I thought I would share one of my latest creations using salvaged boards. The jewelry organizer above is made from two pallet boards and two old fence boards. They were attached to each other with 1" wood screws. I added cup hooks and a wooden dowel to finish off the construction. The boards are finished with Minwax Mission Oak stain followed by my trusty old favorite, Howard Feed n Wax. There's a saw tooth hanger on the back for easy hanging.
I went back to work last week. It's been a great summer, but I sure did miss my library. I have the best job in the world! Even though I work in an elementary school library, I thought I would see what Etsy has to offer in a search for public library creations. Here's a collection of what I found.
I love searching for treasures in thrift stores. There are stores here in San Diego that have become my favorites. I found this lovely little table while visiting one of them. I brought it home and stored it in the garage, not knowing quite what to do with it. It kept me company in the garage for a few months as I worked on other projects. Finally, after I had finished making creations out of all the wood planks that were stored on top of it, I decided to give the sweet little table it's well deserved face lift.
I love succulents! These tender plants look so vulnerable, yet are stronger than most of us. I never realized how creative so many people could be in designing planters and vases for these special plants.
I finally finished the wine rack (or book shelf, picture display, or planter....) I was working on. As you know, if you've read my blog before, I love pallets! I love to create interesting, useful things from pallets and I try to sneak them in the garage when my hubby isn't watching.