I found a lot of interesting things on my junking trip last week, plus I bought a few things from a local online auction.
I FOUND 13 JUNK TREASURES. NOW WHAT?
1. RUSTY METAL TRIVET PLANT STAND
The design of the plant stand or plant caddy on wheels is lovely. The rust is even better. I may just rub on a couple of coats of wax to protect the rusty patina or I might dry brush the caddy with white paint.
2. PLASTIC SEWING BOX STAND/TABLE
The vintage box or table was used to store sewing items. My grandmother had a round basket-looking sewing box. This one is plastic, but after I brush a couple of coats of paint on the stand, no one will know the box is plastic.
The wood on this chest is old. Inside there are a couple of partitioned areas. I think maybe the chest was used to store tools, but I’m not sure. I hate to paint the wood, so I’m planning to clean it up and then use Howard’s Feed n Wax to refresh the wood even though it is painted.
The iron candle holder was only $2. It is a bit off-kilter, but for my plans, it was just fine. See the bird feeder I made using the candle stand and tea cups…
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