Sunday, June 27, 2010

Bringing the inside, out

Recently I decided to close down my booth at the local Antique Mall so
 I had to find some new uses for the things that I had to drag back home... my house is bursting at the seams now... I don't have room for anymore stuff... I had to start thinking "outside" the house box...

If I see wrought iron, I just can't help myself , it follows me home...

who said they had to be used for plates...

Granny J had a really good suggestion...
 put in a pot and put another pot in one of the rings... love that idea
once a candle holder...

handmade bird feeder, now my birds will stop squacking at me,
this should last them awhile...

and while you have the paint brush out why not procrastinate doing what you went out for...
 more thrifted stuff out of my basement

with their bellies full they needed to have a nice place to rest...

 close up... 
 added the knob, bird and attached it to a pitchfork

added a little bling

or perhaps a double decker... 

and if they prefer the country look... 

 
a double ended house...  the front door

 the back door...
birds are so smart, they actually fill in the back door so another bird can't use it

after I finished playing, I dragged this out and decided to clean my eaves...  
another job off my list

time to find you a new home...

 a trellis for my honeysuckle... okay that works
another thing out of my garage

what else are you supposed to do with a flying pig,
Walmart isn't the only one with a greeter...

this is the dreaded job I intended to do... 
 if I could just find a really tall plate stand to hold this all up I wouldn't have to thin it out...
yeap you guessed it... it's still on the list


Hope you are all having a glorious week... thanks for stopping by

Hugs,

12 comments:

Connie said...

Very creative! I never would have thought of using them like that. Hope you're having a great weekend :)
Connie

Diane said...

I enjoy seeing originality and creative thought such as yours. It's always fun to see unexpected pieces in a garden!

Denise said...

Thanks for the ideas, you make me smile with your pig (and I didn't even get a sticker). I have some items around my yard that need to be repurposed you, Rose and Gail are certainly giving me food for thought! Enjoy the day.

Granny J said...

Great ideas. I'll be looking for the plate stands now. I love thinking outside the box. In fact, that seems to be what I do best. LOL

Rose @ Confessions of a Curbshopaholic said...

Deb, I love them all! I have a ladder that the chinese wisteria is just taking over. It has climbed to the top already. Guess I'm not moving that ladder anytime soon!
To Granny's point, i think our "box" is just a lot differently shaped than other people's....We just don't have any walls to hold us back!
That is one cute piggy too.
I'm looking forward to seeing you on the weekend.
Oh, how much fun it will be!

Coleen's Corner said...

What wonderful ideas you have! (Found you via Granny's place) I just love you flyin' pig - still chuckling. That ladder idea is tops too!

Prior said...

Love your blog and that ladder. Lezlee

Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

What awesome things you found great places for in the yard! How creative! I wouldn't have thought of most of those! I want a plate stand but for in my kitchen!!

gail@myrepurposedlife.net said...

all great! Cute idea for the plate holder.
No fair! You get to meet Rose before I do. ;)
have fun on your trip!
gail

Jennifer said...

Everything looks super cute!

Amanda@The Hand Me Down House said...

Great ideas! You have just the cutest garden! It's so beautiful!!

Kelli said...

What creative ideas for those items. People always amaze me with their genius ideas!!! Your garden is absolutely gorgeous!