Mabank, TX, US

Christian, wife, mother of 5, and grandmother. My own mother is a very creative person who created art with supplies God provided her, old rusty buckets, rocks, barn and drift wood... You name it she used it, way before it was the green, trendy thing to do. Folks didn't see value in those treasures back then, so they gave junk to her all the time. I guess that's where I got my love for older pieces that have Prior lives to tell...would love for you to visit my blog,

Gender: Female

Birthday: 08/19/1960

Member Since: 07/24/2009

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Window Mistreatments #1

Most all the windows in my house have odd window treatments, so this is post number one about them...Here a Player Piano Roll Sheet, I picked up at Round Top, is used for a window treatment... I got...

Tea Cup Gardens with a "grow" Light

We, the 5 Sisters, have some of our things at the Victorian Lady Tea Room in Mabank, Texas, this was my Mother's Day Display....Tea Cup Gardens...the teacup have a hole drilled in them, with a tiny...

Play Like Dinner Party!

Remember when you were a kid and you played like you were someone or doing something?  Well, my sister is decorationg for a Christmas Tour and I'm helping her, atleast I hope that's what she...

If the Shoe Fits!

My shoe rack bottle tree...stores my bottles prettily, and with in easy reach for a project. My daughter used it for her shoes, when she was at home...It could be used so many ways...I may make it...

Easy Peasy, for sure~

Not a new idea, but still cool, free, and especially Easy Peasy!  It seems far away, but it will be Thanksgiving, before we know it.  I usually have 45 to 60 kinfolks at Thanksgiving, so...

This little light of mine...

This is a little room, I have been playing with... It is my little spot for crafting on one side, but I wanted this little nook to be usable for guest... It leads out to my balcony tree house, and...

Happy Daddy's Day...memories

A memory box of my Daddy. Josh made the box and painted the horse I added the tin, buttons, maps, and memories.    Daddy owned or worked at mobile stations most of my growing up years...

Some more of the Master Bath

A little more of my master bath.  The same room the telephone nook is.  There are actually three cut outs for vases on the shelf, but right now I just have them covered up except for the...

Can You HEAR Me Now?

Before the venerable farmhouse I grew up in was torn down my husband rescued the old telephone nook as a suprise for me. We don't even have a land line anymore, much less phones that aren't cordless...

Another Groovy Block Party!!!

Another block of wood...

You Deserve A Crown

Just something I made from found objects... Would make a good Mother's Day present... Thanks, Lezlee

Another Party

Well, another party, but this one was a goodbye party for the librian.  So, I chose a garden theme with old books... I loved the fortune tellers and books because it made it more personalnbsp...

Priceless Crown!

Yet another story about a sale's person being embarressed to sell me something.  Goodwill lady, "Oh, I can't sell you that for 79 cents!  I'll let you have it for 49 cents."   I...

Portable Light for Valentine's Day!

Well, I know I just used it for a candle holder, but it would be great  used other ways, too, such as a cloche stand.   Thanks, Lezlee

It's "Cloche" to Baby Time

A couple of years ago at school, I volunteered to give a shower, since then I guess I've been unofficially elected to do them all, so always trying to come up with a new decor, using things I have on...

JUNK... the best medicine!

Blurry pictures, Sorry.  I've said it before, people gave my mom things, this was an old, huge apothecary cabinet, that was soo awesome, we used it for years in our dining room, growing up, but...

briefcase organizer and a pie

I bought this briefcase for a couple of dollars, intending to take it apart for different uses, but it was in too good of shape, but it makes a great organizer on my desk.  Thanks, Lezlee

Moma's Old Smidgen Shop Treasures

One day at the beginning of summer my sister said," Lezlee, decorate my mantle," Well, we weren't dressed or in the mood to go to Dallas, an hour away, and we didn't want to spend any money, so went...

More or less Christmas

I try to add just a little, who am I kidding, ALOT of Christmas to the stuff I keep out all year.  I try and try for the less is more, but I more or less never get there.  Thanks, Lezlee

You belong here!

Just wanted to say I'm glad I belong to Junkmarket Style and y'all belong to me. You all inspire me each day. Merry Christmas and I wish you all Junk in your Trunk(car trunk, that is)... Lezlee

"I'm WORKING here!"

We have 2 classrooms, this one is our green and white, panther (Mascot) room.  The other one is Americana. I've shown it in a previous post.  We like to use recycled things, antiques...

Extreme Tree Trimming

I wanted a cool, whimsical display tree for our show without spending money... so I took an old 6 foot Dollar Store tree I've had 4-ever and trimmed all the pine needles down to the nubs, ran lights...

playing with JUNK!!!

Just got this small washstand at Winnie and Tallulah's; I'm making a tree to go in it, but couldn't help messing with it. It is the perfect size to hold magazines through out the year. The frame with...

potting table changes seasons

Trying to bling up potting table for a Christmas sale. Thanks, Lezlee

It's a wrap....Station!

My daughter, Jodi, wanted to make a gift for their employees. It's a wrap station made from a drink take out box and wine box. Just add paper, labels, ribbon, bows, tape, scissors, pen, whatever you...

A Fan of Photos

This old fan was retrieved from a burn pile.  It is easy to change up for different occasions. If it is someone's special day, highlight them.  Isn't that one great thing about using...

It's so "cloche'" to Cristmas time!!!!

The tall cloche is a memory cloche... The antique bird and the crochet doily were my late mother-in-laws, the Cardinal's nest was built outside the courtyard of our classroom as we watched, reminding...

In other words...

Old keyboard and time card holder turned into a word wall file... The kids can go grab a card with a commom word on it and replace it with a more discriptive word, think mini thesaurus. Also would be...

Hand lettered signs from rescued wood

My son makes furniture from old doors, rescued wood,  handlettered signs, and other cool stuff.  We try to use junk.  I love finding treasures on the roadway. HEE HEEnbspnbsp...

Recent comments

Re: I Need Your Feedback

I love vintage and junk touches, espesially at celebrations. such as weddings. I definantly would use enough to evoke the vintage repurposed whimsy, but not have junk without a purpose, that purpose could be sheer lovliness, though. If the junk has a family history, even better! Saving money is important, because I'm not wealthy. It is also a lesson on thrift to teach a young couple, the lesson being it is fun to create with family and friends and you come out with an event experience that is unique, personal, and a well thought out day for you. Well, a la junk beautiful only works for me if it isn't isolated, little touches of that theme needs its stamp throughout the wedding, be it just a smidge or a whole dollop. Details, that go unnoticed by some, is what makes a wedding pulled together. Good manners and being gracious never go out of style, while stuffy nonsense doesn't matter and personal sentiment is more important. Families, weddings, celbrating is about lives lived together and the little quirky traditions that are gathered up along the way, ours can be expensive, but your little piece of jewlery has so much meaning and makes you laugh out loud. We have a tradition, that has a sweet story behind it about what the ring bearer carries, intstead of a pillow...we've also stripped all of my mother's bottle trees and lined the aisles with cobalt blue, we all wore hats once(the bride loves them and my mom is famous for wearing them in our little town, well and of course the Royal wedding, hee hee) We've hand stamped and painted hundreds of invites, smoked briskets, and hand wired hundreds of glass beads, just for starters...some of it I would have hire out, if I could, but most I am glad we did was times we cherished, before our family dynamics changed one more time and we were blessed with another member. ha ha, I can talk about weddings...I love them. Usually the bride tell me what she likes, then I tell her what I have and being a junker, if I don't have it, I know where I can get it!

Re: Like Santa Claus Judy Hill is Coming to Town!

darn the last time I tried to go to Judy's home show it flooded in Texas, that was last we have drought! Everyone will love her and her stuff...way to stay cool, Judy!


Re: Kitchen junk lamp

bummer about your pics and comments, but I love the lamp! Lezlee

Re: Junk"Y" Situation

Love the "I"! Such a great sign! Lezlee

Re: Wagon Upcycle

I love your little red wagon garden, the plates are a nice touch! Lezlee

Re: Paper Bag Vase


Re: Memory Jar

really sweet Kari!


Re: Easy as pie

great little bird feeders...just adorable.Lezlee

Re: Fighting to Survive

very cool, sounds like a neat show, too. Lezlee

Re: "Form" and "Funk-shun"

love it! were you at Round Top?
Lezlee Cheek

Re: What did I do wrong???

love the table...paint, sand, rub some stain on it, then wax or poly...or go totally the other way and put a coat of oil based paint on it, either way it is a wonderful table

Re: Recyled Ladder into Chair

I agree, very cool! great design! Lezlee

Re: Potting Bench Heaven

cool way to save your dirt, just love the whole thing, curb shopping is the best! Lezlee

Re: New Lease on Life

glad you found a way to keep enjoying them, they are great! Lezlee

Re: Garden Mosaic

lovely artwork, Lezlee

Re: Glass Castle

love this, so cool! Lezlee

Re: mason jars & burlap =elegant country-shab

sounds like a lovely wedding, can't wait to see more! Lezlee

Re: Bird Bath

love that old stand and the little bird, yep, it was meant to be! great job! Lezlee

Re: It's a Dutch wall of Junk!

love it, reminds me of the side of my Moma's barn. Lezlee

Re: Mosaic Table

just fabulous, love the colors...where do you keep this table? Lezlee

Re: Cheers!

greatness, as usual! love the graphics. Lezlee

Re: How to Make a Swinging Bed...

i love this bed, and all the colors you have chosen, Lezlee

Re: Burlington Antique Show and the History Channel

good luck, love the sack and frame...Lezlee


these are just right, like all of your things, Lezlee

Re: Refurbished Thrift Store Tables

these turned out great and are so handy, I bet! Lezlee

Re: Tea Cup Gardens with a "grow" Light

Sure, I used a ceramic drill bit they cost about 15 dollars at your local hardware store.
thanks, Lezlee

Re: Old, UGLY Corkboard... BLEH!

It looks so much cuter,now, and I love having a nice place to work. You asked what kind of drill bit I used is a ceramic drill bit, that cost about 15 dollars at your hardware store, I'm glad you like them!

Re: Junk Architect ~ My Home Furnishings Store

Open back up!! I wanna shop! Love it all, Lezlee

Re: The Korean War Cabinet

What an awesome little keepsake, Great Pictures. Lezlee

Re: My first post. This is one of my junk finds

definitely in the house with a little poly.
Great find! Welcome to the site, you will LOve it!


Re: Lipstick RED T-bird Chest

very cool, LOVE red! Lezlee

Re: Wooden Cigar Box Purse

wow, I want to see the inside. These do look amazing.

Re: Rusty Sifter Planter

That is just darling, good job "sifting" through the junk at Goodwill and coming up with a great planter.


Re: Remnants of Spring: A Tablescape

Checked it out on your blog to see a little more, I love stuff like this...the blues in the table cloth really pop with the napkins...sounds like a fun event! I used door knob "vases" going up my staircase...great job!


Re: DIY French Side Table

Wow, great transformation! Love the finish.


Re: Thrift Store Easter Basket Upcycle

It turned out nice! I love the paint, glitter, and always helps out!


Re: Crystal suncatcher mini-chandelier

love the crystals with the three round and then long one, makes a very chic sun catcher.


Re: Repurposed Old Farm Windmill - Strictly for the Birds

unique feeder. I like it a lot! Lezlee

Re: Rusty Canning Cooker Planter

You freshened it up just right for Sping, love the yellow flowers with the white!

Re: Tin tile in a frame

It is just so appealing to me...the ear rings lent the perfect amount of bling to the black and white!


Re: Candy, Anyone?

funnels are great and love your marriage of the two pieces, now I'll have two pieces of candy, thanks!

Re: Spring Has Sprung!

Very good display idea! and I love your journals!


Re: Massey Ferguson Tractor Grill Side Table

love that sealed lichen, great patina! Lezlee

Re: Bed Rail Signs

Good job using old boards, love the ta da! Lezlee

Re: License Plate Map Process

I really love the graphics quality on these, nice job! Thanks for the instructions, too!

Re: Another Simple Spring Wreath

very pretty altogether...just right! Lezlee

Re: Turning up the heat on SPRING!

Marie, I love it and have something simular in my back yard looking like junk, need to add some flowers!

Very pretty!


Re: A First Rate Marburger Vendor!

Sue, I know what you mean about riding the took me about a week to calm down! I sure hate I didn't spot you!


Re: Oh, no! I've been Framed....but in a good way!

ethereal~ Lezlee

Re: Wire Basket Chandelier

wonderful! Lezlee

Re: for the birds.

completely beautiful! Really...Lezlee


Great job! I love that it has the necklace a former student made, too, as well as all the other interesting pieces!
Merry Christmas, Lezlee

Re: Old maple rocker

I have a couch and a chair similar to your rocker. It is called Ranch Oak and was made in Ft Worth, Texas. Love your cushions. Lezlee

Re: A Little Girl Approach to Christmas

I love it! She can rock around the clock!

Re: Industrial Ambiance

Love the light! Lezlee

Re: I like angels -- in a BIG way!!

I love it Midge! You always inspire me! Lezlee

Re: Potting Table

cool, I love potting tables! Lezlee

Re: Play Like Dinner Party!

Thanks gals, I sure wish y'all could come and ooh and aww, not sure the general public will "get" it! lol

I always love seeing your home tour via your blog...but hope you enjoy your break!


Re: Texas Crafter Old Door Shelf

Love it! Old doors are the best. Lezlee

Re: Film Box Planter

Love these! Lezlee

Re: Getting ready for the holidays...

Marie, love the decorated springs! Good luck, Lezlee

Re: Otten Bros., JUNKMARKET Style

really looks great! Lezlee

Re: A window makeover

This is great! Lezlee

Re: How To Build a Pumpkin Person

aww, she's just a little pun'kin Lezle

Re: Milk Glass Birdbath

cool, I would love to be on your Christmas list, lol, I like it a lot. great job! Lezlee


these are great! and anything the grand kids help with is perfect. Lezlee

Re: Industrial Trophies

and the blue ribbon for award designs goes to ...Jim. What fitting pieces, Lezlee

Re: Gorilla Glue/CL Fair Project #4

What fun! and love the organizer!~ Lezlee

Re: Yes! I still have a cat, you just have to find him : )

really cute! Lezlee

Re: I love double duties! -- and Freebies!

Love the decoupage and the pillows are great, better not let your friend see! She will want it back...I am always seeing stuff for free, but I don't have storage for it, makes me crazy to pass things up. Lezlee

Re: Even more angels...

Way to use the whole chair! cute angels! Glad to hear your new knees are doing great! Lezlee

Re: Urban Farmhouse... an Ohio Hot Spot

Looks like fun! Come to Canton and Alice and I will share a funnel cake with you! Lezlee

Re: 5 unique JUNK picture frames

Love the old white frame with string and the mirror, great job! Lezlee

Re: Cherished Treasures Abound

These are outstanding! Lezlee

Re: Upcycled Sweater Blanket

How pretty and comfy that looks...I know if my daughter made me one, I would cherish it... the scraps, hmmm, could you make Christmas decorations, small felt cut mittens? Lezlee

Re: Fall Foliage Fun

How cool to have a sentimental and great piece, like that truck...and I love to use real with really is hard to tell and easy to care far...someone on here called there fake berries, weather resistant! lol...So pretty! LEzlee

Re: shelves before and after

Rachel, I love your shelves made from an old ladder ~ Just the perfect size for your hall way! Lezlee

Re: Rust is the Perfect Fall Color

Love love love the box and all the fall decor! Lezlee

Re: my 1st flea market showing

really cool stuff, for sure! Lezlee

Re: CB2 Inspired mirror

very pretty! You inspire me! I j pulled one of these from the trash pile, last week, rusty and already missing the tire! Cool post.

Re: Megaphone Pendant Lamp

Three Cheers for Jim's new project! Really cool! Lezlee

Re: Country Living Fair and Sobo Style Event

I'm gonna' gorilla glue myself to your car and follow you around, too! Lezlee

Re: Pottery Barn Cubbies

What a great marriage! Love the decoupage and the bulldog clips~ great job!!! Lezlee

Re: A Few Little Projects

Love your trucks and clever thinking on the ice blocks...I'm always turning things every-which way at stores, trying to see it in a new way! I agree so little time for all our projects! Lezlee

Re: Coordinating pieces - pie safe, coffee table and end table

really cool! great finds~ and great finishes, too! Lezlee

Re: Easy Peasy, for sure~

ha ha ha, these are last years pics, believe me, I am never ahead. Our family just spills into every room and outside, too, if the weather is nice...My family always has at least 4 generations present. We have 5 living generations. I am the baby of 7 and there are 6 siblings in my husband's. but, it doesn't take a major holiday, we could have close to that many any given day~ Lezlee

Re: Industrial Table [WRECKAGE]

another great job! I love it~~~ Lezlee

Re: Shabby Chic Bedroom Makeover

Your room is so awesome! I love how it all goes so well together and really shows your style. great collection of night gowns and I love how you hung them. I have five kids too, almost all grown now, but now we are too tired and old, lol. Lezlee

Re: Cool as Ice Junk

very cool ~ I just love rust with glass or bling! Lezlee

Re: My version of the PB clock.

Alice, It is great! We are redoing our dining room and I need it~ We don't live that far from each other, so just bring it on to Canton this weekend!lol, Y'all did a wonderful job!


Re: Coming to a Magazine Near You!

How totally awesome!!! I know the coolest folks! Lezlee

Re: Giant Planter Box

great planter, nice save! Lezlee


Vicki, You did a great job on your thrifty finds. I love the finish! Lezlee

Re: A Re-Design Ala-Junk Style!

Aww, I would love a movie of you gals rearranging this room. Y'all need your own show, not much good shows on HGTV, anymore. I bet it was a lot of laughs. It looks great! Love your things.

Ha ha, I just read Alice's post after I had mine written. Me and Alice, we think alike, great minds, you know!

Re: Kitchen "Door Knob" Apron Hanger

This looks like my son Joshua's. He will feel flattered, if you got your inspiration from him! You did a great job! Love the framed bead board, crystal knobs and of course the scripture verse! He sold his at an art show and I truly hated to see it go.


Re: Vintage Market Day...and an unexpected trip...

What an awesome sale!!! Sorry, for the mishap, and have fun at the yard sales! Lezlee

Re: Flowers for a Rainy Day

love the eyelets it just sets them off! cutie, cute, cute~ Lezlee

Re: The Door to Nowhere!

Love doors used outside, especially this one, that frames the pretty yard. Lezlee

Re: My front porch

love that old chair and the window~ just the kind of porch I'd like to set a spell on! Lezlee

Re: Room of chairs!

lol, heaven on Earth! Lezlee

Re: It Began by Planting a Tree Limb..continued

very lovely! Lezlee

Re: Junker's Jackpot

The early bird does catch the worm! Great curbside haul...Lezlee

Re: Kitchen Wall Art

What wonderful windows, and I love the way you displayed it. Lezlee

Re: 1740s Fireplace Found its Place in my Yard

How awesome! Lezlee


This just seems like such a neat place! Andy is great! Lezlee

Re: Rusted birdcage to be made into a ......

Well, I was going to add right in with everyone else, until I learned where you lived, I lived on a coral island and know what you mean the kids' bikes, the underneath of a car, everything rusted over night...Hey, you could probably make some money by charging us to send you our things to rust up for us real quick! I think it is a great piece and am anxious to see what you do! Lezlee

Re: Sea Goddess Nymph

You know I think this was a great save! Lezlee

Re: Mail Holder

I always love red, and the hooks are just right, too! Lezlee

Re: Drink Up!

I just love the it, too. I'm into graphics and words... perfect! Lezlee

Re: Unique Picture Holders

I really love these, very unique! Great Job, Lezlee

Re: Vintage Kitchen Pantry

My very favorite so far...this is me, my style...I LOVE LOVE LOVE it...Lezlee


how cool! I have a half ping pong table top, I want to do this to, for my work table... I love the design you put together, good choice with the black grout... I never knew how many grout colors existed, until recent years. Love your screened in porch. Lezlee

Re: I'm Really Into Heavy Metal!

Just the perfect amount of rust and paint...I love industrial wheels on pieces, and I guess practical for this heavy piece. All of your garden pieces are just wonderful...Thanks for joining my blog! Lezlee

Re: 5 drawer stand "Cherry Mash"

What a save, gorgeous color...
Those clamps do make it look like it is about to be shocked back to life!


Re: Back to the Beach...

I love the beachy vignettes. Especially love that you save your daughters suit, and I love that old grate....Good luck on your show! Lezlee

Re: It's About Time!

Very cool! Lezlee

Re: Framing the Ancestors

Love the frame and your color choice! Lezlee

Re: Potting Bench

Oh, goodness, ten bucks, seriously... I love it... Just saw a new one at Ikea, it was a bunch more, and not near the quality. Lezlee


ha ha, wouldn't it be funny if someone was writing that on all the rusty bridges, and y'all just thought it was the same one, you know us junkers, one of something is never enough!

Re: Tractor seat spring tealight holder

I love these springs, just a perfect size! Lezlee


Very cool fire pit... and what a neat tradition, I hope it continues on. Lezlee

Re: Shadow Boxes

What interesting wall decor... They are so darling and bright

Re: Covering up an Old Leather Top of a Table

I love this! What a great freebie and you fixed it up just right! Lezlee

Re: Vintage Chic End Tables

They look lovely and am not surprised they sold, but sometimes I think I won't paint something, and just let the customer paint them the color they want, but some people just don't see the potential in a piece, I guess, or maybe don't want the bother.

Re: LeT ThErE Be A LiGhT!

lol, great junky minds think alike...I just posted my light project, too! You know I love your light. It was truly meant to be, and always appreciate tips on how you did it!

Re: Chair back becomes a shelf

sweet!! Lezlee

Re: Redo's get it sold!

What a perfect size little table...So many places it could be used. I like both finishes... Lezlee

Re: Painted windows

I love them all! Lezlee

Re: My front porch

I love the black, very good looking! Lezlee

Re: A desk redo

so pretty... what a compliment on your work, that she wanted you to redo it...I love the original hardware on it.Lezlee

Re: AmmoBox Table

What a great box and very creative of you to put legs on it... I have a black one of my you got me thinking.

Re: Marble ous!

a great display...what a great way to show off your collection!

Re: patio bench

Love the finish and the cushion...even if it was a bit of a splurge, so much more thrifty than buying a bench... Love that their is room for drinks, too. Lezlee

Re: 50's gaming table

What cool graphics and sooo neat that it is magnetic! Lezlee

Re: 3741 Whipple Lane

I love the whole look of this... Lezlee

Re: Restocking for our Fall Sale

yep, I would have wanted to follow you home, if I had seen you on the road! Great start on the restock!

Re: Verdure

What a wonderful lettering job... I love the great graphics, of it going down the fence! Also, love the quote!

Re: Desk

LOVE that desk in white, great re-do! Lezlee

Re: Happy Independence Day!

You are so right about those letters! Great find! And that grate is just the perfect porch display, too, so easy to change out... You already know I love it all! Lezlee

Re: PokerFace...I mean PokerFlag

What a cool flag project! I love making things from found objects... keep on talking, I'm listening!

Re: Vanity Bench

Cool, I have a bench just that size, I was thinking I need to get to, so thanks for the inspiration! Your bench looks so fresh, now!

Re: God Bless America!

Yes, God Bless America...Love that #4, you are always right on with the displays...


Re: Microphone Stand

how creative... I love it...It looks so expensive! Lezlee

Re: Corbel "Book" Shelf

This is so darling...Nice corbel with the perfect book, and I love the way you have decorated the whole wall...LOVE it all. Lezlee

Re: dollhouse with found materials

This really something else! I love it...the seashell sink is too sweet! Lezlee

Re: Happy 4th of July

Love the chalk board band, and you did a nice job with the printing, and of course your flowers are great, as usual! Happy 4th of July!

Re: Rusty metal thing

I love all your decorations, especially that cement mixer with the red flowers and blue bottles... that is just great! and how cool is your little rusty hanger and free! It should celebrate freedom on the 4th of July! Lezlee

Re: Another Fiber Barrel Redo

I love all the materials you have used. Lezlee

Re: Playing Outside...

I love your seetee and your chippy old doorbell... Your whole porch looks great! Lezlee

Re: Grrrr-ates!!!

Laurel, I love the ones with photos and the outside one!Lezlee

Re: A new life for an old crib...

Aww, my, josh, that is always crafting with me is 31. I love the crib, what history. You did a great job! I love it! Lezlee

Re: PS Part 3 - Favorite Finds for Country Gardens Magazine

I love when Country Gardens feature the junk reuses...Can't wait to see what you come up with! that Oscar Mayer piece is wonderful. Lezlee

Re: Equipped

These are great and a cool way to hang them! Lezlee

Re: LOVING summer break!!

Cool stuff! Love the wooden table. I'm enjoying my break, as well. That last piece is magnetic, so you could use that some way in your booth to draw attention to it. Lezlee

Re: Gardening With Junk

What a great spot. Lezlee

Re: This is what it looked like in the begining

How cool!!! Lezlee

Re: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall . . .

I love your mirros and the little fan base one is so sweet. I love the hall one, too. I love them all. Don't make me choose! Lezlee

Re: Need your help with this Adorable Vintage Parlor Table & Chairs

I love it and agree with the dry brush idea or an antique glaze, be sure to let us know what you do! Lezlee

Re: mosaic garden table

Not just pretty good it is great. Lezlee

Re: Decoupaged Hat Box

This looks really great. Lezlee

Re: AAJMS - A few of my favorite things

Thanks for all the great pics. It really is nice for all of us who didn't get to go. I still love your clocks and the red letters are so fun! Lezlee


I like the versatility of it and the way you found a thingy to make it just perfect! Have a great time! Lezlee


This is perfect for a graduation day! Congrats to the graduate! Lezlee

Re: Birdbath from lamp

It looks great! Great re purpose! Lezlee

Re: Great Load of Junk for our June Country Junk Sale!

Wow! looks fantastic...wish I could come! Lezlee

Re: What to do with an old Minnow Bucket

I really love the red signage. It looks great. Lezlee


Great fine and funny story on your blog! Lezlee


oh, I do love them so! and what a great little history they have. Perfect for organization. Lezlee

Re: On the Hunt!

Looks like so much fun...Those built ins are gorgeous. Thank Sue! Lezlee

Re: A new kitchen light

very awesome...You've proven that style isn't about the money spent, but imagination, fearlessness to try something new, and sometimes some hard work.


Re: free find favorites

wow! I love it ALL! Lezlee

Re: Guarding the garden

Just too cute! I hope things are brightening up for you. Lezlee

Re: Garden Party Necklace


I adore this piece. I love how well you match the pink and blue flowers and the other stones and love the crystal ones, too. and the big one that looks like a belt buckle with the bling. I just really like the length, as well. Goes good with the garden theme!

Re: pet bed

Way to see something lovely from that ole' table! and great execution! Lezlee

Re: ~ Megaphone Vase~

All for Jim stand up and holler! Lezlee

Re: Hubby & Wife BONDing project

Awesome. I love the whole piece. How cool it was done for free! I really love that. Lezlee

Re: Vanity Dresser turned to Desk

Looks great and great price! Lezlee

Re: Life Long Project Undertaking

This is just cool! Lezlee

Re: Old door turned in to Bench

Wonderful bench! Lezlee

Re: "Found Money Makeover Patio"


I love this spot in your yard...
You took a hard to deal with spot and made it an oasis!
Your photography is so awesome!
Welcome! You will love it here!


Re: Always Class-y and Creative at AAJMS

great photos. Love it all! Lezlee

Re: "Book" shelves

Love the "Book" Shelf! Lezlee

Re: Vintage Suitcase

very cool find! Lezlee

Re: Cleaning out the closet

oh, how priceless! You diplayed them in such a great way where you can enjoy them, while protecting them. Lezlee

Re: Have You Ever Had A Wood Bucket Fall Apart?

LOVE them all! Lezlee

Re: bird house

That is a darling bird house! Lezlee

Re: Coffee Table Solution

Wow, that is ingenious! Lezlee

Re: flower holder

I like it! Great reuse. I have a vase like that it my recent post. We must have good taste! Lezlee

Re: Use for quilt tops

Love the shower curtain, great reuse of the top part! Lezlee

Re: I may be a bird in a cage, but at least it's your cage...

good idea, using the chicken wire. Really cute! Lezlee

Re: An extra window

It turn out great. I love mirrors for enlarging a room! Lezlee

Re: junky lamps

I love them both~! Lezlee

Re: All Geared Up

cool, love the chippy board and the gears, great combo! Lezlee

Re: Tennessee Yard Sale Hwy. 70

That angel is adorable, love all its little pieces of this and that! Lezlee


What a great find! I love curb side shopping! Lezlee

Re: In the Mail

What cool cubbies! You did a great job with the legs. Wonderful find! Lezlee

Re: Old Screen Door Redo

This has a super graphic quality I love! Lezlee

Re: New booth Plano Texas

OOh, close to me, too! It looks great! I want some of those slip covers. Lezlee

Re: My first...

Great job! Lezlee

Re: ~Mini Cloches and a Great Find~

Such a great basket... I used to make baskets. It was fun. Love the little cloche, too. Lezlee

Re: Primitive Flag

Ha Ha, you sound like my husband and me! I'm glad you won a perfect flag. I love old buttons and the nails are a nice touch of extra texture. Great for Memorial Day! Lezlee

Re: Tick, tock ... I've got clocks!

oh my goodness! Such a lovely display... Lezlee

Re: Forever in our Hearts

So sorry, you made a nice remembrance piece. Lezlee

Re: SCORE!!!!

cool high chair!

Re: More goodies from the Mother in law

Nice! I can't wait to see your finished projects and your fast too! I usually take a couple of weeks just to think about getting started! Lezlee

Re: My salvage yard box

What a neat piece! Lezlee

Re: more free finds!

Cool Treasures you found! I love the quilt! Lezlee

Re: Vintage Inspired Occasional Sale

Very cool junk! Hope it goes well! Lezlee

Re: Go wild

A little paint, a little fabric, and it's better than new. Great job. Lezlee

Re: Silverplate Tray Sign

Very cool...I love the patina. It is great to put in your workshop as a reminder. Lezlee

Re: The Toad House

So cute, way to use your imagination! Lezlee

Re: Coming In 4 Days Vintage Treasures Market by the Pfarkel Sister's

Looks great! Lezlee

Re: The Junk Line Starts Here

I could browse all day with these pics! Lezlee

Re: My wheels were spinning on this one -- or should I say blades were!

What a great visual for your shop! I had to laugh when you said you had the rest, but forgot about it! Great thinking using the lazy susan! Lezlee

Re: Mother's Day gifts

Annie, these are really sweet. I need some at school so the kids want leave with my pens! Lezlee

Re: More from AAJMS...and an outing or two...

Aww! I'm glad you all had fun! I know it was a bunch of hard work, too! Everyone looks so pretty!

Re: The Junkers at the AAJMS Spring 2010 Gala

Oh, I enjoyed these pics, looks like a great time! Lezlee

Re: Pretty and Weird -- or, Pretty Weird

Ha Ha, you just had to see what was inside! and I am so glad you did... How cool...Love the chair, too. Lezlee

Re: Yard Sale find of the year: 8 foot industrial table/workbench

Awesome table! Lezlee


Wow! How cool finding treasures for free! I love what you've done with this tray, those samples are great and am so happy you joined my party! Lezlee

Re: I heart instant art

LOVE the vintage workbook print...The frames look great in black and are such a cute size!!! Lezlee


Maybe if you could add some button or bling if you don't want to miter the corner? Anyway, just a thought... LOVE them!

Re: my junky little garage

This is great! Love it, and glad I live in Texas...I lived in Utah over 10 years. Very pretty, but I'm a summer girl. Lezlee

Re: Hall tree benches

love these... You did a fantastic job! Lezlee

Re: barrels of fun!

What a great uses! You gotta' good hubs! Lezlee

Re: My Mother's Day gift

What a perfect gift! She's a great gift giver! Lezlee

Re: Repurposed Stereo Console

I like it a lot! What did hubby think of it? Does he know what you would have to pay for a Flat Screen T.V. cabinet like that? and of course, it wouldn't be real wood! Great job! Lezlee


I've been wondering what you did with those! LOVE it!!! Lezlee

Re: No. 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bookends from vintage molding

LOVE them! Lezlee

Re: Billy Jo's Do Over Deco part 1

Everything is great! LOVE the old bench. Lezlee

Re: VIsual Desktop Diary: Entry #1

cool desk top! I sure it makes work interesting! LOVE the jewelry. Lezlee

Re: Wheel Lamp

great industrial lamp! Lezlee

Re: Salt and Pepper Shaker and Found Objects Garden Plant Stakes

very sweet! Great job! Lezlee

Re: Can You HEAR Me Now?

Sue, how cool to be featured! It was fun to open the home page and see my master bath! Thank you so much. I just love this site and all the generous creative minds at work. You all inspire me time and again! Lezlee

Re: Still Lovin' Industrial Light Cages!

Really cool! Lezlee

Re: my space at "The talk of the Town" store in Ocala, FL.

LOVE it! Lezlee

Re: "Picture Perfect" Books...

This is an inspiring project... I love books, added to the photos and words, it just has a great graphic quality about it! Lezlee

Re: I've been pickin'

good grief girl!!! The grass is greener in your own back yard! Great picks! Lezlee

Re: ATTENTION! Funky Junk Sisters Vintage Flea Market About to Open!

LOVE their stuff... The all night diner sign is sooo great! Lezlee

Re: Barnboard birdhouses

LOVE the bird houses! If I had that much barn wood I'd have to build a tiny house! Lezlee

Re: the loner

very cool trim piece! Lezlee


LOVE the plate choice and candle color... looks like something from one of "those" catalogs... Lezlee

Re: Vintage Cardboard Mannequin Torso

I really like her makeover! Just lovely. I have one in the works, but haven't gotten very far yet! Lezlee

Re: Mermaid dresser

This darling! I would have a hard time parting with it. Lezlee

Re: My new workbench "Pretty in Pink" (vintage pink!)

Perfect! Meant to be, for sure! Lezlee

Re: AAJMS Spring Show 2010: Are You Ready?

Amy, this is some delicious stuff! Hope you did well and had a great time! Lezlee

Re: Art & Architecture Junkmarketstyle - I just got home! Part 3

LOVE everything, especially those chippy white chairs! Thanks for the pics, Lezlee

Re: Alphabet Lantern (Junk Swap project!)

Now, that took some time, I like it! Lezlee

Re: Architecture

i love the architecture and you fixed it up so cute! Lezlee

Re: I love Rust

I am drooling! Love this site for just this reason, we get your love of rust! Lezlee

Re: Apt for Rent

What a fancy dish for the birds! Love the color and your sign, too! Lezlee

Re: Twigs Turned Jewelry Display (pt. 2)

LOVE it and it would make a great holiday tree! Lezlee

Re: Window Trunk

Really cool! Love all the hardware! Lezlee

Re: blue bottle bonanza

My momma has a bottle tree with blue bottles... and some with green bottles, Love yours... Hope my momma doesn't pass by your house, tee hee! Lezlee

Re: japan doggies

lol, cute little doggies! Lezlee

Re: Garage Sale Planter

LOVE that wire basket! Lezlee

Re: Rummage sale find

I got one for free the other day, with no cord! I love yours! Lezlee

Re: Mother's Day Gift

LOVE the picture! Great gift! Lezlee

Re: Mothers Day Gift

Really neat! Lezlee

Re: Headboard Bench

great bench and story! Lezlee

Re: Oak Table comes back to life

Thanks for the tips... It is just beautiful, Marie! Lezlee

Re: Abandoned Factory Lighting

That cord is ELECTRIFYING!!!!! love IT! Lezlee

Re: The Junk is Flying at Art + Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style

LOVE, LOVE , LOVE the photos and I love you for not being able to think of gurney, but describing it... You make me feel normal for doing that all the time! lol... Have a great time! Lezlee

Re: junk swap no1

Great, Love how it turned out! Lezlee

Re: I made my office playhouse inside!

Your little curtain is so cute and love the light! Looks like you are having fun! Lezlee

Re: Coffee Tin Projects

Now, you are named right, because this is so very clever, and one of those ideas that makes me say, hmmm, and why didn't I think of that? I love the one with the word coffee, not all of us that love old signs have the room or money for them, but this we can do! Thanks, Lezlee

Re: Not quite done yet!

LOVE the red graphics on this...kind of sorry I sold my set, now, oh, well, we can't keep everything! Lezlee

Re: Vintage Redesign Jewelry - Heading to Cali for the Week-end

I love, love, love them all! Lezlee


I love these and I love that you've been very creative lately and that you and Marie dance with the kids... One of our kids lost his life in accident Saturday and we cried at school today. There is a time to dance and a time to weep. Lezlee

Re: blue and white from all over

Rachel, It all looks so fresh and inviting. You did a great job! Lezlee

Re: Vintage Silver Spoon Napkin Ring

very stunning and could go with so many styles, because of their elegance! Lezlee


I love these good luck on your new adventure! Lezlee

Re: Craft Show Displays Made From Recycled Materials

Your tiered display piece is really awesome! Lezlee

Re: Wall Organizer

The glass drawer pulls are such a nice touch! Lezlee

Re: sweet little table

Great idea and neat collage! Lezlee

Re: Thank you very much, Mission Rubato.

I love your tags and think a coffee table with these would be so cool... I am drawing mostly a blank on ideas... Maybe a chore or to do list holder, calendar type thing... I'm thinking Maybe just a frame around it and "Let It Be" just a great architectural piece... , thought...Sorry, I'm not much help.

Re: Feeling Springy

LOVE the birdcage and all the sweet spring things! Lezlee

Re: Minnesota or Bust...or so the sign says...

oh, y'all are gonna' have the best time and you look so organized and again, I love your clocks! Lezlee

Re: Bed in the Flowers

LOVE red and that bed shape is so cool, nice garden,too! Lezlee

Re: Old sewing table makeover

LOVE the color... Come fix mine...It has my little flat screen on it and it needs help! You did a great job, Lezlee

Re: Rusty Dust Pan Bird Feeder

cutie cute cute! Lezlee

Re: Parts Box Planters

Very nice planters, I'm lovin' the industrial stuff... I have three old yellow metal cash boxes, from the local bank trash, lol... I'm studying on what to use them for?. Lezlee

Re: Plant Holder Wall Art

very nice, I love those frames, too. Lezlee

Re: Scrap yard beds made good again

Great save!!! Can you imagine melting those down! My momma got me an old iron bed when I was a young girl... and I gave it to my daughter, now she has a baby girl so... The room is darling! Lezlee

Re: Looking for inspiration for a few items?

Yeah, I was thinking fountain, too. If your bathroom is large it could hold towels in the big one and bath products in the smaller, any type of sorting like that... Whatever, I love them so much... Fun to stencil numbers,words or letters on. I think you are more creative than you know, you certainly saw potential with the brakes and that is the first step! and of course, the unofficial mantra on here is, "make it a candle holder", just have fun! Lezlee

Re: World Map Table

I love it... and love what you had planned to put into it, before you said that I was thinking about compass and more maps, too. but you are the one that should be happy with it, so maybe you could sand it down and add some stain... Lezlee

Re: French Table Scape

stunning, I love tablescapes Lezlee

Re: A Magical Garden Party Charity Tablescape event

very charming! Love decorating for things like this! You did a great job! Lezlee

Re: Stylin' Centerpiece

Andrea, this is just great... LOVE it all! Lezlee

Re: Tick-Tock Table

What a great transformation, Love it! Lezlee

Re: A couple of quick wall hangings

Marie, this is my kind of stuff. LOVE the old trowel thingy! Lezlee

Re: Blue Plate Special

The colors are awesome and good to the last Drop! Lezlee

Re: Junk Swap project: my first attempt at a mosaic

I like how you arranged it all, great job! Lezlee

Re: Bedspring Tablescape...and a little wine too!

LOVE the combination of rust with the sparkle of the glasses... I bet everyone went nuts with the originality of it all... I enjoy watching people the first time they are exposed to our little world of wonderful junk, that makes them wonder?!?! Lezlee

Re: does anyone want some JUNK???? Online Junk Swap- from me to you!

Shoot Fire, that AliceMom is quick on the junkdraw! I'll make her feel guilty... so she will share! lol, Good luck on your move, Lezlee

Re: My Junk Swap Junk....Not really!

Ha Ha, I have that same book in my class room... What another great haul... I can't wait to see what you do! This has been so much fun to watch unfold... Lezlee

Re: Woodworking for Junkers

Sounds like a fun day, but am too far away. Lezlee


cool, indeed, I love the purse! Lezlee

Re: Kitchen projects

Your house looks so bright and cheerful, You had asked me some questions and I was wondering if you have an e-mail or blog to share? Lezlee here's my

Re: Been Busy Lately...

I've always loved your lp art... prolific and great! Lezlee

Re: Oak Harvest Table and Window Curio Cupboard

These are very awesome... They look very professional... Lezlee

Re: Tennis Racket Frames

Oh, so cute! Great job! Lezlee

Re: JUNK from my bf's TRUNK!

cute Christmas stuff and love the drawer! Lezlee

Re: Farm Fresh Fruit Bowl

Wonderful patina and funkilisious fruit holder! Lezlee

Re: A Smooth Place To Hang Your Hat

Georgia very industrial chic and great idea! Bec4, I like your idea about the dowel for a towel, too. Perfect Project! Lezlee

Re: Lamp Shade Cloche

Great save... looks darling, and can be used in so many ways. Lezlee

Re: Great way to re-use old tea towels!

I love them, My house has very skinny long windows and this would look good. Lezlee

Re: Driftwood magnetic votive variety

very nice and neat candles you make, Lezlee

Re: JunkSwapGoodies

Everyone has sent such great junk... You better get busy! I know you will imagine up somthin' great! Lezlee

Re: MORE OF SWAP PROJECT .. Just in time for Easter

What a precious Easter tussie mussie... LEzlee

Re: From Springs to Sprigs . . . Easter Accents as Simple as 1, 2, 3!

LOVE it all, the beakers are cool, the next baby shower I am doing is for the Sciene teacher, so I had thought about raiding the lab for test tubes, beakers, and such. Everything you do has an understated elegance, I admire. Lezlee

Re: junk swap from gretchen /mimi toria

This is a great haul... I know you will make Gretchen proud! Lezlee


What a saweet little garden perch! Lezlee

Re: Lil' Cowpoke Armoire

LOVE the color combo... Great transformations... Lezlee

Re: foam tack boards for craft room

I love bulletin boards and the round shape is fun! Lezlee

Re: Can o' lantern leads prosperous lineage

clever combo! Lezlee

Re: Happy Easter

Those crocheted ones are so sweet! Lezlee

Re: Cloche from 3 Vintage Glass Pieces

Good luck on your new Etsy shop... This is a lovely marriage, nice job! Lezlee

Re: Junk Swap

Wowzers... I love the packaging and all the goodies... Can't wait to see what you do with it all... LOL, you could just almost open the suitcase in a corner and leave the junk as is, huh? Lezlee

Re: Our Yard Junk!

great reuse... It will just get prettier and prettier as the flowers grow! Lezlee

Re: My Round Top/ Warrenton Antique Weekend finds

LOVE your loot... I am going one of these days. Lezlee

Re: lamp stand become coat rack

Great idea, I have one that doesn't work anymore.

Re: junk swap box contents..... ready, set, go!!!

I'd use the bottle and the shaker to make button bouquet if it was mine and some of the objects, such as game pieces, as embellishments...Just a thought...Lezlee

Re: Things are always a changing

Very spring time cute! Lezlee


Awesome Christmas tree stand, love the old red! Lezlee

Re: Junk Swap Project

So sweet! Lezlee

Re: Small Chairs for the Garden

Darling! Lezlee

Re: Check Out My Junk...from the "Junk Swap"

LOVE it! Lezlee

Re: Seat Belt

Great! Way Cool! why would someone want a assembly line table when they can have something so unique! Lezlee

Re: Built-In Desk Nook

This is just great! I love it all sooo MUCH! Lezlee

Re: "Fiesta Tree Hangers"

So cool, they would look cute for any party decor or child's room! Lezlee

Re: junk swap project #1 & #2

Oh, great project, I don't know why I didn't play! Lezlee

Re: Sunshine Angel

So fun! I still haven't done any of these! Lezl

Re: embellished widow treatment for $3.00

Nice job~! Lezlee

Re: redo of bathroom adding a 100 year old door

Do you have an e-mail or a blog? Love the door, very cute! Lezlee

Re: Memo Boards

Really special clipboards! Lezlee

Re: A Lamp For The Birds

oh how cute! I bought a cage to use for a light, but so far using it in spring decorating. Great job! Lezlee

Re: my grandma's old salt and pepper shakers

Really like these! Lezlee

Re: Barn-style Doors are Not Just for the Farm!

LOVE the greyhound and the history of the door is so cool, Love it all, Lezlee

Re: My Junk Swap goodies from Laurel, aka Chipping Charm!

Wow, your junk is great! Good Luck, can't wait! Now, I wish I had played! oh, well, I'll have so much fun watching! Lezlee

Re: Getting Back to Basics

Just perfectly done, not overcooked, just perfect! Lezlee

Re: introduction and first time post!

Welcome! LOVE your treasures, your youth, and your enthusiasm! Go ahead ditch that mirror! Some great ideas on here done with broken mirrors, too! but that's where trouble comes a calling, when you start saving every little thing from the landfill and look out back and realize you just moved the town dump! lol, You will fit right in here! Lezlee


Alice~ I love the letters and the saying and the colors and the bigness of it all... I'm tending toward bigger and lesser stuff, easier to duster. lol

Re: [WRECKAGE] Cabinet

This line of furniture could wreck havoc on the pocket book! Perfection, Lezlee

Re: top of old claw footed trunk with veneer missing

Your shop sounds so fun! Good Luck!

Re: embellished lamp

Your bathroom is darling. I would love to see the books you made like mine. How flattering! Have you been to my blog

Re: Art + Architecture, JUNKMARKET Style

oh, this looks so great! I've loved all the trash to treasure projects. Good Luck! I wish I could be there. more pics, please! Lezlee

Re: seeing the light

Beth, this looks so cool. Lezlee

Re: Words on Vintage Maps

LOVE! Lezlee

Re: Late Bloomers...

Saw some the other day and didn't get them, shoot!! Love your embellishments, the black and white is so classy. Lezlee

Re: Front of my home

That door in the middle looks similar to the door in my Master bath, which use to be the front porch. Not real sure about the question you asked me,(I think I'M visual) but if you used only the rails and they came off the wall just enough for magazines, like only an inch,they shouldn't take up too much room, maybe the cut edge could butt up to either side of the door. I love your iron bed sitting area, it is so inviting. And I want to build a whole fence with old doors, now to convince the hubs that it would be awesome! Lezlee


So lovely, I want to do everything you do!lol (if only mine would turn out so well) I recently posted a crown made from little wire baskets like you did at Christmas. Thanks for inspiring all of us. Lezlee

Re: If JMS Jumped off a Bridge .....

Funny post, Love your finds! Lezlee

Re: It's Good to Be Shelf-ish

great job! Lezlee

Re: The Cat's Meow

Just adorable! Clever thinking! Lezlee

Re: 100 yr old door is now an adorable sitting area

Love the peachy wash and your design. Can't wait to see what you do with the others, because I have some more old doors, too! ~Lezlee

Re: Old kitchen cabinet door has new life

Great! love the hooks! ~Lezlee

Re: ~Be My Valentine~

LOVE your drawing and the finished product. Those letters look like rusty metal and what great Valentines! Lezlee

Re: "Key To My Heart" Resin Pendants from old keys.

These are very SWEET! Perfect for Valentine's Day! ~Lezlee


Hey, I like your new profile picture

Re: SCRAPS - Scroungers Center for Reusable Art Parts

I meant to say That I loved the lamp, too! Lez

Re: Must be L-O-V-E!

Very charming Valentine! ~ Lezlee

Re: scrappy sun catchers...

very beautiful! ~Lezlee

Re: SCRAPS - Scroungers Center for Reusable Art Parts

Sounds like a cool place, I love the name...hurry, get your project done, can't wait to see! The fabric book is really cool~ Lezlee


How funny! It does look just like salt... I like the combination used in this totem! Happy Valentine's ~ Lezlee

Re: OXO ... Hugs n Kisses

Just checked this out on your blog, but thought I'd leave a comment here, too! Love the pink records and the scale, fun displays! ~Lezlee

Re: Can't believe this one sat in the attic for so long

Great job on the box and love your snow letters! Lezlee

Re: Portable Light for Valentine's Day!

Oh, Georgia, I can see it now! Thanks so much for letting me know that... I just have a thing for wheels. Lezlee

Re: Boy and Girl Assemblage Collage

charming combination, love the boxes, too! Lezlee

Re: In a word.

always love the scrabble pieces, especially the darker ones from the deluxe sets. FUN! Lezlee

Re: Faux Ribbon Necklace

very beautiful your seam binding and brooches, you have a good eye for what works well togeter!

Re: Smacking good Valentine

Oh, the home made Valentines and time with your grandson creating! MICES, how adorable, How much better than store bought! Love the gumball machines and the red candy in cloche. No school for us tomorrow, so Valentine's parties may be postponed, course I work at Jr. High and we will have a dance next week.

Re: An Elephant Never Forgets...His Keys

I like this a whole bunch! Lezlee

Re: "Springing" for the Wine...

Black and White, very classy... I saw a bed springs at an abandoned house awhile back and didn't get it, because not everyone enjoys all my finds, but sure wish I had. Wonderful post! Lezlee

Re: Portable Light for Valentine's Day!

Snowing here in Texas! No school tomorrow!!!Yee Haw, but now I can't go to First Monday, Canton in April because we will have school on that Friday, now! :( Oh, well. I'm only 20 minutes away, I can go Sat, or Sun... Lezlee

Re: An odd Couple can make a perfect least for furniture

Oh, I like it inside and out! The flowers are cute, too! Lezee

Re: Lunch box memory style

Charming! Lezlee

Re: ~My Sweetheart~

Oh, this is nice, love it, but I'm still a little sad about the cooler being cut up, I know you said it was a gonner, but what you did with it is great! Lezlee


I LOVE the legs, way cool, and all the using of things you already had on hand. Lezlee

Re: Primitive cupboard

YOU did a great job! Way to go, Lezlee

Re: What's old and new (Testament, that is) is new again

What an awesome display chair, oh I can just see it!!! Lezlee

Re: My shagalicious headboard. Don't try this at home, kids!

Wow!!! oh, you are one stubborn lady aren't you! I love it, and agree with Rusty Diva, what a price something like that could bring in the right store! LOVE IT! Lezlee

Re: Got Ideas?

So cool, I think you needto put shelf brackets under them, with the drawer pulls facing the sides, to use the pulls to hold things through them or attach things with rings, and make them alternate, so every other side will have some green drawers with pulls, the galvanized part in the front is a good flat surface to label what is in each drawer... Display it inside or out, just make sure it can be seen from all 3 sides... Lezlee

Re: Photo Finish

LOVE the picture display er! and I understand your emotions about your daughter... My baby of 5 will graduate next year! He got his Sr, ring and driver's license this week!

Re: Sea Glass Lamp

Great colors... I lived on a island, for 7 years, out in the Middle of the ocean... I picked up a couple of pieces, sure wish I had done more! Lezlee

Re: Cupboard From Crate Wood

very well done. LOVE free wood! Lezlee

Re: Cloche...Rusty Style

I love your cloche! and turned the other way is very pretty, too!Lezlee

Re: Junk Mirror with bling

Wow, I really love all the collage of jewelry you've put together! Lezlee

Re: Candle Holder to Display

good thinking to remove the cups... Spray paint gotta love it! Lezlee

Re: Croquet anyone?

I love your son's creations, glad you save them and love the colors of the croquet balls... Lezlee


Very elegant! I'm loving the silvery, mercury glass look lately, I'm sure, in part, because of your great posts! Lezlee

Re: Testing my metal. aka Testing my mettle!

You can really build good stuff! I love it, Lezlee

Re: What's Under That Glass Dome?

I love the cake turntable and the way you have displayed it all, Lezlee

Re: Ahoy Night Light

cool light, you are very handy! Lezlee

Re: Nesting Bird Server

very pretty! Lezlee

Re: Have Suitcases; Will Travel

Yes, I hate to tell you, but YES, you do indeed have too many suit cases. You need to immediatly send most all of them to the person leaving this comment, so you might have a chance of being cured of a severe "case" of suitcase overload. Remember, I am here to help with your recovery. LOVE THEM ALL! Lezlee

Re: What To Do With A Thing-a-ma-jig

nice thing-a-ma-jig??!!! Who else but our group would know just what to do with one? I think it was meant to be! Lezlee

Re: It's "Cloche" to Baby Time

Thanks, Feb 19th, girl...We had our first grand baby, a girl, on Oct 8th. Very blessed, Lezlee

Re: canoe seat coffee table

Good Eye! Lezlee

Re: Drawer-A-Holic

I pick drawer number one! great drawer! Lezlee

Re: Sweet Clipboard!

Cool, what did you use to border it, It is 1/2 a game? Right? Lezlee

Re: Benchs from headboard

fab and unique furniture pieces! Lezlee

Re: Just Fakin' a Cake

SWEET!!! Lezlee

Re: This shelf is "wired"!

sweet deal! Lezlee

Re: Sheet Music Wreath

simply lovely... Lezlee

Re: junk love bingo board

BINGO! love the color. Lezlee

Re: Bottle Christmas Tree

Great! would love to see it shine in person. Lezlee

Re: Screen Savers

Love your old screens way to put them to good use! Lezlee

Re: Photo Tin

adorable... Great picture display, Lezlee

Re: valentine art

Reminds me of making shoebox valentine's boxes as a child, Nice Job! Lezlee

Re: More projects

My husband is retired Air Force. I love the patriotic displays and a heartfelt Thank You to anyone is your family who is serving. Lezlee

Re: Happy Birthday to ME!

great finds Happy late BD! Lezlee

Re: Foiled and ready to shine.

Now, I want one! Lezlee

Re: Art Fun With Vintage Linoleum Cutters

Nice sculptures! Lezlee


groovy, I love it! Lezlee

Re: Some more clock projects

smart re purpose and good execution. Lezlee

Re: Shutter Hall Tree

Nice save,smart thinking to install a light, Lezlee

Re: Photo "Opp"...

Since the beginning of my coming to this web site I could see your sweetness coming through in your encouraging comments to everyone. Congrats, Lezlee

Re: The Kitchen floor

Oh, MY, GOODNESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Lezlee

Re: Top "10" for 2010...Ten Very Good Reasons to Buy Junk

"grate" top ten... Lezlee

Re: Garden Fencing Bedrail

very sweet, and I like the blue dresser, too! Lezlee

Re: Piano bench-turned child creative center

Love it, inside and out! Lezlee

Re: Life is Like Laundry.....Loads of Fun!

Duh! Just opened the next picture... Love it all. Lezlee

Re: Life is Like Laundry.....Loads of Fun!

Love it, post a picture of the bottom part when you have a chance. Lezlee

Re: more burn rescue

Cute, Alice the junking hero! LOVe you saves! Lezlee

Re: heated bird bath

My water at my house froze... I might need to use this warm bird bath. very cool!!! Lezlee

Re: "Second Cup is on the House" -CoffeeTime Lamp

like the tin on the base, love all your lamps. Lezlee

Re: Valentine Window

Grand idea... In my classroom, after Christmas, we keep the tree up and decorate it for Valentine's day, St. Patrick's Day, and sometimes Easter, before we pack it up. Our students think we are a little off, but they love it, really.

Re: Beverage bar....junk style!

great transformation...Lezlee

Re: Sweet While Shabby Candle Holder

cool mix! Lezlee

Re: Rustic Glow

Oh, the rusty handles on the ends are such a great touch; had not seen that before! Lezlee

Re: CafeTable ala Vintage Galvanized Door

This marriage was meant to be! Can't wait to see what the letter will be either. Lezlee

Re: From Church Chair to Bedside Table

The mirror and glass make it very grand, and clever thinking on making it taller. Lezlee

Re: Antique Style Cupboards-Made from old house doors & reclaimed lumber.

Great work, Lezlee


Love your frog, and uses for it. Lezlee

Re: Copper Pipe Dining Room Table

I didn't know for sure what verdigris finish was, but I am thinking if it is that great green patina on the chairs and copper I LOVE it!!!! Great work! Lezlee

Re: Lighting Up My World

Love the globe lamp shade. Lezlee

Re: Vintage Valentine Tinsel Wreath

Love this, picked up some vintage valentines this weekend. Lezlee

Re: rolling pin collection

clever, clever and nice collection! Lezlee

Re: Sack the Soy Sack and Stick it on Your Wall

very pretty, and it is just so bright it makes me happy! Lezlee

Re: Dear Santa: All I want for Christmas is a Gigantic Pile of Junk

yep, I've been to First Monday @ Canton, Texas, not once, but twice this weekend, I love Junk so much. YOUR junk is always COOl! Lezlee

Re: Angels small and tall...

darling angels Lezlee

Re: Do YOU Have A STASH??? Let's have fun!

IF you asked my hubs he'd say our whole house is a stash, LOVE yours... but he did just build me a cute little building out back..:} Lezlee

Re: Spoony Hooks

Really cute and handy way to keep your measuring cups. I also love wind chimes made from them. Lezlee

Re: Architectural pieces and cloches two of my favorite things.

Your hubby must have been a boy scout, he done good with that little ole knife. LOVE it... Lezlee

Re: The ATV from hell

Hey, you've stolen Sue's theme. Great! Lezlee

Re: Picnic Time!

Great vintage picnic ware! Glad you display and enjoy them. Lezlee


Great versatile piece! Lezlee

Re: Waterproof Mp3 Case

cool re purpose. Lezlee

Re: My Dress

I love it all. It is like a finished puzzle. GReat! Lezlee


yes, I'm with Alice a cloche base, and when you come up with another idea you can change it up, very nice. Lezlee

Re: Let the music move you!

Love this, must have missed it the first time, somehow. Lezlee

Re: Display for vintage fishing lures

gifts like this are so special, because they do keep our memories visible, very nice drawings!!

Re: Porch Holiday Spiff'n

Welcome! Love the redo, and I'm sure they enjoyed seeing there stuff in a new ways. Lezlee

Re: Before and After Thrift Store Night Stand

Wonderful update! Lezlee

Re: I had a bright idea for this grill...

I'm impressed with your miter skills... Brilliant light! Lezlee

Re: Silver pitcher

Great little pitcher, I like the jewlery you added. I wanted to buy some silver after seeing all the great stuff on here, but did not score today. Lezee

Re: First project of the New Year!!

I love the sign and saying, sometimes those glue dots hold amazingly on some fishline, and maybe a small ornament holder. Lezlee

Re: Moma's Old Smidgen Shop Treasures

Gosh, I'm leaving to go there in 15 minutes!!!! Thanks,Lezlee

Re: A Chippy Welcome...

I loved this the first time around. I'm thinking about my entry light, now. Lezlee

Re: last score 09

How cute, and how Sweet you are... Lezlee

Re: The Front Porch

LOVE the old trunk, perfect rust, and great solution for toy storage, and how cool is that chair! cute pillow, too. Lezlee

Re: Chair Slat & Vintage Buttons Cross

nice art! Lezlee


cool, I'm green with envy/// Actually, I have that color in one of my bathrooms. Lezlee

Re: A Greenery Christmas

I love it all... Lezlee

Re: old window

great stuff you've created in your garden. Lezlee

Re: Junky Snowmen

Such cute and unique accessories... I know they were a big hit. Lezlee

Re: Holiday Boot

This is really sweet. Lezlee

Re: lamp finial

cool finial and love the garland. Lezlee

Re: Recycled Lunchbox into a New Year's Eve Centerpiece

This is a great use for this lunch box...I've not seen one like this either...great items put together well!!! Lezlee

Re: Recycled Spaceship

How cool!!! Lezlee

Re: Glass Memory Totem

A great project with wonderful sentiment... How fun to be able to go back to school and create... good luck on your new career!!! Lezlee

Re: 2009 Christmas Blessings

Love the rusty bowl, I thought it was cowhide, too! Merry Christmas! Lezlee

Re: Mirror of Memories

You did a great job, lucky sister! Lezlee

Re: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas,,,Merry Christmas to all and to all a Good Night

I LOVE your books, Lezlee

Re: The Halls are Decked...

These are so classy, just like your style always is... You are creating a great Christmas for your family, where the true reason for Christmas will not be lost. Lezlee

Re: Have Yourself a Junky Little Christmas!

oh, I love your centerpiece, especially incorporating things from Grandma, so much more meaningful and interesting than something you could buy, great textures. I love LOVE how your floors turned out I tried to leave message on your blog, Lezlee

Re: Old Letters & Glitter

Love the huge letters, great find...Lezlee

Re: Santa's shopping cart just arrived!

Love it all...Lezlee

Re: Gift tags

I'm with Alice, I'm,... I hate to admit it, kinda stingy with my scrabble pieces... but I would LOVE to receive this bag, that makes me really grinch-sounding...Lezlee

Re: Paver snowmen

I love these cute snowmen!!! Lezlee

Re: "Just what the Junker ordered"

Wow, how great!!! I once found a treasure on my birthday... I'm glad you shared your find with us, since we all appreciate what a haul it is. Lezlee

Re: And the Stockings Were Hung...

I love your stocking hanger, and tree is perfect. Lezlee

Re: chair

Great chair, Welcome! Lezlee

Re: From nut sweeper (!?) to wreath!

Now, this right here is cool, LOVE the size. Lezlee

Re: Masher Christmas

So cute, the hat is so sweet, I thought I might use the finger of a glove since I don't crochet, Did you make yours? Lezlee

Re: Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.

wow, I love all your Santas, the paper mache one is amazing. Lezlee

Re: I'm dreaming of a pink Christmas....

Love that tree and silver pitcher. Lezlee

Re: I have a Bright Idea . . .

oh, I love everything you do, and so I love this, too. It is great to reuse the bulbs as filler. Lezlee

Re: You belong here!

On the etch-a-sketch... just use a transparency, your computer, and your printer and you to will be an artist,too. It is great, because it can hold any message you want and it is broken, so it needed to be fixed and used. Thanks, Lezlee

Re: A Traveler's Bag from Christmases Past

Love all the vintage Christmas and the way you displayed it. Merry Christmas... Lezlee

Re: Rooster's Transformed into Tassels

They were too cute to get rid of... glad you thought of a new way to enjoy them. Lezlee

Re: Our New/Old Garden Fountain 2

Really cool, love it all. Lezlee

Re: Christmas Vacation...tree

LOVE your tree and your cabinet it sets by! Lezlee

Re: Shabby Bouquet Makeovers

I love decorating for showers and I,too, think they would be lovely for a bridal tea or brunch. Can't wait to see what you do with the rest. Lezlee

Re: Alice in Winter Wonderland

I love the skater and the way the pond looks. My daughter and I both have a problem when we go to Goodwill, because we want to group things together and put matching cups with their misplaced saucers. Lezlee

Re: Not exactly "choirs'' of angels, but I do have a few

Love all the angels!!! My sister and son just turned a little shelf over yesterday and said, "It looks just like an angel." & sure enough it did! You've given me some great wing ideas. Lezlee

Re: Peace like a river

This is a peaceful setting. Love the old bottles, simply beautiful... Merry Christmas to you. Lezlee

Re: Tis the Season!

--LOve the cabinet and the fat policeman... I like your decorating rules. Lezlee

Re: Merry Christmas Everyone! Sharing Our House With You

creative stand, using the lamp part! Love the grand kids table and all the red. Lezlee

Re: Junk on the Horizon

Love the quote and how you put it together, I liked to see his face when he recognizes his trash turned to treasure. Lezlee

Re: "I'm WORKING here!"

I am a teacher's aide for one of my sisters, how lucky for me. There is another wonderful aide in the room with us, too. These are Content Mastery classrooms, which basically means Jr. High students with some type of disability that makes it difficult to keep up with the heavy workload, come it for extra help, or to "master the content". Some have severe disabilities to dyslexia and some I tease,(in a nice way, of course) have dis"Lazy"ia. It is a fun class because we are able to have a more homey feel and less strict environment. I worked for years in Head Start, (4 year olds) and now my babies are coming through Jr. High, so we have a special bond. Thanks for the nice comments, sorry for long-winded post. Lezlee p.s. I'm home sick, today.

Re: A Ho-Ho - Whole lotta Christmas Junk!

Everything looks great Love the old clock case and the hay unloader, need to find one. Lezlee

Re: Merry Window

Great display. I love windows, too. Never have sold any, bought a couple, though! Lezlee

Re: Holiday Junque Wreath

Everything goes together so well. I love it. Lezlee

Re: Deck the tree with junky stuff. . .

love all your junkiness...I get the same from husband and kids until they see other people buying it. Lezlee

Re: Organizing for Christmas ....AND BEYOND!

very nice organizer. you are very creative. Lezlee

Re: I love GLITTER!!!!

I did the same thing, but I just used some I had around...Yours turned out much nicer... I love the inspiration we get from this site. Lezlee

Re: Farm Junk Recycled

Love it all... Lezlee

Re: Pop Can Stars

So cool, I would prob cut myself. Lezlee

Re: vintage pearls

Wow, that prob took some time, I'm sure they have a wonderful luster to them. Great pitchers, too. Lezlee

Re: Old Tree Stand Candle Holder

super cool to have the picture of it being used back in the day! Lezlee

Re: Alter-na-tree

I love this, because it is darling and unique. Someone seeing it would need to pause, then study it for a bit. That just doesn't happen with the mass produced decor.

Re: A Diva Christmas

I love that you decorate at work, too. It is fun to look at, great job. Lezlee

Re: Yard Sale Leftovers

Love all your finds...Lezlee

Re: A "Light Bulb" Moment...

Thanks to your light bulb moment... I "dimly" remembered having one of those in the shed...This is great! Lezlee


very beautiful... Lezlee

Re: You can thank Disneyland for this one!

I love the single, big bulb... good thinking on the Shepard's hook. Lezlee

Re: Charlie Brown Christmas Tree

so cute! Lezlee

Re: Red Birds and Holidays

Oh, I want this... Love the red! Lezlee


I love your little snow family and the cloche's they always make everything look grand. Lezlee

Re: A peek into our booth at the Scott Antique Market

Love it all! Lezlee

Re: Spiced up for the holidays

great colors, love this, too. Lezlee

Re: Winter Centerpiece

The color, the scarf, the skates, the baubles, the cracked ice mirror, the cloche... !!! I love it all... I want to go break a mirror,now. Lezlee... Reactions of the people, when we want thier trash, so great. Ha Hah ha Hah!!

Re: Mosaic Tea Cart

This is a great cart, you are one busy lady...Your name fits you, because your home seems so full of projects you made happen. Lezlee

Re: Wash Tub Coffee Table

This is so well put together!! I am sooo glad you posted this, because it made me think of the inexpensive glass tops they sell at Wal-Mart and such... It would just fit my baby wash tub, making yet another use... Oh my head is spinning. Are there really bored people in the world??? Gotta go. Lezlee

Re: Sunflower Deco

sunflowers are amazing growing or not Lezlee

Re: Silver Memories Tree

This is so sweet. Love the silver. Lezlee

Re: Bringing a Little Bit of the Farm to your Outdoors!

Very classy!!! Lezlee

Re: Repurposed Vintage Purse!

Love the little tree!!! Good luck on your sale. Lezlee

Re: Junk Beautiful - out door

darling planter! Lezlee


These are so cute. Lezlee

Re: Sewing Cabinet Potting Bench

I agree with Alice, what a great repurpose. Love the way it looks closed, out in the yard all nice and tidy and then the clever surprise inside. Lezlee

Re: Galvanized Worktop Table with Hammered Nail Detail

This is soo great! Lezlee

Re: Galvanized Worktop Table with Hammered Nail Detail

LOVE, LOVE it. Lezlee

Re: Simple Holiday Wreath

I love it!! Now, I MUST make one, too!!! I have a green chippy frame staring at me. Thanks for the inspiration. Gotta' go. Lezlee

Re: Vintage Trunk Makeover

Very nice and so much storage. Like the stripe. Lezlee

Re: Egg Crate Table

This is cool, you could change out the bottom so easily or just store something. Lezlee

Re: Table top re-finish

I like this a bunch... I want to try some of that pour on. Lezlee

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Makes me want to set a spell. That flat squash on your great rusty stand is so cool, like a ruffly table apron. I'm thinking of painting my house green, would love to see all of yours. Lezlee

Re: Drawer # 4 Does Thanksgiving

ahh...It looks sooo good it almost quenched my thirst. I love your little kid story and the way you tied your junk in to make it a neat family remembrance. Lezlee


Wow!!! I love the train tracks. That is thinking outside the box. My work table is 1/2 a ping-pong table top; sometimes we put it on top of a small table to have more room for guests. My daughter-in-law gave us a Christmas card of a family eating off a ping pong table which said, "You know your a Redneck if..." We do you a nice tablecloth! Lezlee

Re: There's No Place Like Home - For Thanksgiving!

Simply lovely!!! Lezlee

Re: Garage shelves made from old doors!

Your garage looks so organized. Love the shelves and bead board. I'm taking a break from shopping, cleaning, cooking. Thanks for letting me enjoy such an neatly, organized place. Lezlee

Re: Glass Garden

All of your post look so interesting inside and out... I want to come on a tour!!!

Re: Junky Christmas Greetings

I love everything!!!...I recently purchased some very small children skates with red laces, for under a buck...Not much need for them here in East Texas, but you've made excited to use them.

Re: It's so "cloche'" to Cristmas time!!!! LoveMyStuff, I posted a couple of pictures on my blog of the crystal bouquets...Would love for you to check them out. Thanks, Lezlee

Re: Nite Nite Nightstand

Nice job!!! I love bigger nightstands. Lezlee

Re: Uncle Pete's Snow Shoes...

Love sentimental projects...The snow shoes have memories stored in them, unique to your family. I love that you are displaying them, not just keeping them tucked away.(nice bow!) Lezlee

Re: When you least expect it...

You got some good deals. I lived in Japan, twice, for a total of 7 years. Your post brought back memories! That's one reason I like stuff with a prior life to tell.

Re: Something to sing about

These are so sweet!!! I love using the real greenery. I've trying to come up with some Christmas projects to do with my song sheets.

Re: An OLD Vanity makes a come-back!

This piece is great! You done good! Lezlee

Re: It's so "cloche'" to Cristmas time!!!!

Thanks for all the nice comments. It is encouraging to hang out with people who get it!!! Sue, don't worry about the retro baby shower post. I mostly wanted to no if I had done something wrong. I didn't want to repeat it. Thanks again, Lezlee

Re: Pennant Christmas Tree Skirt

I LOVE this I have a room it would go great in!!! Maybe the more retro, bigger colored lights, or one of those old light changing turny things. Ha Ha maybe I need to get off here and get some sleep. Whatever you put on it I LOVE it. Lezlee

Re: Repurposed Dresser for Craft Room

This really cute and handy. I like the carving, too. Lezlee

Re: A Junky Wedding Reception

I love the birdseed ornaments, all of it is wonderful and personal... Using the quilt your mom made! Congratulations!

Re: Patriotic Uncle Sam Snowman Candy Container - made from old bedspring

Just darling! Lezlee

Re: junk art fan pulls

These are really cute, and my ceilings are so tall, it would help me add some length to my chain, They would look cute on a Christmas tree, too. Lezlee

Re: Birds and Flowers License Plate Art

Very, very adorable!!! Lezlee

Re: There's No Place Like a Midwest Home Show!

ooh, I went to your site and now I have booth envy. It all looked wonderful! Lezlee

Re: Hall Tree

The size is great!!!, My son builds potting tables out of bigger doors, but I've been after him to make smaller ones. Now after seeing yours I will nag him or DH some more.


These do look cozy! I don't think I've ever seen one, but I will be on the look out. I like the berries around them, too.

Re: Has anyone seen the dictionaries?

I love the pictures on old dictionaries. This is so cute and could be used in so many different ways

Re: It's so "cloche'" to Cristmas time!!!!

Can someone tell me why or how to get my first post "Retro baby shower" to show up on my contributions list... Thanks, Lezlee

Re: In other words...

Judi, I work at a public school. Rusty Diva, I am making the keyboarding teacher, who is also a coach here one with his name and school colors. It would be good to label the computer center,an upwards gameboard and letters would make great signs, too; it is just endless with possibilities.

Re: To sleep or To read, that is the question?

I like this.Very good eye, this is what I call recycling. Lezlee

Re: Retro baby shower

hey, can anyone tell me why this doesn't show up in my contributions?

Re: Tiny Pink Teacup Tulle Tree

oh, my how cute:) Looking back at Christmas ideas.... Thanks for sharing. Lezlee

Re: Glass Terrarium

I've always wanted a terrarium... yours is lovely. I like the size... Thanks for the inspiration. Lezlee

Re: Retro baby shower

The word cards are part of the old fisher price desk set. My son and I made some cute signs with them. The hardest part of the shower was remembering how to fold a cloth diaper, but it soon came back to me. I LOVE your site. I'm almost like a stalker.