stirrup frame

April 15th, 2009 in member junk     
janwinn janwinn, member
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A stirrup and a beautiful belt buckle from my ever expanding collection. I knew i wanted to combine them and a photo frame seemed ideal.  I spent hours trying to solder the two things together but for some reason they refused to join!  I bowed to Sues greater junk knowledge and used her idea for hanging with fishing wire.  Thanks Sue!
The finished frame
The photo is one of me,my mother and siblings at a wedding years ago.  Im wearing a crochet dress and a hat my milliner aunt made.  I loved that outfit!!

A photo frame made from an old stirrup and a belt buckle.

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Comments (10)

irishrovr writes:
LOVELY!! The picture "frame" buckle is a great fit! Posted: 10:48 pm on April 17th
junkermidge writes: This is amazing! I'm now on the lookout for big beautiful buckles.
Midge Posted: 12:22 am on April 17th
georgiamoon writes: Awww, this is just too cute. What a good combo of rustic, vintage, and nostalgic items. Very nice job, Georgia Posted: 2:59 pm on April 16th
suewhitney writes: Great job! I love the addition of the vintage belt buckle!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 10:11 am on April 16th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Love this! Using the belt buckle just topped it off.

Nice work, Janwinn!
Candy Posted: 7:30 am on April 16th
fellowjunker writes: Jannwinn,
You did an amazing job with this piece. The belt buckle used as a frame is marvelous, and I love it displayed in the stirrup. Well done!!!
xojanis Posted: 10:48 pm on April 15th
roadtriplouise writes: I like this alot, very clever!
Ann Posted: 10:34 pm on April 15th
writes: Cute, cute, cute! Love it.

JennyK Posted: 1:24 pm on April 15th
alicemom writes: Good idea! It is really cute. It all fits together & looks great.
Smiles, Alice Posted: 12:34 pm on April 15th
oldnews writes: Very cute, and the picture in the buckle is perfect, I love this! Marie Posted: 9:55 am on April 15th
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