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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Trash to Treasure Bench

This was originally a maple twin bed that I bought at a garage sale for $15. I had my DH make a bench out of it. He used everything from that bed - rails and all, adding only a few extra pieces of wood to complete it. I got the idea from Margo over at Robojunker. Making "something from nothing" is what she does best. She loves junk.
This is the finished bench which is now sitting in my new sunroom. Phil (that's my DH) is a miracle worker! Check over at Diane's for other Trash to Treasure ideas.

8 comments:

Smilingsal said...

You sure married a WINNER! What a super idea.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Pam, that is a very cute bench, and your DH is definitely a talented man AND a keeper! :-)

XO,

Sheila

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

OMG!!! How did I get here?? I was reading Tootsie's blog and all of a sudden yours popped up!! I must have hit your icon on accident. I am so glad I did. it looks like we have a lot in common. It's always nice to meet another gardener.

I love your little bench!! What a sweet man you have.

I am adding you to my favorites list. I hope that's ok. Come visit me sometime.

Jeanne said...

Oh my gosh Pam, that is gorgeous. Your dh is very clever and so are you.
I know it looks beautiful in your sunroom.

Hugs...Jeanne

KATHERINELLEN said...

Pam,
It's looks grat and cute! Your DH did a wonderful faclift on the cbench...great trash and treasures. Happy Tuesday

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Pam, The bench is adorable! I can just see it on MY porch. LOL Your hubby is a true treasure!

Thanks for linking to trash to treasure!

Tootsie said...

this is inspiring! you did a great job!

Margo said...

The bench turned out great. Glad I could inspire you.
Margo

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