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DIY Side Table

So with the completion of my industrial pendant light I needed to move the side table to the other side of the couch to free up space for the floor lamp. 408 more words

Classic Japan meets Industrial

I love mixing up styles when I build stuff. Since I use a lot of scrap metal in my builds it tends to be “industrial” and something else. 1,028 more words


The Mummy

7yo is enamored with all things Egyptian and especially mummies. I took a leaf out of that book, myself, when I made my Met Gala skirt last week. 155 more words

Hero of the Week

This week’s Hero of the Week – and what a lurid pink one it is – is Gumshoe Amsterdam, maker of what it claims to be the world’s first shoe made from ‘used’ chewing gum. 190 more words


A Quick Vintage Style Display Tray

Don’t overlook those old cake pans at the tag sales this summer!  Dress them up to look great in any room of your home!



Enjoy your weekend!

For The Garden

Repurposing with Salvaged Aluminum Screen Guards

Aluminum screen guards – look at all those pretty scrolls!  You may want to keep your eyes open for these my repurposing friends, they’re a treasure, and have so many possibilities, used whole or cut into smaller pieces.  449 more words

For The Garden

Repurposed Sculpture (12 photos)

In the 1980’s I created a series of sculptures that humorously depicted the Reagan administration. I used toys and found objects that I assembled, painted white, textured and painted with washes. 108 more words

Mark W. McGinnis