day gift for any junk loving Mom!!! Great project!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Junky Living Room Tour...

Hi There...Our JMS Saturday Member Feature goes out to Bendrechsler. I alway love getting a sneak peek into someone's "junky" interior and this one's a beauty! Thanks so much for sharing your home with us. Love it!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Glass Insulator Candlelabra

Brian, I love this project...bright and beautiful!!! Insulators are a junker's staple and this is a very innovative use for them. Great job!!

Be Well.
Sue

Re: Antique Crate Island Rack

Our Sunday member feature this week comes from Buckets of Burlap. What a beautiful and happy kitchen and love the crate rack. Well done!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: My Hunky Chunky Coffee Table

This weeks Saturday member feature comes from Sweet Melissa. This is one SA-weet table for sure. Great job!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A messy styled horse gated bedroom

Makes me smile too, Donna. Well done!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Scrappy Side Table

Bec4 is at it again. Here is the Sunday member feature. Love the color and construction of this table. You all know how I feel about the two Ps. This is pretty and practical!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Potting Bench

In honor of Spring our Saturday member feature is Homeroad. i love this potting bench....traditional with a twist!!! Great mix of materials and very practical. Nicely done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Faux Clock

Our Sunday member feature came in from Atticus Finch...Love this...Would love to own it!!! Great job...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Frames and Old Photos

A great idea for old photos from our Salvaged Spaces...our member feature for Saturday. Nice work!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Chess Anyone?

I've always wanted to do a ches set ala junk, but never got around to it. LOVE it!!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Turning stairs into a TV stand

This Sunday our JMS member feature is from the very talented ReMadeIt. Great combination of upcycled materials and fabulous execution. Nicely done. Bravo!!

Be Well.
Sue

Re: Pallet Patina

This Saturday's member feature goes to Bec4. Love pallet projects to begin with, but the patina you ended up with is AMAZING! Great project....

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Yardstick & Galvanized Wash Tub Base Side Table

Well, Brian...this is a whole lot of awesomness. GREAT work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Happy Easter to All!

Thanks alll! And Junk Pony....you are too funny!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Simple Spindle Dragonflys

Our Saturday JMS member feature is from Gypsy Barn. This just brought a smile to my face...so clean and beautiful. I love the fact that they are making multiple projects out of their pieces of junk. No waste! Great work!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My "Top 10 Junk Pick"...NUMBERS

We're almost done with the JMS "Top Ten" picks. It's taken us awhile to get through them because we've had so many wonderful posts to share too!. Number are always on my personal "Top Ten". How about you?! Thanks, Jim for the fabulous images.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: new projects from recycled items!

Great little get ready for spring projects from member snelson. A perfect Sunday member feature! Great work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The spring mantel that will never die

A girl after my own heart, Donna. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Jewelry stand

Now this is just plain cool. Love it!!! It is a functioning piece of art. Thanks for sharing and being our Sunday member feature. Keep up the awesome work. Happy Sunday!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shabby, Salvaged Wood Tray

Bec4, you've done it again. Great project and beautifully photographed images. You're the Saturday member feature. This is a two Ps project. Pretty and Practical. Well done!!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Anatomy of a "Junk" Room

P.S.
I love the Seed House sign!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Little Sense of Humor Goes a Long Way

I am sooooooo happy to see we have a sense of humor here at JMS. I have to check it our every once in awhile!! Pink Flamingo...I can't stop laughing either. What does that say about us?! :)

Thanks all,
Sue

Re: Anatomy of a "Junk" Room

Wow, Suzanne...I'll be right over!! I need a place like that to work. Matbe you could just come to my house and set one up for me. The coffee is on. Ah,hahaha. I love it...bright, organized, and perfectly junkified. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycled Tennis Racquet Wall Trophy & Awards Display Shelf

Very in keeping with the game, Brian! This totally makes sense. Parents have sooooo many trophies to display...this gives tham a way to do it creatively. Hmmm...what other spring sports could we work on. Sounds like a contributor challenge to me!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Restored Victorian Chair

From ugly duckling to swan....this is a FABULOUS member feature. Job well done, ReMadeIt! Thanks so much for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Hardware, Rust, and Rhinestones

You know how I love clever little projects. These are clever little projects indeed and perfect as a member feature. Nice work My Salvaged Treasures!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Colorful Pallet

Love all the color...very well done. You go girl!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Little Sense of Humor Goes a Long Way

Ah,hahaha! I knew at least a couple of people would find the humor in this! Jim...SPEECHLESS?! I'm having a hard time believing that...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Desert Wood Votive Candle Holder

Love this...so here is one of the member features of the week! It is oh so beautiful in its simplicity. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tripod Lamp

Love your take on this classic junk project. Why buy it at PB when you can make it yourself. Thanks for all the tips! Looks great in your home....

Be Well,
Sue

Re: map & coat hooks

This Sunday's member feature goes to lasche. We don't often see ideas for a little boy's room on the site...and this is just plai adorable. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old door as a photo display

Love this to pieces!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: BYOB in a fun tote

OK...I know we usually do member features during the weekend...but this one from Marge made me smile! Abottle carrier that says...Chilled Lead Shot?! Ah,hahahaha! I want one of those. Nicely done, Marge...they are all cool.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JMS Contributor, Laurel Putman Will Grace the Halls of JUNKMARKET Under Glass "March Madness"!

Hi Laurel,

Seriously can't wait to see what you three come up with next. You rocked the house at both the Fall show and the Pamper Yourself Trunk Show. You have big shoes to fill this time around...your own! Ah,hahaha. Love everything you do.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Happy Valentine's Day

This is "junkstoposition" my good friend! Ah, hahahaha! Nice job. Happt Valentines Day!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Traffic Light Lens & Muffin Pan Bird Feeders

I'm with Laurel...love this "birdie buffet". Another awesome project, Brian!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Kitchen Pot and Untensil Rack

DecoMade Simple is our Saturday Member Feature. This is a simple, well done idea. I love open storage in a kitchen....it forces us to stay organized! Nice work and thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Recycled Style for Valentine's Day

Michael...quite frankly you are awesome. I love the words you don't have to skimp on design. I've been saying that for years and this project is proof positive that what we both believe is oh so true. Beautifully done. Bravo!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bathroom Remodel - Floating Suitcase Shelf

Your take on the classic suitcase shlf is very well done! Remember things don't have to be "old" to make them work for you in a different way! Nicely done.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Number Bottles

Very Artsy fartsy...LOVE! :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cassie's Top 10 Pick for 2012: Vintage Hardware!

Perfectly imperfect hardware is an excellent choice for the JMS "Top 10" for 2012. What you do with the hardware...remarkable!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cassie's Top 10 Pick for 2012: Vintage Hardware!

Perfectly imperfect hardware is an excellent choice for the JMS "Top 10" for 2012. What you do with the hardware...remarkable!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Ladders, ladders everywhere!

I'm with you, Donna. Old ladders are a staple in the junking world. Yours are beautifully done. Nice work kiddo!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Metal Ruler "Pin Board"

Laurel...as always you are so clever. I love simplicity and this is a fine example of simply good taste. Love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Vintage Wedding

Now this is what I call stunning. It has "classy" vintage wedding style oozing with fine craftsmanship and thoughtful design. Great work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycled Vintage Canvas Bin Side Table

Brian...look at you go. This is a stunner. Great work my fried!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Timebomb Shaker Clock Birdhouse & Elevated Teapot Birdhouse

I'm with junk Pony!! Lucky birds. Awesome as usual!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Low maintenance pet

I'll tell you what kiddo...I'll send you my dog a JRT named Lily in replace for this little cutie. Ah, hahaha! He is adorable!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Yesterdays Queens

Darling little things. Here she comes Miss America!! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Welcome Velkommen

Sunday's member feature goes to a long time member and JUNKMARKET Under Glass dealer....Miss Marge! Old windows are a junking staple and can always be found. Marge's take on the window is ab fab. Thanks, Marge!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Altered Ironstone

The Saturday member feature goes to Junque Magnet. I think this is a very cute and oh so clever idea. Nice! Thanks for sharing and happy weekend!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Going Authentic

I liked this post so much I made the same comment twice. Ah.hahahaha! I read the same article and glad you commented on it. Thanks!

Take care, Sue

Re: Going Authentic

I absolutely LOVE this post, Suzanne. Everything you say...so true. Let's keep it authentic. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Going Authentic

I absolutely LOVE this post, Suzanne. Everything you say...so true. Let's keep it authentic. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: An Easy Nature Inspired Winter Garland

This is stunning, Donna...love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Garden Gate Valance

Today's member feature comes from Homeroad. This projetc is just to darn adorable. I love it. Thanks so much for sharing your creativity.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: junk swap ;)

Wowsers...awesome stuff! Can't wait to see what your do with all of this fine junk!

Take care,
Sue

Re: JUNK SWAP GOODIES

Wow! Now this is what I call a good haul. You are one luck junker!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: YOU GO GRILL!

I love the title and the project. You go grill!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Trunk Turned Settee

Superb...love this idea!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Writing Desk Rescue

Great Save and even better story!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Dropcloth Gets New Job in Laundry Room

Very cool!! So many great uses for a drop cloth. Who would have thunk it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Steel for a Steal

Fabulous work. Better watch out for Jim...he's going to be searching for your alley. Beware!

Take care,
Sue

Re: DIY Drapery Hooks/Rings

Very clever. Good thinking!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Me, my shelf, and I

GREAT shelf... and I love all of your goodies too!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Iron Lamp

You have a lucky, son! Great lamp...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: White Porcelain Enamel Space Heater "Industrial" Decorative Birdhouse

OK... brian I think this just may be one of my favs. Love these old heaters...the crisp white, the bright red, and rust is awesome. Love the danger sign too! Thanks!


Be Well,
Sue

Re: Hockey Mom Charm Necklace

As a former Minnestoa hockey mom I would be remiss if i did not feature this clever little bauble from Let Your Spirit Soar. Brings back great memories! We used to make these for all our boys too. And then there were the posters, the hockey banquet centerpieces, the bus surprises....ah,hahaha! The list goes on and on. This is adorable..thanks for sharing. Go Angels!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JMS Editors & Contributors in Review 2011

You know I'm messing with you Miss GoGo! This light fixture is one of my all time favorite projects of yours...no matter when you did it! Some things just have timeless beauty...your highlighted project is one of them.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Holiday Show-Stopper for Sheri

Every Saturday and Sunday a member's post is featured...usually from the past week. This is a beautiful piece of work!

Happy New Year!
Sue

Re: Caribou Paper Art Silhouette by Colleen Rausch

This is a lovely member feature for the season! Nicely done...Colleen. It's simply beautiful! Merry Christmas.

Be Well,
Sue,

Re: Christmas Eve Lamp

Ah,hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! I wonder who the "old" Santa is in your house. Here's to not whacking your head while looking for the liquor cabinet and cookies in the middle of the night. Cheers, my friend...a very novel and cool project indeed. Merry Christmas!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap 2011

How beautiful!!! Sharing junk is the best...

Merry Christmas,
Sue

Re: Budget Cabinet Makeover!!!

This made quite the difference...way to go!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: What is holding the wine glasses?

It's a wine rake...the best kind!! Love it.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Backyard grape arbor

Your future grapes have a very nice home. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: from shabby to chic

Wow...this is a totally new look. Nice!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Nifty, Thrifty Find

What a great finish. Nicely done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: windows in a pergola

This is just so lovely. What a wonderful addition to your back yard!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage bird feeder.

Nicely done...old porch posts come in handy for so many things. I'm sure our little feathered friend will love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycled Silverplate Bird Feeder

Oh my gosh...this is so sweet. Love everything about it, but mostly the sentiment. Way to go, Brian!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cradle

Ah,hahahaha! Those spindles can be a pain. You did a great job! Be proud...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Ceiling Fixture Pedestal Bowls

Yep, Midge is right...you hit the 2 P's. Pretty and practical!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Happy Accidents

Great save! Don't you just love accidents?

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Door Corner Shelf

Extra storage is always good. This is a thing of beauty. Nice job!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Reclaimed Materials Potting Bench

I'd be using it as a beverage cooler. Ah,hahaha! You did a great job putting this together and I love the fact that it has a multitude of uses.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: "Bag" of Beauty!

This is just plain stunning. Way to go!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: I've never met a skate I didn't like!

Skates are a long time favorite of mine too. Yours are done up just right for Christmas.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Oh Christmas Trees, Oh Christmas Trees...

Hard to choose...but I think this justmight be my fav. I love the old photos.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tea Cup Tree

I've always loved the tea cup tree. Yours is stunning. I can tell you put a lot of love into your tree designs. BRAVO!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: GaRdEn TrEe

Very cool. Love the giant fork!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bird of Pair-A-Dice

Funky and adorable all at the same time. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: I Love Junk Market Swaps!!!

I'm glad you are enjoying the swap and getting to know your partner. That's the spirit!! You received some amazing pieces.

Enjoy!!
Sue

Re: Another Junk Market Swap Christmas Decor

Simply put...beautiful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Wreath Holder

I'm a sucker for old rakes and shovels. Yours are to die for cute. Nice work...Merry Christmas!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Quick Chair Makeover

Great shade...can't wait to see the cushion! Be sure to share...

Be Well,Sue

Re: Trunk and suitcase display

Old suitcases never get old. Does that make sense?! :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Glass Snail Garden Totem

Beautifully done...I love the little garden snail!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Our Kitchen Island Transformation

I can see why everyone loves it soooo much. I agree with GadgetSponge...one of the best makeovers I've seen in awhile too. Done on a dime makes it even better. Congrats on a job well done!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Upcycled "Bird Island" Water Fountain

That basin was a great find! Your execution? Impeccable as always! Love the gumball stand too!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Holiday Show-Stopper for Sheri

Our Sunday member feature is posted by Wendy Baker. Now here is a show stopper if I have ever seen one!!! BEAUTIFUL. Nice work Wendy!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: ANY IDEAS FOR THIS WOOD SLOT TRAY?

Yep...you are right the legs were old washboards!If you use them you have to make sure they are the sturdy variety and the you brace them on the bottom.

Thanks,
Sue

Re: Junk Market Swap Just In Time For Christmas

Our Saturday "Member Feature" comes from On Hippie Chick. It warms my heart to see JMS members sharing with each other! Looks like someone is very happy with what she got from her new friend, Tibby...and couldn't wait to open it. Ah, hahahaha! A girl after my own heart. Love what you have done with the thoughtful gift you received. Beautiful! Merry Christmas.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Antique & Vintage for the Holidays.

Jon...It's great to have you here at JMS! This is a beautiful story...I enjoyed it very much and totally agrre with giving gifts from the past that hold sentimental value. I look forward to working with you in the upcoming months. Have a very Merry Christmas. Thanks so much for sharing this with the JMS community!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Two Upcycled Bird Feeders

You've done it again, my friend! Very cool...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Holiday Mantel

Great mix of the old with the new. How did you know that my favorite Christmas colors are black, white, and lime? Absolutely adore this color way...so crisp, clean, and fresh! Love it :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old rake into a wreath

This is darling. I'm a big fan of old rakes. Great use for this one!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Redesigned Christmas Ornaments

These are all delightful. I really like the idea of the idea of the 1st married Christmas ornament. I'm sur that will remain very special to them!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: South Wall

Whoa, Nellie....now that's what I call making a statement. Very cool!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shell to Full Fugure

OK....this is a family site...no naked ladies. Ah,hahahaha! Only kidding. Your little lady is beautiful. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas brooch restyled into necklace

Beautifully done and perfect for the holidays!! I'll be right over to get it. :)Now I need to get invited to a party...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: HUGE...Antique Corbel Floor Lamp

Is this the best lamp you have ever done?! I don't know...seems to me they are all pretty darn wonderful. I do LOVE the addition of the paper. Great touch!!! Touch of trashy class? Great tag line. Thanks, Jimbo!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wagon Wheel for Christmas Gathering

Tammy,

You know I like quick and easy ideas and this one is beautiful!! Love it...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wagon Wheel for Christmas Gathering

Tammy,

You know I like quick and easy ideas and this one is beautiful!! Love it...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Folding Rulers

Our second weekend member feature comes from My Salvaged Treasures. Who wouldn't love this project? It is truly darling! Nice work and thanks so much for sharing...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Nothing A Little Stripper Can't Fix

Wow...a labor of love with a fabulous end result! Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Christmas Collection

Nothing says Christmas like vintage. Love it all, but the porcelain angels are to die for!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A "J" for Jan's Birthday!

Very clever and great story to go with it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cabin in the snow

Very nicely done. It is a beautiful 'lil cabin!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Snowmen Lighting The Way For Hot Chocolate

Cute as can be!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Christmas illumination, Add on's

Great finds beautifully presented. It just doesn't get any better than that!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Christmas on River Forest

Wow...all garage sale stuff!!! What a beautiful disply.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: vintage student desk

Nicely done...great finishes!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: ladder back chairs

These chairs ar great. $15.00 is a more than fair price!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junky metal box necklaces with sassy gals to inspire your life!

Let Your Spirit Soar is one of two member features this weekend. Just so you know...we will be featuring two member each week....one on Saturday evening and one on Sunday afternoon. I am a big fan of upcycled jewelry and adore these pieces. Well construced with a sense of humor. Way to go LYSS. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Hand designed paper Christmas clips

Stunningly beautiful! So good to have you on the site and can't wait to see more from you. Welcome to JMS!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tub Settee

Oh, man....that's too funny. It's the same exact one that I took naps in! How is Susie? She and her family are so delightful! They made my life so much easier when I was out in SLO I can't tell you! Their dog Shadow was our cover model. Ahhh....thanks for bringing a smile to my face. I gotta get back out there!

Thanks for sharing this with me!
Sue

Re: Window Frame Bulletin Board

Love it! You go girl...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas Card Holder: Shabby Chic Wood Tree

What a lovely idea. Way to go!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tub Settee

This idea always makes me smile. When I was on location shooting one of my books someone owned one of thes. I took several naps in it. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Jewelry Trees

Sa...weet!

Take care,
SUe

Re: Baby Hat Displays

Charming!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Doll Bed Craft Show Kiosk

Wow, you've been a busy girl. This is awesome!

Cheers,
Sue

Re: Floor Lamp Display

Darling!!!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Bed Spring Christmas Tree

Cut as can be. Now I know where your screen name came from. Very clever!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junque To Treasures store.

Cool beans. I'm with Boop...nice painting.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Seed bag from the past.

I REALLY love this!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Entry to Junque To Treasures store.

Looks like there is lots of good stuff to buy!! My kind of Christmas shopping.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bike Rim Wreath

Hahahahahaha! Jim you are HIlarious...

SPW

Re: Bike Rim Wreath

Clever projects + Clever Words = One Clever Girl! So adorable. Be Well, Sue

Re: Swedish Tool Box

Our motto here at JUNKMARKET Style is "Create your own style...one piece of junk at a time!" Some people like their things clean and pristine while others enjoy their stuff in the rough. This box was lovingly restored in the creators style. Here at JMS we strongly encourage positive feedback and like to offer a safe haven for people to express and show off their creativity. I am so proud of all the editors, contributors, and members here and want this site to continue to provide inspiration and encouragement to all who visit. There are plenty of negative sites out there, this is just not one of them. This is a well done project. Bravo! Be Well, Sue

Re: Vintage photo pillows

Cute, cute, and cute!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Grandpa's Homemade Toy Box

What a great project. I love when family treasures can be saved. Good work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Our guardian Angel

She's beautiful. I'm with Gadgetspongs...the bowling ball for a head is too cool!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Glass Bell Cloche Anchor Hocking Forest Green Vase Pink Flowers

Beautiful!! Thanks for sharing...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Picking in Springfield

Hey Jon...

I spy some very cool things in your haul! What's my favorite? I LOVE the softserve cone. I call that a must have!
Looking forward to the Nashville and Springfield Shows. Maybe I'll get to bring home a haul or two of my own!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas Lantern

Darling!!! I love the crisp white mixed with simple greens. It's just right...not overdone! The cash register numbers in the doorknobs are cool too!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Swedish Tool Box

You're member feature of the week comes from JunkValley. She claims to be a novice, but it doesn't look like it to me!! What a great box and the fact that it has been in the family barn forever makes it even better. I love all of the special touches you added. It's fabulous. Congrats on a job well done and thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Recent Junked up FUN!

Great stuff. Love it all, but you all know I'm partial to funnels!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Christmas Projects

You have been very busy. Everything looks beautiful, Very festive for the "tis the season time. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: DIY Christmas Tree Alternative

Very clever indeed. LOVE!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Renewed Arm Chair

Great find and even better solution. Way to go!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Winter Greetings Basket

Andrea...I love this. White, whicker, and a little bitty of rusty goodness is always a greta combo. Once agai, nicely done.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Some Thrift Store Bowls Made A Christmas Theme

You're hilarious!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Structo Keepsake Box Roller Skate Truck

What do all of these elements create when they come together? Awesomeness...yes that's a word! Another great project Mr. Brian!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: soda crate light

What a great idea...like that you kept the soda bottle as part of your design!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: second jewelry display...second daughter

Another lucky daughter. Beautiful! Isn't amazing how different your children are? Hmm.. go figure. She'll love this, of that I am sure.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My lil wagon

Too cool for school! Here's a great big welcome to JMS coming your way. Glad you're here and can't wait to see more from you.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Barrel Top Tray

Gosh... I love this. Very festive and beautifully done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: "Absinthe Wings" Necklace

Stunning! This will fetch a tidy sum for the botanical gardens. Great work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Harley Junk Sculptures

These are awesome!!! Love the color you added with the torch. Nicely done and I am sure he will love them!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Forest Glam DIY

OMG.... I'm in love. Only one word here, over the top fabulous! Oooops, guess that was four. :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: blue little table

this makes me want to be in Florida right now!!!! Love your combo of blues, greens, and natural wood. Very inviting!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Candle Logs

I LOVE these! You know I'm a sucker for anything that comes from nature. Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: found at mt. dora flea market

Hey Jil,

Good grab. It's a beauty for sure! How was Mt Dora?

Be Well,
Sue

Re: jewelry display

I think it is perfect just the way it is. Your daughter is a lucky girl!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: DIY Elbow Patches

Adorable! I love the girly spin the patches add. Welcome to JMS!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Birdhouses Replicate Historical Sonoma County Landmarks by Artist Greg Zirbel of NeatTweets

These are all stunning! Thanks so much for sharing the history behind each of your beautiful creations. Welcome to JMS!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Oh my, another CHALK BOARD!

Welcome to JMS...we're glad you are here!! Your chalkboard is beautiful...I love your attention to detail. The colors are absolutely gorgeous. I must say....I would like to be on the beach in your added images. :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Sled Centerpiece

Hi All.

It is with a song in my heart that I introduce your final new contributor at JMS for 2012...Tammy Hodges. She, without a doubt has great style and that is what we are all about here. She is an antique dealer, but likes to put a junky twist to her antiquing ways. I've enjoyed her posts as I'm sure you all have too. She's a little bit country with modern appeal. A girl after my own heart! As you can see by this post, this girl practices what she preaches and that my friends is a good thing. Please give a hearty JMS welcome to Miss Tammy. Thanks, Tammy...I look forward to seeing more great things from you. Welcome!

Be Well,
Sue


Re: The Reflection Of Christmas Using Mirrors

Mirrors have a way of making everything even more beautiful at Christmas time. Love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: From rags... to riches.... literally!

SCORE! This is a beauty...you lucky dog! Very cool.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: SNOWMAN WREATH

Cute as a button...very festive!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Some Thrift Store Bowls Made A Christmas Theme

Your table decor is lovely...and thrifty too! Nice work...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Grandmother's Jewelry Box

NICE job. What a beautiful way to honor your Grandmothers.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Ladder as Frame (with a bicycle theme)

Adorable...I love the bike on top as a finishing touch!

Be well,
Sue

Re: License Plate Bulletin Board

Wow! You've been busy...another great project.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Holiday Hanger w/Vintage Postcard

This is sooo cool. I'm a big fan of vintage postcards! Thanksgiving has come and gone and black Friday is behind us...thank goodness. This is a great time to feature a mamber here at JMS, Great job and way to on getting us in to the mood! Thanks for sharing. Be Well, Sue

Re: Crazy Watch Pendant

Very creative. Nice personal touch!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wine Bottle Mosaic - Slumped Wine Bottle & Glass

Beautifully done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Gratitude Necklace - Vintage Watch w/a Little Bling...

This is awesome! Love it...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Lucky Watch Pendant

I'd like to be the "lucky" owner of this!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Stair Step Table

Don't you just love heavy trach pick up day! Noice find with great results. Beautiful!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Bench

This is very well put togather. Great work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bottle tree

Keep on adding bottles... this is beautiful!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Frames in a Frame

Great idea...good thinking on your hubby's part too! Thanks for sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Swing Shelf

Did you buy this from me? I had one just like it ...te he. Makes for a great shelf. Nice work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Brothers Christmas Present

What an awesome gift. It's fabulous and I am sure he will love it for a long time to come.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Trumeau Mirror

The day after Thanksgiving brings us yet another new and wonderfully talented contributor here at JMS. Suzanne Halverson is a Mom to five (yep 5!) with 3 still at home and she still has time to accomplish projects like this beautiful mirror. Wow! She is also a wife and a massage therapist....not to mention a junk maniac. Hmm...very busy lady! I was immediately drawn to her back to basics and straight forward approach to what we all love to do here at JMS...make something wonderful out of cast-off materials. I know you'll enjoy Suzanne and her projects and much as I have. Visit her profile page here at JMS and her blog to learn more about her. Please give a a great big JMS welcome to Suzanne! Be Well, Sue

Re: Old boots /Planter

This is a great looking garden! Love the old boots. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: vintage chimes

So pretty! The detail on the fork IS fabulous. Thanks for sharing and have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sows Ear Bath House

This is fabulous! Nice work...Happy Thaksgiving.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Thanksgiving, Here We Come. . .

Beautiful table! Have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old metal box comes to life

Awesome job! Love the graphics...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Weekend Christmas decorating

Very festive...gets me in the mood. Thanks for sharing and have a happy Thanksgiving!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: soda chalkboard

This is ice cold cool! Love it!

Happy Thannksgiving!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Coca Cola crate table

Nicely done...practical and pretty!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: There's a sawhorse on my mantel...

Beautiful post Donna. A saw horse on a mantel? Absolutely wonderful!

Happy Thanksgiving!
Sue

Re: There's a sawhorse on my mantel...

Hi Suzy!

Sorry you are having trouble. Try changing servers and you will probably have success. The author of this post, Donna was having problems and that's what she did and problem gone Hope this works. If not let us know.

Happy Thanksgiving,
Sue

Re: westbergs wacky world of whimsical welding.

This is too cute. I love whimsical welding projects. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sea Glass Accent Lamp

Stunning. What a beautiful glow!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Copper Wedding Bouquet & Boutineer

Good to see you back! This is a wonderful idea...fresh and new. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Simple (boy, do I mean simple) fall decorating

Ver pretty, Andrea. I love them all, but if I HAD to choose I'd take the sunflower with the bedspring. Will you be dropping that off for me? Ah, hahahahaha. Happy Thanksgiving!

Be Well. Sue

Re: Built in wall unit from scrap lumber and a top from a hutch!

You tackled a big project and won! Way to go...love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Boring to Beautiful

Boring no more!!! Love the color and your design work. Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Pallet shelf experiment

Pallets rule! This is going to be a fabulous shelf.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas Table Arrangements

You're awesome. These are adorable!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: salvage windmill base floor lamp

Awesome find. Apparently Jim, Brian, and I are all drooling over it. It is perfecto for a lamp. Nice job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: better pics of my silverware chandie

You are hilarious...I love this project. Good luck with the photography and flying lessons!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Drawer fronts turned Artwork

Nicely done! Great use for leftover drawer fronts. Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,Sue

Re: Children's Chairs

Adorable!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My New Wall decor

So very pretty. Smart shopping and beautiful display!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Coordinating Benches with Storage Footstool

Very cute. Storage is always a good thing!!
Take care,
Sue

Re: Silverplate Spoon Trophy Birdhouse

Well,well, well...look who we have here. This probably comes as no surprise to any of you here at JMS, but Gadget Sponge aka Brian Carlisle is the newest member of our uber talented contributor lineup here at JMS. As soon as I saw his postings I contacted him and asked him if he wanted to come and be a vendor at one of the JUNKMARKET Under Glass events. He comes from Louisiana...so that was probably a stretch. When I asked him if he wanted to be a contributor...he graciously agreed. I never give up! Brian is a great fit here at JMS, has so much to offer, and I for one am very excited to have him on board as one of the leaders here at JMS. He is a gadget man for sure and a sponge that soaks up and releases wonderful ideas and projects. Please give up a ginormous JMS welcome for Brian. Make sure to visit his sites and profile page here at JMS to learn more about him. I'm sure Mr. James Healy (Junk Architect) is looking forward to having another man on the list of contributors. TeHe! Welcome, Brian! So glad you are here and can't wait to see what you have in store for us for the remainder of 2011 and on in to 2012. Be Well, Sue

Re: Chippy repurposed old door knob backplates

Please welcome another NEW...contributor. Little Miss Sassy Cass, Cassie Smith. Sorry Cassie just had to say that! The author in me takes liberty where I can. Cassie is sassy good when it comes to her trade. She is an amazing reclaimed jeweler and I'm sure you will all agree her stuff is awesome! The apple does not fall far from the tree... Colleen Rausch of Stones Throw is her Mom...another very talented junk artisan. I love these stories! Please give Cassie a JMS style welcome and visit her JMS profile to learn more about her. Welcome, Cassie... we're all glad you're here! Can't wait to see more. Take Care, Sue

Re: Toilet Tank Turned Mosaic Planter

It is with great pleasure that I introduce an amazing new talent to the fabulous line up of contributors here at JMS.... Michael Helander, author of Blue Velvet Chair. Yes, Michael is a woman and she shares a delightful story about growing up with a "man's" name and an equally as charming tale about the blue velvet chair that was and remains her inspiration. Take a look at her blog and visit her profile page here at JMS to learn more about Michael. Please give Michael a great big JMS welcome!! I am very excited to have her on board and look forward to seeing more of her creative work here at JMS. Welcome, Michael! Take Care, Sue

Re: The Bride and Groom of Junkinstein

They are an adorable couple! I'm sure they will live happily ever after. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Reclaimed Truss Headboard

This is fabulous. I agree...it is bold and unique and that's what I love about it! Nicely done...and found next to a dumpster to boot. Twofer!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Refinished dresser and chest of drawers

Another bride to be on JMS? Congratulations!! I love what you did with these pieces. Great save!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Chippy Chirpy Reverse Paint Dresser

I can imagine pretty clearly what this baby was covered with. I've come across such things in my day!!! Ah,hahaha! Your end result is stunning and I agree well worth your labor. I am a big fan of the birch tree and I love your addition of the lone bird. Again, beutifully done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: simple barn shelf

I was lucky enough to be at my computer when this came in. Let me tell you...I am a sucker for old bard beams and this one is BEaUtIfUl!! I love the fact that you kept it ckean and simple. It's beauty really shines through. Nice job and welcome to JMS. Can't wait to see more of your stuff! Be Well, Sue

Re: Music sheet Christmas wreath

Beautifully completed. I love just about anything done with sheet musid. I love the center detail. Take care, Sue

Re: The Living Coffee Table

Isn't it fun to shop at your own home and be able to put something fabulous together? Nice job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Fire Extinguisher Side Table

I adore fir extinguishers. Nice job making your table. I love all of the elements you used.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Old Coke, Sprite crates as CD Holder

These are very cool. Love what you did with them.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Jewlery Holder

This is fab! Great idea...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Our trip around the Bay

Love it too! Nice way to remember your road trip.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My $6, 30 minute Christmas Wreath

Absolutely beautiful! I also love the $6 and 30 minute factors. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: a 'Novel' idea

Nicely done! I'll be cheering you on from Minneapolis!

Take care,
Sue

Re: I'M ENGAGED!!!!

Well, my dear....let me be the first here at JMS to offer my congratulations. Yay for you and Eric...cheers!!! Weddings are a subject that has been on my mind lately so you know I'll be ready to toss some ideas around! I also know that the kind and talented members of our JUNKMARKET Style community will be on board too. You'll have to give us all the info...when? where? Again, Congratulations. I am delighted for you!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Retro Clock--Let It Be

This clock rocks! Great job....

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Vintage Junk Christmas

Very pretty. Your post puts me in the mood for Christmas!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Roller Warrior Woman

Too cool for school!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Granite Garden Path

I love it too. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cider Jug Lamp

Nicely done. I love your attention to detail. The little finishig touches are wonderful.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Retro dresser turned entertainment center

Wow...great project!! Looks like this took some elbow grease.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Refurbished Antique Pie Safe

Great job! I love the punch of red...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Organ-to-writing desk/dressing table-conversion: another organ project???

Beautiful!

Be Well.
Sue

Re: Chunky-Funky-Junky Bracelets

Love the whimsical feel of your funky.chunky.junky. bracelets. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Revitalized Plant Stand

It is perfecto. Love it!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: How to Use Candles that No Longer Burn

Thanks to everyone for the nice comments! The pot roast was delicious by the way!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A gutsy wheelbarrow coffee table

I like a girl with guts!!! This is AWESOME!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: ANY IDEAS FOR THIS WOOD SLOT TRAY?

Cut two pieces of glass... one for each side. Have it sit inside te frame on surface protectors...a 3M product.

Good Luck!
Sue

Re: ANY IDEAS FOR THIS WOOD SLOT TRAY?

In Junk Beautiful: Outdoor Edition I made an outdoor table out of one of these. You can fill the cubbies with pebbles or shells and have glass cut to fit the top. I can't remember exactly what I used for legs, but the sky is th limit there! Good Luck!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shabby Green Repurposed Duncan Phife Chair

Well done my friend! I love the color..

Be Well,
Sue

Re: ADIRONDACK CHAIR PROJECT

This looks like a labor of love. Stunning!

Take care,
Sue

Re: PLANK AND SEASHELL MIRROR

Very pretty and well executed!

Take care,
Sue

Re: green end table

Nicley done! Keep up the good work...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: GARAGE SALE TABLE

Wow...you've been busy. Love this little table!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage Shabby Chic Lamp

I tink it is beautiful. Nice color choice!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Round wood table

Nothing wrong with the coastal look. I love the accent color on the drawer. The handle is very nice as well. Is it driftwood? Nice job!

Take care,
Sue

Re: TABLE FOUND CURBSIDE

You did a great job refinishing this piece. I love display tables and you found yourself a nice one!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: More Upcycled Decorative Birdhouses

I haven't featured Gadgetsponge in awhile so here is some more great work from him. I love your work. Very polished!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: WE MADE AN UPHOLSTERED HEADBOARD!!!

Well done, Ladies!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Pile of Michigan License Plates = Flag of USA

Happy Veterans Day and thank you to all who have served this country!

Thoughtfully,
Sue

Re: Antique quilt projects

Very pretty. Nice way to display pretty,old, and sometimes fragile quilts!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Truck Mirrors

I'm a big fan of truck mirrors. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Yardstick Crate

This is very cool! There are old yard sticks a plenty out there and this is a great way to put them back to use. Awesome!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: I Need Your Feedback

Hi All...

Thank you all so much for sending such thoughtful responses to this poll. Please remember to send responses to me directly at junkmarketstyle@gmail.com. Thanks again this is fun stuff!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Rescued Rubbish Art Project

Seriously...this is a dream world. I can however feel your pain working with too much stuff around you. I often find myself in that situation. Ah,hahaha! Can't wait to see what you create from all this good stuff.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: This year's junk pumpkins!

Too funny and very cever little pumpkin people!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycled Pedestal Birdhouse Side Table

This is truly awesome. LOVE!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Window wall & vanity

Well done! I agree...nice work from everyone involved.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Introducing...Penelope Pumpkin & Lulabelle-O-Lantern!!!

AdorAble!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Coke Crate Table

I love this. Great choice of elements!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: "The Rocks Box" or is it "The Box Rocks"?

The box rocks! Great job...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junkolanterns

I love junk pumpkins. Yours are delightful. Thanks for giving us a peek!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Carni Stuff Lost in Time

Cool beans! Old carnival stuff can be great fun to work with. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycled Industrial Iron Sewing Machine Side Table

This is fabulous! I think treadles are difficult to work with, but you pulled it off in style. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Leather Top End Table

Nicely done! I remember these tables from my childhood. I like it much better this way!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cute Lil Green Desk

Great save! I love the color you chose for this project. It turned it into a happy little piece. Welcome to JMS and I look forward to seeing more from you!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Rolled Magazine Pages Mirror Frame

This is stunning....a true labor of love! I can understand why it makes you happy. Thaks so much for sharing and welcome to JMS!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: I Need Your Feedback

Thanks to all who have already replied!!! The response is fabuulous...keep 'em coming!! Some members are sending pics and that is wonderful. If you have images to share please do!

Thanks again,
Sue

Re: I Need Your Feedback

Hi There...

Ah,hahahaha! You don't have to answer all of the questions. You know me I have a lot packed in this little brain of mine. If you will just answer the ones you find strike a chord with you that would be ab fab. Thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: From Feed Sack to Christmas Tree Skirt

This is absolutely adorable Miss Marge. Great idea and beaustiful execution. I wish I could sew! Love the little bags too. I think there is a lot of "cutness facto" going on here already!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Barn trees for the "Holiday Walk"

AWESOME...and very festive to boot. As always...great job!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Birds of a Feather. A feather necklace

Lovely as always my dear. Everything aboout this oozes class and style. Thanks so much for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Feed Sack Wall Hangings

Very nice idea. Great work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Piano Bar

Very cool...


Take care,
Sue

Re: Wall of doors

This is one of my very favorite looks. Fab!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bar "light"

Cool beans! I see that you have been very busy. Keep up the good work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Stain glass room dividers

Wonderful use for old door inserts. They really spice up your room. Nice job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Table bench

Ingenious!! Love it.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bone Domino Pendant, Civil War Era

I love these old dominoes...stunning. Your recreation is thoughtful and lovely.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My gazing ball

Beautifully done. Great way to dress up a softball!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Hotel Key Fob Necklaces

Now this post brought a smile to my face and I just had to feature it. I LOVE key fobs and I LOVE what you have done with them. Very clever. Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Sign Says it All

OK....Georgia. You're on to something.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Simple Window Covering Solution

Hi Lani....

I have twelve hangers and numerous napkins. I couldn't just buy one!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Ornaments

Adorable! i can't believe Christmas is just around the corner. Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Ode to the Birch Tree and the Great Outdoors

Lovely as always Miss Lani! You know I feel the same way about the mighty Birch...but I am not going to attempt any poetry. Hahahaha!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Art Deco Junk to Junque Chic

This is a great little piece...love it! Thanks for sharing... Be Well' Sue

Re: Fun Fall Inspired Bracelet

I just had to feature this as a member feature. Each time I open this post I enjoy it more. What a beautiful piece and great photography to boot. Again...very nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: The Sign Says it All

OK Gottaluvjunk ...you're funny!! You are getting warm. Yes it does have to do with something church related...planning.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: An Elegantly Wrecked Mirror

Curvy shabiness to perfection! Love...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Sign Says it All

You are not reading between the lines. Look at the pictures again...and remember we are in planning mode.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Sign Says it All

Ahhhhh, hahaha! We are always well behaved.I have to say that the Pfarkel farm is a little slice of paradise. Good food, great company,delightful conversation, true friends, a little wine....and junk galore. I can not tell you haw much of the good stuff you can find around every corner of this property. It is indeed a treasure chest in so many ways.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Rope Bowl

Nice rustic charm! Good work.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Forgotten Cedar Chest

Beautifully done! I also love your choice of finish. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Featherstone- garden rock or paperweight

Very pretty. I also am a fan of gifts from nature.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My Steampunk Hat

Yay for you! I can see why you won the contest...this is very well done. Congrats!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: my mermaids made with odds and ends

Darling! Nice combo of materials used. They make me smile.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Further "Organ Harvest": more music-based art :^)

Very nice!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: An ordination gift of old, old organ parts for a shiny, brand-new pastor.

Wow...you've been busy! This is a wonderful gift. Great job!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Love notes

No...but I wish I did! Very cute, very clever.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Speedboat Percolator & Brass Thermometer Birdhouses

Nice!!!! Great combinations.

Take care,
Sue

Re: New "aged" cabinet

Love this. You're right...sometimes you need to build from scratch. I am a big believer of the combination of old and new. I am a huge fan of plumber's strapping. It makes for a great detail. Way to go!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Lighting Up your Fall Outdoor Table...Quick and Easy

Good point Dianne! I have done this many times with no mishaps, but if you're worried these are some nice options, Thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Record players as art :)

I absolutely love this. Great job! I could see a whole wall of these. Thanks so much for sharing this idea.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Fun Fall Inspired Bracelet

Absolutely stunning. Nice work girlfriend!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Do you see what I see?

I'm with Jim. Am I sorta kinda correct too? Very cute!

Take care,
Sue

Re: First Project Completed......

You should be proud...it's beautiful! The colorway is perfect with the paint color in your room. Love. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Garage sale find

Way to go...love the finish! Can't wait to see your next project.

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Billy Jo's "DO OVER DECO" Part 7

Beautifully done. You have done the western look proud!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Unique Sofa Table

I seriously love this table. Great get! I love the way you have displayed your beautiful things. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Clawfoot tub feet bookends

Great use for old tub feet. The color is fab!

Take care,
Sue

Re: desk light

Cool beans! I love the industrial feel.

Take care,
Sue

Re: No Candle Needed

Very cool! Love the idea and the postcard.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Insulator towel bar

Great idea...love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My first project.....

I'm sure it will be beautiful! Great find...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Candle holder...

Nicely done...great color choice!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Picket Fence Flowerbox

Adorable! Sometimes that's all that needs to be said.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage Matchbook Advertising Art Pendants

Love this idea. I have always been drawn to vintage matchbooks and this is a great way to use them!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Presto Change-O!

Subtle changes are sometimes the best. Love what you have done here Lani Banani!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Clean Sweep???

Adorable and clever as always Miss Laurel! A clean sweep on creativity...Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Marburger Farms - Garden Edition

Thanks all for you nice comments! These videos are very fun to do! Tammy,,,, you'll have to show us pics of what you do for your holiday home!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Got Mums?

Very cool Jimbo. Love it! I don't remember milk being delivered to my house. I must be much younger than you. Ah,hahhahaha!

Thanks for the Memories!
Sue

Re: Vintage fishing lure necklaces

Hi All...

I'm back! Well kind of any hoo! I'm just off JMUG Fall Edition, a lovely birthday, and a trip to the BWCA where the fires are still burning. Wow! I missed being on the site and wanted to post a member feature before I get back in the saddle. I missed being able to be on the site during the last couple of weeks and it gave me big smiles to see what you have all been up to in my absence. Here is your member feature. This sure is a unique approach to jewelry and I love it. Nice work letyourspiritsoar. I think a fishing lure necklace is very appropriate for a Minnesota based website. AWESOME...thanks for sharing. Also, a great big thank you goes out to all of the dealears, JMS members, and all others who participated and attended JMUG Fall Edition. Sooo much fun! Thanks as well to all of you who sent birthday wishes to me via Facbook. It means a lot to me to be part of such a wondeful community and family!

Stay well,
Sue

Re: From Metal File Holder to Picture Holder

Nicely done, my friend. I love the way it all came together too! You look a lot like your Dad only he's handsome and you're pretty.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JMUG "Fall Edition" Vendor Feature... It's All About Junk Friends...

Wow! Beauuiful post, Laurel! It makes me want me be at JUNKMARKET Under Glass "Fall Edition". Oh wait...I will be there. Ah,hahahaha! You three are a triple threat in the jolly old land of junk and these photos just whet the whistle. Can't wait to see it live and in person. Thanks for all you do!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Summer Wine Storage

Great little re-purpose. Good thinking, my friend!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JUNKMARKET Style Wedding at Marburger Farm Antique Show...Part One

Thanks all for the nice comments! Judy...you could and you did!! Nick...thanks so much for your hard work and expertise behind the camera. You're editing is superb. Did you save the bloopers? Hope to work with you again!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cavity Cap Mirror

Very cute!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Truck Transformation

Beautifully done! I just picked up a dozen vintage Tonka trucks to plant. Have always loved the looks of these. You did a great job restoring your old truck. Nice work and great member feature!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Laurel Putman is Dripping with Charm and Will be at JMUG "Fall Edition

Laurel...Sorry for the spelling on your name. I am having a bit of trouble with making changes on o=posts once they are up. Think I have it fixed now. If anyone else is experiencing any trouble let me know!

Thanks,
Sue

Re: Laurel Putman is Dripping with Charm and Will be at JMUG "Fall Edition

HomeRoad...

Try using Picasa. It's a free online editing service. You will want to change the size of your pics to 480 when you use that program. If you are still having trouble let us know!

Thanks,
Sue

Re: A Garden to Go!!!

Thanks Mr. Jim. I take this as a great comment and compliment. I am constantly trying to learn new things and never want to let my mind rest. I think this is a good goal for all of us here at JMS. I'm 52 and can't rest on what I have done in the past. I always have to look towards the future. I have learned a great deal from you my friend. You're amazing. I have also learned much from each and every editor, contributor, and member on this site. That is why I have always looked at this site the best thing I ever started. Everyone here has something from their soul to offer. I love that.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Collage Pendant

Very clever indeed! Love them all, but if I had to pick a fav...it would be the game pieces. Looking forward to having you on board in September at JMUG!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Got LOVE

What's not to love about this? Ah,hahaha! Seriously clever...I am in love.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Soft Industrial

Judy, Judy, Judy...

Great to see you on the site! You know how much I love your style....as always, I can see you are at the top of of your game! For those of you who don't know Judy, she is one of the very best (if not the best) vendors of her genre in the country. Judy will be joining us at JUNKMARKET Under Glass "Fall Edition" in September. If you have never seen her in person...YOU SHOULD! This is the very first time she has shown outside of Texas and we are so very proud and happy to have her her in Minnesota. I promised her no snow in order to get her here! That's a big promise considering! Ya know I love ya Judy! I'd like all of you here at JMS to join me in giving Judy a great big welcome to our site!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Introducing Junktiques!

Congratulations!!!! I am so happy that JMS has inspired you! Good luck...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk"Y" Situation

Tammy...love your stuff and your sign is fabulous. I thought I would highlight your post as a way of raising a glass to all of our vendors/dealers here at JMS. It's no easy task to be a great vendor and you along with so many other vendors on this sight are an inspiration to the industry. Nice job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: mason jars & burlap =elegant country-shab

GrandBear,

You are the feature member today! You're a girl after my own heart...I love entertaining with junk. This is a fantabulous idea. I can't wait to see the rest of what you have in store. Looks like it's going to be a beautiful wedding!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: How to Make a Swinging Bed...

Hi All...

Thanks for all of your nice comments. Did I forget to mention the mattress? Ooopsie, doops....my bad. T^he mattress is a double and fits perfectly on this frame. Some frames are double and some are 3/4 bed frames. If you are making a swinging bed the double mattress will work on most of the 3/4 frames, just a little tighter squeeze....but to make sure always measure first! Have a great day!

Be Wll,
Sue

Re: Refurbished Thrift Store Tables

Whoa...these are cute. LOVE the red!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Milk Can

I'm with SantaClaus...this trick has worked for me in the past too!

Take care,
Sue

Re: What to do with a pile of windows?????

Wow...this is fabulous! I love creating divisions of space in the great outdoors. You did a great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Fence Flower

Cute as can be!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Old Doors=Tables

Your table turned out perfectly. Nice job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Teapot Teacup Chandelier

Darling! The teacups are sweet and unexpected. Thanks for sharing...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: French Chic End Tables

Hi Jan,

These are stunning! I love the colors you created and the fact that this paint passes the scratch test with no prep. Now that's what I call a time saver! Welcome to JMS...we're all glad you are here!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Piece From The "Something Old, Something New" Bridal Collection

Wow...stunning!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Easy as pie

Adorable!! Love your combination of junk. I am sure they will sell like hot cakes!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Fighting to Survive

This is one of my favs. Love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: "Form" and "Funk-shun"

Very cute. She does look beautiful in a sarong by the way!

Take care,
Sue

Re: What did I do wrong???

I have to say, Sarah that I do not at all mind the finish you came out with. It's what I call perfect imperfection. I think all you really need is some wax or a couple coats of poly and the finish might become more appealing to you. Remember th beat up look is sometimes adds needed character and charm to a home. If you pair this piece with another that has a finer finish you may just be surprised at how much you like it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Potting Bench Heaven

This is potting bench heaven! Nice combination of stuff and the ice chest is brilliant.

Take care,
Sue

Re: New Lease on Life

Nice save! Junk comes in all different shapes and sizes. Glad to see you put these back into action.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Recyled Ladder into Chair

Now this is what I call cool! Good thinking...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Jewelry from magazines?

These are beautiful and delicate. Nice work! This makes for a great member feature. Love the fact you are using print. Nice!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Farm Living is the Life for ME!

Jimbo, quit picking on me...obviously the rings were for farm buckets :) Alice...hello to you down under. Great to hear from you! What are you doing in Australia? Rusty..thanks! Glad you enjoyed the funny factor!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Happy Independence Day

What a great flag and a great tribute to the 4th of July, Jimbo! Happy 4th to you and to all of the wonderful members here at JMS. Kick back and relax...no junking today and that's an order! Ooops...I'm off to the Trader's Market in Elko again. Guess I'm breaking my own rules! Ah,hahaha! Have a good one!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Minnesota 4th of July Tradition

Santa Claus...JMS will be at Oronoco. Look foir us, we'll be happy to see you!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Metal Cafe Chair Planter

Don't you just love when things just happen to fit?! This is adorable...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Farm Fresh...A New Twist on the Chicken Feeder

Thanks for all your kind comments! This project was easy and fun!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: HoJo's Menu

Jimbo....This may just be my favorite of all your posts. I was a huge fan of Ho Jos as a kid so this brings back many fond memories.
NICE!
Be Well, Sue

Re: Metal Cafe Chair Planter

Isn't it great when things just happen to fit?! Love this! Thanks for sharing...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vinegar Painted Box

Very cool technique....I sure your friend was tickled pink!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Drysink Before and After

Wow...this is beautiful! I'm with Jim...you would never recognize it as the same piece. WOW, again! Nicely done...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Sittin' pretty!

I love the look of your "new" red chairs. Bright and cheery...great save! BTW....we all have to do lists...so much work to be done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Church Pew Rebuild

Way to go Larry...this is awesome and the five footer will be perfect with the harvest table you are building. I love to see people using things from old churches. Much of this stuff is just getting burned to make way for more modern churches and that is a shame! Thanks for sving these pews!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Red, White & Blue Nautical Americana Necklace

What a fun and festive member feature. This piece is beautifully done and a lovely 4th of July tribute. Have a great one and thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: How to Make a Cupola Planter

Thank you Jimbo. I'm glad we have that one solved!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: How to Make a Cupola Planter

Hi... You get them at the hardware store. They look like chain links and they come unscrewed so you can attach them easily. Thay come in a variety of sizes. When I go to the hardware store I'll get the name. Leave it to me to call them thinga ma jiggys. Ah, hahahaha!

Re: The sawhorse patio table that does it all.

Love this, Donna. Clean, crisp, and cool. Also want to know how you keep your junking white sock so clean? You put on a fresh out of the package pair for the picture...right? :) Thanks so much for sharing this idea.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sign for New Antique Store

Very pretty...love the vibrant colors.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Water Pail flower pot

Cut as can be.!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Lamps from cool junk

Wow...you've been busy wiring! Dental stand for laughing gas? NICE!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Funnel flower pot

Great first junk project! Ah, funnels are the best and perfect for planting. Yours looks perfect on the step. Thanks so much for sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: rainbarrel decorated

Darling! This would brighten up any outdoor space.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: all mixed up.

I'm with Donna...looks like shopping to me! Very creative and cute...thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: all mixed up.

I'm with Donna...looks like shopping to me! Very creative and cute...thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Grandpa's Chairs!

Motel chairs are a long time favorite of mine. Love your display. Granps would be proud!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Perfect herb garden

Farm junk is the best. Love your garden vignette! I think I need that sign for my house. Ah, hahaha!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cardboard Magic

Too cool for school. Awesome!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Thank you Grandpa!

Your Grandpa will love this! What a thoughtful gift. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Wooden Locker

Wow...love the fact that it is wood. Great job on the re-do. I love lockers because they are useful for so many different things!

Thanks for sharing...

Sue

Re: Farm Fresh...A New Twist on the Chicken Feeder

Thanks ladies! As for the long winters Geo...I had to crank up my fireplace yesterday morning because it was 60 degrees in my house. I am starting to plant despite the weather here in Minnesota. Ah,hahaha! You are correct, I do plant anything I can get my hands on and you can expect to see some of my latest finds all planted up in the week to come!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Window + Bed Posts + Wood = Plant Stand

This is very pretty, well thought out, and well constructed. Great end result. Way to go!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Footlocker Facelift

You achieved the nautical look. Well done! love the numbers.

Take care,
Sue

Re: I could use some suggestions.

Love the textiles..the vintage table cloth is to die for. You can remove the black rubber on the steps and decoupage art paper that coordinates with the fabric. You would want to use the heay duty outdoor decoupage product. You could also simply spray paint the black on the steps. There are all sorts of wonderful colors available.

Take car,
Sue

Re: old world bench

This is lovely. The two pieces were indeed mad for each other. Love your attention to detail!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed TV Armoir

Well done! This is the perfect solution. Thanks for sharing!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Carmen Miranda

Ah, hahaha! She is ADORABLE. Great use of junk!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: croquet parts & copper planter

Love, love, love. Very cool!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Happy Father's Day Eve!

Your welcome Robert! All of you Dads deserve a round of applause. Jimbo...I can see your kids in the play pen watching you toil away. I need a new band saw. I'll be right over. Better yet...I'll just give you the projects and you can do the work. Ah,hahahaha!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Art Door/Headboard

I love new takes on the door headboard. the added architectural piece is wonderful. Love the color too! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Picked this up yesterday

Very cool. A bark shaver...you gotta love that!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Decoupaged Map Buffet

Beautiful! The maps are unexpected on a piece like this and that's a very good thing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Smokers pots or planters

Sweet as can be. Love your attention to detail. Nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tre Verde

Beautifully done!! Love your color choice.


Be Well,
Sue

Re: End Table Repurposed

Darling....lucky little cousin!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Very distressed Chest of drawers minus 1!

Beautiful color/finish. You can just remove the top (save and use for something else)and add new wood to make a recessed top. You could use it as a sideboard in the dining room or kitchen eating area.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Flea Market Junque

Nice find! I'm sure it looks beautiful in your kitchen!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Indoor Window Box

I did have a master craftsman help me with it....you! Thanks Larry! How's the sale coming along? I'll be there with bells on my toes!

Take care,
Sue

Re: French Door Headboard

Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style PK Style! I was about to put up a post of my own when I saw this. We get many new members on a daily basis and I am always happy to see when someone tells us that this is their first post. That means it's time to celebrate what a great job you've done. Your headboard is beautiful and your new twist on this idea is fresh and creative. Thanks so much for taking the posting plunge and we all look forward to seeing more from you. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage yardstick chair rail

Great idea. I love the contemporary feel . Finishing the baseboard is an added bonus. You are the member feature...nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: UNDER PRESSURE

I can relate. Ah,hahahaha! Well done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Iris

Adorable!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old Door Arbor

I absolutely adore this! Just makes me want to be there. When producing projects for magazines the goal is always making people want to be there and you did just that. Nice job!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Summer Deck made from Pallets

This is absolutely adorable. You and Mr. Blessing did a great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: simple chip clip

Very clever use for these! Chip clips do seem to becoming a little scarce. Maybe it's because they are soooo cool!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Here's your sign...

Cute as can be, but I can't understand how your mom can be the queen if I'm the queen. Ah,hahaha! Only teasing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Candle Holder

Very pretty. Great combination of materials...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Checker Top Table

Great idea...very out of the box thinking Te He! Thanks for sharing. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Divalicious desk chair!

You are too funny. I'm with you....who needs Calgon when you can do this!! Cute chair, sideways fabric and all. Nice job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Vanity Just Like Grandma's - my 1st post!

Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style. We're all glad to have you here. This is a fabulous piece and you worked miracles on it. love the finish and the mismatched hardware. Nice touch! Don't worry about the lamp....we all have to do lists! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Chair to go with My "NEW" Vanity!

You should be proud of your little chair...it's adorable! Nice work.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tell me whatcha think... I need an idea.

This looks like a very sturdy piece so I might just refinish it and use it as a table. I see some kind of black and white top on it. I love natural wood with black and white. It adds a modern feel without losing old world charm.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Garden in a Box

Thanks all! Donna....glad I could bring back a special memory of you and your children.That is a big piece of working with vintage items. Candy in the fairy houses? Adorable!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk Architect ~ My Home Furnishings Store

Thanks for a look into the past, Jimbo. I love seeing where we have been, what we have done, and how we have evolved. You were great back then...you're even better now. Thanks for sharing your story!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Another old window revived

Great color on this project. Bright and cheery!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: old sugar mold becomes useful container

I have always enjoyed old sugar molds. They have so many uses and they are easy on the eye. thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Potting Bench

Very charming and useful and sturdy too. Nice!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tool Tote!

Cute as can be!! I love the addition of the "G".

Take care,
Sue

Re: Garden Spades

This is darling. Are you going to hang it outside? I think it would be a great addition to your outdoor decor. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Rust and Light

Actually, Jim I think I have Geo beat by a few calendar years. In mind and spirit we are exactly the same age....12.

S.

Re: Lipstick RED T-bird Chest

Great color on this one!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wooden Cigar Box Purse

Very pretty!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Rusty Sifter Planter

Love these little rusty sifter. OK, I admit it....I love anything rusty. TeHe. This make an adorable little planter complete with drainage. Nice work!


Be Well,
Sue

Re: "Good Wishes"

Darling. I'm with you... I can't leave anything too long. Must be that ADD gene...at least for me. Beautiful littl vignette!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Rust and Light

Hi Geo...


Love this little reading lamp. Antique and vintage lighting is among my favorite of old things. other than you of course....Ah,hahaha! You know I am only kidding! Vintage lighting adds instant charm to any home and well worth the investment. Thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My first post. This is one of my junk finds

Hi Donna,


Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style. Glad to see you posting! This is an awesome piece. I would not recommend painting it because I am a big fan of its original rusty patina. Give it a couple of coats of spray poly in a matte finish. This will keep the rust from rubbing off where you don't want it. I love Jim's mirror idea. Is it flat? I love using junk in entertaining so wondering if it could become a lazy susan with a base at the bottom and a piece of glass on the top. Just a thought. Can't wait to see what becomes of it. Good luck!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Crestliner Chest w/ Buick Grill Center and Working Tailights!

Love this...very original so makes for a great member feature. Perfect man cave piece. Nice work...thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wrought Iron Patio Furniture

Look at you go....AWESOME job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sunday in Paris

Your finished project turned out beautifully! Silas is indeed handsome!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Wall Candle Scounce

I love youir variation. Don't you just love car mirrors? Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Studio storage cans

Absolutely darling. I love how bright and colorful your containers are and they are functional to. Bonus!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Ugly Plastic Pot Redo

Nice work! Amazing what a little paint will do.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Triplet graduation

Love....way to go!!!


Take care,
Sue

Re: More graduation

Fabulous!!! I like when people get creative in entertaining.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Riding Lawnmower

Ah, hahahahahahaha! Very cute...very funny!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: April Showers Bring May Flowers

Thanks guys! I'm so longing for spring I have to make my own. Te He!!


Be Well,
Sue

Re: Pets and junk

Awww....these are adorable!! I'm sorry for your loss too, but glad you were able to capture all these special moments in images. My dog, Lily is also by my side ...or in my hair ;) while doing projects. She once sat a bottle of open super glue and it became attached to her back side. Too funny! thanks for sharing these precious photos!


Take care,
Sue

Re: Old Screen Memo/Photo Wall...

Beautiful post, Laurel. Love!! I also enjoy your technical terms. A girl after my own heart!!


Be Well,
Sue

Re: Engine Crate turned Planter Box!

I love everything about this post. Great project mixed with a little bit of fun. Nice work and great member feature!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Hearts, Flower and Crosses Framed Sea Glass Art

This is stunning! Nicely done...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Up-cycled Leather Jewelry & Accessories

These are very sweet. Love the barrette!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Homemade Child-Sized Coat Tree - My First Design EVER!!!!

Nicely done!!! Very cute for little ones jackets. Thanks for posting and I look forward to seeing more from you.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial light cage planter

How pretty is this?!! Love it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Special Gift

Wow!!! this is stunning and I am sure she absolutely loved it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Remnants of Spring: A Tablescape

This is lovely.... a breath of spring air. I'm sure everyone appreciated your creativity. And yes...the doorknobs are one of my favorite table attire! Thanks for sharing...

Take care,
Sue

Re: I'm Really Getting Into Leather!

Ah,hahahaha! I'm glad you explained the leather thing! Love this!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Playing with vintage hardware

I LOVE vintage hardware! When I need a little pick-me-up I dig through my stash. great post!


Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial/Cottage Wreath

Welcome back Miss Geo!! This is a beauty of a cottage industrial wreath. Way to go girl!

Hugs,
Sue

Re: Kitchen Chalk Board

This is a great project from 2ndlifedesign for our member feature. Now who doesn't love chalkboards? And the addition of the kitchen utensils makes it even better. Love that it came from a free pile, too!

Be well,
Sue

Re: Massey Ferguson Tractor Grill Side Table

AWESOME!!! Love the lichen for authenticity :)

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bed Rail Signs

What a good use for old bed rails! Nicely done and thanks for the tip about too much coffee! :)

Take care,
Sue

Re: License Plate Map Process

Another cool project. Nice!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Another Simple Spring Wreath

Awesome round piece of junk. You know I love round and....i Love what you did with it. Adorable! Thanks, Laurel.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: another one being thrown away

Way to go...another good save!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Radiator Cover Bench - Ideas??

I'd brighten up the color of the radiator cover so that it stands out from the wood paneling on the stair case. I would add cushion to the top and make hidden storage on the bottom. I would put shelves on the inside and then turn the front panels into doors that pull open from the bottom and slide into the top. I may do contrasting fabric panels on the bottom drawers. Hard for me to tell if this will work from the picture, but looks like it might. Hope this helps.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Crystal suncatcher mini-chandelier

Very pretty! Crystals just have a way of giving a project a finished look.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Repurposed Old Farm Windmill - Strictly for the Birds

Love this idea and I'm sure our feathered friends will too. Make sure to post any additions!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Rusty Canning Cooker Planter

You have a winner, winner, chicken dinner with this one. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Candy, Anyone?

I'll have some candy for sure! Nice pairing and another good idea for a funnel. Love!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Spring Has Sprung!

GREAT idea!! Love your journals too. They are very well done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tea Cup Gardens with a "grow" Light

This is absolutely adorable! What a great little gif to say I love you to Mom. Great display piece too! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Only Sign of Spring in Minnesota

Thanks all!! This funnel is a very good planter and oh so easy to do!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: "Wining Allowed!"

Beautifully done, Miss Lani! The corbels are sheer perfection. I'll be right over for a glass of wine.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tin tile in a frame

Ah, hahahaha! I always say..."When all else fails, make it a candle holder!" I like your frame motto. This is beautiful, Andrea...just like your nieces. Thanks for a great post!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Reel Bird Feeder

Hi Donald,

Please send all info including images to junkmarketstyle@gmail.com. and I'll check in to it!. As I tighten the site up there will be room for advertising such events. Thanks!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Easter Junking

Great Larry! Can't wait to see what Miss Laurel comes up with!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Milk Can Centerpiece

These are wonderful. LOVE!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Beautiful Blooming Flowers.....even in Fargo!

Beautifully done. Thanks for putting some "spring" in our worlds!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Michigan License Plate Flag

Very Cool!!!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: My first Project

Welcome to posting on JMS!!! These are fabulous saves. Love the look of crisp clean white. Nice work. Have fun on the site.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Reel Bird Feeder

Thanks everyone! Peg your booth at Marburger was FABULOUS. Always like to visit you when I am in town. Hope to see you in October! Sandy....funny you should mention that. This morning my dog was going crazy and when I looked outside the squirrel was spinning on the reel and my do, a JRT was jumping, jumping, jumping trying to get that poor squirrel! Guess I'll have to put nuts in it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Reel Bird Feeder

Hey Jimbo...


Guess I will have to be the next party planner at your holiday events if this looks better than the hors d'ouervres you serve up there in Connecticut. I'd at least break out the cocktail weenies. Ah, hahaha! The fruit is for the Orioles. Build it and they will come. At least that's what I'm told.


S.

Re: Reel Plant Holder

Thanks all! Marge...what can I say? She was very photogenic. She had all the moves. She knew how to work the camera. Ah, hahahah! Jimbo...glad I could remind you of the impending holiday. that's what I'm here for. Tammy...make sure to post a pic of yours when you make one. Sandy...steal away and your welcome!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Table lamp from a ceiling lamp

Very unique idea. I can see that this would be ideal on an outdoor patio and most definitely make a statement at your campsite. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Door Park Bench

I love the clean, more modern lines of this bench. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Turning up the heat on SPRING!

Oooooo....very pretty. Definitely hot for spring. Great project!

Take care,
Sue

Re: One last try for those junky roses...

Way to go Donna! As a floral person I have difficulty taking beauties like this to the compost too! I adore the new home you have created for you "not so tired" roses.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: $1,200.00 French Farm Kitchen Renovation

Ding, ding, ding...it's member feature time and this one is a doozie. Love what you have done with your kitchen on a very tiny budget indeed! It's light, bright, and just makes me wanna smile. Well done!!

Thanks for sharing,
Sue

Re: Junk art door with drawer bins

Very cool idea. Again today, I'm with Marge....love the versatility!

Take care,
Sue

Re: White coffee chest

Beautifully done! Love the look.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycled Candleholder

Marcy,

I love this idea. I'm with Marge....very clever!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JMS Membership Red Letter Day

Thanks for your support everyone. The membership is growing...yeah!!! I've said it many times, but I'll say it again...you are an amazing group of people. Swamp Treasures...we'll get you a banner logo. Thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Desk Reorganization ala Junk Style!

My bugging you about this finally paid off! You know I love the set up you have going here. Thanks for posting it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junky Old Memo Board

Hi There Homeroad!

DING,DING, DING. You are a member feature this week! Love the look and functionality of your project. Any more details you would like to share? Great idea...Thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage JEWELRY Sign

Way to go Jimbo!! It says 1950's roadside gift shop to me.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Hang-Up: Vintage Door Coat Rack

Welcome back, Miss Amy!! I love the back to basics approach of your project. The chippy door adds just the right touch of character to your room. Nicely done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: baby doll high chair turned book holder...

Very clever!!! Love it.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Great Work Bench Island or Bar

Hi Susie,

Great work on a great work bench! Welcome to JMS and thanks for sharing!

Be well,
Sue

Re: Happy Valentine's Day!

Hey Jimbo...

Beautiful as always. Thanks for your words and I too want to thank all the many talented and kind members and contributors who share here at JMS. You're all awesome and I am so happy to be a part of this junking family! Happy Valentine's Day!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage grain elevator bins / wall pockets

This is a wonderful post by one of our wonderful members. I love everything about it. Nicely done, Junk Situation!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Rustic Garden Planters

Our member feature of the week is GardeningJunky! I love all your containers. They really puts us in the mood for spring! Thanks for inspiring us!

Be well, Sue

Re: "Springy" Flowers...

Cute and clever, Miss Laurel!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Horn Bird

Hi Don,

Member feature of the week!!! I love your whimsy and so glad that you will be joining us for the "Flea Market Under Glass" in March. I'm sure everyone will appreciate your style as much as I do. Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to meet you!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Need a tray? Use a door!

LOVE, Love, love....It's so crisp and clean, well executed, and beautiful! Great finishing touches.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Union in Perfect Harmony!

I'll trade you....the birch door piece or this. Deal? Ooops, I guess Jimo already spoe for tat. Guess I'll have to come up wit something else! This is awesome.

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Floating Photography

Stunning....as always! Does that white chippy frame look familiar?

Be Well,
Sue

Re: From garage to grandeur!!

Hi Lacey,

Welcome to JMS and thanks so much for posting this fabulous piece. Just so you all know...our new member here is one of the talented artisans that will be at the upcoming "Flea Market Under Glass". Can't wait to see more!

Be Well,
Sue

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

Hi Ladies,

This is going to e fun! Cheryl ....I left you a message. Give me a call! Rita ...would love to see your stuff! {lease email me at junkmaretstyle@gmail.com so tat I can get in touch with you!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Nature Meets Rust

I must admit. Jimbo......you are the first person to ever call me low maintenance. Ah, hahaha!

Suzy Q

Re: Garden Art for Indoor/Outdoor Use

I'd like everyone to welcome our newest JMS contributor, Sue Wolfe. She has great style with a contemporary, clean twist. I also like her initials. Welcome SW!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas ornament - REPURPOSED

Great idea. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Love Cannot Be Measured

This is lovely! Great attention to detail!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Patriotic, red,white, and blue Bubble Tower

Very cute...looks like tons of fun!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Mittens from recycled felted wool sweaters

Beautifully done! These are my favorite kind of mittens or a cold Minnesota day. Thanks for sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Wheel Serving Platter

I love this idea many different reasons. I love tires, dig entertaining stuff, you know I'm fickle for round, and adore the industrial feel. This is a winner on all 4 counts. Tanks!

Take care,
Sue

Re: GAME ON...10 min. project

Cute as can be....colorful and happy! Nice work....

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Saga of Thrift Store Barbie

Cute post...Barbie's styling now!!! and btw, LOVE the vintage play set!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Out with the "New", In with the "Old"...

I absolutely adore this post. The new cabinet adds so much character to your guest bath and the baubles you illed it with are to die for. And yes, I found the angel. Do I win a prize? Thanks or sharing this wonderful idea!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Pamper Yourself Trunk Show

I'm sooooo happy that some of you will be able to join us! Sorry about tempting the rest of you. I agree there is some major talent wrapped up in this one day event. These ladies and one gent are awesome You know what they say....good things come in small packages!

Take care,
Sue

Re: ANTIQUE DOOR ON A CABINET

Beautifully done! I think you and your husband make a fabulous team. The attention to detail is awesome. Way to go! I hereby declare you two as the member feature of the week winners!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Mosaic: First timer!

Welcome to JMS!! Good to see many new members posting in the New Year. I'm with Jimbo...that WAS one ugly table. Your gifted hand turned the ugly duckling in to a swan.

Take Care,
Sue

Re: Grain Scoop Vase

Ah,hahahahahahahahahahaha! You're HI-larious. Have you gone soft on me Jim? Doing flowers? Glad to see you are secure enough in your masculinity to show us the softer side of Sears. Seriously you know of anyone....I would love this. Always a sucker for flowers. Bravo!

Sue

Re: 4 Old Plates = 10,000 Lakes

OK....had to do a member feature here! I a from Minnesota after all. This is fabulous as always. The only thing you forgot was the mountains of snow that currently cover our fair state! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Another file cabinet re-do

Hi Rust in Peace,

Welcome aboard....we're all glad you are here. Love your re-vamped file cabinet! I am a big fan of vintage wall paper and you have put it to good use here! You hit the two "Ps" on the head...your creation is pretty and practical. Nice work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: It's time to play dominoes!

Marge...this submission was surely a highlight of 2010. Thanks or being such a great member!

Happy New Year!
Sue

Re: Clock themed New Year's party

Please give a great big welcome to Andrea Miller, our newest contributor. This post is a great example of her fabulous sense of style. Thanks, Andrea for sharing your talent with our community!

Happy New Year,
Sue

Re: Chalkboard Message Center from an old oval frame

Love it. Also, love seeing you smiling face!

Happy New Year!
Sue

Re: Vintage cups served on a stylish new "tray"

I love these. They would also be beautiful on a New Year's table! Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Revamped Vanity Light

Love this! Nicely done....

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Oh where, Oh where, to hang my Christmas Cards

Awesome. This will e perfect or Christmas and I am sure you will ind many uses for it throughout the year. Thanks or sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Cupcake Stand

Cute and clever! Love the pic of your Unk Craig too!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Kid Size Coat Hanger with Matching Chalkboard

Great pair. Love the finish on both.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas Junque on the Porch

Your porch looks JUNKTASTIC!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Snowman Junque

Absolutely darling!

Happy Holidays,
Sue

Re: Georgia on my mind...

Well done!!! I think our very own Georgia might want this.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Galvanized bucket filled with greens

Love galvanized and greens...yours is beautiful!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sailors' Stockings

Very clever...love your thoughtfulness!

Happy Holidays!
Sue

Re: Book 'Em For Christmas

Hi Becky! I'm a bookie too! Love your ideas.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial Junk Trophies

Welcome back....we've missed you!! These are soooooo COOL. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Do you hear what I hear??

These are adorable. Can't wait to see what's next. I'm sure you'll think of something!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas chair

What a transformation!! Nicely done.

Happy Holidays!
Sue

Re: Blizzard Boredom

Looks like you had fun in the blizzard. Nicely done. Hope you have been set free now. As for me ....waiting for a jump start for my car. Aaarghhhh!!! Winter!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Wall Candle Holder

Beautiful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vtg. Oil Cans Holding Christmas Ornaments

Adore oil cans! Looks like the little elves do too...

Happy Holidays!
Sue

Re: Christmas Front Porch Display

Cute as can be. Love the little red ironing board!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Dough Bowl Christmas Display

Beautiful change for the season!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Seasons Greetings!

Very festive and another great quote to boot! Thanks for sharing.

Happy Holidays,
Sue

Re: Hello JMS!

Hi there and welcome to JMS. Was reading your profile and it made me smile! Love the Edison quote and your tablescape. Have fun on the site and I look forward to your creations!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Antique Corbel Lamp

Whoa doggies...cool stuff my friend! It goes quite well with my color scheme.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Skate Date

Beautifully done. As a once upon a time hockey mom you now I love the addition of the hockey skate.

Take care,
Sue

Re: found object sculptures

These are awesome!! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Little Black Vintage Chair with Vintage Barkcloth Seat

Adorable! Love the color scheme you have chosen....and I remain a big fan barkcloth.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Antique Typewriter Lamp

Welcome home...we've missed you! This is fantaulous. You and your son are a good team! Happy Holidays. Don't be a stranger now!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Ready for Parade! Vintage Toy Car

Awesome car! The tree is a perfect fit!!

Happy Holidays,
Sue

Re: Coffee Christmas Card Holder

The coffee bag is the perfect cover fr this. I love the fact you can use it after the holidays. I am working n a post like that now. Great work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tis the Season....

I know this will ind a good home. Great work! The drawer is awesome and it was a very good idea to include a list of re-purpose ideas. You're a smart one!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Christmas Mantel

Attaching the ornaments is an awesome idea. I'll bet the glow is beautiful. Awesome!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Pretty as a Pitcher

You're a clever girl! Love it...

Take care,
Sue

Re: "Modern Art Inspired" Revamped Dresser

VERY cool. Looks like this was a labor of love!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Christmas Tablescape

Love this. Very festive! The little wagon is to die for!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk for Joy

Nicely done!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Be Thankful at the Holidays

I love this post, Missy! Thanks for sharing your thoughtfulness and your talent with all of us.

Be Well and Happy Holidays!
Sue

Re: Heart of Gold Necklace

Wow! Better than diamonds any day of the week.

SQ

Re: Locker Basket Stocking Holder

Very clever idea. Locker baskets are the bomb!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: quart Jar Bug

It's bedazzling....and that's a good thing! Cute as can be.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old maple rocker

Very cheery and cute. Nice work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Meant For Me???

Laurel,

This truly was meant for you! I'm with Jimbo....is it party time at the Putman's? If we do it at 7 tonight Jim probably has time to pack a bag and and catch a plane. See you then...I'll bring the apps! Love this Laural!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Upcycled festive mirror, made from the left behinds

This is stunning! i LOVE the colorway!

Take care!
Sue

Re: A Nature Inspired Thanksgiving Table Scape

Beautifully done my friend! Thanks or all o your help with the seminar and everything else. Happy Thanksgiving!

Stay Warm,
Sue

Re: 1st Anniversary Gift: Paper

Has it been a year already??? Congrats! This was an easy pick for a member feature. Wow....this was painstaking and it turned out beautifully. What a thoughtful gift for your hubby. Love everything about it! I also am a big fan of Minnesota native Bob Dylan. Thanks or sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: 1st Anniversary Gift: Paper

Has it been a year already??? Congrats! This was an easy pick for a member feature. Wow....this was painstaking and it turned out beautifully. What a thoughtful gift for your hubby. Love everything about it! I also am a big fan of Minnesota native Bob Dylan. Thanks or sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Cooler Weather = Bright Beautiful Color!

Lovely!

Take care,
Sue

Re: "Oh, Say Can You see...."

Very nice way to welcome your guests. Thanks or sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sprayer Bug

Your bugs sure make me smile. Love!

Be Well!
Sue

Re: Giant Wrench Grasshopper

Love this guy. Cute as a bug in a rug. Ah hahaha!

Take care
Sue

Re: Golf Club Birds

Nice! Great reuse...

Take care
Sue

Re: Crumpled Book Paper Wreath

Very pretty! I'm with Lani...you go girl!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Not too bad for under $2.00 ...

Great look! Good things really to come out of mishaps.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: New headboard from old doors

Beautifully done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Cars for Christmas

Adorable! Glad to hear you still play with cars.

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Little Girl Approach to Christmas

Thanks all!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Wired---------[=

Love the bare nakedness of your creation! Ab fab...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Industrial in the Kitchen!

This is UBER cool! Perfect placement.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk for Entertaining...

You know how I feel about entertaining with reclaimed materials. Love what you have done!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Found item, industrial, steam punk lights by Mark Bell

Love Love Love!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Industrial Ambiance

Love this...very unique!Another great member feature!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Mimi-Toria's Version of SteamPunk

Wow, Gretchen....this is TO DIE OR BEAUTIFUL!!!

Thanks or sharing,
Sue

Re: Getting ready for the holidays...

Cute and clever, my friend. Love!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Gift Wrap, JMS Style!

Nicely done...very pretty and festive!

Take care
Sue

Re: Gorgeous Finial from JUNK

Very pretty indeed. Nice job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Leather and Oak Dining Chairs

Way to go Mossy Lady! Thanks or helping out.

Be Well
Sue

Re: Yes! I still have a cat, you just have to find him : )

What a fabulous idea!!! I'm sure your kitty loves it.

Take care,
Sue

Re: If the Shoe Fits!

Awesome!!! Can't wait to see your other versions.

Take care,
Sue

Re: I love double duties! -- and Freebies!

Nice work, Midge. You know how I love twofers!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Billy Jo's "Do Over Deco" Part 4

Love your stuff! Great craftsmanship...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Burlap Halloween Junk Wreath

Love this! What a great member feature in honor o the season. Thanks for the inspiration.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A window makeover

Great use for an old window! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A window makeover part 2

Beautifully crafted. Well done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Music as Art

Nice work, Rob. Love it!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: A day (or three) at the Fair - the Country Living Fair

We had waaaayyyyy too much fun! Thanks for all of your help, Kath! Couldn't have done it without you.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Falloween Porch Redo with some New (Old) Junk Finds!

Love!!! That ladder is to die for cool. I love how you have changed up all of your elements for fall-o-ween. Beautimous!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Industrial Trophies

Wowsers, Jimo...these are awesome! I want to be put on your Christmas awards list. Beautiully done as always!

Sue B.

Re: 5 unique JUNK picture frames

The member feature for today comes from Donna. These are easy, quick,cute, and clever ideas for displaying photos. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: 5 unique JUNK picture frames

Beautiful and well thought out as always Donna. Love!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: shelves before and after

Wow! Great transformation. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: COFFEE TABLE

Hey Bruce,

Nicely done! Love both the table and the candle holder.

Take care,
Sue

Re: 'Diamonds' on the Rust Necklace series.... JUNK SWAP ITEM

So very pretty Ang! And oh btw....I'm getting lots of compliments on the bracelet you gave me. I love it. THANKS!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Gypsy Prom Cowboy Boots

Too cool for school! I am so sorry I missed out on the prom this time around. Hope you had fun!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Day of the Dead figures made from Happy Meal Toys

So very clever! Love this idea.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shadowland Witch

Love, love, love!!! Te croquet ball head is my favorite. Hilarious!

Thanks for sharing,
Sue

Re: Free and Cheap Garden Accents

I love your mix of nature and junk. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Fall Foliage Fun

With the warm weather we're having in Minnesota it certainly doesn't feel like fall but your window boxes are stunning! They help put you in the mood. And the little truck...a perfect accessory.

Re: AA/JMS Vintage Redesign Jewelry #2

I saw this in person today. Stunning!!!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Redesign Jewelry for AA/JMS

Once again, beautifully done, Gretchen. You are the guru of the baubles!

Take care,
Sue


Re: Industrial Cart Face Lift

I a in love with old industrial carts and you gave this one a first rate face lift. Great combo!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Firewood Shed/Manger

Well done! I love when people make good use of pallets.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Fancy Headboard

Great work! This is truly a work of art.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Harvest Market by Junk Devotion - Coming This Weekend!

Looks like fun. Good luck Cheryl!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tool tote for the table

Beautiful! I am a big fan of the tool tote as well...so versatile!

Thanks for sharing,
Sue

Re: Is It A Door....or a Bench?

Hi!

You may want to consider taking them apart and make use of them as separate pieces. Everyone can use a few extra benches around the house and the doors can be used decoratively or as table tops or as headboard etc.

Thanks for sharing your wonderful find.
Sue

Re: A New Wave of Junk

Hi There,

Two of you are correct!! It is a dishwasher basket...truly a piece of junk. Thanks so much for all of your kind words. This was a fun project.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: CB2 Inspired mirror

Great mirror and ab fa member feature. I think you inspire PB! Thanks for sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Megaphone Pendant Lamp

You light up my life! Very cool....

Take care,
Sue

Re: Cottage Industrial Soap Dish

Thanks everyone!

Re: I've Gone Textile!

Shaggy Mom guessed it pretty quickly. The burlap backing is to die for beautiful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: I've Gone Textile!

Good guess, but no.... S.

Re: What does before/after, random & giveaway have in common?

All beautifully done, Ang! If I had to pic a fav it would e the cuff. Very cool!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My $4 Urn Redo

Very nice!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: The rest of the wall.........................

You should be happy with it, Alice. It's fabulous...great work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Pottery Barn Cubbies

Nice mix and match!! Love...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Easy Peasy, for sure~

This was so easy peasy, lemon squeezy I had to feature it...ha! This is a great and simple way to do it, Lezlee. And with fall in the air, no time like the present to start planning for Thanksgiving.

Sue

Re: Carney Bottles 1 2 3

I'm with Jim... there is no such thing as too grungy!! I love your idea and I thin that adding the grunge was the right thing to do. Very innovative! Great member feature.

Thanks for sharing!
Sue

Re: My version of the PB clock.

Cool beans, Alice. Nice work!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: More Hess Truck Toy Earrings!

These are darling, Ang. Love, love,love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Goods

Ooo,la,la Gretchen....you found some cool things. I'd love to get my hands on your hardware stash! Thanks for sharing...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Trash to Treasure Charity Auction and Wine Tasting!

We sure had some fun!!! Yes?

Take care
Sue

Re: All "Dressed" up...

I absolutely love this, Laurel! Awesome!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: I Love Rusty Junk!

Beautifully done! I love rusty rusty goodness too!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Salvaging my 1st house

Looks like a ton of fun....Good luck!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Making the Best of Mistakes

Ah hahahaha! I think it is called pulling it out of the rear. TeHe!

Thanks for the welcome back!
Sue

Re: Worm Sifter turned Spice Rack or Assorted Tea Bag Holder

Cute as can be! Thanks so much for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bedroom Ceiling Fan Redo

Great transformation!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Inspired by JUNK MARKET

Stunning!! The sepia plays very well with the old window...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Wheelbarrow Update

Beautifully done...I love the fence too!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Upcycle Planters Into Patio Furniture

Great idea, great execution...way to go!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Bird Feeder Finished

Cute as can be. I love the sassy color!

Take care,
Sue

Re: "Hinge-on" to another really simple idea...

This is an ab fab idea Miss Laurel! You know I a a big fan of simple and this is simply wonderful.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Oronoco Junking Finds!

Oh so cool!!! I'm sorry I missed out this year. It will ae next year even sweeter! ARe you going to part with any of that cool stuff? Hmmmmmmmm....


Be Well,
Sue

Re: JunkPotluck Project

Nice work! I love the junk potluck theme. The last image sure makes e thirsty for a tall cool beverage. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: It's time to play dominoes!

Ooo, la, la....love, love, love! Nice member feature and for a good cause. Nice work, my friend!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Photos from WORLD'S LARGEST GARAGE SALE

Ahhhh....looks like fun! Thanks for sharing the pics from this fabulous event. I am in the Adirondacks right now looking for a new kind of junk. Hmmm...I wonder what I will find?

Take care and good luck in your upcoming events. As you all know I am a big fan of Round Top/Marburger and hope to be maybe heading that way!

I too see that we have many new members...welcome, welcome, welcome!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Garden Potting Bench

Beautifully done...great member feature! Thanks for sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Door Buffet

Love this!! Simple, straight forward, and well designed!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Heavy Duty desk Vice Grip

Love this idea!! Good thinking...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Whisk-y Bugs

Cute as bugs!!! Love this post.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Flowers That Never Fade...

Now these are my kind of flowers. Even I couldn't ill these! Love, love, love!

Take care
Sue

Re: Drink Up!

I love when people put their own twist on an idea. It makes it original to you. Like snowflakes, no two roadside pickers are the same! I love the graphics and that you used what you had about the house. You deserve an ice cold beverage for this wonderful bucket. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Freeze Frame

Dru roll please....it is a window from a Model T. Thanks to the Pfarkel for not guessing since I bought it fro them!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Freeze Frame

Hi All.

Green Colleen is the closest...keep guessing!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Fish or Cut Bait

Thanks everyone. I'm glad you like!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Kitchen Pantry

Oooo la la la my friend. Love everything about this!

Be Well
Sue

Re: Gourds of mystery???

Too cute! What a great idea and a wonderful surprise.

Thanks for sharing,
Sue

Re: I'm Really Into Heavy Metal!

Love it Lani! Soooo cool. You're porch loos more fabulous than ever!

Take care
Sue

Re: Picket fence tablerunner idea

Love this idea, Donna! Great feature from a very talented member! Thanks for sharing...

Be Well
Sue

Re: God Bless America!

Awesome displays....LOVE!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: LeT ThErE Be A LiGhT!

Welcome back...we've missed you! This is awesome and begging to be featured. Nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Summer Junkin' Fun

Darling stuff....fresh and whimsical!

Be Well
Sue

Re: Game Piece Serving Tray

Love this idea. Well done!

Take care
Sue

Re: BBQ Bottle Bug/Bee

Cute as can be! What a great addition to your garden...

Take care
Sue

Re: Chalkboard Coffee Table

Love the bright red...nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Storytime with Sue Whitney at Vintage Treasures Market

I think Evonne looks a little bored and look like I am totally amusing myself. Some things never change. Thanks for the fun!

Be Well
Sue

Re: Great buys last week!

Awesome stuff. I love the fitting room thingies!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A new life for an old crib...

Very cool! Love the comment about survival!

Take care
Sue

Re: Modernist plywood sculpture-"The Integration of Summer"

Fabulous! Love it and too think it all began as scrap plywood.

Be Well
Sue

Re: Chalkboard Door

I lie the clean and simple loo of it too! Nice work...

Take care
Sue

Re: Junk/Bell Angel

Adorable!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old iron bed headboard garden fence

What an unusual and great headboard...perfect for the garden!

Be Well
Sue

Re: Silver plated tray turned beachy chic

Very pretty. What a transformation!

Be Well
Sue

Re: Cabinet doors make great wall art!

Beautifully done! Great attention to detail.

Take care
Sue

Re: Guarding the garden

I love this idea Marie! Full of fun and whimsy...great member feature.

Take care,
Sue

Re: ~ Megaphone Vase~

You KNOW I love tbis one, Buddy Boy! Flowers in a megaphone....what could be better?

Take care,
Sue

Re: Coming In 4 Days Vintage Treasures Market by the Pfarkel Sister's

Hi All

I'll be here on the 18th. Please come and have fun with us at this wonderful event.

Take care
Sue

Re: Have You Ever Had A Wood Bucket Fall Apart?

Love these ideas from member On Eagles Wings. Way to go...very creative!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Photo Love: AAJMS Spring 2010

Thanks for the great pictures Amy! WPL is correct...you never disappoint. A big thanks to all contributors for all your help and amazing support. This event could not have happened without you. Also, thanks to the members who stooped to visit and shop. It was a pleasure meeting you! Please know how much I appreciate the entire JMS community. You're the bomb!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: my junky little garage

Sue sure does love her junk! This is another ab fab member feature. Very cool! I apologize for my absence recently...catching my breath after several shows and will be back at you soon.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Can You HEAR Me Now?

This weeks member feature goes to Prior. She took something that is truly outdated and made it into something fabulous and useful. Way to go Lezlee!

Tae care,
Sue

Re: Black and White Dresser

This weeks member feature goes to Sweetsomethingdesign with a beautiful re-do of an old dresser. I love its new modern feel and the mix of black and white with the bright accessory pieces. Nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Assorted do-dads that I found at the auction today

Cool stuff...the tag is to die for!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: 1 of a Kind bathroom vanity

This is absolutely stunning. I love furniture vanities!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Feeling Springy

Happy spring to you too! Love your caged display...puts a spring in my step this morning.

Take care,
Sue

Re: chestdrawer becomes a shelf unit

Great re-purpose!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: blue and white from all over

Wow!!! Beautifully done...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: sweet little table

It is sweet as can be. Love be. Great combo of junk!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Stylin' Centerpiece

This weeks member feature goes to....ND Junk Girl! This project is very entertaining. Nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Blue Plate Special

Stunning!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap project: my first attempt at a mosaic

Looks like you're an old pro! Nicely done my friend.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Bedspring Tablescape...and a little wine too!

This is one loverly tablescape! Entertaining with junk is my cup of tea, or in this case....glass of wine. Ah, hahaha! Beautifully done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Another Groovy Block Party!!!

Adorable project and the abundantly free junk flowers are beautiful!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Wreath of Rust

Love it. Here's to spring!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Magical Garden Party Charity Tablescape event

Great junk for a great cause. Love it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Stylin' Centerpiece

Tis is a stylin' table! Love all of the little added touches. Great attention to detail...and you know how important I think details are!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Tick-Tock Table

Cute as can be! Love the added numbers...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A couple of quick wall hangings

These are lovely, Marie! The breath of spring air we all need right now!

Take care,
Sue

Re: My Swap Junk BEFORE project 1-Racers7

Hi There,

I'm not sure about the rest of you, but I sure am enjoying all of these wonderful swap projects! This is a work of art, Racers7. Fabulous ob!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk, glorious JUNK!!!!!

Looks like you had a grand junking day. Good haul!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk, Glorious JUNK!!!!!!!!!! Part 2

Yeah for junk!!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: My Swap Project 6 - bluebucket

Pretty as a picture!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My Swap Project 7 & 8 - bluebucket

Ab fab projects. The clock is stunning. Great job! Are you almost out of junk yet? You have been BUSY...I'm impressed!

Take care,
Sue

Re: In love with Jack...

I'm in love with Jack too...he's so handy around the ouse. I like that in my men. A,hahaaha! Very cool, Marie!

Take care,
Sue

Re: It's old, it's grungy.....it's wonderful!

Great get, Rose! I wouldn't sell it either..

Take care,
Sue

Re: My Swap Project 4 & 5 - bluebucket

Wow...you are really going to town! Love your display and I am green with envy over the hose nozzle!

Take care,
Sue

Re: SWAP Projects from my Amazing box 'O Junk from JunkinLindsey PART 1 of Many

B-EAU-Ti-Ful!! Great creativity...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: vintage purses

Looks like you have been busy! Very cool stuff...love that stove.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: FAKE SCREEN PORCH INSIDE

Great idea! Looks beautiful in your home.

Take care,
Sue

Re: "Mad Men" art

As I like to say...this is just too cool for school. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: SWAP DONE .. YEAH

Beautifully done! The decoupaging is spectacular.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Antique Show and Sale a Success!

Congrats! I'm happy to hear the sale was a success and that you had fun.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: old shelf turned upside down, tiny gas pump, tricycle, cherub and doilie

Beautiful as always. You have a good knack for creating interesting vignettes!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Tea Cart and goodies

Let me know when Johnny stops by...I'll be there too! Love your stuff, the cart and the mushrooms are adorable. The green caddy is AWESOME...does it hold wine bottles?

Take care,
Sue

Re: vintage magazine advert

Cool beans X 2! I love this kind of free art....

Take care,
Sue

Re: small decoupaged box

Absolutely adorable! i am a huge fan of Dick and Jane Your SIL is a lucky girl!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Finally Finished Junk Swap Project

Another swap project beautifully done! Way to go, Christina...thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap Project

Here is a cool idea made from junk swap goodies by Junque Magnet. Give her a round of applause. Drum roll please.... yeah!

Take care,
Sue

P.S. I am trying to feature as many swap projects as possible...at least one per member. They are coming in at a rapid pace so if I miss something please make sure to let me know at junkmarketstyle@gmail.com. The projects are all so fun to see and I want to thank everyone for participating in this fun event. If you have not yet sent swap items off to your partner please do so. I am sure everyone is ecited to get started on their projects. Thanks again and have fun!

Re: My first completed junk partner projects

Oooo. lalalalala! I love these swap projects coming in and this beauty brought to you by Marie! love it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Old warehouse cart turned coffee table

This is superb! Love, love, love. Very well thought out and beautifully executed. I have a spot in my house if you ever get sick of it. Ah, hahaha!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: West End Salvage

This is indeed a fabulous place owned and operated by my good friend Don Short, but you can call him Beef Cake. Ah,hahahaha! Don and company will have their wares at the Art+Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style Show in May. Make sure to plan your visit to Minneapolis!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Garden Globe Pedestal

What a clever idea! This is a stunning piece for your garden. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Clothespin Bag

Too cute! Thanks for sharing...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Grandma Memory Collage

Beautifully done. Your Grandma would love this,what a nice way to honor her memory.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Coffee Tray

Very clever transformation! Nice job, my friend...

Take care,
Sue

Re: you can't always get what you want...

Great find...and all for 10 buckaroos. Nice!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Swap Projects 1&2: Book Cover and Basket

Looks like you are going to be a busy little junker! Love what you have come up with so far. ingenious!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Swap Projects 3&4: Wall Decor and Tea Lite Holders

Cute as can be! I'm with Laurel....so much fun seeing what everyone comes up with!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Happy Spring!

Adorable...you know I love flower displays! Happy Spring to you.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap Project

Awesome chime....very creative idea. Way to go for getting your hubby involved. Junking is a fun thing to do together!

Take care,
Sue

Re: more Junk Swap goodies

Looks like you received some good junk from your swap buddy! Thanks for giving us a look at you loot.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Showcasing "Schnibbles" on Town Names Cards

Don't you just love tiny treasures!! I know I do and also love what you did with yours.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap

Awesome junk, awesome project! Love the base you created for the clock. Great work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Pine Pantry

Beautiful work as always! I just love the fact that this stunning piece of furniture was fashioned from crate wood. I am delighted and honored that you will be s vendor at the Art+Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style Event! Can't wait to see the table...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My first completed junk partner projects

This is way too cool for school. Thanks for sharing more than one idea for this great piece. You know I love twofers!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My 2nd completed junk partner project!

Love this, Marie. A-dorable!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junking Saturday

Cool stuff. i can't believe you got all of those latches for 2 bucks. Lucky duck! Thanks for sharing pics of your loot....

Have fun!
Sue

Re: SECOND JUNK POST FROM MY JUNKING BUDDY~~SUE

Super, duper my friend. You guessed what this thingy was...I, on the pother hand had to be told. Haha! This is a VERY creative re-purpose. Another A+ for you. You have a very high junk GPA!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Garden junk!

Cool beans Marie! I LOVE that burner thingy and all the rest of your garden goodies. Happy Spring!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Fun Broken Chair Project...

Wow...nice job Ninnarae. This turned out beautifully. I love projects that showcase broken otems.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: First post from my swap partner.

Next up on the junk swap parade...Miss Alice! When I spoke to Alice to get to know a little bit about her and what kind of "junk" she liked she expressed a hankering for all things metal. So metal is what she got.. some rusty, some not so rusty. Alice, you get an A+ from me on this project. Well done my friend. Love that you incorporated the rod thingy! Hey Alice, do you know what the metal hanger thingy is? You'll get a gold star to go with your A+ if you can guess. TeHe! You done yourself proud junk sister!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Hobnail Lamps Get a Modern Makeover

Ooo, la,la! Love the transformations...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Spring fever

Darling, darling, darling!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: introduction and first time post!

Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style, Curly Rachel!! love all of your junk. Looks like you have quite the collection. Can't wait to see what you make with it. Have fun on the site!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Canning Jar Lifter Wreaths

Absolutely adorable my friend!!s

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Linens turned Aprons

Bravo for you! You may have just given me the courage to go back to the machine and actually learn how to use it. I think these cuties are already good enough to sell!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Best Man

I want half a man. A whole one is way to much to handle. I'm sorry...just could not help myself! This is VERY cool!

Take care,
Sue

Re: YAYYY..THRIFTMANIA!

Woo, hoo! You scored some pretty nifty noodle stuff!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Fringy Night Stands

Yee Ditty Haw....very cool!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Thrift Store Box

Cute as a button. Congratulations for using only what you already had! BTW...I save some pretty silly things too, but they always seem to come in handy.

Take care,
Sue

Re: My Junk Swap goodies from Laurel, aka Chipping Charm!

Cool beans! That orange ething is awesome...Good luck!

Take care,
Sue

Re: My Swap Project 1 - bluebucket

OOoooo....the swap projects are rolling in! Take a look at these beauties from Bluebucket! Another job well done.

Take care, Sue

Re: My Swap Project 1 - bluebucket

Beautifully done, Blue Bucket! Very creative use for some junk that wasn't so easy to work with. Love all of the ideas!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Cheyenne Lockers Memories

What a great story! Thanks foe all of the history on the industry, very interesting. Love the display and the knife is beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Dentist chair

I believe this is a dentist's torture chair. Hahahaha!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk-displayed photographs

Wow, nice ideas! Love them all, but think the receipt book on the lamp base is my fav. Awesome!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Chicken Crate Shelves

Looks like you have a good arrangement going already. Love this idea!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Step Ladder Wine Rack

What a fabulously creative idea. Love! Thanks for sharing...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: FROM DISASTER TO DREAM

This is "dreamy", Alice! Sorry...just had to say that. Love it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Art + Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style

Thanks...all fixed!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap Project--just the beginning

Hey All,

The junk swap is in motion. Here is your first "end result" from LuAnn. Great job...can't wait to see more!

Take care,
Sue

Re: THRIFT STORE BOTTLES

Stunningly gorgeous as always, Janis. Love them!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: [WRECKAGE] Cabinet

Too cool, Jimbo. This is [wreckage] perfection!

Take care,
Sue

Re: "A Crown for the Queen"

Cha, cha, cha, charming! Love everything about this one!

Take care,
Sue

Re: My newly designed booth pictures

Your booth looks lovely, Rachel. Sure wish I could take a road trip!


Be Well,
Sue

Re: Easter Junque Wreath

Adorable!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Bench is FINISHED!

Yeah! Job well done. I'm sure they will fetch a pretty penny at the auction. Thanks for sharing the end result.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: More TRASH to treasure

Great saves! Love what did with the old lamps. Who would have thunk they came from that before picture? Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: kitchen island made from old dresser

Great island. Sounds like you have a fun little business going. Good luck!

Take care,
Sue

Re: lampshade makeover

The lampshade is beautifully re-done and I love the radio cart too!

Take care,
Sue

Re: wire gate chandelier

Charming stuff! The mantle is beautiful. I think a store might be in your future!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Bottles and a basket turned into a beaming lamp…

You go Gadora! Love this...junkingly beautiful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Rustic Little Side Table...

Absolutely darling! Good luck at the sale...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Drumroll Please...

I am doing the drum roll....very cool

Take care,
Sue

Re: "W"

Beautiful job, Marie. I think it would look fabulous at my house. Don't you think?

Be Well,
Sue

Re: eat your way around the globe lamps

Hi All,

This weeks member feature is from MelHow. I love these lamps...and how?!!! Gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: How to Make the Stars Happy

Thanks, guys. Elizabeth did very well at her play. Last one I'll see in high school!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: front of my house

Looks like spring....very inviting! Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Great Marriage

A match made in junk heaven! Great woirk...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Arachnibot

This is so cute and clever...i love it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Repurposing a crate

I love the rustic appeal of this piece! nicely done again...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Reclaimed headboard Now coat/hat rack

What a gorgeous piece. Great job!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Bet you didn't know how sweet dripping wax could be!

B - EAU- Ti - Ful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: old chairs - refreshed!!

Very nice work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Jewerly Organizer

Very clever idea! Pretty and practical...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Fuse-ion

Whoa... this is very cool. Love it!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A little yard somethin

You make me laugh about the A.D.D. Looks like you made it work for you here. Great project! Feel better...

Take care,
Sue


Re: Star Attraction!

Love this one, Marie. To die for cute!

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Good Place To Nest

Very sweet! I'm loving all of the spring decor on the site...including this work of art!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Picture Perfect Spring Welcome

I'm with you on being ready for spring!! This is a very welcoming "junk" door. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: A Couple of Fun Collages...

Well,... these sure bring a smile to my face! Beautifully done...

Take care,
Sue

Re: ~Vintage Bundt Pan turned Birds Nest~

Very creative idea...nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Candles ~ "kicked up a notch or two"

i am defintly a hoarder of candles. love the way you have packaged these in a rustified manner. Darling!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Some see a 'custard cup' ...... I see a 'mini glass cloche'

How cute! love the "mini" cloche idea...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Key Catcher

It is fun junking with the kids!!! What a great key catcher...Love!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Waterless Snow Globes & Pearls of Wisdom

Beautifully done....sooooo sweet!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk Gyspy meets Cowgirl Chic

Yee, ditty haw...Great junk!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage silverplate garden markers and a load of other ideas

I love in all of their shabby hammered glory! Nice work....

Be Well,
Sue

Re: NAME-IES

Ooooooooooooooo, these are very cool!!! You have my mind spinning now...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Necklaces Reborn...Buttons, Too

Absolutely stunning!! I'm glad you are finding inspiration here. That Gretchen...she sure knows her jewelry! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Objects as Art

Jenny,

I love all of these, but.....mu fav-o-rite are the clock spindles!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Literally, A SPRING Wreath

This weeks member feature goes to Bec4! This is an adorable idea and well done. What's the bonus? You know me....always a sucker for a clever play on words! Nicely done, Bec4!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Airstream Project

Very hip. LOVE!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: "Do you have Prince Albert in a can?....Well you better let him out"

Not me...I've never made a prank call in my life. I have absolutely no sense of humor. Ah, hahaha! Great use for these.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Global Change

Nicely done...a match made in heaven!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Featherflite

Very creative. I love his jet pack!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Piperbot

Great gift idea. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Laser Pistol

Very cool!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Robopup

Robo Pup is as cute as can be...and house broken to boot. That's always a plus. Ha!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Letterbots

Great job. I think you nailed it on your first try!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Cataloging a new adventure!

What a fabulous piece...and on the free pile no less. Lucky you!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Reproducing Old Documents

I like you 2 cents. Thanks so much for teaching us all what you learned. Beautifully done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Bench from a bedframe

Hi Rusticdiva,

Welcome to JMS. Looks like you started your posting off with a bang. This is a beautiful bench...and all from a roadside find. Nice work! Glad to have you on board. I'll look forward to more of your projects.

Take care,
Sue

Re: JMS Swap Pairings Complete

You are very welcome, LuAnn! I'm glad to hear that you have already been in touch with your swap buddy.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: JMS Swap Pairings Complete

Hi Crafting Wendy,

Your name was on the list posted on the site. I suspect it is because you did not send an email to junkmarketstyle@gmail.com with your information including name, JMS user name, mailing address, and email address.It could be my error,but I just re-checked and I did not find an email from you. Without that I can not give you a partner. If you do that today I can get a partner for you.

Thanks,
Sue

Re: JMS Swap Pairings Complete

Good to know, Sharon! I'll look forward to seeing your projects. Have fun!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Slam Dunk...

Great piece of assemblage art, along with an ab fab title. You and your hubby make a good team!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Got Hoops?

Cute as can be! i love the bright colors in your image. You brought a little "spring" to my day. Thanks!

Take care,
Sue

Re: toille trunk

Beautiful! A very "high style" look without the high price tag. Nicely done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap Set to Begin - Rules of Engagement

Hi There,

You junkers are too funny and apparently very anxious! For those of you who know me I have a bit of the ADHDs and I've been sitting in a chair for 2 days pairing people and sending emails. Should be mostly complete by the end of the day today. Kerilelek....I apologize, I didn't read your post before I paired people up. I think you are with a member from Canada. If you want to send the Canadian themed stuff to someone...you could send it to me. Ah,hahahaha! I have been getting so hungry for your maple syrup watching all of the chefs from Canada during the Olympic coverage. Mmm, mmm, good!

Re: DECORATING WITH A THRIFT STORE FIND

You work "with what you have" beautifully! I love this post. Does it really matter if it was just something that held bath products? You've proved that it does not. Stunning!

Take care,
Sue

Re: this old drawer

Oooo, another excellent twofer! Are you in the junk swap? If you are, maybe you'll have to let on that you are in need oif some hook. Ah, haha! Nice projects!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Heart of Toile

Beautifully done!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My First Post!

Hi There Junk Newbie,

Welcome to JMS....glad to see you posting. You had me in hysterics when I read the top of your hutch was a water bed headboard. Ahh, reminds me of my good old college days when my water bed blew up and flooded my apartment while I was at class! What a fabulous idea to use this for a beautiful countrified hutch. Nice attention to detail... Thanks so much for sharing and I look forward to more of your posts!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Easy cutest pin cushion pin display in 3 minutes

Cute and clever. I just love 3 minute projects! thanks for sharing.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Framed Clocks

Fab way to re-use Ikea mirrors!

take care,
Sue

Re: A TwoFer

Hi Rob,

Wel you know me...i like twofers. Ha! Great job, i think the drilled holes are a nice finishing touch. Now go pay some bills... Ah, hahaha!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Words on Vintage Maps

Member feature of the week...goes to Bluejean. First of all I love old maps, secondly, i love the word explore. We should all explore th possibilities. Nicely done, Bluejean!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk on Parade Part 2

Nice job, Marybeth. The scissors on steroids made me LOL!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Scrapyard lamp

AWESOME!!! I love copper tubing and the lamp you have crafted here. Nice work!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap Set to Begin - Rules of Engagement

I', happy to see that you are all getting excited about the swap. Me too! Green Colleen...good observation. I am hoping to encourage more of the members to post their projects and to become actively involved in the site. You know what they say...the more the merrier. Hopefully, you will get to know about your partner through communication. Also, nothing says that you can't send them a little out of their comfort zone. It is a bit of a challenge after all. Haha! I also want all to know that this is not intended to be an expensive exercise. If I know junkers...and I do. Some of the best junk is already in their possession lurking in the garage, the basement, or perhaps the attic. Thaks!

Take care,
Sue

Re: To DYE for!

P.S....I might go with a large rectangle shade to repeat the shape of the base. Just a thought...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: To DYE for!

This lamp is to dye for Alice! Love the sentimental value. I like the idea of graphics on the shade. Nice work, kiddo!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Junk Swap Set to Begin - Rules of Engagement

Hi There,

Unfortunately, registration for the swap was over on February 9th. See this post http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/21175/sign-up-complete-see-sues-comment-below-for-next-steps. No need to fear, I am sure we will do this again. Thanks!

Take care,
Sue

Re: From Fireplace to Mantle!

Love the look Lani, Loo Hoo.....all of them! The more ways you can make a piece of junk work for the better it is. Nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: altered antique bottles and charms

The member feature of the week goes to Suelovesjunk...are you my twin? As I said in my earlier comment, this looks like something fun to do with a group of friends. I love ideas that bring people together for an evening of creativity, friendship, and fun. So get your pals together, come up with an easy, but elegant idea, and get creative! Thanks for the fun idea, Suelovesjunk.

Take care,
Sue

Re: A Fun Day of Junkin'

Wow!!! This looks like some materials ripe for a junk swap! Hahaha...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Towel rods from antique gas lines

Good thinking! Love these...

Happy Junking!
Sue

Re: Junk Necklace

I love how you have created the chain using the vintage watches. Very clever!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sanity Restoring Junque

Ah, hahaha! You're too funny. Thank goodness the crisis was averted...with some good finds.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Art & Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style

Hi All,

This is going to be a fun event!! We hope that folks come from all over the country. You will be receiving updates and more information as we go along our merry way. I will be posting lodging information soon for those of you who want to come in from out of state. Sissy D...good idea to find friends (new and old) to share the ride! I think this would be a great place for us to start our annual get togethers! Stay tuned....

Take care,
Sue

Re: "BABY ROOM JUNK"

These are just too sweet, Janis! I love the fact that you have ventured into junk for the babies. Let's get them started young!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sea Glass Lighthouse Sconce

Beautifully done!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: fake fireplace out of twin headboard

Nice idea...love!

Take care,
Sue

Re: More Thrift Store Finds.

Great finds!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: wolverine childs stove turned into lamp

I say we should always dream! Good luck on your mission...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: I covered the sign with fabric, stapeled it to back of 6 foot fence board. Glued BAKERY in wooden letters, and found the fake pie at a junk store.

Darling! I love all of the ingredients...

Take care,
Sue

Re: Front of my home

Adorable...love all of the color and whimsy!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Lighthouse Bed

No two lighthouses are the same! Love this idea...very creative.

Take care,
Sue

Re: altered antique bottles and charms

Hi ther,

Love your little embellished lovelies! This looks like something fun to do for a girls night in. Thanks for sharing...Beautiful!

Take care,
Sue

Re: "Shift Key" Necklace

You just keep getting better...if that's possible! Beautiful piece....

Take care,
Sue

Re: ~My Sweetheart~

So Jimbo...how many marriage proposald did you receive over this one? Absolutely fabulous!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Lunch box memory style

This is just too darn sweet and cute as can be. Thanks for sharing!

Take care,
Sue

Re: "COFFEE TABLE/OTTOMAN/XTRA SEAT/STORAGE" PROJECT!

This project has a great set of pins. Ah, haha! Nicely done...I love all of the different uses for it!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Primitive cupboard

Fabulous as always!

Take care,
Sue

Re: My shagalicious headboard. Don't try this at home, kids!

Wowsers...you are one committed junker. This is amazingly shagalicious!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Portable Light for Valentine's Day!

Sa-weet displays and ideas. Love!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Smacking good Valentine

Cute as can be, Miss Alice. What a fun thing to do with your grandson! Great save on the gumball machines too!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Faux Ribbon Necklace

Gorgeous! Love to have one of these babies wrapped around my neck!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Boy and Girl Assemblage Collage

Very, very, pretty! Thanks for saring.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Life Collection

Beautifully done! Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style..glad to have you here. Have fun on the site and I will be looking for more of your projects!

Take Care,
Sue

Re: In a word.

I've always loved scrabble letters and always will. Great image and idea!

Thanks,
Sue

Re: An odd Couple can make a perfect marriage...at least for furniture

A match made in heaven...nicely done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Must be L-O-V-E!

I L-O-V-E this idea, Marybeth!

Take care,
Sue

Re: ~Be My Valentine~

Ooo,lala, Jim. The girls in your life are very lucky, indeed!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: scrappy sun catchers...

I love your artsy creations! The hearts are sweet and less fattening? That's what I call a twofer.

Take care,
Sue

Re: SCRAPS - Scroungers Center for Reusable Art Parts

Marie,

This idea ia illuminating. Ah, hahaha! Just had to say it. Seriously...a very creative idea for a shoe form. I am also in LOVE with that fabric smaple book. Awesome!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: OXO ... Hugs n Kisses

Adorable...one and all! Hope you had a wonderful Valentine's Day!

Take care,
Sue

Re: MARGARITA GLASS OR GARDEN ART?

Ah, hahaha!I love the comment about happy hour in the back ysrd! This is definitely garden art. Love the combination, the color, and the picture in the snow! I'll be over at 5.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Priceless Crown!

I love the crown around the candle. Nicely done! Also, thank for pointing out what the cool caster is. I have many of these...but never knew what they were originally used for. Thanks!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: "Key To My Heart" Resin Pendants from old keys.

Absolutely beautiful and very creative. Love!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Old kitchen cabinet door has new life

Cool beans, my friend! Love your choice of hardware and attention to all of the little details. Great job!

Take care,
Sue

Re: 100 yr old door is now an adorable sitting area

Beautifully done...love the addition of the wallpaper!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: The Cat's Meow

Now this really is the cat's meow. Ha! Cute as can be, thanks so much for sharing your creativity.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Old Galvanized Drawers Tray-ded Up

More wonderful drawer ideas. I love the fact that you are putting these all back to work in a variety of different ways. You are showing off the versatility of the drawer. Good job!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: It's Good to Be Shelf-ish

Great uses for great old drawers. Casters are a life saver don't you think!! Thanks for sharing these fab ideas.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Live Internet Chat witth Sue

Hi....

I'll look forward to meeting you Jan and sorry I will miss you Heather. I sur hope the snow stays away...it seems as though it's been following me around the country. Flying to Philly on Friday and they just got dumped on too. Ha!

Take care,
Sue

Re: An Elephant Never Forgets...His Keys

Thanks for the inspiration...these are all very cool. Love that you are using what you have on hand. Awesome post!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Patina or Dirt???

Patina or dirt...that is the question. Hahahaha! Sometimes it's so difficult to tell. I adore this piece and how you have used it. Also, thanks for the PSA.

Take care,
Sue

Re: Sign -Up Complete! See Sue's Comment Below for Next Steps

Congrats! You are now officially a member of the JMS Junk Swap. What comes next? Here's the skinny:

1. First follow-up post with the names of all who signed up. Check the list for your name...if you do not see it and you signed up, send me an email at junkmarketstyle@gmail.com. This should be live on the site by February 16th.

2. I have not received email and mailing addresses from all of you. If you have not yet supplied this info please do so at junkmarketstyle@gmail.com.

3. A second follow-up post will arrive on Monday, February 15th with rules of engagement. Please ask any remaining questions that you have under that post.

4. Within 7 to 10 days after the 15th you should receive an email from me with your partner assignment. If you do not receive an email, contact me at junkmarketstyle@gmail.com.

5. After that...let the swap begin!

Good luck and thanks so much for joing the swap!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shake Up Your Valentine!

Hey Kenda...

Sounds like we have a par-tay! Only a parting gift? Wow, you're easy! Man, maybe if everyone comes I can clean out my garage enough to park my car. Wouldn't that be something!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Shake Up Your Valentine!

Sounds good, Jim. Do I have to water you too?

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Shake Up Your Valentine!

Hi All,

Thanks so much for your comments. Just wanted to hop on and address the S & P shakers and the treasure hunt! A treasure hunt at my house? What fun! I'm sure you would all find things that even I didn't know I had. One stipulation, though...you have to clean and organize while you're here! Ah, hahaha. Did the number of willing participants just go down? I purchased these s&ps new about 15-20 years ago. I can't remember where I purchased them, but Lani pointed out that they look like they came from a beach resort. I suspect she might be right. Ya know, a little memory from the family vaca. Any hoo, my point is that if we search through our own personal junk room, junk drawer, and garage stashes we are all highly likely to find something ripe for re-purpose or upcycling. For this idea you can look to ceramic, glass, or silver shakers and come up with your own twist on a Valentine's Day surprise that comes in a small package! Happy Valentine's Day!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Sign -Up Complete! See Sue's Comment Below for Next Steps

Wowsers...i can't believe how many of you signed up. Yeah!!! i have my work cut out for me pairing all of you up!

Thanks for joining in the fun...I'll be back with instructions and pairings later!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Window makeover

Clever disguise! Oh, so cool...

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Vintage Doorknob Curtain Tiebacks

Such a great idea. I love it!!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Live Internet Chat witth Sue

Many thanks to all who participated. It was fun!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Joshua "Jack"

Ah, hahaha! You always make me smile. Joshua is sporting a good look! Great table and key holder. Well done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Most say "a table", I'm thinking lamps !

I';m thinking they would look great as lamps. Can't wait to see your creativity in the final project. Good luck and don't forget to post when you are done!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Light My Fire!

Great lamp...love the rustic appeal!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: My Treasures

Hi Cynth,

Nice collection of goodies. i enjoy the way you have reused your junkables! Great job...

Take care,
Sue

Re: What's old and new (Testament, that is) is new again

Now this is what i call high style! This looks like it was truly a labor of love. Nice work!

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Junky Love

Wow, you have a lot to celebrate in February! Beautiful displays...love the old metal stencils!

Take care,
Sue

Re: It's "Wheely" a clock!

Well, Marie....you KNOW i love this. What a beautiful old wheel. Love how you put held the clock in place with the giant metal washer. Cool beans!

Take care,
Sue

Re: "Bird of Nature" Necklace

Hi Gretchen,

This piece is drop dead gorgeous! This is my favorite of all time. Thanks so much for letting us all have a look!

Take care,
Sue

Re: Vintage Valentine Fun

Sweet as can be!!

Take care,
Sue

Re: More Vintage Valentine Fun

Ooooo....Darling!

Take care,
Sue

Re: architectural hangings

Cool beans. I've been wanting to get to Black Dog Salvage! You're right these are beautiful and functional and the graphic element is wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

Be Well,
Sue

Re: Coasters made from ceramic tiles

These are fabulous. Nice work! Love all of your detailing.

be Well,
Sue

Re: Coasters made from ceramic tiles

These are fabulous. Nice work! Love all of your detailing.

be Well,
Sue

Re: Zero to Toasty in 30 Seconds or Less

Yeah, for Simple Saturday. You know I love these types of projects...you just know I do. As for questioning everything...you know I do that too. Ha! Nice work, Amy!

Be Well,
Sue