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Message board

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Finally Done- The project has been sitting in a corner of the garage for Months!  I found the cabinet door at a Habitat For Humanity Restore.  The Mail holder was scavanged from the local...

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Tub Settee

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I can't take credit for the brilliant reuse of the tub.  The tub belongs to a friend who asked me to make cushions and pillows for it so she could use it on her porch.  The cushions and...

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A Hot Transformation

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Two salvaged parts that were meant to be together. 

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message board progress

The message board letter holder came with some challenges... because of the curve in the metal I had to add hollow spacers (lamp hardware)...  I'm hoping to replace these shiny new ones with...

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Junk-Styled Living Room

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These are photos of my Junk-Beautiful living room. These and more are featured on my blog, www.shabbyfrenchcottage.blogspot.com. Nearly everything is from a junk shop, thrift store, trash pile, etc...

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Fuse-ion

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I found this old cast iron fuse (switch?) in a discount booth at an antique mall.  I fell in love with the glass, rust and white coated cast iron and at $9 I couldn't pass it up.  I wanted...

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Smacking good Valentine

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Hope you have enjoyed my little Valentine vignettes . I received the gum ball machines for Christmas. My daughter's friend found them in her new/old house. She was going to throw them away!!! Thank...

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New Purpose for Garage Sale Find

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I found this old, heavy, cast iron jar opener at a garage sale for only $2! I was so excited and snatched it up immediately.  I didn't want to change the perfectly aged opener too much so I...

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Mailbox turned table...

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I found this old cast-iron mail box base.  The top was broken, but I knew it still had great potential.  I left the rust just as I found it, but cleaned up the inside and added scrapbooking...

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old antique heat grate i picked up this weekend

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Ok..someone stop me...i can't seem to stop posting..lol. I now realize i am a junkmarket junky now.  Found this antique iron heat grate at the yard..was thinking it would be cool with some red...

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more finds from Damon's house of junk...found a 5 gallon bucket of water valves handles

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Found me a 5 gallon bucket of vintage and newer water valves..that are great for metal flower gardens and other projects. Someone had been saving them and took them to the scrap yard this weeki...

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signs

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I took parts and pieces from old wood and enamel stoves and turned them into signs.  Some I sanded and painted before I added the words, others I left as isnbspnbspFor...

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