Old chicken feeders repurposed for this and that...

August 31st, 2009 in member junk     
fionaandtwig fionaandtwig, member
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I used this old rusty chicken feeder (bottom row) to hold some smaller pieces of wedding china and a pretty green candle.
Close up of the feeder in my china hutch. I dont know who Oakes Mfg. Co. is, but gotta love em!
And another view...
Had to put one in the loo! This one holds my deodorant and girly face creams, etc....
Last one! I discovered that this feeder was ideal for holding spices above my stove.
I used this old rusty chicken feeder (bottom row) to hold some smaller pieces of wedding china and a pretty green candle.

I used this old rusty chicken feeder (bottom row) to hold some smaller pieces of wedding china and a pretty green candle.


I discovered a super cheap stash of these old rusty chicken feeders at my friendly neighborhood flea market. I immediately knew that these beauts simply HAD to be given a new life. Follow me on a tour of mi casa....


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, tabletop, container, industrial, candle holder, kitchen, dining room, bathroom

Comments (15)

lou54 writes: These are great ideas. I just found a chicken feeder and knew I had to have it. I wanted to see what someone else had done with one. I am so gald that I came across this website in my search. I have joined! Can't wait to post something. Posted: 11:59 am on May 2nd
TinTinJunkFan writes: Some great ideas here --wish I could find some chicken feeders somewhere! Posted: 3:15 pm on September 24th
CottageElements writes: Love how you used these for out of the ordinary purposes! Beautiful displays!

Lani Posted: 12:42 am on September 3rd
georgiamoon writes: Wow, three GREAT ideas to use the feeders. We will all be out there looking for these now. I love the way they look next to all that gleaming white china. Great post, keep em coming, Georgia Posted: 10:07 am on September 2nd
fionaandtwig writes: You are all so sweet! And Jim, you seriously crack me up, you and your "can of Foamy!" ;-) Thanks to everyone who continues to encourage and inspire me! ~ Anne Posted: 10:06 am on September 2nd
chippingcharm writes: I've been on "the Hunt" for cool chicken feeders ever since Lani's outdoor post...you found quite the jackpot! Love all of your ideas...do you really have a "neighborhood Flea Market"? You LUCKY, LUCKY girl :) Laurel Posted: 8:44 am on September 2nd
JunkArchitect writes:
Anne,
Ya did it! What a bunch of great projects you created with the feeders. My creativity has a major “guy” limit to it and none of your fantastic ideas would have ever entered my thought process. I don’t have any girly creams either. All I got is a can of Foamy and a stick of deodorant. Thanks for sharing your cool ideas and for expanding my vision of chicken feeders. Your photos are great too.

Jim
Posted: 7:41 pm on September 1st
Junk_Sophisticate writes: LOVE your white pottery with your chicken feeder! So beautifully displayed! The feeder on the back of the range looks so practical, yet cool.

Thanks for a great chicken feeder post!! I have yet to find a feeder myself, here in Ohio, but I'm sure we have chickens somewhere. ;)

Candy Posted: 3:23 pm on September 1st
fionaandtwig writes: LOL, it really IS chicken week here, isn't it? I just saw Jim's great chicken project. Thanks so much for the kind words, you folks inspire me each and every day I visit here, just hopin' to give a little back!
~Anne Posted: 11:54 am on September 1st
suewhitney writes: It's chicken feeder week! I absolutely love them too. You've done some wonderful things with yours. All three of your ideas are practical and pretty. Way to go!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 11:36 am on September 1st
RustyDiva writes: I love these feeders and have never found any. Maybe I saw them and just didn't know what they were....anyway....love the mix of old chippy painted wood, creamy dishes and rusty metal! Great job girlie! Posted: 10:08 am on September 1st
jillruth writes: I like the use of these feeders. They have such a great industrial vintage look. Posted: 9:04 am on September 1st
shabbychick writes: I love how you're using the chicken feeders - a nice rustic touch! I've got one that I've been using as a planter (I planted impatiens in it).

Thanks for sharing!

Kathy
Posted: 8:53 am on September 1st
SnowmanHill writes: Cute ideas, I love chicken feeders and never part with them, I could have a whole chicken room! Posted: 8:51 am on September 1st
Christina_S writes: Great uses for this item! Love the display of white dishes!! Posted: 9:56 pm on August 31st
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