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Pile of Michigan License Plates = Flag of USA

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Ouch, my hands hurt! Why or why did white 1962 Michigan plates have to made from thick steel... 40+ plates, 63 pieces and over 300 nails mounted on a stained red wood board comprise this 5-foot wide...

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A SCARECROW LADY

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This scarecrow lady was the result of a local city contest in October 2014 that I entered for the fun of it.  I had a great time making her out of odds and ends and wanted to share it with you...

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SPICY COLORED DRESSER DECOUPAGE FABRIC PROJECT

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A Thomasville brown dresser was painted a rust color, except the drawers were left brown.  I took 3 different fabrics to the drawers, and then to the top of the dresser, leaving a space in the...

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Google Office Projects

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I was so excited to get to create custom art for two Google regional offices so far this year! Both offices are located in Michigan, and they wanted the pieces to represent the Great Lake State as...

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You Guessed It - More License Plate Art!

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It's been a busy 2013! Here are a smattering of projects I've worked on so far this year using vintage license plates. Many more pieces over on my website. Hope you swing on by for a visit!

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License Plate Art Animals

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Started this series of animals this summer. Lots more coming: Lion, Hippo, Shark, Giraffe, Dog and Peacock. All pieces are made from vintage license plates on wood. Hope you enjoy!

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License Plate Letter Signs

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Lately, in addition to the large license plate maps I make, I've been receiving orders for a lot of signs made with assorted vintage license plate letters. I created a tool on my website where...

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This week's alley finds

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The week is just two days old, and I've drummed up these two treasures on my way to work. I can't wait to get on refinishing them. Oak was last week's theme; I found an oak chair for my office, and...

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Retro dresser turned entertainment center

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Vintage dresser turned entertainment center. Ignore the TUBE tv. Upgrading to LED this Christmas so I made this dresser in preparation and left out the two center drawers and made shelves.

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NEW SHOPPE TO BEHOLD!!! 'ME2U' VINTAGE IN HEALDSBURG, CA

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Vintage wares and retro style. We are filled to the brim with decor, gifts and jewelry. You will find furniture, lamps, knick knacks, kitschy kitchen ware, and all the bling your heart desires. We...

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Recent License Plate Art and Map Projects

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It's been a busy 2011! Here are a few projects I've been doing. Enjoy!

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Stylish Wine Cart

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Old metal typewriter stand transformed into a wine/beverage cart

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4 Old Plates = 10,000 Lakes

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Finally had a chance to do a map of Minnesota out of vintage plates. This one needed a green-ish base to match with a great room wall. I love the fact that I was able to find plates from the 50s for...

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Georgia on my mind...

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A 3 foot by 3 foot map of the Peach State for a new client in tony Buckhead outside of Atlanta! Used mainly old discarded 70s plates for this one. I really like the wood boards used for this piece...

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United States License Plate Map of the Fifty States

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Each state in the union is painstakingly represented in this huge map with its own license plate. The map measures about 60 x 42 and weighs about 35 pounds. Every license plate is genuine and the...

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Ohio State Buckeyes License Plate Art

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A pile of 1970 Ohio license plates, some other plate scraps and some bright red stained boards transformed into the logo of the Ohio State Buckeyes!

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Don't Mess With The Golden State!

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Two piles of expired license plates, some wood, nails and glue have become a matching set of license plate maps for a nice lady in Washington State. They will soon adorn a stunningly red wall in her...

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True "junk" jewelry

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This is some fun junk pendant!  I used a vintage canning lid top and applied a vintage 70's wallpaper to the center.  I then used a resin type topcoat to seal it and make a sort of 3D...

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Cross State Rivalry

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The Spartans and the Wolverines, immortalized using genuine vintage Michigan license plates! These two pieces repelled each other like magnets, so I had to snap the photos quickly. :) This fall...

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Repurposed Stereo Console

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Last Friday I was out garage saleing and came upon this stereo console.  Previously in a magazine I had read, someone had redone a cabinet into a wine/buffett.  I thought I might want to do...

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