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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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End of the Summer Retro Picnic!

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As Labor Day signals the end of summer vacation, I thought we'd celebrate and go out with a retro bang!

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Wash Tub Fairy Garden

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Worn-out wash tubs create the perfect setting for fairy campgrounds.

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Valentine Photo Wreath

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Photos of loved ones take center stage with some TLC and a few scraps of upcycled goodness.

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Retro Christmas Art Box

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Using a retro christmas ornament box, I created this art piece.

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Christmas Curtains to Make Yourself

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Now that Christmas is almost here you

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Pantaloon Christmas Stocking

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This Christmas "pantaloon" stocking is crafted from vintage ticking I picked up a tag sale and a vintage window curtain.

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Old coat rack revised in bright contrasting colors.

Using contrasting colors to bring attention to hand turned details in coat rack.

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RARE 1950's Crosely Television Re-purposed into a Side Table Lamp

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RARE 1950's Crosely Television Side Table Lamp This truly "One of a Kind" 1950's Rare Crosely Television has been Re-purposed into this awesome Side Table Lamp. It still has all of original...

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Trunk Table Monster Makeover

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Another one for my trunk obsession! ohhh this was pretty disgusting when it came in!!!

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"Rust In Peace" Retro Re-purposed Electric Fan into Table Lamp

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"FAN FAVORITE" Circa 1960's Vintage Retro Electric Fan Re-purposed into a "Peace Sign" Fan Lamp. The inspiration for this decor style lamp was to combine today's hottest new Urban trendsnbsp...

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CUTE LITTLE SOAP DISH OR JEWELRY CATCHER

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I put this lovely small dish depicting a mother and a daughter together with glue to a short crystal candlestick to make a raised soap dish or jewelry catcher for the woman who loves to feel special.

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VINTAGE TABLE UP-CYCLED TO A BEACHY BEAUTY

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Vintage table with lower shelf painted light blue, then I added a 13" x 13" cream colored tile to the top, along with small polished stones from a tumbler around the edge, which stayed in place...

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Vintage wooden shoemakers last & vintage metal roller skate, topped off with a black metal cage lamp shade.

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This is a "One of a Kind" Vintage Industrial Steampunk treasure. I call it "Light On My Feet", It's a vintage wooden shoemakers last & vintage metal roller skate, topped off with a black...

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Repurposed Vintage Automobile Circa 1960's MGA Roadster Car Grill & (2) Car Headlights Up-cycled into an Industrial Light Fixture by Loftyideas4u

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Check out this awesome authentic 1960's MGA Roadster Grill and Headlights. It's vintage character has been restored into this awesome "One of Kind" light fixture. The headlights and grill are...

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Rare 1920's Vintage Re-purposed Menominee 164 Steampunk Electric Fan Desk Lamp by Loftyideas4u

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I came across this awesome non-working fan and wanted to bring it back to life.  I love mixing vintage & Industrial styles and this was a perfect marriage for this Fan Lamp.  This fan...

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A Wine Traveler

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I purchased this "Bar Traveller" suitcase a while back. And this piece works perfect for the gal on the go!

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Google Office Projects

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I was so excited to get to create custom art for two Google regional offices so far this year! Both offices are located in Michigan, and they wanted the pieces to represent the Great Lake State as...

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Wisconsin Map - License Plate Art

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It's been awhile but I just finished a very fun and challenging project I'd like to show off. This map of Wisconsin measures 3 feet square, and uses parts of 72 license plates from as early as the...

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"My times are in Thy hand" Time Card Rack Repurpose Psalm 31:15

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I acquired an old timecard rack for clocking in (I actually remember "punching in" back in the day).  It was begging for an opportunity to say something about time.  My favorite book had...

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