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Friday, February 11, 2011

Vintage "junk" for shelves


We salvaged this wood door with a copper
plate and glass knobs.  Cut into thirds.... and we have a shelf!




Flip the printer's drawer upside down and add iron wall brackets.

This was a 70's style oak cabinet. We painted it black and added doors made from an old barn door.  The shelf on top is a vintage ironing board. I gave it a shabby look with white paint.

Primitive tool tote turned sideways and screwed to the wall over the window.


I didn't have much room over my cabinets for decorating, so this old primitive ladder did the trick for starters.


6 comments:

  1. I love the door shelf and the wood handled box! all very cool ideas!

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  2. OMGosh! What great ideas...so glad I found this blog :) going to add it to my list of must reads.

    Clever and lovely. Many of those things I have lying around my house now they have new purpose.

    Found your blog link on FJI facebook comment. Kudos to you...great marketing!

    Blessings,
    Cindi
    http://www.rustiqueartblog.com

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  3. Lots of great ideas for reusing stuff for shelves. I love the box turned on the side. And I'm still searching for an old ladder for myself!

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  4. Loved all of your ideas! You really thought outside the box and the shelves turned out great.
    Jane

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  5. Cute, cute, cute. All of it!

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  6. What a creative lady you are! I've pinned some of your ideas to Pinterest and hop to visit again!

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