door knobs, old tin, & doors

February 26th, 2009 in member junk     
alicemom alicemom, member
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The first picture was a recued beehive door knob from an England junk trip. I love to use architecual pieces.The shelf is out of old tin. My husband made. The door is one of my favorite saying. This is my grandson's room at my house. I really need to update 'cause he is 5. But he does not like change.

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - alice hanson
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, wood, cottage, artwork, whimsical, outdoor spaces, bedroom, green, shelf, cream, ceramic, paint, window coverings

Comments (7)

MimiToria writes: Love the tin your husband used for the shelf, and it adds some great display places too. The green door knob piece has great patina too.
Gretchen Posted: 11:09 pm on February 28th
alicemom writes: I just posted a closeup of the beehive knob. Apparently they were popular in England. The shape is where it gets its name. They also had 2 in black (should have had a v-8) did not get them!
Thanks for all the nice comments. I really appreciate them.
alice Posted: 9:27 pm on February 26th
georgiamoon writes: I just love the words "England junk trip" wish I could say them and have it be true! What exactly is a beehive doorknob? I have never heard of one but I like it. Love the tin shelf, your husband did a good job on that one. Georgia Posted: 7:35 pm on February 26th
CreepinJen writes: Oh,I love those colors! The original green paint on the trim piece has just the right amount of "chippy-ness". Looks great with the white door knob. ~ Carrie Posted: 6:51 pm on February 26th
CottageElements writes: Nice pieces, Alice. I'm sure your grandson loves his room at your house. I particularly love the old door knob piece.

Lani Posted: 5:08 pm on February 26th
fellowjunker writes: I love all these pieces in your grandson's room. I can understand why he doesn't like change. Thanks for sharing these great projects with us.
xojanis Posted: 4:14 pm on February 26th
shabbychick writes: What a sweet sign for your grandson, and the other pieces are great - I love architectural stuff too - you put yours to good use.

Thanks for sharing!

Kathy Posted: 3:24 pm on February 26th
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