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« on: March 29, 2014 07:20:10 PM »

I love Connecticut and the fact that people leave stuff on the curb for anyone to pick up. I discovered this drawer in a very worse-for-the-wear dresser. It looked to be a drawer to organize workshop screws, nails, etc. I saw a place to display some of the treasures I have received from crafty craftsters.

Here's a detail. It was painted dark green with some black over painting. Scrapbook papers were used for the background.


Long view, look at all the goodies:


Starter drawer:


And one more!
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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2014 11:11:48 PM »

That is a pretty good dumpster diving/curb to re-purpose! I like the way you decorated it with your knick knacks!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2014 07:57:53 AM »

That's a perfect display!
Well done!
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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2014 05:06:50 PM »

what a great find... it is so long! Love what you did with it! What room did it end up in?
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« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2014 02:04:23 PM »

Thank you. It hangs in my craft room, which is one of the 4 rooms on the main floor of our house. It's visible from the doorway, so it distracts you from the slightly chaotic rest of the room. It was a great find and at first I was looking at it horizontal, but the spaces were not right, then I set it down vertically to get it out of the way and the rest was easy.
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« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2014 09:18:22 AM »

Love it!  I am jealous of this find!
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2014 08:58:43 PM »

Great score!   It looks like it was meant to hold all of your awesome knick knacks!
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2014 04:35:19 AM »

Oh it was meant for holding my knick knacks! It just had to wait until I found it in a dresser in very bad condition by the side of the road. The drawer was surprisingly in good condition. Such a poor lonely life it had till it found me. Is there a Furniture Rescue Society (FRS) anywhere?
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2014 12:51:11 PM »

I am happy to see the Inchie house I made for you displayed on one of the shelves!

I wish I could find something usable on the side of the road! 
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« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2014 03:45:17 AM »

Ah, you caught that! I love those little inchie houses and it's hard to find a place to display them, so I made one! The only problem is it is full! I'm on the look out for another great find.
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