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Upcycled Industrial Cart

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A friend was selling this industrial cart & I had an instant vision for it, so I bought it & fixed it up!

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Upcycled Typewriter Table

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I found a rusty/crusty metal typewriter stand that someone had welded a metal top to.  The top was bent, so I used a sawzall to cut it so that there was a 2" overhang around the table topnbsp...

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A Windproof Patio Table

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A cast iron patio table that will not blow away even in a big wind.

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Rusty door hinge Necklace

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Rusty door hinge necklace

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Rusty Wagon Wheel & Milk Can Table

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One day I was sorting through treasures in my garage & I happened to sit a wagon wheel on top of a rusty milk can.  I had a light bulb moment & decided to create a table!  I had a...

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Latest find -- Old Cast Iron Seeder / Bird Perch

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Here's one of my recent great finds.  An old cast iron farming seeder.  I wanted something around the fountain that the birds could perch on and look good with all the other "junk" in the...

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Upcycled Old Rake Birdfeeder

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I cut and flattened an antique tin canister for the artwork on the back.  Some numbers from an old license plate make the "73".  A metal star from a napkin ring sits up top. And some...

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Crawfish Lobster Mold Film Reel Stained Glass Junk Collage Piece

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I started this piece by wanting to create something with a cajun flair centered around the crawfish/lobster copper mold. I used a large vintage metal film reel as the base. From there, it's a...

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Rusty Sifter Planter

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I found a couple of old, rusty sifters at the Goodwill.  They make excellent planters!  They already have built in drainage & I think they look great!

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Giving junk a job

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My favorite thing in the whole wide world is naturally junk. But what rusts my bucket to the max is when it's also productive. So I played with a few new pieces over the last while and put them to...

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Rusty Junk Becomes Blinged Out Focal Piece

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Long story... but I went to a former reliable flea market to get some cool junk. Well it has new owners and a new breed set in.... On my way out I found this great found object. To see the whole...

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The Goods

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Treasures found by searching high and low at the Oronoco Gold Rush Flea Market.

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I Love Rusty Junk!

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I was trying to find the words for a friend the other day describing why I love occasional sales, garage sales, antique stores... I just couldn't. I finally say, I Love Rusty Junk! and it turned...

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Rusty metal thing

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No idea what it is, but I found this rusty metal cone thingy with a big hook on the end and grabbed it at a yard sale. The lady was shocked - said it was in the garbage pile, not the sale pile and...

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Prim Grubby Coffee Pot Light

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This started out as a second hand coffee pot from our Goodwill. I handpainted a rusty look on it, added some tea stained flowers, pip berries, airy greens, and a handpainted electric candle light...

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A couple of quick wall hangings

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Some rusty metal and old wood transformed...

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My first completed junk partner projects

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This was originally used with small jars to store nut and bolts, and although it could still be used for that, I came up with a couple different ideas...

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Garden junk!

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Garden junk from the scrap yard!

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Rusty repurpose!

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Sometimes you have something around for years before it hits you, that Aha moment!  Take a rusty farm piece, some shoe forms for balance, and add some candles in vintage light globes...

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Shabby Cottage Plant Stand

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At the moment I'm leaving this stool just as I found it.  It will look great in the garden with a nice plant on it!

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