I've always been a junk yard gal - got it from my mom - but just now, late in life, making it work for me.

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Garden outhouse

This outhouse was on our property and I forbid our contractor to destroy it. It is made up of four very old doors. I finally removed a few 'parts' and added shelves and thrift store baskets. Its...

Potting Bench

I found this old sink at my local Habitat ReStore for 10 bucks. My local welder made the stand and I finished it off with a shelf with scrap wood I had. I had thought it would be great to move it...

Recent comments

Re: Junk Market Swap Just In Time For Christmas

Darlin', I knew you would do something fabo. The candle is perfect to make it all sparkle! I'd beter get to work!
Merry Christmas!

ps I think the handles are bakelite.

Re: Grain Scoop Vase

I'm not sure which is cooler: what you did with the scoop or that YOU GOT A COOL SCOOP FROM SANTA!!!! That rocks! Keep inspiring us! Tibby

Re: Frames outside the Box

Looks like you're a natural Junker!

Re: The Goods

Man, I am soooo envious and I don't even look good in GREEN! Have fun with it all! tibby

Re: It's time to play dominoes!

Oh, my! I will definitely be 'borrowing' this idea. It will make a great gift for my boneyard gal pals! Tibby

Re: It's Illuminating

Stunning! I agree with the "industrial-reto" tag. Just FYI - I think that is an old florist's easel - it would have been used for funereal flower sprays.....but what a more upbeat life it has now! Tibby

Re: Bottle Crate Plant Stand

So clever and an ingenious way to 'elevate' a great find. Love your hostas - mine got beaten down with summer hail...:0(

Re: Vintage Kitchen Pantry

Reminds me of when we called them Ice Boxes, not fridges! LOVE your Mimbreno ware! All great goodies.

Re: Need your help with this Adorable Vintage Parlor Table & Chairs

Often these old sets are not that sturdy. Maybe you could set it in corner of the garden, pack it with spahgnum moss and grow ivy over it. Tea Time Topiary?

Re: Potting Bench

A note about the kerosene can in the center on the shelf. I was off-loading brush at the dump and ran into a neighbor. I helped him off-load his brush and then saw him tossing this great old can into the dump - I promptly snatched it up! Proving one man's trash is another woman's treasure!

Re: Potting Bench

My welder dude charged about $90 and he did an awesome job. Still so much cheaper than a generic potting bench from your local Ace.

Re: Potting Bench

I'm a JunkMarket newbie and the feed back is sooo awesome! Thanks to all! Yes, visit your local Habitat ReStore: buy AND donate! Such a good cause. I go regularly and 'kick the tires'!