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Abandoned Factory Lighting

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An old abandoned factory is where some of the components used in this lamp originated.

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Industrial Romantic Junk Jewelry

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This is a new line of jewelry I've been working on; made out of bits & pieces of old jewelry, vintage rhinestons, pearls, buttons, etc, & little accents of industrial stuffs like little...

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PLUNDER JUNK ANGELS

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Recently a Folk Art Pottery friend asked me to share her Antique Mall booth. I was ecstatic! This mall is very select and it's very difficult to acquire a booth there. It's large and could take hours...

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Building a Swap Project an Architect would sign off on

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My swap project buddy, Jim the Junk Architect, needs no introduction to the JMS members.  Jim's talents and previous projects shows his lifetime of collecting and designing imagnative...

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LAST OF MY GOOD JUNK FROM SUE :-(

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Well I am sad that I am out of good Sue junk! It has been lots of fun!! I still want to try the night light thing. I just need a heavy  & I mean heavy duty drill!! This has been a fun...

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Towel rods from antique gas lines

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I picked up some brass gas lines. They are jointed. move around, cool design and valves. I'd pick one up and play with it over the past year. Then AHA?!! if I can attach them to a wall they can be...

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Vintage Doorknob Curtain Tiebacks

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Here's some curtain tiebacks I made from old doorknobs, doorknob back plates, and copper pipe.  Mount the back plate on your wall and swag your curtains behind the knobs.  I used glass...

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embroidered floral silk shade ..

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i totally enjoy finding the perfect shade to go with a lamp .. when i can't find one, sometimes i will make one .. i had a great little stick lamp .. and had a shade with a great shape, but it didnt...

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Coffee Lamp

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I had an old thermal Coffee carafe that had seen it's last pot of coffee. Not wanting to throw it all away, I removed the glass thermos and made a lamp out of it. the Base is from some brass urn...

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FUNKY CHAIR

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This is another one of the chairs I got from the neighbor..I put a padded seat on this one..LOVE IT! So funky! My 22 yr old daughter took it for her room! At least it's not hanging in the...

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Moma's Old Smidgen Shop Treasures

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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...

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It's a sifter...it's a shell casing...it's a cigar box...No... it a vase!

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Just a few of the things that have become vases at my house. Seems like almost anything can become a lamp, a clock or a vase!!

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Leafy Sail Sculpture

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A cute sculpture created this spring; made from some old gears, a big bearing, brass, copper, stainless steel, & a few rivets & nuts & bolts.   The top portion spins freely on the...

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Book stand of brass on wood

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My very first junk market project (some 30 years ago).  Old pulpit brass hardware given to my brother was black.  He gave it to me and I cleaned and polished it and went to a furniture...

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Windchime

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I found this little brass and copper potpourri simmering pot and brass candle holders at thrift store. I made this to hang on my newly built deck.

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My Simple Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday Project!

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Okay, I love Sue's Simple Mondays! And that inspired me to do my own. But I wasn't sure if it would be a Simple Monday, or if it would be a Simple Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday . . . you get the picture. So whatever day it is, simple is good!

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Fronkey? Repurposing an old clothes hanger

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I stopped at a local Goodwill and came across this cholthes hanger, of metal frogs. I thought they would look good painted and put in the garden somehow. When I checked out,  the girl said"How...

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ORGANIZED!

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Lovely metal hanging gidget of some sort I've added to my desktop. Ever since I found this one on a "curbside archaeology expedition", I've been inspired to look for similar hangers, like those metal...

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Eclectic Brass Label Bracelets

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Today's post are bracelets made of brass drawer labels, vintage jewelry, crystal lettering and scraps from a vintage Dior bag....

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Old pictures

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I found these pictures at a second hand store. I didn't know what I would do with them, but I simply couldn't resist. It turned out they were the perfect way to frame my dressing table. I love the...

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