FOR THE LOVE OF JUNK

SOME WOMEN DREAM OF BEAUTIFUL HOMES AND PERFECTION. SOME DREAM OF THE DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH, OUTCAST ITEMS, THE TATTERED, THE CRAZED, THE RUSTED AND SOMETIMES DISCARDED TREASURES. IM A MEMBER OF THE SECOND GROUP. I'M A JUNKER FOR LIFE!



Monday, February 8, 2010

You asked for junk, here it is...

So, you girls ask for the junk, here it is, for your eyes only. Have to do the cute bunny since I didn't want to hurt sensitive eyes outhere. She is part of stuff I have been putting together for Spring and Easter at the shop. I used a Boyd bunnie, discarded clock, and the base is a trophy base. The tags I sell @ the shop. More of her later. Let me show you the junk.I sold the flower looking thingys this morning. The wood shaving deal is one more for my husband's collection. The aqua brush got a sticker for .35. The oil can may be rusted beyond fixing. I like the old spray nozzle and the milk glass container got nice lettering in the lid. All the stuff needs a good cleaning. The aqua stool is my favorite. It is showing some white and green peeling paint. The feet are painted black with a round finish to them.

                                                                            I got two fishing baskets, one rusted and one black. I   got a free wasp nest in one of them. I'm going to fill one of them with real birds nests.

OK, I don't know what this black thingy is, I don't know what I'm going to do with it, I just thought is cool. Maybe you can come out with some ideas. I love the round stove thingys and the swifter cone.
I have no clue what I will use the mesh for. The white one is super cool. This is all for the junk, my batteries die on me. I'm missing pictures of an old oven, super cool and some aluminumn pieces.

Now back to the Easter stuff

This boy bunny I altered a bit. I glazed the green in his feet since I'm not a neon green kind of person. I added the velvet bow and the paper crepe collar. The basket in his back was ugly so I create a bird nest to cover it. I like this bunnies because they look like old german toys. Sweet!For the girl I added the egg, the collar and a crown of flowers. It is me or she got a mean face?My timeless bunny. I enjoy putting her together.My  bird nest in a box are so much fun to make. For the nest I used about 5 different kinds of materials. Shedred music paper, moss, rafia,twigs and gift bag filler,glitter and an egg, that is all. The box I cover some with music sheet paper and used a pipe thingy for a handle. Have you noticed I used the word thingy a lot? That is because I have no clue what to called it, so bear with me.This bunny came with ugly flowers in purple. It got nothing in the basket so just did another nest, change the flower to a cream one, added some glitter and viole!
 A small pink egg in a boxAnother shot of the timeless bunny and the blue egg box. I think I will be making tags like a maniac this week. I'm freaking out over all the pieces sold at the shop. Once they pick up all the pieces I do not have plan B, no replacements, no painting with the rain and the cold, no places where to find furniture for resale.  One day at a time,Marta, one day at a time. This is all for tonight my friends. Thank you for all your sweet comments and for sharing your lives with us. Blessings to you all , Marta.

8 comments:

Our Back Porch said...

OMGoodness. You are tempting me now...you know how I LOVE bunnies! Those are all adorable. Hope you have an awesome week.

Hugs and Blessings,
Rebecca

Dixie said...

wonderful crafty bunnies... I love them... oh... and great junk too... good idea on the fish strainer... think we've got a couple out in the shed... wonder if my Ricky will notice them on the porch with bird nests in them? lol... probably.

Jamie said...

Ooo! FUN stuff! I can't wait to see what you do with all of it. I love all your bunnies and bird nests, too sweet. It would be nice to have a nice sunny day for a change, so you can paint and I can come shop!

vintagesue said...

loving the estate sale finds marta....I LOVE THOSE BLACK GLASSES. you always find the goods lady!!!!
keep up the good work on the blog. it's addicting!!! and your blog is infectious. you are doing great.
sue

Sophee-a Laroo Bijoux and Sheri too said...

Thanks for the Junk fix...and I love the bunny makeovers!

Terry Lee said...

marta, those bunnies are sooooo sweet! love what you did to them, making them so precious and sweet! you have the touch, girl!

enjoying your blog very much! thanks for stopping by mine.

hugs,
terry lee

Traci said...

Great stuff...

MARY PERNULA said...

this is what I call recycle, this is just marvelous. I have boyds bears and a lot of old sheet music for sale if you know of anyone interested, keep up this lovely work. xo Mary