Copyright (c) 2017 en-us JUNKMARKET Style - Bec4's posts JUNKMARKET Style - Bec4's posts Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:14:21 -0800 JUNKMARKET Style - Bec4's posts JUNKMARKET Style - Bec4's posts <![CDATA[Getting Scrappy]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:20:00 -0700 Getting Scrappy Posted by Bec4
Using leftover scraps of painted wood from other projects, I made this handy jar organizer/vase. ]]>
<![CDATA[Belted Bulletin Board]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:00:00 -0700 Belted Bulletin Board Posted by Bec4
Using thrifted belts and an old frame, I made a "bulletin board" perfect for rustic decor or in a man's office. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pallet Patina]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:15:00 -0700 Pallet Patina Posted by Bec4
I used the end of a pallet with some extra boards added to the bottom and across the back to make a shelf with storage. ]]>
<![CDATA[Mason Jar Hot Cocoa Bar]]> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 05:50:00 -0800 Mason Jar Hot Cocoa Bar Posted by Bec4
I dressed up some vintage and new mason jars to create a perfect hot cocoa bar or station. ]]>
<![CDATA[Berry Sieve Centerpiece]]> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 07:55:15 -0800 Berry Sieve Centerpiece Posted by Bec4
A fresh Christmas centerpiece is easy to put together with a few elements--a fun container for the centerpiece, a candle, natural elements, something for height, and few other finishing touches. ]]>
<![CDATA[Junk in the Trunk Tree]]> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 05:51:07 -0800 Junk in the Trunk Tree Posted by Bec4
A fun, junky tree ]]>
<![CDATA[Gratitude Rocks!]]> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:17:18 -0800 Gratitude Rocks! Posted by Bec4
'Tis the season to remember what we are thankful for. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fall Rust]]> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:55:37 -0700 Fall Rust Posted by Bec4
A quick and easy front door decoration made from a rusty funnel, some barnwood, and fall florals. ]]>
<![CDATA[Scrappy Salvaged Star]]> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 10:39:43 -0700 Scrappy Salvaged Star Posted by Bec4
Just in time for Independence Day, a star made from wood scraps! ]]>
<![CDATA[Wheelie Washtub]]> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 08:27:27 -0700 Wheelie Washtub Posted by Bec4
A lid and some wheels turn a washtub into a fun side table with storage. ]]>
<![CDATA[Simple Spring Centerpiece]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 06:36:11 -0700 Simple Spring Centerpiece Posted by Bec4
I adore tarnished, thrift store silver plate and pick up pieces whenever I find them at a reasonable price. ]]>
<![CDATA[Junky LOVE]]> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:49:07 -0800 Junky LOVE Posted by Bec4
All you need is love...and some junk extras to make this quick sign. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hooked on Books]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 07:34:38 -0800 Hooked on Books Posted by Bec4
A book coat hook ]]>
<![CDATA[Unexpected Centerpiece]]> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 09:19:56 -0800 Unexpected Centerpiece Posted by Bec4
A baby cradle and an elk horn aren't usually found together, but they are exactly what I used to make a winter white centerpiece for Christmas. ]]>
<![CDATA[Bed Rail Turned Stocking Holder]]> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 05:57:56 -0800 Bed Rail Turned Stocking Holder Posted by Bec4
I cut an old wooden bed rail or side in half and painted it up in cream and in chalkboard paint. ]]>
<![CDATA[Burn Pile Rescue]]> Sun, 28 Oct 2012 05:04:38 -0700 Burn Pile Rescue Posted by Bec4
I found this little piece sticking out of a burn pile at the fairgrounds. ]]>
<![CDATA[EAT]]> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 11:33:23 -0700 EAT Posted by Bec4
Make an EAT sign out of old trim boards. ]]>
<![CDATA[Flexible Flyer Fun]]> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 07:28:00 -0700 Flexible Flyer Fun Posted by Bec4
Using a wagon top and reclaimed wood, I made a fun table that could be used anywhere. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fun, Fun, Funky]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 04:31:03 -0700 Fun, Fun, Funky Posted by Bec4
When I started building this little table I had a completely different vision for it--white base with a stained wood top. ]]>
<![CDATA[Superstar!]]> Sat, 30 Jun 2012 16:49:44 -0700 Superstar! Posted by Bec4
Just in time for the 4th of July, I made a simple BIG star using old pickets.  I laid them out and screwed them together.  I left the original chippy paint on them, just added a clear coat... ]]>
<![CDATA[Headboard, Footboard=Chalkboards]]> Sun, 17 Jun 2012 12:25:58 -0700 Headboard, Footboard=Chalkboards Posted by Bec4
A friend gave me this headboard and footboard.  They had some damage, but had a perfect spot for chalkboard paint.  I cut off the legs for another project, white washed one and left the... ]]>
<![CDATA[From Picnic Table to Bench]]> Sun, 10 Jun 2012 09:00:00 -0700 From Picnic Table to Bench Posted by Bec4
My neighbor got a free, large picnic table, but he didn't want the weathered 2x10's on it. ]]>
<![CDATA[My Newest Addiction]]> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 10:43:52 -0700 My Newest Addiction Posted by Bec4
My newset addiction seems to be metal toolboxes.  Here are a few of my recent acquisitions.  I love their patinas and all of the rusty, crusty goodies inside.  I planted some rosemary... ]]>
<![CDATA[Pack Up Your Troubles]]> Sun, 06 May 2012 09:26:01 -0700 Pack Up Your Troubles Posted by Bec4
I painted up an inexpensive cardboard suitcase with some fun, bright colors and a little chalkboard paint.  Perfect to store some out of season porch decor and greet guests at the same... ]]>
<![CDATA[Window Salvage]]> Thu, 03 May 2012 20:04:09 -0700 Window Salvage Posted by Bec4
I painted salvaged pieces of trim, pallet boards, bulletin board frames (I take off and save the thin wood frames from garage sale bulletin boards to use the cork) and beadboard and then added them... ]]>
<![CDATA[Scrappy Side Table]]> Sun, 29 Apr 2012 04:05:00 -0700 Scrappy Side Table Posted by Bec4
2 scrap pieces of plywood inspired this piece. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cupboard Door to Picture Frame]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2012 08:09:18 -0700 Cupboard Door to Picture Frame Posted by Bec4
Hubby brought home a pile of these glass front cupboard doors he found at a garage sale.  The pile of a dozen or so doors was $2--the right price.  I took the glass out of this one, added... ]]>
<![CDATA[Junky Memo]]> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 18:06:23 -0700 Junky Memo Posted by Bec4
A junky memo board--metal magnet board from a bread tin box, photo holder is a vintage bill holder, a bread pan for mail, a part of a door lock, a trowel, and a window lock for hooks and finally a... ]]>
<![CDATA[Shabby, Salvaged Wood Tray]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2012 05:20:00 -0700 Shabby, Salvaged Wood Tray Posted by Bec4
I made a shabby little tray from picket fence boards and pallet pieces. The handles are cut from a broken window sash. perfect in the kitchen, family room, or bathroom to hold toiletries. ]]>
<![CDATA[Colorful Pallet]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 09:49:22 -0800 Colorful Pallet Posted by Bec4
I created this colorful sofa table from free pallets--everything but the bottom shelf came from pallets.   ]]>
<![CDATA[Bread Minus The B...]]> Mon, 01 Aug 2011 09:13:40 -0700 Bread Minus The B... Posted by Bec4
Wha do you get when you take the B out of bread? READ and that is what I got when I turned a vintage breadbox on its end, added some feet and paint on the inside lid--a great storage place for... ]]>
<![CDATA[This Project Is A Gas]]> Sat, 07 May 2011 17:07:49 -0700 This Project Is A Gas Posted by Bec4
These 3 pieces of scrap wood have been calling from my scrap pile to make a patriotic project. I came up with this coat hook, made complete with gas can nozzle hooks. Hubby just informed me these... ]]>
<![CDATA[Drop Yer' Drawers]]> Sat, 09 Apr 2011 09:59:41 -0700 Drop Yer' Drawers Posted by Bec4
I added some legs painted gray to a great old and sturdy drawer I painted yellow.  A barnwood top and you have a great side table with storage! ]]>
<![CDATA[Belted Tray]]> Mon, 07 Mar 2011 11:00:00 -0800 Belted Tray Posted by Bec4
My belt inspiration continues. ]]>
<![CDATA[Mad For Plaid]]> Sun, 27 Feb 2011 08:10:54 -0800 Mad For Plaid Posted by Bec4
I love old wool blankets.  I used this one full of holes (only spent 50 cents on it) to cover a bulletin board.  Great for the lodge look! ]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star]]> Fri, 21 Jan 2011 20:36:39 -0800 Lone Star Posted by Bec4
Inspired by my yardstick heart, I decided to use some old leather belts to make a star.  I traced the star on the back of the belts, cut them out, and glued them to a weathered piece of wood... ]]>
<![CDATA[Love Cannot Be Measured]]> Sun, 16 Jan 2011 10:16:57 -0800 Love Cannot Be Measured Posted by Bec4
Was talking to a friend about how love can't be measured, and came up with this idea to make a heart using old yardtick pieces.  I traced a heart on ther yardsticks, cut them out with a jigsaw... ]]>
<![CDATA[ Hot Dish!]]> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 19:47:09 -0800  Hot Dish! Posted by Bec4
Using a few hot dish casserole holders I picked up at the thrift store, some scrap bulletin board pieces and a bit of a coffee sack, I made a pair of bulletin boards perfect for photos, momentos, or... ]]>
<![CDATA[Cake Diet]]> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 11:27:14 -0800 Cake Diet Posted by Bec4
Planning a diet for the new year?  Start by turning your cake pan into a message center.  This pan was actually from the thrift store and was large than a normal 9" round pan.  I added... ]]>
<![CDATA[Book 'Em For Christmas]]> Sat, 11 Dec 2010 08:59:32 -0800 Book 'Em For Christmas Posted by Bec4
My name is Becky, and I hoard old books.  I decided it was about time I used some.  These ideas are not only great for Christmas, but can be used all year long.   ]]>
<![CDATA[Coffee Christmas Card Holder]]> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 20:42:01 -0800 Coffee Christmas Card Holder Posted by Bec4
I covered a bulletin board with a burlap coffee sack (I used one that had some red and green on it) and then added some garden fencing to hold cards.  I curled up the ends of some of the fencing... ]]>
<![CDATA[Great Skates--It's a Wreath Holder]]> Mon, 06 Dec 2010 18:45:38 -0800 Great Skates--It's a Wreath Holder Posted by Bec4
I think I may be heading into just plain crazy here now, but this idea for a wreath holder (or stockings if you add more hooks) popped into my head last night and I had to try it.  I know you... ]]>
<![CDATA[Junk for Joy]]> Sat, 04 Dec 2010 21:11:31 -0800 Junk for Joy Posted by Bec4
Spell out Christmas words with junk.  I used to 2 part epoxy to attach these to some old boards (secure with hot glue while epoxy dries). ]]>
<![CDATA[Pretty as a Pitcher]]> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 08:33:45 -0800 Pretty as a Pitcher Posted by Bec4
  Inspired by a Pottery Barn idea of pitchers hanging on the front door, I decided to make it my own.  I didn't want to hear the clinging and clanging on the door so I hung... ]]>
<![CDATA[Locker Basket Stocking Holder]]> Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:16:13 -0800 Locker Basket Stocking Holder Posted by Bec4
Need a place to hang stockings?  How about using a locker basket?  You could use ribbon, S hooks, or curtain hooks like I did.  And then have fun adding the details--a bowl for cards... ]]>
<![CDATA[Junky Centerpiece Inspired by ND Junk Girl]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2010 13:18:49 -0700 Junky Centerpiece Inspired by ND Junk Girl Posted by Bec4
I was so inspired by Andrea's junk centerpiece, that I decided to make one the same day.  I used a camp toaster in the middle to hold a candle, doorknobs for added interest, and set it on a... ]]>
<![CDATA[A Pleasing Palette]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2010 22:00:23 -0700 A Pleasing Palette Posted by Bec4
I needed a spot to hang hot tub towels and when I saw this palette, I decided it would be perfect!  I just cut it down to the size I wanted, painted on some appropriate words, waxed it and added... ]]>
<![CDATA[Tick-Tock Table]]> Sat, 10 Apr 2010 20:40:44 -0700 Tick-Tock Table Posted by Bec4
I made a fun coffee table out of a thrift store stool and a cable spool top.  A little paint, a little wax, a few screws--quick and easy! ]]>
<![CDATA[Seat Belt]]> Tue, 06 Apr 2010 21:50:17 -0700 Seat Belt Posted by Bec4
I made a fun seat or luggage rack or spot for bathroom towels or..., from a camping stool and leather belts.  Thrift stores always have belts, and there is never a big rush for them so I wait... ]]>
<![CDATA[A Lamp For The Birds]]> Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:31:34 -0700 A Lamp For The Birds Posted by Bec4
I made this hanging lamp for my daughter's room out of a birdcage.  I spray painted it pink and hot glued pink vellum on the inside.  My daughter thought it looked too plain, so I took the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Coffee Tray]]> Sat, 20 Mar 2010 15:36:11 -0700 Coffee Tray Posted by Bec4
I made a tray out of the film canister lid from my drum stand table.  If you don't have a film can lid, use a big cake pan.  I decoupaged a burlap coffee sack on... ]]>
<![CDATA[Step Ladder Wine Rack]]> Tue, 16 Mar 2010 13:23:30 -0700 Step Ladder Wine Rack Posted by Bec4
I painted a wooden step ladder and added some numbers on the steps.  I then sanded some indents on the back rungs to secure the wine bottles.  The thing on top is a wine opener--looks a... ]]>
<![CDATA[Drumroll Please...]]> Fri, 12 Mar 2010 23:32:41 -0800 Drumroll Please... Posted by Bec4
Marry a metal drum stand (painted blue) and an old film canister and what do you get?  A table of course, secured with gorilla glue! ]]>
<![CDATA[Tag, You're It!]]> Mon, 08 Mar 2010 20:12:19 -0800 Tag, You're It! Posted by Bec4
I made these tags out of old book covers.  I cut them out with a utility knife, embellished them with book pages, paint, or stickers, and drilled a hole through the top.  I put a clear coat... ]]>
<![CDATA[A Good Place To Nest]]> Sat, 06 Mar 2010 12:45:49 -0800 A Good Place To Nest Posted by Bec4
This vintage flour sifter seemed like a good place to "build" a nest.  The nest tag is cut from a book cover (I have so many ideas for these book cover tags!). This piece is a companion to my... ]]>
<![CDATA[Literally, A SPRING Wreath]]> Wed, 03 Mar 2010 09:45:00 -0800 Literally, A SPRING Wreath Posted by Bec4
I tied 6 bedsprings together with jute, added a bird and nest, a messy bow, and a nest tag to make a SPRING wreath!   ]]>
<![CDATA[Belt Basket]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:45:21 -0700 Belt Basket Posted by Bec4
Here is a simple project made by weaving belts through a wire basket from a chest freezer.  It took two belts per row, and you just bucckle one belt to the other. ]]>
<![CDATA[Camping Stools Turned Table]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2009 16:56:13 -0700 Camping Stools Turned Table Posted by Bec4
I made a simple table by attatching a cupboard door to the top of two camping stools.  I then used an oversized tray for the top, but didn't attatch it, and painted it all red. ]]>
<![CDATA[Shutter Planter]]> Wed, 13 May 2009 19:29:26 -0700 Shutter Planter Posted by Bec4
I made this planter from some old shutters that I painted green and a wire basket from a chest freezer.  It still has to wait a week fro plants as it was snowing yesterday! ]]>
<![CDATA[Potting Bench]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2009 23:52:38 -0800 Potting Bench Posted by Bec4
Ready for spring?  I know some of you lucky ducks who don't live in a zone 4 can start thinking about planting soon.  Here is a potting bench I made from part of a chicken coop door found... ]]>
<![CDATA[Saucers Anyone?]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2009 22:23:44 -0800 Saucers Anyone? Posted by Bec4
I found these three saucers at the thrift store for 25 cents each.  I loved their colors, but wasn't sure what to do with them.  I think Sue's motto is, when in doubt, make a candle... ]]>
<![CDATA[Wine Bar/ Sofa Table]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2009 21:14:04 -0800 Wine Bar/ Sofa Table Posted by Bec4
Here is a wine bar (the cross area is for wine bottles) or sofa table I made from a deck chair I had and scrap wood.  I painted some of the wood to get the colors I wanted.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Ladder Message Center]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2009 17:59:54 -0800 Ladder Message Center Posted by Bec4
I used a bunk bed ladder to make this message center.  I painted a piece of board cut to size for a chalkboard, and used a piece of an old bulletin board covered in fabric for the other... ]]>
<![CDATA[Wine Rack]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2009 20:14:59 -0800 Wine Rack Posted by Bec4
I made this wine rack using the drawer "base" from a sewing machine table.  I added a  rectangular piece of wood in each slot and wooden balls for feet. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spice Rack]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2009 20:10:45 -0800 Spice Rack Posted by Bec4
This easy spice rack was made from wooden recipe boxes, painted and screwed to a board.  It would also work well in an office or craft room.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Cutting Board Sconces]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2009 20:05:28 -0800 Cutting Board Sconces Posted by Bec4
Here are some asy sconces made from thrift store cutting boards. ]]>