April 10th, 2009 in member junk     
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I secured a wire around the neck of the vases and then looped ribbon through to create a hanger.  I then covered the wire with a little more ribbon.
I had every intention of spray painting the tool holder black or white when I first found it, but I ended up really liking the aged brass patina so have left it as is for now.

An old fireplace tool holder and some thrift store vases are transformed into a desk organizer.  This is an idea adapted from the talented ladies at the Salvage Studio.

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - junkstyle
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Comments (14)

Stile writes: Elegantly dainty, pastel sweet...what a lovely touch for any room in the house and I think I will use it in my work room/craft room/studio/ whatever else room.

Posted: 3:16 pm on March 17th
writes: Beautiful Janis. Just lovely!

I enjoy each and everyone of your posts. You are one talented gal.

JennyK Posted: 1:21 pm on April 15th
JunkArchitect writes: Janis, ANOTHER beautiful project! You need your own catalog of creations.

Jim Posted: 8:37 pm on April 13th
MimiToria writes: Beautfiul Janis. I like your twist on those gals idea. I saw theres, but it didn't have the impact that yours does. Great job once again!
Your house looks so cool in the background. Love it!
Gretchen Posted: 1:57 pm on April 13th
justloveit writes:
Love, love, love it, and I can see it transforming from season to season seamlessly! Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving......little arrangements for every holiday would enjoy being highlighted in this manner. GREAT idea!

Leanna Posted: 1:06 pm on April 13th
CottageElements writes: Janis, this is so very sweet! It puts me in the Spring spirit! Lovely, lovely!

Lani Posted: 6:44 pm on April 11th
shabbychick writes: Janis, you have a special way of making being organized a lovely and elegant thing! Great pics as always!

Thanks for sharing!

Kathy Posted: 2:08 pm on April 11th
suewhitney writes: Sweet as can be, Janis! And practical too...you go girl!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 10:22 am on April 11th
whiteflower writes: You did a such a nice job creating this display. Your home is gorgeous too! Love the wall color. Posted: 9:53 am on April 11th
fellowjunker writes: Hey Junkmama
Yes, those are the ones.......I recently came upon their book and was in awe of it. Don't know how I missed hearing about this group of talented ladies. I was so excited to see they are quite close to where I live as well, but I think I heard that they have just recently shut down their store?
Posted: 1:10 am on April 11th
JunkMama1 writes: Are you refer to the Salvage Studio gals from Edmonds WA?!
Love this piece - great job! Posted: 11:50 pm on April 10th
alicemom writes: That is so sweet & dainty. love it.
smiles, alice Posted: 10:52 pm on April 10th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Love it!! I agree with you the aged brass looks beautiful as-is. Your vases are so sweet too!

Thanks for yet another great project, Janis!
Candy Posted: 9:44 pm on April 10th
georgiamoon writes: Well this sure is a pretty picture, and a great idea. I am amazed at what you think of that can be done with just a few simple items...it always turns out so beautifully. Fantastic as usual, Georgia Posted: 4:30 pm on April 10th
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