I love no LOVE thrift stores, auctions (a new addiction), estate sales, basically any place I can buy second hand. I've even been known to do some trash picking! I enjoy seeing what I can get for a bargain but I really like to try to figure out different ways of using something. You know using it in a way different from its
I bought this chair at an auction. It had a seat but a really ugly cover...easy to fix.
I bought this clock face at a thrift store a few days later. It has a MDF back which is about an inch thick so it is strong. I had intended on using it as a base for a large cloche but it just didn't work.
"Oh well I'll come up with something else for it."
See where I'm going......
YOU GUESSED IT !!!!
I think it is a perfect match.
I sprayed the clock with several coats of a clear matte poly then glued it down with Gorilla Super Glue. I also put some brackets underneath for a little added security.
I'm joining Tales from Bloggerittaville for Thrifty Thursdays, Faded Charm for White Wednesday, The Shabby Chic Cottage for Transformation Thursdays, A Little Knick Knack for Everything But the Kitchen Sink Link Party and Miss Mustard Seed for Furniture Friday. Be sure to visit all these sites for some great ideas. While you're there look around you won't be sorry. Just leave a comment and let these ladies know you were there.