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HAPPY EASTER! vintage bunnies & lots of them.

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Every holiday I put out my little wooden vintage handmade bunnies.  I have two dozen of these little guys.

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Warm and cozy night light.

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Vintage ARVIN space heater (June of 1940) I gutted the electric fan motor and wiring and modified the interior to retain the heater coils. I added a modern socket and cord as well as a orange CFL for...

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1940's End Table Redo

I loved the look of this 1940's Art Deco End Table Night Stand.  I painted her red, than black and sanded down to the red to give it a unique look!  I painted the drawer pulls to look like...

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1948

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1948 I don't know much about this particular Art. All know is, it was love at first sight. Water color painting from 1948. It's like no other that i've seen before. Love or Hate itnbspJust...

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Little Black Table with Tile Top

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Something every girl needs - a little black table with a tile top. I found the table base at a resale store for $3, all scuffed up and thrown to the side like a piece of garbage with it's beautiful...

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Radiator Water Bag Tote

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I found an old radiator water bag at a garage sale and every time I walked by it I kept thinking that it was a purse. So when I needed an idea for a blog hop project I decided to create a tote using...

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Vintage Biscuit Tin Storage Idea

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I discovered that a vintage biscuit tin has the perfect dimensions to hold 12" x 12" bulky paper crafting supplies. It looks good and keeps everything neat.

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Trunk Turned Settee

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We are trunk obsessed. Trunks and Junk.

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Art Deco Junk to Junque Chic

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Another salvage from my parents garage.

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Baccy Tins & Shipwreck Nails

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I love old tobacco tins and metal matchbox covers but they tend to gather dust. I just found this very large and beautiful old vase and, upturned on a turned wood base, it suits them perfectly...

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Junk Architect ~ My Home Furnishings Store

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Back in 1990 I realized my dream. by opening a home store named NEW FRONTIER, which featured my furniture and junk creations.

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New and Re-Purposed Vintage Style Aprons

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New and re-purposed one of a kind vintage style aprons.

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2 Tiered Tole Table

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This table was born because, when building my typical counter displays, I ran out of a rather important component.

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At the end of the rainbow... an ANTIQUE SHOW!

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POT OF GOLD ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE!  Come visit our 15th annual show in March, 2012 in Grayson, Kentucky.  it will be held March 24 & 25 at the Middle School on William and Mary...

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A Christmas Story Village, (With a Bit of Junk)

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"Fra-gee-lay. That must be Italian." - Mr. Parker in A Christmas Story No Christmas is our house has ever gone by without watching over and over A Christmas Story. My Wonderful Hubby Phil MWHP...

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Vintage Hardware, door knobs & furniture knob and pulls

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Just a sample of the vintage hardwear we carry. People travel quite aways to find replacment knobs and pulls for their homes and furniture. Kind of hard to find it, but I like helping shoppers get...

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Trunk Find Make Over !!!!????

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You never always know what you get.  I noticed when sanding that this was not a normal built trunk. It was made with rivits.  I relooked at it and notices it had olive drab paint on the...

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free, chippy, old dresser=fabulous planter!

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this old dresser was actually dropped off(ok,dumped actually)in my back alley. i could have refinished it, but i took the lazy route and made it into a planter.  notice the built in drainage, in...

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introduction and first time post!

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i'm a newbie here, and kind of to the "junk" world, but i've loved old things for ages!  i come by it honestly; my dad restores old cars and license plates, and my mom loves all sorts of...

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Pink Sweater turned lampshade covering ..

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i had an old drum style lampshade .. i had a big bulky pink sweater with awesome big pink sweater covered buttons .. i had the current issue of country living magazine, which has an article on...

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