JUNKFORFUN

CHRIS ESTABROOKS, MIDWEST CITY, OK, US
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I STUMBLED ACROSS A JUNK MARKET SHOW A FEW YEARS AGO AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY HOME AND GARDEN SHOW. I BOUGHT THE BOOK (AUTOGRAPHED!) AND HAVE BEEN STOKED EVER SINCE ABOUT USING OLD JUNK IN A COOL NEW WAY. I LOVE THIS WEBSITE AND CHECK IT SEVERAL TIMES A DAY TO SEE WHAT CREATIVE NEW THING IS OUT THERE.

Gender: Female

Birthday: 05/19/1966

Member Since: 11/25/2008


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OUTDOOR SIDE TABLE

I WANTED TO MAKE A SIDE TABLE FOR THE PATIO, I HAD THE LEGS BUT I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH THEM. THEN OUR "JUNK HERO JIM" POSTED A TABLE HE HAD MADE WITH A 7-UP BOX. AND WAH-LAH THE LIGHT BULB...

SKI BAR

MY HONEY AND I BUILT THIS SKI BAR USING 3 WATER SKI'S AND AN OLD LADDER. THE BOTTOM SHELF IS OLD FENCE. THE COCA-COLA BOTTLE OPENER WAS BRAND NEW AND WAY TOO SHINY SO I DISTRESSED IT WITH...



Recent comments


Re: Fall Harvest Decor

NEXT TIME YOU SHOULD PUT UP A SIGN THAT SAYS "NO PICTURES PLEASE". THESE ARE AWESOME!

Re: FROM SATELLITE TO SUN SCREEN!

THAT IS REALLY COOL- AND YOUR VIEW IS AWESOME!

Re: Beauty and the "sweater" Transform a boring sweater into a Fabulous fave.

YOUR "FAVE X0X0 IS MY FAVE TOO!! GOD BLESSED YOU. YOU ARE SO AWESOMELY TALENTED!!

Re: free find favorites

LUCKY YOU!! LOVE EVERYTHING BUT THE STORAGE BIN IS MY ABSOLUTE FAVE. IF THERE ISN'T ROOM FOR IT WHEN YOU MOVE PLEASE MAIL IT TO ME!!

Re: In love with Jack...

OOH NICE. DOES JACK HAVE A BROTHER?

Re: Fringy Night Stands

AMAZINGING COOL! LOVE 'EM.

Re: Old tiles

I HAVE A BOX OF WHITE TILES I'VE BEEN HANGING ON TO FOR "SOMETHING" (I NEVER KNEW WHAT).. UNTIL NOW! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU !!

Re: Serving up Style for the Big Game!

THESE PARTY IDEA ARE RIGHT UP MY ALLEY! THANKS FOR SHARING.

Re: Funky Matchbook Sandwich

THIS IS A REALLY FUN IDEA YOU HAVE MADE. YOU COULD EVEN PUT A GLASS CANDLE JAR ON TOP AND ALWAYS HAVE MATCHES TO LIGHT THE CANDLE.

Re: Candle bowl

IT ALL CAME TOGETHER NICELY. FUNNY HOW THAT WORKS.

Re: Mid Century Modern Shaw Walker Redo

YOU ARE SO TALENTED. THANKS FOR SHARING THAT IDEA.

Re: Pink Sweater turned lampshade covering ..

THE DRUM SHADE IS PRETTY IN PINK. WHAT A GREAT IDEA.

Re: Stop the Draft!

THIS VINTAGE DISTRESSING IS MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE LOOK AND YOU DO IT SO WELL!

Re: everything's coming up angels...

I LOVE HER! I AM WAITING FOR THE RIGHT JUNK TO MAKE ONE FOR MYSELF. THANKS FOR THE INSPIRATION.

Re: 'Coffee With Dick and Jane" CoffeeTime Lamp

THIS ONE'S MY FAVORITE. GREAT JOB!!

Re: "Just what the Junker ordered"

THAT IS THE MOST AWESOME FIND EVER! AND THE CASE ROCKS TOO.

Re: You can thank Disneyland for this one!

OOH, OOH, I'M COPYIN' !!!

Re: Perforated Metal Lamp Shade

VERY IMPRESSIVE !

Re: Dad's Table

GREAT JOB. HE'LL LOVE IT!

Re: Wallpaper side-table...

WOW!!

Re: Take a Stand

LOVE THE VINTAGE TRAVEL STICKER OF MY HOME STATE! VERY COOL PROJECT TOO.

Re: Industrial goes Glam

YOU ARE SO GOOD.I LOVE THIS LOOK!

Re: SKI BAR

RUSTYDIVA- YES, WE STAINED THE CONCRETE OURSELVES. YOU SHOULD GO FOR IT, OURS ISN'T PERFECT BUT IT HAS LOTS OF "CHARACTER".

Re: Any Ideas ?? I'm stumped!

I'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR SOMETHING LIKE THAT FOR MY HUSBAND'S HOME OFFICE TO STOCK WITH ENVELOPES, PAPER CLIPS, PUSH PINS, BUBBLE WRAP ETC.. ETC..BUT THEY DON'T MAKE THINGS LIKE THAT ANYMORE. LUCKY YOU TO HAVE FOUND IT, IT'S BEAUTIFUL!

Re: Camp Lamp

JIM, YOU ROCK!! THIS LAMP IS GREAT, PROVING ONCE AGAIN YOU HAVE GREAT VISION AND TALENT.

Re: Greetings from Project Land

GOOD LUCK ON YOUR SALE! LOVE THE COLUMNS, THEY'RE MY FAVE.

Re: Who needs a scarecrow when you've got a Gardening Angel?

I LOVE WHAT YOU'VE DONE HERE. GREAT JOB!

Re: Victorian Kitties Sitting Pretty Footstool

VERY VERY CUTE.

Re: Maxine :)

LET ME KNOW IF MAXINE IS EVER UP FOR ADOPTION. SHE IS SO COOL I WOULD LOVE TO GIVE HER A HOME.

Re: Feeling "all" Right - Coffee Table

LOVE IT. I LOVE OLD BUCKETS AND YOU DID A GREAT JOB WITH THESE. ALSO LIKE THE SERVING TRAY.

Re: Project Leftovers Put to Good Use

VERY NICE. YOU'RE A GOOD ARTIST AND CUTTER!

Re: Putting a Little Light on the Subject

THE HEADLIGHT IS PERFECT. WHAT A LUCKY FIND. SEEMS LIKE EVERYTHING CAME TOGETHER JUST RIGHT.

Re: Online Garage Sale!

CUTE STUFF AT YOUR GARAGE SALE. GLAD TO SEE SOME OKLAHOMA FANS. BOOOOOOOOOOOMER!

Re: It's all about the wine...

I LOVE THIS SO MUCH...AND THE WHEELS ARE PERFECTION.

Re: It's a Reel Lamp

YOU DID IT AGAIN!! EVERY DETAIL IS AMAZING,FROM THE FINIAL TO THE CORD.

Re: Beachy Bath Bucket Storage

THAT IS SO COOL, THANK YOU FOR SPARKING MY IMAGINATION. THIS IS THE SAME KIND OF BEACH LOOK I'M TRYING TO GIVE MY BATHROOM. I DON'T WANT TO USE ALL THE BEACH STUFF FROM THE STORE BECAUSE THEN YOUR ROOM JUST ENDS UP LOOKING CHEESY. I LIKE THIS IDEA. IT'S JUST REAL AND CREATIVE. THANKS AGAIN.

Re: A true "junky" to "funky" transformation

THIS IS SO COOL! I'M DEFINETLY ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ONE OF THOSE NOW.

Re: Corner shelf from old door

THIS COULDN'T HAVE WORKED OUT BETTER.

Re: Photo Wall

THANKS FOR GIVING THIS IDEA. I HAVE TO DO THIS NOW.

Re: angels inspired by ya'll

OH I HAVE TO MAKE SOME OF THESE. I LOVE 'EM!!

Re: IT'S A WRAP!

WHAT A GREAT IDEA AND YOU DID AN AMAZING JOB ON THIS.

Re: Miss Galaxy Girl Found Object Sculpture I Made Last Night

I LOVE HER, SHE'S VERY JUDY JETSON! BUT SHE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO HIM.

Re: Just coasting along...

OOH, I LOVE THESE! I WILL HAVE TO GIVE THAT A TRY.

Re: Fun photo/card display

HOW DO YOU ATTACH THE WIRE TO THE LAMP BASE? I WANT TO MAKE THIS.

Re: self-hanging collages

I'VE SEEN SOME ALTERED ART DONE ON CLIPBOARDS BUT NONE AS COOL AS YOURS. NOW I'M INSPIRED...MAYBE I'LL TRY IT.

Re: retro space ship propeller table i made last night

THAT IS SO COOL!

P.S. THE 8MM FILMS ARE GONNA BE A BLAST I'M SURE.

Re: "Soilax Bucket" Tool Box Lamp

AWESOME AS USUAL. YOU DID A GREAT JOB MAKING THE BOTTOM LOOK LIKE IT CAME WITH THE BUCKET, AND MAKING THAT PART INTO A TOOLBOX IS INGENIUS!!

Re: Cigar box diorama

THESE ARE WAY COOL.

Re: Ski Tip Table

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS TABLE AND ESPECIALLY THE PICTURES YOU DECOUPAGED ON. THE WHOLE THING IS REALLY REALLY GREAT.

Re: Shutter Closet Door Panel Divider

THE HANGING WINDOWS ARE MY FAVORITE PART. THEY REALLY DO MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE AS FAR AS DEFINING THE SPACE.

Re: "THE UNCOLA Crate" Shadow Box Table

OH MY GOSH, THANK YOU FOR THAT IDEA! I HAVE SOME METAL TABLE LEGS AND I'VE BEEN TRYING TO THINK OF WHAT KIND OF TOP TO PUT ON THEM. NOW I JUST HAVE TO FIND ONE OF THOSE COOL CRATES AND I'LL BE IN BUSINESS.

AND AS ALWAYS... GREAT JOB!!!!

Re: Assemblage Fun With Georgia Moon & JennyK

I REALLY CANNOT GET ENOUGH OF THOSE. THEY ARE SO CUTE AND CREATIVE!

Re: Spool Table

I NEVER WOULD HAVE THOUGHT OF THAT, BUT I LOVE IT.
I'D ALSO LIKE TO SEE MORE OF THE SIGN BEHIND THE BASKET TABLE. IS IT A LIST OF CARS? AND DID YOU MAKE OR BUY IT?

Re: Mobile Boutique

THE BUS IS GREAT! AND YOU'RE GREAT TOO, GOD BLESS YOU.

Re: Ski Lodge Headboard

I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU TO SUBMIT PHOTOS OF THE ACTUAL BED. I LOVE THIS SO MUCH I CAN'T TELL YOU. I LOVE THE "COLOR TV" PART, THAT'S SUCH A GREAT DETAIL. THE OTHER THING I LOVE IS THE "BIG BOY" UP ON THE SHELF. THIS WHOLE ROOM IS GREAT! THANKS FOR SENDING THE PICS.

Re: Viking Cowboy and Sailor Joe Lock People

OH MY GOD! THESE GUYS ARE SOOOOOOO CUTE!
GOOD JOB.

Re: My bull skull...transformed

I THINK IT'S GREAT!

Re: A Visit to "Purple Cow", St. Louis, MO

I WANT IT ALL! THANKS FOR SHARING.

Re: "WHAT TIME IS IT?"

I LOVE THIS IDEA AND THE PICTURE YOU USED IS PERFECT.

Re: Merry Christmas

SORRY, I SOMEHOW MISSED SEEING THIS LAST WEEK BUT I WANTED TO TELL YOU HOW BEAUTIFUL SHE IS. THE WINGS ARE BREATHTAKING. DEFINETLY DEVINE INTERVENTION.

Re: Here is a 6 foot tall robot project made from the best of junk

OH MY GOSH, WE WERE ALMOST TWINS! BUT I'M NOT SURE HOW MUCH MORE WISDOM I GOT IN THOSE 8 EXTRA DAYS.

Re: Oh, La, La, Vanity!

OH WOW. I'M JEALOUS OF YOU FOR HAVING THE TALENT TO DO THIS AND JEALOUS OF YOUR DAUGHTER FOR GETTING TO HAVE THIS AWESOME PIECE!

Re: Who's There?

OH HOW CUTE! AND I'VE BEEN THROWING MY CRISPY BRUSHES AWAY!

Re: Marilyn Monroe Mahogany Cabinet/Bar

I'M DEFINETLY IMPRESSED.

Re: Here is a 6 foot tall robot project made from the best of junk

VERY COOL. IF YOU'RE TAKING A VOTE, I HAVE TO GO PATINA.
IT'S ALSO KIND OF IRONIC THAT WAY. AN "AGED" ROBOT.

Re: found this vintage coke light up sign at the scrap yard tuesday

WHAT A GREAT FIND! I CAN'T BELIEVE SOMEONE THREW THAT OUT,BUT I HAD AN IN-LAW WHO PASSED AWAY RECENTLY AND YOU WOULDV'E CRIED IF YOU SAW THE GOOD VINTAGE STUFF THAT WAS THROWN IN THE DUMPSTER BY FAMILY MEMBERS WHO "JUST DIDN'T GET IT".

Re: Vintage Sled Nightstand

I COULDN'T MOVE ON UNTIL I LEFT A COMMENT.
... OH MY GOD! I LOVE IT! IN FACT I LOVE THE WHOLE ROOM WHAT I CAN SEE OF IT.

KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK- I KNOW YOU WILL.

Re: Old trunk Makeover

WOW. GOOD JOB.

Re: A little Christmas bling...

I LOVE THE GUITAR PLAYING ANGEL! VERY COOL.

Re: rescued from the trash-gorgeous old picture

I THINK THAT IS SO BEAUTIFUL. THANK YOU FOR SHARING IT.

Re: a couple finds from monday at the yard

GREAT LEGS!!

Re: LET'S PLAY WHEEL OF FORTUNE!

LUCKY YOU! I WOULD'VE LOVED TO HAVE FOUND THAT.