My First Attempt

February 17th, 2009 in member junk     
NewbieJunker NewbieJunker, member
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I found this site (and fell in love with all the creativity here) when I was searching for ideas on what to do with 5 old windows I salvaged from the bed of my husband's pickup truck.  He had just completed a remodeling job and was going to take them to the dump!  I know, I know, can you imagine!!!???!!!  This was so simple and I love the 3 dimensional effect.  I'm planning on hanging 2 more of the windows in my backyard beneath my pergola.  Now, what to do with the remaining two?

posted in: member junk, wood, eclectic, frame

Comments (11)

NewbieJunker writes: Too funny Jen....but, I have my own pickup truck, thank you! :-) Posted: 8:23 am on February 20th
CreepinJen writes: One thing you have in your favor to make you a good junker... a HUSBAND WITH A PICK-UP TRUCK!
Good job with the salvaged window. Candy's phrase is perfect... it definitely "chunks up" your artwork. Otherwise your frames may get lost on the wall. Framing them within the windows really adds to the whole arrangement. I like it!
~ Carrie Posted: 8:21 pm on February 19th
irishrovr writes:
It works so well with the piano! Nicely done!!

Eileen Posted: 8:49 pm on February 18th
georgiamoon writes: You are a newbie no more! You did a great job with this project. I love the way you layered your windows and art. Good job, Georgia Posted: 6:17 pm on February 18th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Welcome newbiejunker! Your display definitely has much more impact by using the window to "chunk up" your artwork.

Excellent job!
Candy Posted: 8:20 am on February 18th
SouthernSherri writes: I LOVE the look of it over the piano. Beautiful work of 'art' now. Posted: 10:37 pm on February 17th
MelHow writes: Amazingly simple - yet it has that extra punch!! Nice work! Posted: 4:18 pm on February 17th
writes: Welcome to the site! This is a great idea and a wonderful post. What else does he have in that truck?? :-)

JennyK Posted: 2:49 pm on February 17th
gilswife writes: Neat ..neat idea girlie!!! You did great!!!! I have to get some of my things posted...although they certainly wo'nt match up to the great idea's you girls come up with!!!! ... Donna Posted: 12:49 pm on February 17th
SeaGlassLady writes: A wonderful use of the windows, with the artistic appeal of the old sheet music! Posted: 12:37 pm on February 17th
JunkArchitect writes: This looks really great. So simple, yet it gives a much more dramatic look then the frames alone.

Jim Posted: 12:32 pm on February 17th
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