“If you want to get things you can’t buy in a store, you have to do things never thought of before.” -- Dr. Seuss

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Giving New Life to An Old Frame

I saw this on pinterest too. I used wire then covered it with coffee stained cheesecloth.
And added a cheesecloth bow and rusty heart.

Tiny clothes pins hold the photos.

I first measured about 4 1/2 inches and put in the nails. Used some wire I had, wound it around the nails to make little washlines! Then wrapped them with the cheesecloth.

I hot glued some pieces of cheesecloth over the nails so it won't scratch the wall.
I think it would be idea for family photos, or even a collection of senior photos, or even vintage valentines in feb.  Happy Junkin!

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Shipping Box

I found this at a yard sale, at first I thought it was a suitcase. When I opened it it didn't have a hinge and the top just lifted off and it had stamps in the one metal bracket and was made of heabt cardboard. I didn't see the staps right away, then I did dome research and determined it was a shipping box. It is now in our booth!

Friday, June 15, 2012

Another Purse with Photo Frame

I found this great vintage purse at a yard sale last week, I added an old photo frame and copied a fav family photo plus added a ladies hankie! Will be taking it to the booth. The photo can be changed.

I have made one of these before and adapted the original idea I saw on pinterest.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Just a Cardboard Box

A store gift box I had for a long long time, just added some vintage lace and made a zipper flower

The lace and zipper flower can be slipped off and a gift can be added! 

Saturday, June 9, 2012

ReNewed Sewing Box

I had 2 of these sewing boxes, The tan and white is in the booth as is and this one was missing the handle on top. So, I took the oppurtunity to dress it up a little.

 With a matching rose a doily and buttons!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Ruler Star and Doily Banner

I have made yardstick stars and stars made and from the folding kind, this one is from a set of matching rulers. Just drilled holes in the ends and wired them together.

Loving all the lettering!

I am sure many of you have seen doily banners before, I ran across abunch at yardsales and started creating them for the booth.  These are rather small doilies and they look great at windows!

I have more of the embroidered kind which I find more fun and interesting.

Or you can hand from pegs from a shelf too.
I want to use one to decorate an old suitcase too! Possibilities are endless!!
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