Let Me Entertain You

September 8th, 2009 in blog     
DownHomeDIY DownHomeDIY, member
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This is some good ole fashioned entertaining, but of course in typical junk style fashion!
This is my fab find.  Isnt she a vision in white?  She was just looking to get all gussied up and was so ready to party!
This handy little tin serves as a great plate and napkin holder.  It wasnt junk but it was clearance at a craft store so it was dirt cheap.
Some junk finds: the pie plate stand, the planter pot now used for the pretzel fresh bread, a vase for the bread sticks, garage sale basket.  It is way more fun to repurpose items when entertaining, isnt it?
I have a thing for cigar boxes.  I turned this one into a purse, but I used it to serve my flat bread on this day, which is a lot more fun when entertaining.
I found a half dozen of these tin bowls and got them all for $1.00!  I will affectionately call this a bowl full of fun! Sue, I threw in a little white wine in honor of you!
I also have a thing for metal and wire, which is kind of ironic.  Growing up, I had braces TWICE!  So the whole metal mouth just didnt jive with me.  Well, at least I have straight choppers now!
This is some good ole fashioned entertaining, but of course in typical junk style fashion!

This is some good ole fashioned entertaining, but of course in typical junk style fashion!

Photo: www.addressingspaces.com

There is nothing better than entertaining with friends.  This whole display was featured around my latest fab find.  Check out the white, chippy table!  I love the shape of it!  And, it was only $5!  I hit the Junkpot!

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Comments (17)

milkmaid1979 writes: Wow, five bucks? That is awesome! Posted: 7:08 pm on September 14th
writes: Congratulations Contributor Marybeth!

What a great post! We look forward to seeing more.

All the best,

JennyK Posted: 12:55 am on September 12th
DownHomeDIY writes: Thank you all so much for the kind remarks. I am beyond thrilled to be a contributor and I have had a little skip in my step all week! This site is better than therapy. Dr. Phil, eat your heart out!
And, the door is always open. Y'all can come on down here anytime. (insert the worst southern accent b/c I was born and bred outside of Boston)
All my best,
MB Posted: 8:45 pm on September 9th
georgiamoon writes: Yum-my! And quite lovely too. Congratulations MB, welcome to our "contributor family". Can't wait to see more of your fabulous ideas, Georgia Posted: 11:38 am on September 9th
JunkArchitect writes:
Looks like a fun Junker party you’re having Marybeth and congratulations on becoming a contributor.


Posted: 9:15 am on September 9th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: MARYBETH,
Great job and a special welcome as a contributor. You made me hungry.ROBERT. Posted: 7:30 pm on September 8th
chippingcharm writes: Lovely entertaining ideas...congratulations as well :)
Laurel Posted: 4:52 pm on September 8th
LuAnn writes: Mary Beth: Congrats on becoming a "contributor" and when did you say the party was??? Great ideas, everything looks great! LuAnn Posted: 4:43 pm on September 8th
grannijo writes: Marybeth..what a yummy looking set up!!!...you have beautiful taste!...congrats on becoming a contributor!!...p.s. love the table!!..and it was a good buy...thanks for sharing!...sharon Posted: 3:28 pm on September 8th
DreaminBoutJunk writes: Love your chippy table! Very nice display for entertaining! Posted: 1:45 pm on September 8th
RustyDiva writes: Congrats MB and love the arrangement! It all looks so yummy.
The flowers are beautiful too! Posted: 1:44 pm on September 8th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Yay MB! Congrats on becoming a contributor! You can entertain me anytime. Maybe I can even have some of that pig butt and pickled something-or-other I've heard you speak of. ;)

Can't wait to see more from you.
Posted: 12:37 pm on September 8th
shabbychick writes: Marybeth - first WELCOME to our newest contributor! Love your style and projects - such a great addition to the site!

And, second - hoping my invitation is in the mail - it all looks lovely (and yummy) - and the white painted table is fabulous!

Take care, Kathy Posted: 11:38 am on September 8th
suewhitney writes: Please join me in welcoming Marybeth Barrett as a contributor at JMS. She is a very talented young lady and I know will be a great addition to our team of contributors. Nice post kiddo Wish I could have been there!!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 10:46 am on September 8th
fellowjunker writes: Such a pretty post.....congrats on becoming a contributor!!
xojanis Posted: 10:45 am on September 8th
byabpryor writes: Great post.. great ideas!

Ang Posted: 10:39 am on September 8th
CottageElements writes: Marybeth, welcome to "Contributor" status! Will be anxious to see all your posts! The displays look great . . . when can I come over? LOL!

Lani Posted: 10:14 am on September 8th
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