Urns

How often do you find a couple of ceramic urns on the side of the road? Never? I would have said the same thing. But while out for a walk the other day I passed an antique store, and next to that store in an unused doorway, was a pile of junk obviously considered unworthy…

The Things I Drag Home!

Sometimes I see something on the side of the road, and I know it’s probably just a hunk of junk, but I love a challenge and it comes home with me anyway. I picked up a piece of turned wood, perhaps from a staircase, in the council cleanup the other day. At the time I…

Roadside Door

While cruising the streets for treasure recently, I spotted an old door, with a perfect neutral colour and chipped paint. My son and I loaded it into the car, then drove home leaning forward and to the side as the door was taking up all the room! Worth it though, because it’s made a magnificent…

Delicious Drawer

As you may know the council clean up worked it’s magic in my suburb recently, and while out on a walk (read – poking around in people’s piles of rubbish) I found a broken, battered little table. If it was in one piece it would have been fabulous, but it was beyond repair. It did,…