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Vintage Leather Suitcase

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There are many ways to give an old suitcase a new life. So when I needed to raise a bedside lamp the suitcase worked out perfect. By layering a vintage book on top of the suitcase it brought the lamp...

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Rockin' Weekend Project

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I bought this Craftsman style rocking chair at an estate auction a couple of months ago for a steal!! It was finally warm enough to work in the garage this weekend! It was dirty and disgusting, but...

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Primping in the Ladies Room

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It started with a courthouse and ended up in a bathroom.  The wood added to the walls of our "ladies room" came from a demolished courthouse that was on the Historic Register. Bit by bit, the...

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Up-Cycled Leather Bracelets

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Vintage leather jackets & purses recreated into leather bracelets!

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Up-cycled Leather Jewelry & Accessories

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I've collected a few totes of leather this past year & have created bracelets, hair accessories, earrings & rings.  I'm always looking for interesting colors, but am happy when the girls...

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Fringy Night Stands

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I know it resembles a parade float...but it's really a night stand. I took two home made, rickety tables and transformed them into kitschy little western night stands to be paired with a couple of...

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painted western belt

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i started painting some vintage leather hand tooled belts and purses. the local artisan group i'm in(holla bragg creek) did a leather demo at our last meeting and it got me inspired to do something...

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

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That warning is not so much out of concern for your safety as it is concern for your SANITY.  This is a past project of mind that I never intended to share with you, butnbsphere...

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My Junk Lamp

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I made this "junk lamp" last month and sold it at my first craft show.  I used wire to crochet around the edge of the shade. I was just winging it and that came to mind. I used a...

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IT'S A WRAP!

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This would be a great frame even if you just gave it a coat of paint.  Why not think outside the frame.  This frame was in a heap outside of a house being cleaned out (usually a...

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Ice Skates Get a New Life

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A few flourishes adds up to a new look.

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Boot Scootin' Bags

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Vintage hand-painted boot top made into a purse.  Part of my design line since 1995....the handle is also easily removed and can be worn as a necklace.

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Shabby hp vintage shoes.

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This is an idea I think anyone can do (If you love shoes ,and I think most of us do)I hp these but if you would like to do this and don't think you could master a paint brush,just glue on  some...

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