~Happy Mother's Day~

May 11th, 2017 in blog, member junk     
JunkArchitect Jim Healy, editor
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Perfectly tattered.
Each stem is in one of those little glass floral tubes with water.

You’re not going to earn any points giving dead flowers.
The vintage coat rack was found in the basement of an old car parts warehouse.

I added a wire clasp to the back of the coat rack. It attaches to the window lock and keeps everything from falling forward.
Ive built over 30 pieces for my mom over the last twenty-five years.
Dining room table, coffee table, end tables, benches, lamps, shelves, hutch, dry sink, frames, armoire, fireplace mantle, trunks, pegboards, buffet table, signs, sconces, etc.

Thanks to all the moms out there that passed down that junkin’ gene.

Perfectly tattered.

Perfectly tattered.

Photo: Jim Healy - Junk Architect (copyright 2011)

Here’s a simple Mother’s Day gift created from an old coat rack and a vintage canvas nail apron.

I hope you all have a fun, relaxing and happy day off.


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Jim Healy - Junk Architect (copyright 2011)
posted in: blog, member junk, vintage, metal, wood, cottage, plant holder, vase, industrial, farm, wire, coat rack, window coverings, mother's day, junk architect, rust, jim healy

Comments (17)

PinkysMom writes: What a cool idea...love it, Jim!!!

Suzi Posted: 7:56 pm on May 14th
Funky_Junk_Donna writes: My neighbor is going to find his work aprons missing very very soon. Imagine using them in his shop of all things!

Love this Jim!

Donna Posted: 10:58 pm on May 12th
PowerToolDiva writes: Who could believe that an old work apron could look elegant....but, hey it sure does! Wonderful!
Posted: 6:33 am on May 12th
CottageElements writes: Love that it's simple and easy. Just my kind of project. Thanks for the nice sentiments, too!

Lani Posted: 11:32 am on May 11th
NDJunkGirl writes: Flippin' adorable! Love it, as always!

-Andrea Posted: 6:27 pm on May 9th
crazymomluvsjunk writes: I love it! You have such great style! Keep up the awesome ideas! Posted: 2:32 pm on May 9th
JunkSituation writes: Another simple and fun creation! Makes me smile:) Good job on this one !
Tammy Posted: 5:22 am on May 9th
georgiamoon writes: Well, if this isn't just the best Mothers Day gift? Nice tribute. I haven't ever seen carnations looks so good. That little coat rack was the perfect thing to hang the apron from..and your photos are fantastic. I love the soft subtle colors. Really beautiful. Georgia Posted: 6:39 pm on May 8th
sandyrae writes: Once again, beautiful, thoughtful and simply wonderful. Your Mom is a lucky woman!
Sandy Posted: 10:08 am on May 8th
LisaLoria writes: Lovely Jim! Love the old phone number! I am sure your Momma will LOVE it!! :-) Posted: 11:14 pm on May 7th
AmyM writes: Can I adopt you? Again with the local interest... Oakwood Ave nail apron! I'm sure you've had this stashed for years
but, clearly I have GOT to get south to whatever tag sales you're hitting! LOVE the look! Posted: 9:18 pm on May 7th
alicemom writes: Jim,
What a great son! you have done her proud! Wonderful gift.
Alice Posted: 2:43 pm on May 7th
piecesofthepast writes: I have always loved the look of something worn and rough paired with the pretty and soft....this fits the bill! GOOD WORK!! Posted: 12:24 pm on May 7th
Junk_Newbie writes: Love this! Posted: 10:15 am on May 7th
artteachergirl writes: Awwhhh, Jim, you shouldn't have. Thanks!
Just kidding! It is such a sweet idea! Very clever! Posted: 9:22 am on May 7th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: JIM.
Another simple piece but should speak to all the MOTHERS out there.Great job Jim, what you did with that old mail apron.You have a great weekend. GOD BLESS ROBERTn Posted: 7:57 am on May 7th
birdcolor writes: This is great! It is so simple, yet makes a great impact! Posted: 6:16 am on May 7th
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