Have you seen those gorgeous carved wood angel wings that are becoming a coveted decor trend? Well, Deb of Lake Girl Paints figured out how to make one of her own using scraps of wood and fence pickets.
Kathy of Petticoat Junktion picked up a box of these decorative wood square corners at a yard sale a while ago. They are meant for adding to trim and molding for extra pizzazz. She's had them sitting around in her workshop, and finally figured out what to do with them.
Over at Thrifty Treasures, Sara decided to turn some leftover items in the garage into a useful drop spot (otherwise known as a hall tree) for her entryway. She made use of old closet doors, trim, and other salvaged scraps.
Laura from Finding Home is willing to admit that she has a few discreet stashes of items that she's saving to use on future projects. One of them would be these "Railings and spindles that were just waiting to reach their destiny as spindle and railing candlesticks," she tells us.
At Thrifty Treasures, Sara has an idea for using extra spindles. If you've been saving spindles from old furniture, or have access to them from architectural salvage, this is a rescue that will interest you.
"I picked up an old window beside the road last spring, as I was driving my son to preschool on trash collection day," Nina tells us at Everyday Enchanting. "It was propped up against the mailbox in front of an antique colonial farmhouse. Of course I had to pull over!"
Over at Finding Home, Laura is excited to put her new outdoor living space to use well into the fall. There was only on problem, she mentions, "Every time we had people over, I was bringing a folding card table out here for drinks. Not only did it not look cute, but it was always an awkward height to serve from." A better looking drink station was required.
At Monkey See, Monkey Do, Jennifer tells us, "These old corbels were in our barn. They were originals from an old farmhouse on our property which was renovated in the 1970s. They were stashed in the barn. When we bought the property two years ago, we found them and thought it would be neat to use them in our home."
You've never seen junk look so festive and cute until you've seen what Kathy made at Petticoat Junktion. She crafted an adorable holiday decoration using an old cabinet door and funky hardware pieces from her extensive collection.
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