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I call this Vintage Steampunk lamp "Light Conversation" by Loftyideas4u

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I call this Vintage Steampunk lamp "Light Conversation" That pretty says it all for this truly "One of a Kind" steampunk lamp. It's an antique brass phone with beautiful natural patina. It's been...

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What to do with a beloved--but broken--piece

Sometimes upcycling and repurposing requires a mere change of geography. So when my lovely old bird bath could no longer stand, I found a fitting retirement home for it. The hardest part was getting...

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Turning Unwanted Ceiling Light Fixtures into Planters

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Our farm is where old ceiling fixtures go to meet their new potential as planters or outdoor light fixtures with solar lamps. I especially love the planters...all they take is an old fixture, paint...

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News You Can Really Use: Reuse Ideas for Newspaper

http://trashywench.blogspot.com/2011/11/news-you-can-really-use-reuse-ideas-for.html  

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Cherished Treasures Abound

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Here is a grouping of a few new peices I made with vintage elements. The white peice is made from cherished treasures... vintage beads that were worn lovingly at one time... the necklace was broken...

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Colander Planter Just add BEADS

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Working in the Garden and wanted to Incorparate my unique stuff,,,okay MY JUNK.  So I have a few of these antiques, and a colander.  I wanted to make it a planter but just wasn't sure how I...

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Fuse-ion

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I found this old cast iron fuse (switch?) in a discount booth at an antique mall.  I fell in love with the glass, rust and white coated cast iron and at $9 I couldn't pass it up.  I wanted...

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Problem solved

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A girl friend was telling me about how much jewelry she has that she doesn't wear.  In the morning when getting dressed she doesn't have time to look through boxes or untangle pieces to wear. I...

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