Copyright (c) 2019 en-us JUNKMARKET Style - JunkArchitect's posts JUNKMARKET Style - JunkArchitect's posts Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:13:30 -0700 JUNKMARKET Style - JunkArchitect's posts JUNKMARKET Style - JunkArchitect's posts <![CDATA[Copper Pipe Dining Room Table]]> Wed, 22 May 2019 04:30:00 -0700 Copper Pipe Dining Room Table Posted by JunkArchitect
A box of scrap copper pipes and fittings becomes a more avant-garde approach to the typical Dining Room Table. ]]>
<![CDATA[Architectural Wreckage Lamp]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2019 04:00:00 -0700 Architectural Wreckage Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Reclaimed historical relics come together to create a perfectly rusty and crusty lamp. It's just what my remodeled breezeway needed! ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial Table [WRECKAGE]]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2019 03:45:00 -0700 Industrial Table [WRECKAGE] Posted by JunkArchitect
Here's the latest piece of furniture created from my debris field...check it out. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Curio Cabinet]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2019 02:25:00 -0700 Vintage Curio Cabinet Posted by JunkArchitect
My latest piece was created to showcase a friends collection of Cloisonne. ]]>
<![CDATA[Console Table]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2019 02:10:00 -0700 Console Table Posted by JunkArchitect
Visualizing back 100 years to build in the present is how I came up with my latest creation. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Scruffy Cottage Coffee Table]]> Sat, 16 Mar 2019 03:25:00 -0700 The Scruffy Cottage Coffee Table Posted by JunkArchitect
Beautiful, white scruffiness. ]]>
<![CDATA[Garden Shed Shelf]]> Fri, 01 Mar 2019 02:45:00 -0800 Garden Shed Shelf Posted by JunkArchitect
Garden shed shelf with the curves and colors of nature. ]]>
<![CDATA[Organizing Photos...The Junk Market Style Way]]> Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:35:00 -0800 Organizing Photos...The Junk Market Style Way Posted by JunkArchitect
A portfolio created with junk to show photos of even MORE junk. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage School Map]]> Fri, 04 Jan 2019 05:40:00 -0800 Vintage School Map Posted by JunkArchitect
A beautiful old school map becomes a stunning wall accent. ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy New Year!]]> Sat, 29 Dec 2018 07:50:00 -0800 Happy New Year! Posted by JunkArchitect
New Year's Eve serving tray created from a bunch of junk...but cool junk! ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Soda Bottle "Christmas Tree"]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:20:00 -0800 Vintage Soda Bottle Posted by JunkArchitect
I used a portion of my crazy collection of over 400 vintage soda bottles and an antique ladder to create a one-of-kind "Christmas Tree" ]]>
<![CDATA[Gliding into Winter]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2018 02:55:00 -0800 Gliding into Winter Posted by JunkArchitect
One of my favorite flea market finds EVER...! ]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Lamp]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2018 05:15:00 -0800 Christmas Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
The shape and patina of this old Red Bucket was calling out for some kind of Christmas a lamp shade. So without buying anything new and just using the junk in my shop I put together... ]]>
<![CDATA[It's the Sign of the Season...]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:30:00 -0800 It's the Sign of the Season... Posted by JunkArchitect
I found some twigs (Doesn't take much) that inspired me to build a Christmas sign. ]]>
<![CDATA[HAPPY THANKSGIVING...!]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 04:00:00 -0800 HAPPY THANKSGIVING...! Posted by JunkArchitect
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone that brings so much talent and creativity to Junk Market Style each day. ]]>
<![CDATA[Resurrecting the Past ~ Scaffolding Plank Table ]]> Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:30:00 -0700 Resurrecting the Past ~ Scaffolding Plank Table Posted by JunkArchitect
Cast offs from a creepy old abandoned paint factory are brought back to life as an industrial style console table. ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Autumn]]> Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:10:00 -0700 Happy Autumn Posted by JunkArchitect
This vintage shopping cart is a recent flea market find that was destined to hold falls harvest. ]]>
<![CDATA[Foundry Pattern Mirror]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 04:00:00 -0700 Foundry Pattern Mirror Posted by JunkArchitect
Here's an easy way to add a little industrial without going overboard. ]]>
<![CDATA[Photo Album for Baby]]> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 04:40:00 -0700 Photo Album for Baby Posted by JunkArchitect
A collection of repurposed bits & pieces, some dating back to the 1920's are united into an album to hold your babies precious photos. ]]>
<![CDATA[Galvanized Flower Garden ]]> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:00:00 -0700 Galvanized Flower Garden Posted by JunkArchitect
Salvaged galvanized Turkey Feeders, plywood and some rusty metal straps combine to create a two-tiered Flower Box. ]]>
<![CDATA[Antique Wash Stand Repurposed into a Bar]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:25:00 -0700 Antique Wash Stand Repurposed into a Bar Posted by JunkArchitect
30 years ago I found over 1,000 vintage milk bottle caps. A few weeks ago I finally figured out what to do with them...! ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Memorial Day]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 03:05:00 -0700 Happy Memorial Day Posted by JunkArchitect
This American Flag has been in our family since my grandfather purchased it at F. W. Woolworth's in 1960. ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial Laundry Crate Table]]> Sun, 29 Apr 2018 03:30:00 -0700 Industrial Laundry Crate Table Posted by JunkArchitect
The finish needed to look like it had been banging around a commercial laundry for the last 75 years. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Tin Planter]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:00:00 -0700 Vintage Tin Planter Posted by JunkArchitect
Check out the cool graphics on this vintage cottage cheese tin! ]]>
<![CDATA[~ Megaphone Vase~]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2018 09:50:00 -0700 ~ Megaphone Vase~ Posted by JunkArchitect
A 1950's cheerleader megaphone is combined with discarded wood shelving, an old tin lid and some vintage finds. ]]>
<![CDATA[Farmhouse Style Shelf]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 03:25:00 -0700 Farmhouse Style Shelf Posted by JunkArchitect
Farmhouse style with a burst of color. ]]>
<![CDATA[HUGE...Antique Corbel Floor Lamp]]> Tue, 06 Mar 2018 04:40:00 -0800 HUGE...Antique Corbel Floor Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Eclectic and sculptural. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Wallpaper Display Repurposed into a Mirror]]> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 17:40:00 -0800 Vintage Wallpaper Display Repurposed into a Mirror Posted by JunkArchitect
An old wallpaper display is transformed into a conversation piece, I hope, with the addition of a mirror. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spindle Lamp]]> Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:50:00 -0800 Spindle Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Don't make fun of me, but I built ANOTHER lamp. ]]>
<![CDATA["The Twelve Best"~Vintage Clock]]> Thu, 28 Dec 2017 08:50:00 -0800 Posted by JunkArchitect
This old tobacco tin had been in a Connecticut barn for the last 50 years. ]]>
<![CDATA[Merry Christmas...!]]> Mon, 25 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800 Merry Christmas...! Posted by JunkArchitect
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...! ]]>
<![CDATA[Old Wooden Shoe Forms and Stretchers]]> Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:55:00 -0700 Old Wooden Shoe Forms and Stretchers Posted by JunkArchitect
Combining unlike yet related elements create a strong and harmonious statement. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Soda Sign]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:45:00 -0700 Vintage Soda Sign Posted by JunkArchitect
I enhanced this cool 1950's metal soda sign by building a background to mount it on. ]]>
<![CDATA[Extreme Farm Furniture]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 03:50:00 -0700 Extreme Farm Furniture Posted by JunkArchitect
Well-worn woodiness with an extreme burst of color. ]]>
<![CDATA[~Happy Mother's Day~]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 04:00:00 -0700 ~Happy Mother's Day~ Posted by JunkArchitect
Junkin' is definitely genetic. ]]>
<![CDATA[~Happy Valentine's Day ]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:30:00 -0800 ~Happy Valentine's Day Posted by JunkArchitect
I've created an album that will not only hold Valentine's Day cards but is also a treasured keepsake itself. ]]>
<![CDATA[Have a Great Valentine's Day!]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:10:00 -0800 Have a Great Valentine's Day! Posted by JunkArchitect
My daughter Vicky put this together for Valentine's Day. ]]>
<![CDATA["The Best Thing to Hold onto in Life is Each Other". ]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:30:00 -0800 Posted by JunkArchitect
Happy Valentine's Day! ]]>
<![CDATA[One of My Best Finds Ever! The Original 1940s Building Permit for My Home]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0800 One of My Best Finds Ever! The Original 1940s Building Permit for My Home Posted by JunkArchitect
I found the original 1940 Building Permit and Certificate of Occupancy for my house on top of ductwork in the basement. So I had to build a frame worthy of such documents. ]]>
<![CDATA[Antique Ladder "Christmas Tree"]]> Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:06:16 -0800 Antique Ladder Posted by JunkArchitect
My imagination went a little crazy with this year's "Christmas Tree". ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Kitchen Pantry]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:25:00 -0700 Vintage Kitchen Pantry Posted by JunkArchitect
Vintage Kitchen Pantry ]]>
<![CDATA[Cheers!]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:45:00 -0700 Cheers! Posted by JunkArchitect
Here's a creation I just felt like making. No client, no pressure and no clue what to do with it now that it's finished. ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial Trophies ]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:40:00 -0700 Industrial Trophies Posted by JunkArchitect
I was commissioned to create several trophies for the employees of a Construction Company that specializes in Historic Restoration. ]]>
<![CDATA[Wired---------[=]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 -0700 Wired---------[= Posted by JunkArchitect
Crafted from a vintage, wire basket and a salvaged lamp shade frame, this one-of-a-kind lamp glimmers with rusty radiance. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Hamper Stand]]> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 05:50:00 -0700 Vintage Hamper Stand Posted by JunkArchitect
Fast Service Too! ]]>
<![CDATA[Balloon Inflator Lamp]]> Mon, 07 Mar 2016 04:39:20 -0800 Balloon Inflator Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Repurposed carnival junk. ]]>
<![CDATA[~Merry Christmas]]> Mon, 21 Dec 2015 05:18:41 -0800 ~Merry Christmas Posted by JunkArchitect
If you don't have a fireplace mantel to decorate you can always use the top of an old cupboard, hutch, shelf, armoire... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Re-Wrecking of One of My Previously Wrecked Armoires ]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 06:45:00 -0800 The Re-Wrecking of One of My Previously Wrecked Armoires Posted by JunkArchitect
I ruined one of my pieces of furniture and now I love it more than ever. ]]>
<![CDATA[~Christmas Mantel]]> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 18:35:00 -0800 ~Christmas Mantel Posted by JunkArchitect
200 year old mantel adorned for the holidays. ]]>
<![CDATA[Back to the Drawing Board ]]> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 05:35:00 -0700 Back to the Drawing Board Posted by JunkArchitect
Check out a few of my concept sketches. ]]>
<![CDATA[It's a Reel Lamp]]> Wed, 12 Aug 2015 03:55:00 -0700 It's a Reel Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
A galvanized Funnel and a dismantled Hose Reel pair up to form an industrial lamp. To really give it a factory appearance the cord is a section of BX electrical cable and the plug is from a washing... ]]>
<![CDATA[Collecting Memories Album ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:05:00 -0700 Collecting Memories Album Posted by JunkArchitect
It's a place to hold and cherish memories and dreams. ]]>
<![CDATA[Starrett Micrometer Mirrors...What?]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:46:38 -0700 Starrett Micrometer Mirrors...What? Posted by JunkArchitect
More New York flea market junk repurposed. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tepee Lamp]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 06:05:00 -0700 Tepee Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
I used a portion of an old wooden shutter and random twigs to build a tepee lamp. ]]>
<![CDATA["all" Bucket Floor Lamp]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10:10:00 -0700 Posted by JunkArchitect
1950's "all" detergent bucket floor lamp. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Leather Suitcase]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:50:00 -0800 Vintage Leather Suitcase Posted by JunkArchitect
There are many ways to give an old suitcase a new life. So when I needed to raise a bedside lamp the suitcase worked out perfect. By layering a vintage book on top of the suitcase it brought the lamp... ]]>
<![CDATA[~Happy Valentine's Day ]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:47:36 -0800 ~Happy Valentine's Day Posted by JunkArchitect
~Happy Valentine's Day from everyone at Junk Market Style. ]]>
<![CDATA[Puppet Theater]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:45:25 -0800 Puppet Theater Posted by JunkArchitect
Check out my cRaZy puppet theater! ]]>
<![CDATA[Cottage Style Mirror]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:25:00 -0800 Cottage Style Mirror Posted by JunkArchitect
Simple pieces can make a dramatic statement. ]]>
<![CDATA[Oil Pan Mirror]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:05:00 -0800 Oil Pan Mirror Posted by JunkArchitect
A simple way to create an industrial mirror. ]]>
<![CDATA[Antique Corbel Lamp]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 06:04:24 -0800 Antique Corbel Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Check out the transformation of a worn and crackled architectural element. ]]>
<![CDATA[Don't be Chicken - Nightlight]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 04:50:00 -0700 Don't be Chicken - Nightlight Posted by JunkArchitect
But if you are afraid of the dark here's a Nightlight made out of an old Chicken Feeder. ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Autumn!]]> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:42:16 -0700 Happy Autumn! Posted by JunkArchitect
An old orange toolbox, mums,'s fall! ]]>
<![CDATA[Deck the Halls with Ball Jars of Holly]]> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 06:27:41 -0800 Deck the Halls with Ball Jars of Holly Posted by JunkArchitect
Deck the Halls with Ball Jars of Holly...falalalala...Sorry, I couldn't help it. ]]>
<![CDATA[Can anyone guess what this is used for?]]> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:00:00 -0800 Can anyone guess what this is used for? Posted by JunkArchitect
Let's see who can solve the mystery as to what this piece of industrial equipment does. And, there's a little festive prize for the first person to give the correct answer! ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Halloween]]> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 05:53:29 -0700 Happy Halloween Posted by JunkArchitect
Here's the front of my little Cape Cod home decked out for Halloween. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hanging out in the Kitchen]]> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 07:49:08 -0700 Hanging out in the Kitchen Posted by JunkArchitect
Check out this cool way to repurpose a vintage metal clothes hanger. ]]>
<![CDATA[Corbel Wall Sconce Lamp]]> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 06:55:00 -0700 Corbel Wall Sconce Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Well it might not be its original intended use but this old corbel makes a cool wall sconce. ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial - Dorm Room Table]]> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 04:00:00 -0700 Industrial - Dorm Room Table Posted by JunkArchitect
I don't want the kid to forget about me when he's away at college. ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial Funnel Lamp]]> Sun, 02 Jun 2013 05:30:00 -0700 Industrial Funnel Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
My approach to building lamps is: if it's old, rusty or industrial, it can be transformed into lighting. ]]>
<![CDATA[Order Up...! Repurposed Deli Sign]]> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 06:35:08 -0800 Order Up...! Repurposed Deli Sign Posted by JunkArchitect
I've created tonZzz of portfolios but this is the craziest one yet! ]]>
<![CDATA[My "Junk Swap" box of Goodies!]]> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 03:50:00 -0800 My Posted by JunkArchitect
This isn't even half of what was in my "Junk Care Package". ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Chevy Dealership Poster]]> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 04:35:00 -0800 Vintage Chevy Dealership Poster Posted by JunkArchitect
Now here's a rare vintage find...! ]]>
<![CDATA[~Christmas Jewelry~]]> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 06:12:09 -0800 ~Christmas Jewelry~ Posted by JunkArchitect
I was asked to create a vintage necklace using an old Santa Claus pin, except there was a catch. ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial Foundry Pattern Mirror]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 04:55:00 -0800 Industrial Foundry Pattern Mirror Posted by JunkArchitect
This stunning antique foundry pattern adds an industrial touch to a collection of vintage frames. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Fashion Portfolio]]> Sat, 08 Sep 2012 06:35:00 -0700 Vintage Fashion Portfolio Posted by JunkArchitect
A stitch...back in time. ]]>
<![CDATA[Drink Up! CrAzY Bottle Collection]]> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 06:00:00 -0700 Drink Up! CrAzY Bottle Collection Posted by JunkArchitect
I have amassed this out-of-control collection of vintage Soda Bottles. The madness started with three bottles I found at a tag sale. ]]>
<![CDATA[My "Top 10 Junk Pick"...NUMBERS]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 07:59:33 -0700 My Posted by JunkArchitect
Numbers can add just the right detail to any setting. ]]>
<![CDATA[Architectural Relic Lamp]]> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:28:22 -0700 Architectural Relic Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
A junk-taposition of old wooden relics complete a lamp that's all vintage architecture. ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Valentine's Day]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 05:44:28 -0800 Happy Valentine's Day Posted by JunkArchitect
Use your imagination to create a life without limits...full of love, beauty and happiness. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Vintage Wedding]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 06:11:36 -0800 The Vintage Wedding Posted by JunkArchitect
Lace, paper, silk and vintage bits & pieces are bound together to keep your loving memories alive. ]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Eve Lamp]]> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 07:20:59 -0800 Christmas Eve Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Just enough light so Santa doesn't stumble, fall and whack his head. ]]>
<![CDATA[An Elegantly Wrecked Mirror]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 17:05:00 -0700 An Elegantly Wrecked Mirror Posted by JunkArchitect
Shabbiness with a touch of European elegance. ]]>
<![CDATA[Got Mums?]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 07:26:49 -0700 Got Mums? Posted by JunkArchitect
Reimaging an old milk box. ]]>
<![CDATA[Picket Fence Flowerbox ]]> Sun, 18 Sep 2011 18:55:12 -0700 Picket Fence Flowerbox Posted by JunkArchitect
Reclaimed shelves from a 100 year old kitchen pantry and an old picket gate are reimagined into a shabby flowerbox. ]]>
<![CDATA[Laundry Room Lamp]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 02:15:00 -0700 Laundry Room Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
"all" lit up and ready to brighten even your toughest loads. ]]>
<![CDATA[HoJo's Menu]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 23:00:00 -0700 HoJo's Menu Posted by JunkArchitect
I designed and built a frame to feature a 1960s Howard Johnson's menu. ]]>
<![CDATA[Junk Architect ~ My Home Furnishings Store]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2011 19:00:00 -0700 Junk Architect ~ My Home Furnishings Store Posted by JunkArchitect
Back in 1990 I realized my dream. by opening a home store named NEW FRONTIER, which featured my furniture and junk creations. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage JEWELRY Sign]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2011 05:21:14 -0700 Vintage JEWELRY Sign Posted by JunkArchitect
I went waaaaay back for inspiration. ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Valentine's Day!]]> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 03:30:00 -0800 Happy Valentine's Day! Posted by JunkArchitect
There comes a point when you just love someone. Not because they're good, or bad, or just love them. ]]>
<![CDATA[Slightly Sophisticated Coop Lighting]]> Thu, 03 Feb 2011 19:13:43 -0800 Slightly Sophisticated Coop Lighting Posted by JunkArchitect
Straight from the chicken coop to your living room. Yes, I did clean it first. ]]>
<![CDATA[Grain Scoop Vase]]> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 09:18:02 -0800 Grain Scoop Vase Posted by JunkArchitect
It's starting to feel a lot like spring...somewhere! ]]>
<![CDATA[Antique Corbel Lamp]]> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 07:33:35 -0800 Antique Corbel Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Architectural Transformation ]]>
<![CDATA[Heart of Gold Necklace]]> Sat, 04 Dec 2010 05:46:52 -0800 Heart of Gold Necklace Posted by JunkArchitect
Junk Architect Jewelry~ ]]>
<![CDATA[Autumn]]> Fri, 08 Oct 2010 15:26:41 -0700 Autumn Posted by JunkArchitect
A vintage, galvanized dog food dispenser is transformed and now displays the colors of fall. ]]>
<![CDATA[Megaphone Pendant Lamp]]> Tue, 21 Sep 2010 16:08:57 -0700 Megaphone Pendant Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
A suspended Megaphone throws just the right amount of light to create a cheery atmosphere. ]]>
<![CDATA[Feeling "all" Right - Coffee Table]]> Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:00:00 -0700 Feeling Posted by JunkArchitect
This is what you build when you have more "all" Buckets than you know what to do with. ]]>
<![CDATA[~~~Summer Breeze Planter]]> Tue, 03 Aug 2010 18:08:53 -0700 ~~~Summer Breeze Planter Posted by JunkArchitect
This rescued rusty lawn chair gets a fresh lease on life as the perfect base for a vintage bucket filled with sunflowers. ]]>
<![CDATA[It's Illuminating ]]> Wed, 28 Jul 2010 15:00:00 -0700 It's Illuminating Posted by JunkArchitect
A delicate wire grocery store display creates the framework for a lamp with an industrial edge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Abandoned Factory Lighting]]> Mon, 10 May 2010 13:58:12 -0700 Abandoned Factory Lighting Posted by JunkArchitect
An old abandoned factory is where some of the components used in this lamp originated. ]]>
<![CDATA[Check Out My Junk...from the "Junk Swap"]]> Mon, 05 Apr 2010 08:00:42 -0700 Check Out My Junk...from the Posted by JunkArchitect
Here are a couple of things from the HUGE box of junk I received from my junk swap partner "auction junkie". ]]>
<![CDATA[[WRECKAGE] Cabinet]]> Mon, 08 Mar 2010 19:50:36 -0800 [WRECKAGE] Cabinet Posted by JunkArchitect
WRECKAGE is the name of my line of furniture and creations entirely assembled from salvaged wooden doors, shutters, planks, scraps and hardware. ]]>
<![CDATA[~Be My Valentine~]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2010 08:45:00 -0800 ~Be My Valentine~ Posted by JunkArchitect
Vintage cards, rusty metal and verdigris copper all converge into a Valentine's Day montage. ]]>
<![CDATA[~My Sweetheart~]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2010 09:20:00 -0800 ~My Sweetheart~ Posted by JunkArchitect
Who would have thought that with a little sheet metal surgery a rescued Coca-Cola cooler would be given a second chance at life. ]]>
<![CDATA[Stop the Draft!]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2010 08:06:30 -0800 Stop the Draft! Posted by JunkArchitect
I decided to start out the new year with a totally green ]]>
<![CDATA[Dear Santa: All I want for Christmas is a Gigantic Pile of Junk]]> Mon, 04 Jan 2010 15:40:00 -0800 Dear Santa: All I want for Christmas is a Gigantic Pile of Junk Posted by JunkArchitect
I'd really be OK with just a pile of junk for Christmas. ]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Vacation...tree]]> Fri, 18 Dec 2009 08:40:00 -0800 Christmas Vacation...tree Posted by JunkArchitect
Old travel pennants of the past wrap this Christmas tree in nostalgia. ]]>
<![CDATA[It's Getting Frosty Outside]]> Wed, 09 Dec 2009 08:55:00 -0800 It's Getting Frosty Outside Posted by JunkArchitect
This beautiful pair of antique skates, little vintage candle sticks and dominos create a Christmassy glow on a cold stormy night in New England. ]]>
<![CDATA[Another Crazy Lamp]]> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:16:30 -0700 Another Crazy Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
I believe this is a first for me. I have built something out of junk to hold more junk. ]]>
<![CDATA[Trick or Treat]]> Sat, 17 Oct 2009 10:49:22 -0700 Trick or Treat Posted by JunkArchitect
Here's a creepy project that was brewed up by combining vintage Halloween memorabilia with some estate sale treasures. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hemming-Way]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2009 11:20:01 -0700 Hemming-Way Posted by JunkArchitect
A couple of vintage Skirt Hemming Rulers never thought they'd get pinned into becoming stands for displaying photos. ]]>
<![CDATA[Barn Burner Wall Sconce]]> Sat, 19 Sep 2009 09:28:23 -0700 Barn Burner Wall Sconce Posted by JunkArchitect
A rusty old Barn Door Roller becomes an unusual way to hold candles. ]]>
<![CDATA[Heir-Loom]]> Wed, 05 Aug 2009 09:03:53 -0700 Heir-Loom Posted by JunkArchitect
An old bead loom, rusty hanger and vintage clip come together to make an unusual picture frame. ]]>
<![CDATA[Camp Lamp]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2009 08:30:00 -0700 Camp Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Old Sears Roebuck & Co. thermos was disassembled and the shell transformed into a Lamp Shade. ]]>
<![CDATA[What a Racket!]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2009 08:30:00 -0700 What a Racket! Posted by JunkArchitect
A days worth of junk discoveries turns an old Badminton Racket into an unexpected Clock. ]]>
<![CDATA[Got Gas!]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2009 14:01:30 -0700 Got Gas! Posted by JunkArchitect
Old, crusty and rusty is just how I found most of the components for this Lamp. I combined an old Gas Can with a crusty vintage Hose Reel and out popped a Lamp. ]]>
<![CDATA[Rusty Old Wheelbarrow Planter]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2009 22:00:00 -0700 Rusty Old Wheelbarrow Planter Posted by JunkArchitect
Here is a nice old Wheelbarrow with great colors and rust that's been turned into a Planter. ]]>
<![CDATA[What's New Pussy Cat - Contributor Challenge]]> Tue, 26 May 2009 10:00:00 -0700 What's New Pussy Cat - Contributor Challenge Posted by JunkArchitect
I'll tell you what's new Pussy Cat, my Contributor's Challenge project is done! ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Mother's Day]]> Sun, 10 May 2009 16:44:29 -0700 Happy Mother's Day Posted by JunkArchitect
Good thing Mom likes junk because junk is what she got for Mother's Day. ]]>
<![CDATA[Great Crates]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2009 21:57:13 -0700 Great Crates Posted by JunkArchitect
With there bright colors and cool graphics these old Soda Crates are a quick way of creating a simple junk table. They are always available at flea markets and usually inexpensive. ]]>
<![CDATA[Funky Funnel Lamp]]> Sat, 04 Apr 2009 01:01:27 -0700 Funky Funnel Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
All the components for this lamp came together in about 15 minutes at last Sunday's flea market. Galvanized funnel, old glass jug, broom handle and a box full of lamp parts. ]]>
<![CDATA[RAD-ical Lamp ]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2009 23:14:38 -0700 RAD-ical Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Everyone needs a Theme Floor Lamp ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Valentine's Day ~ Music For My Soul]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2009 13:45:00 -0800 Happy Valentine's Day ~ Music For My Soul Posted by JunkArchitect
Old memories rushed back as I started ]]>
<![CDATA[Berry Basket Frame]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2009 10:00:00 -0800 Berry Basket Frame Posted by JunkArchitect
With a great weathered patina from years on the farm these vintage Berry Baskets make a quick picture frame. What better place for the Basket then on a vintage Grocery Cart turned into an End Table... ]]>
<![CDATA[Candle Sconce]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2009 11:15:00 -0800 Candle Sconce Posted by JunkArchitect
Vintage clear glass Insulators and wood pulled from a construction site dumpster become Sconces that give off a very relaxing glow. I did a small sketch of what I wanted the Sconces to look like and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Whisk Broom Arrangement ]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:59:18 -0800 Whisk Broom Arrangement Posted by JunkArchitect
Rusty Urn and a collection of tag sale Whisk Brooms becomes a nice arrangement that needs no watering…ever. ]]>
<![CDATA["Soilax Bucket" Tool Box Lamp]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2009 17:00:00 -0800 Posted by JunkArchitect
Believe it or not they still make this cleanser. ]]>
<![CDATA["THE UNCOLA Crate" Shadow Box Table]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2009 07:10:00 -0800 Posted by JunkArchitect
Flea market soda crate turned into a Shadow Box Side Table. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spool Table]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2009 21:14:19 -0800 Spool Table Posted by JunkArchitect
Laundry Basket from an estate sale becomes a great side table with the addition of a glass top. ]]>
<![CDATA[Ski Lodge Headboard]]> Sat, 03 Jan 2009 12:15:21 -0800 Ski Lodge Headboard Posted by JunkArchitect
This project started when I found a pair of vintage skis tossed out for thrash pick-up. ]]>
<![CDATA[Oar Lamp]]> Sun, 28 Dec 2008 12:21:57 -0800 Oar Lamp Posted by JunkArchitect
Picked up this antique Christmas Tree Stand over the weekend and turned it into a Floor Lamp. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Sled Nightstand]]> Sat, 27 Dec 2008 20:39:00 -0800 Vintage Sled Nightstand Posted by JunkArchitect
While driving through the Berkshires in Massachusetts I came upon an estate sale at an abandoned dairy farm. ]]>
<![CDATA[Little Rusty Wagon]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2008 15:34:03 -0800 Little Rusty Wagon Posted by JunkArchitect
I just found this Little Wagon at a garage sale and filled it with some old ornament and lights for Christmas. ]]>
<![CDATA[Let it Snow]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2008 16:37:38 -0800 Let it Snow Posted by JunkArchitect
When I was kid my mom would take my brother and I to Santa's Land in Vermont. There were these strange little cabins painted bizarre colors and built to some odd scale. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Pennant Ornaments]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2008 12:40:00 -0800 Vintage Pennant Ornaments Posted by JunkArchitect
I've been collecting vintage travel pennants for years. I decided to use one as a tree topper and thought it looked so cool that I covered the entire tree. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Fireplace Mantel]]> Sat, 06 Dec 2008 14:44:18 -0800 Vintage Fireplace Mantel Posted by JunkArchitect
I built, painted and distressed this mantel as an alternative to a real fireplace, which would have cost $30,000. Adding up all the wood, paint, etc. this project cost about $25.00 I picked up the... ]]>