Ironing board daisy

October 30th, 2009 in member junk     
vangogh_sister vangogh_sister, member
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At an farm auction i bought antique ironing boards for a dollar.  Many folks giggled when i purchased them.  A year later i used them to create a beautiful daisy- my barn- the canvas.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, artwork, furniture, ironing boards

Comments (25)

karens writes: I love the daisy on the barn out of ironing boards! What did you use for the stem? Posted: 1:19 pm on April 13th
hnycreek writes: You are truely an artist to invision such a creative great project! FABULOUS! Posted: 6:42 pm on February 1st
doggbo writes: This is fantastic!Love it! Posted: 8:46 am on November 5th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: The best use of old ironing boards I've seen! Awesome! Awesome! Awesome!
Candy Posted: 6:56 am on November 5th
shabbychick writes: WOW! Another person in awe here...so clever - and that's got to be the biggest junk project I've seen! WOW (again).

You and your friend did an awesome job!

Kathy Posted: 10:07 am on November 4th
junkrefunkery writes: Love it!!! What are the other parts of the daisy made of?? I have the ironing boards and the barn. Just need to figure out if I have the rest of the "junk". Hope I do.... Posted: 9:06 pm on November 3rd
Junktiquer writes: This is one of my favorite posts!!! LOVE IT!!!! just wish I had a huge canvas like that!! Posted: 6:53 pm on November 3rd
grandmaper writes: WOW, one of the coolest things I have seen, here or anywhere. Just love it!!! Posted: 6:04 pm on November 3rd
racers7 writes: Super Cool! How in the world did you get them up that far? Posted: 12:12 pm on November 3rd
JunkArchitect writes:
This is the coolest reuse of old ironing boards EVER!

Jim
Posted: 11:11 am on November 3rd
abitofwhimsy writes: I LOVE this!!!!! Absolutely fabulous! Thanks for sharing. Posted: 7:49 am on November 3rd
DumpsterDivingDiva writes: What a FAB, FAB, FAB JUNK RE-DO.

It brings a smile to my face.

‚ô•Deidre Posted: 11:22 pm on November 2nd
bluebucket writes: This is just awesome. I have a bunch of ironing boards. Now all I need is a barn.
doreen Posted: 2:21 am on November 2nd
RustyDiva writes: That is just awesome!!!! I agree with Junkermidge........I would so use that as a landmark to give directions. You girls deserve A++++++++++++++++++ kudos for risking your life for junky art!! Great job. Posted: 8:24 pm on October 31st
junkermidge writes: That is just so, so, so cool. Genius! So glad you and your sister braved the ladder to make this. I bet people from all around use it as a landmark. So glad you posted this!
Midge Posted: 1:07 pm on October 31st
Refinerii writes: Very cool; love large scale projects like this :) Posted: 12:12 pm on October 31st
suewhitney writes: Hi There,

Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style! What a project!! It's so cool. Congrats to you two for taking on such a big job and executing it to perfection. Wow! it truly is fabulous. Have fun on the site.

Be Well,
Sue

Posted: 10:27 am on October 31st
upyourattic writes: I cannot believe the imagination of all of you out there in junk world.

This has got to be one of the most unusual and clever ideas I've seen on here yet and it's just beautiful!

Thanks for sharing!
patti Posted: 10:16 am on October 31st
LuAnn writes: OMG-what an awesome idea and great use of space! LuAnn Posted: 7:50 am on October 31st
fellowjunker writes: Wonderful.....love this!!
Happy day.
xojanis Posted: 12:30 am on October 31st
suewannabeinkc writes: I am in awe and virtually at a loss for words (unusual for me ;-D ), except to say WOW!!! What a beautiful piece of art your barn has become!! Looking forward to seeing more of your projects!
Joanne Posted: 10:24 pm on October 30th
alicemom writes: Boy howdy I love it!!! What a fab-0 job you and your sissy did!
smiles, alice Posted: 9:44 pm on October 30th
artteachergirl writes: OH my goodness!! I love that daisy!!! What a clever creation! Posted: 8:45 pm on October 30th
DownHomeDIY writes: Now you had some flat out vision when you bought those! These are just awesome! Kudos to you both!
~MB Posted: 8:29 pm on October 30th
vangogh_sister writes: Before i take all the credit, my friend, the other van gogh sister, was the brave one who climbed the ladder and courageously screwed it to the barn wall. I stood below fretting that i may the ambulance driver if she fell... Posted: 3:47 pm on October 30th
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