Potting Bench

kirkus(5a)June 28, 2012

Waaaay baaaack when I posted this potting bench I made shortly after building it from old doors and an old workbench with thrift store iron and an old enamel pan. Here it is today...placed on our side porch and decorated with thrift store finds. I use the old Carnation milk box for soil. I get so much use out of this bench. ENJOY! Bear Hugs! Kirk

A close-up of the pig collection above the bench... :o)

Here is a close up of my blue chamber pot all potted up, sitting on the bench. :o)

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kathi_mdgd

Looking good,and i love the use of all your old stuff.bird houses are my favorites as well old enamel ware of which i also have some pieces,but i have the red & white enamel.TFS
kathi

    Bookmark   June 28, 2012 at 6:37PM
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Marlene Kindred

As I said on Facebook...I think this is the most beautiful potting bench I've ever seen...more of a piece of furniture really. Just gorgeous with all of your "collections" Kirk! TFS again!

    Bookmark   June 28, 2012 at 7:30PM
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nanatricia

YES !!!! so dang cute!!

    Bookmark   June 28, 2012 at 9:31PM
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sunnyca_gw

I like all the changes, potty will look beautiful when that plant fills out. The 2 little birds on birdbath next to it are adorable. Scottie dog is cute too. Pigs & bears, interesting collection, don't think they like each other much so wise to keep them apart! Still love that bench!! Jan

    Bookmark   June 29, 2012 at 1:18AM
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nonacook(8bFL)

Kirk, I really like what you have done with everything.
Love the shelf hanging on the wall.
You haven't been on as much lately, and I have missed you!

    Bookmark   June 29, 2012 at 8:34AM
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jlily(Z6)

The potting bench looks well arranged with your assortment of loved items. I LOVE it all. JLily

    Bookmark   June 29, 2012 at 9:51AM
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diggery(z8)

Looks great. I have loooved that potting bench since way back when. Just realized I have that same lil birdbath w/birdies. I need to dig it out & put it to work! TFS

blessings,
~digger

    Bookmark   June 29, 2012 at 9:56AM
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jeannespines

Oh I love all the recycling you did to build this potting bench & then stained it such a beautiful shade of almost copper! Your pig collection is just perfect for this & all your enamelware & birds & rustic goodies! Love, love, love this! Thanks for the updated pics ...& looks like your porch is a perfect spot for it now! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2012 at 11:59PM
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cnm1(6 Oh)

That is a great bench!!! Boy - I would love to find iron work like that!! SOOO many great finds

    Bookmark   June 30, 2012 at 3:47PM
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CapeHeart(z6ccMA)

WoW!!! Just Beautiful!!!! Love your potting Bench - so nice! Wonderful work! :)

    Bookmark   July 5, 2012 at 6:34PM
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