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"The Twelve Best"

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This old tobacco tin had been in a Connecticut barn for the last 50 years.

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Wired---------[=

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Crafted from a vintage, wire basket and a salvaged lamp shade frame, this one-of-a-kind lamp glimmers with rusty radiance.

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You Need a Little Copper in Your Diet

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A box of scrap copper pipes and fittings becomes a more avant-garde approach to the typical Dining Room Table.

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Giant Fairy Tale Doors

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I'm BAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK! All better and ready to roll! What better way to start it off then with a little magic!!!! Repurposing a door. The door I have watched wither away in a pile of debris for well over a year! Well.... here is what I did!

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SPICY COLORED DRESSER DECOUPAGE FABRIC PROJECT

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A Thomasville brown dresser was painted a rust color, except the drawers were left brown.  I took 3 different fabrics to the drawers, and then to the top of the dresser, leaving a space in the...

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How to Create Bread Board Art

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This was a fun little project I did for an article on rustic modern design. Tinkering with little junk pieces is good for the soul.

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Mirror Mirror

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All it took was a new coat of paint to bring this vintage piece to life. Found this solid metal mirror at an estate sale and applied a metallic silver paint. The new color highlighted the ornate...

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Test #1

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An experiment with some odds and ends

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Medusa Revisited

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Another piece using brass and steel industrial scrap.

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NOS

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NOS very vintage heater (aprox. the 20's.) Cleaned, rewired with original vintage cord and socket and a touch dimmer.

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Entry table

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Entry table, couch table, made from a couple old drawers I came across.

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Using Picture Frame Samples

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I was given these by a local store. Um. Last year! They called me up and said - we have no clue what to do with these. But they are fun. And they really don't need to be in the dump. We figured if anyone could do something to save them. You can. Sooooo. I did.

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Radiant Energy

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Repurposed vintage heater now doing duty as accent lighting. Fantastic shadows and warm light looks great beaming into a dark corner.

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JARS FIT FOR A BRIDE TO BE

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Our niece, Natalya, was getting married and had a bridal shower, so my gift to her was a set of adorable pint jars mounted on a wood shelf and backed with wood molding. I dressed them up with some...

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GIRLY MASON JAR GIFT SET

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Our granddaughter, Taylor, graduated from HS, which prompted this project with three pint jars for organization any way she wanted to use them...for her toiletries, candles, as vases, etc., so we...

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SoccerBoyBot and HulaGirlBot

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For several months I'd been admiring the creations of various found-object robot makers I've seen on the web, such as these from: Amy Flynn's iFobots -  Guy Robot - Scottoons - Andybots ...

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8" Victorian Gazebo Birdfeeder

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This birdfeeder started with a stained glass lampshade, a bronze platter, a threaded rod, a couple of large washers, nuts, connectors, an eye bolt and a purchased dollar store 6-sided wooden...

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40s or 50s? era Dining Chair

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I found this chair in an old building we aquired from a friend. The label on the bottom is from 'The Duchess Line" from Queen City Dinettes Inc. The only info I have been able to find is that...

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Reno Junk Potting Table

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Our Old junk Door Potting table. Not one thing purchased! Old wall trim, old table legs, old fence board, the top is an old storm window screen to let the water and soil sift though to a reuse...

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Zipper Bracelets

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Here are some zipper bracelets I had at JUNKMARKET Under Glass in March.

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