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DIY Garden Urn Turned Coffee Table

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I took a cast-iron garden urn, filled it with some of my favorite treasures, and topped it with glass to make a unique and simple junk beautiful coffee table.

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One of My Best Finds Ever! The Original 1940s Building Permit for My Home

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I found the original 1940 Building Permit and Certificate of Occupancy for my house on top of ductwork in the basement. So I had to build a frame worthy of such documents.

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Extreme Farm Furniture

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Well-worn woodiness with an extreme burst of color.

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Industrial Table [WRECKAGE]

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Here's the latest piece of furniture created from my debris field...check it out.

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Rust and Wood and Junk -OH MY

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I literally tripped over some junk for this one! When that "A-HA" moment comes, it can be at some pretty random times, but as some that loves to design junk, once that moment hits, it's like a nagging non stop, git'er done, kind of thing! So here's what happened!

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Trunk Table Monster Makeover

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Another one for my trunk obsession! ohhh this was pretty disgusting when it came in!!!

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~Christmas Mantel

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200 year old mantel adorned for the holidays.

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Traveling Back in Time

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A beautiful old school map becomes a stunning wall accent.

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Coffee Table

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Practically creepy, creepily practical.

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Google Office Projects

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I was so excited to get to create custom art for two Google regional offices so far this year! Both offices are located in Michigan, and they wanted the pieces to represent the Great Lake State as...

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Collecting Memories Album

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It's a place to hold and cherish memories and dreams.

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Old Wooden Shoe Forms and Stretchers

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Combining unlike yet related elements create a strong and harmonious statement.

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Wisconsin Map - License Plate Art

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It's been awhile but I just finished a very fun and challenging project I'd like to show off. This map of Wisconsin measures 3 feet square, and uses parts of 72 license plates from as early as the...

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Spring is HERE!

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Ok, well not really. But the springs are! I'm on a mission to find a bunch of ways to use these. I thought this was a simple easy peasy little redo.

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Memory Keeper

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Memories are what it's all about!

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Repurposed Pub Table

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We had a summer of hosting and boy did this table come in handy! I knew we had a few major birthdays and pool parties to host, and what we did not have was a pool side pub table. Because you know - everyone needs one! Here is what I came up with!

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Old World map meets Table-top......

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This is my latest Goodwill find....a little classic drop leaf table...I soft glued a world map to the table top and drawer front and aged it with some shoe polish...I think that it was a great find...

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2014 License Plate Art Project Update

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It's been awhile since I posted! Here is a smattering of what I've been doing this year with recycled vintage license plates. Many of these designs are available as metal and canvas prints on my...

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Dressers with Broken Drawers. No Problemo.

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I have been waiting some time to find a piece that had beautiful shape and lines but not so beautiful insides. One random phone call for a curb pick up one day and here she is. I finally get to put my idea into action!!!

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Telephone shelf

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I saw a photo that had been blown up and put on canvas of the top of an old telephone booth that was red, chipped and a wee bit wonky. I thought - I love that piece! However it's not really my thing to mount art on my wall, as I'm more someone in need of functional art. So I decided to create something to mimic it's look.

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