Some of my junk-a montage pic

eclecticcottage(6b wny)June 27, 2012

Here is some of my junk. As you can see, I like old crates. No, actually I LOVE old crates. I use them in the Cottage too.

The little bowl of water on top of the one crate is an old pyrex flameware pot, now it's a bird watering dish. The various bottles were all in a shed here when we bought the Cottage. The green school desk came from a yard sale for $5. The clay pots all came from an old neighbor's house, free. The ladder was garbage picked as were the fishing poles. In the crate on the school desk, the back three plants are in old ball canning jars (so far it's been two months and they're doing fine in them). The flowered flwoer pots the hostas are in were ceremic cookie jars I got at a rumamge sale as part of a $1 bag sale. The scale came from the same neighbor as the clay pots, also free-same for the barrel, which is where my hose lives.

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Marlene Kindred

What a neat collection of stuff! Love the old crates, the old school desk, the scales, and the two cookie jar planters. Thanks for sharing!

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 8:09PM
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cnm1(6 Oh)

Very nice. I love the mix of items!

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 8:53PM
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sorie6(6b ok.)

Love it!! Great stuff!!

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 11:02PM
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That old school desk sure made a good 'pot shelf!' (I have one of those not being used for anything!) Love old wood boxes for planting in, too! Nice recycling here! TFS! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2012 at 12:01AM
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I love all your old crates,school desk & other antique stuff like the scales!! Makes a very interesting area in your yard. Jan

    Bookmark   June 29, 2012 at 1:48AM
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eclecticcottage(6b wny)

Thank you all! This is our first year here, so the junk does double duty-it enhances and fills in so I have time to get more plants. More junk=less space I need to plant. I have to do it when DH isn't around though, because the "in process" part where I'm hunting around through the sheds and gardens and all the stuff to put it together NEVER looks good to him. Only when it's done, then it's ok. Drives me crazy, lol.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2012 at 8:35AM
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Most of us understand your frustration-we've seen a lot of eye-rolling. Enjoy it anyway. Your arrangements are wonderful! Jlily

    Bookmark   June 29, 2012 at 9:49AM
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Really LOVE your collection! Very pretty- love the 'pots' you used for flowers. :)

    Bookmark   July 5, 2012 at 6:31PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Lovely montage!
Great use of the crates.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2012 at 10:36AM
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