A Few Results From My Junk Swap Adventure!

March 23rd, 2010 in member junk     
averyann averyann, member
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My treasures from Frippery!
A closer look at a few of the goodies!
A doorknob, some vintage wallpaper, and a beautiful silver candlestick  base turned into a hat stand for a little boys hat from an era long  ago.
Birds love junk too!   A sifter and silver chafing dish lid combine to make a pretty cool abode.   Throw in ventilation from the sifter screen and a just the right size door...and theres a whole lot of potential Ill be having a new family move into my garden this spring!
For this project, I chose the back of an old watch and some text from old book pages that Frippery sent.    I combined them with an old photo (just the eye), an empty typewriter key, a sterling binocular charm, and a frosted glass teardrop bead to make a necklace with a statement to make.
My treasures from Frippery!

My treasures from Frippery!


Opening the box I received from my junk partner, Frippery was like looking into my very own soul...what kindred spirits we are!   I'm sharing a few items I've put together so far...but there's more to come!   That darling discarded doll is just waiting to have loving hands convert her into something notable!  The challenge of creating something from the items Frippery sent me has been a delight!


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - averyann
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, cottage, artwork, eclectic, garden, outdoor spaces, farm, silver-metallic, tin-metallic

Comments (9)

GrammyChris writes: Love the hat stand look, you are so creative. Posted: 1:10 pm on March 14th
MakinItHappen writes: Great stuff and great ideas. Those little birdies look really neat, too. Posted: 11:25 pm on April 2nd
debapaka writes: totally love the hat stand!! Posted: 5:02 pm on March 24th
Christina_S writes: Wonderful junk and amazing creations. Love the idea of the hat stand and the use of the lid on the bird house! Posted: 3:12 pm on March 24th
alicemom writes: Wowzer! You gots the goods! Really what you have created it splendid! Waiting for more.
smiles, alice Posted: 12:17 pm on March 24th
Frippery writes: Wow, you really did some wonderful things with the "junk". Love the necklace. Stacking the silver base with the wallpaper roll and doorknob is brilliant! The bird house is great as well. Never would have thought of that. Posted: 10:24 am on March 24th
oldnews writes: The stuff IS great, but wow, what you're doing with it is really cool! We're all waiting to see more! Marie Posted: 11:15 pm on March 23rd
ninnarae writes: I just love everything you made! Very creative and beautiful items! Posted: 10:17 pm on March 23rd
lakelover69 writes: Oh what great stuff you got! I especially like your bird house, very clever. Posted: 10:05 pm on March 23rd
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