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Altared (sic) Idenity!

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I found an antique altar in a junk shop and now use it as a sideboard in my dining room. The gothic arch detail and yummy chippy white paint pop in an other wise mostly white room. The bright aqua...

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Junky-stemmed Pumpkins

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Give your old pumpkins a face-lift this fall

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Resurrecting the Past ~ Scaffolding Plank Table

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Cast offs from a creepy old abandoned paint factory are brought back to life as an industrial style console table.

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A night at the doll cemetary...

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Who says old broken off doll heads are junk?? I do!! And they are the spookiest and best junk ever. Doll heads peering out from glass apothecary jars and added to an old rusty wrought iron chandelier...

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Halloween Upcycled Bird House with License Plate Body

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I started this birdhouse with a 1953 Texas orange old license plate. I immediately got the sense that this one needed to be inspired by Halloween and witches. From there I used several different...

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Vintage Kitchen Pantry

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Vintage Kitchen Pantry

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Globe light and mirror

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Taking one worn and tattered piece and making two.

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A Chippy Welcome...

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Our light fixure by the front door has always been a dilema...low ceilings mean no fun/fancy light fixture.  When I saw this rusty, crusty basket at the French Flea...I knew just what I would do...

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Console Table

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Visualizing back 100 years to build in the present is how I came up with my latest creation.

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World Globe Turned Pumpkin

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I repurposed a damaged world globe and turned it into a vintage inspired folk art pumpkin. His lid comes off to hold candy.

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Cheers!

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Here's a creation I just felt like making. No client, no pressure and no clue what to do with it now that it's finished.

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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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Catch-All Bathroom Caddy

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Organize the essentials with this clever repurpose. Yep, that's a vintage fridge drawer!

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Some weeks are better than others

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This was a great week for junk. First I found some old hospital intravenous-drip trollies, four for $7 each, haven't worked out what to do with them yet, then an old bakers rack, which is...

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Repurposed Apothecary Cabinet

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I found this piece a while back with the intent of reselling it, but found I just couldn't part with it. So I needed to make it useful!

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Corbel and Piping Curtain Rods

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This was an inexpensive curtain rod I made for my family room. Without the corbels (which I already had), the piping cost about $16. For the length I needed, this was a very cheap solution.What I did...

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Is there an Architect, errr, Architecture in the House!

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Do you have a new home and want to add some vintage charm to it? Add some architectural elements!

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Garden Shed Shelf

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Garden shed shelf with the curves and colors of nature.

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Structo Keepsake Box Roller Skate Truck

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I started this truck with a vintage Structo truck cab I was lucky enough to run across. I built a false floor brace to mount it to the roller skate (old Chicago brand). I matched it up with a heavy...

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Blue Enamel Porcelain Clock Teapot Upcycled Bird House

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It's easy to see why I picked this great old blue teapot. The porcelain enamel swirl design is very pleasing to the eye. After cutting the birdhole out, I started looking through the piles for a...

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