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New junk growing in my garden

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My yard needed a major overhaul this summer. So rather than just pull weeds and do the same'ol, a little junk revamping transpired for a few new vignettes. It's still early in our growing season but at least the features are now set in stone. Or junk. Take your pick.

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How to Change Things Up

I loved these flowers, but old country is not my decor so I decided to change them up!

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Domino's SecondHandLogos.com GadgetSponge Repurposed Sign Community Birdhouse

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Here's the completed repurposed community birdhouse I made in association with Domino's Corporate (SecondHandLogos.com).

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Repurposed Twin Bird Silverplate Platters Bird Feeder

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I've been wanting to use this partitioned silverplate server for a while and finally got after it. The ends of spoons make for perches and some serve as the support points for the suspending chains...

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Upcycled Metal Ashtray Birdfeeder

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I found this old metal ashtray when we moved into the old one room schoolhouse we're renovating into our home. Hubby wanted to throw the "piece of junk" away, but I snatched it up, hid it, and...

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Little Birdie Junk

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It is so much fun to see your creations in action. I made this bird bath last summer and had some fun yesterday watching the birds enjoy themselves. Form and function. Twofer!

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Repurposed Silverplate Pitcher Birdhouse with Modified Forks & Spoons

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It's been a little while since I've created one of my metal, decorative birdhouses.

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Repurposed Glass Insulator Candlelabra

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A friend gave me this old light fixture recently that was originally a "spatterware" finish with a blue base and white splatter.

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Upcycled Custom Blue Glass Silverplate Tray Bird Feeder

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I ran across a great vintage light fixture that had this piece of glass in it. I took it and custom painted the inside a beautiful deep blue and used several other found parts and items to pull this...

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Upcycled "Bird Island" Water Fountain

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I found this great copper and brass bowl/basin and knew immediately what it needed to be turned into.

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Latest find -- Old Cast Iron Seeder / Bird Perch

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Here's one of my recent great finds.  An old cast iron farming seeder.  I wanted something around the fountain that the birds could perch on and look good with all the other "junk" in the...

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Film Reel Brumberger Box as Movie Theatre Upcycled Bird House

This birdhouse was the most intensive for me to create out of all of the birdhouses. The structure is a vintage Brumberger film strong box for film storage. IT OPENS UP!!! This is great because...

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How to Spruce Up Your Porch

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Oh, baby it's cold outside! I know many of you are still enjoying the Fall (lucky), but here in Minnesota the temperatures are dropping and it's high time to put in the pine. Here's a new twist for containing your spruce tips JUNKMARKET Style. This will be one of the featured guests in Lani's booth at Second Hand Rose this weekend.

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Antique Chair Bench ~ Before & After

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Last year, while at a Garage Sale, I was offerred three Antique Chairs for free!  The lady running the garage sale looked at me like I was crazy when I got all giddy and excited!  Oh, but I...

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Bad Dog

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This is my Flea Market Find Dog! I brought him home in August from the Packwood Flea Market. I love him to pieces but today he gets the title of "Bad Dog" I found this great sign at Goodwill...

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Industrial BirdFeeder

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I couldn't resist sharing this project; made for my bro-in-law: a funky bird feeder created out of a salvaged aluminum square tube!! It turned out pretty cute, I think: he will get a kick...

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