Some of my garden junk

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  1. 2ofus

    2ofus Hardy Maple

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    My sister gave me two mosaic pieces that were suppose to hang on a fence. I decided, with DH help, to make them into patio tables. One base is a cream can that came from DH great aunt and uncle's dairy farm and the other base was a plant stand that he modified. A cast iron Chinese lantern he made a hanging stand for and the 7 foot wide black spider. Generally I have the ideas and he does the work.
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    Oh! Oh! I like all of it.....toni's gunna be jealous...... :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
     
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    Oh, yes! Cheryl, lookie lookie! :smt119
    It's wonderful when one has the ideas, and the other has the ability to bring them to fruition. (In other words, good for you and good for hubby!).
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    The mosaic pieces are genius, I really like the hanging lantern......BUT I LOVE THE SPIDER!!!
     



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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    The hanging lantern is my favourite and I would love to have one just like it. The tables are so unique and useful and as for the spider ... well I hope I never meet a real one that size!! :eek:
     
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    I wouldn't call those beautiful tables junk! they are very practical and useful for things such as iced tea or a book... big enough for a plate of cookies and two cups of coffee for a friend and you... well done.
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Love the Mosiac's! Especially the table ... genius!
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    I like all of your items 2ofus but my favourite is the spider. Thankfully I don't have a fear!
     
  10. Donna S

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    Love it all, especially the spider.
     
  11. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    My favorite is also the lantern. And those mosaic tables are too cute. Now... about that spider.... :D
     
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    cuatro-gatos In Flower

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    Me likey! Must find a spider like that.
     
  13. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    It was interesting looking at your collection items...but the one that I liked the best was the little black bear sitting off to the side of that melk can with a sign that says, "Wipe your paws".
    I had a chuckle, and thought that it was a nice thing to have there. Is it'ds location close to your front or back door?
     
  14. 2ofus

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    The spider started with a trip to the dump where DH saw a pile of hay rakes and asked me what can we make with these? All I saw was spider legs. The body is the top of a pressure tank and the head is the headlight off of a 1930's Essex car donated by a friend. We have actually had people try to steal it!
    The Chinese lanterns (2) I nabbed at a yard sale and DH built the stands to hang them on.
    The tables evolved because we needed them.
    Sjoerd, the 'wipe your paws' bear was a gift and is beside the back door.
    I do enjoy showing my 'junk' off!
    ;)
     
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    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    You and hubby are very talented, love them all but the lantern is my favorite.
     

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