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Monday, December 17, 2012

Estate Sale Treasures. Would you buy these?

I went to an Estate Sale on Friday mainly looking for a small Christmas tree ... but ... look what I bought. 
 

My first stop is usually the garage or work shop. Show me metal pieces with time-worn paint and I want them. 


I was a big spender ... $4.00 for the two sets of vintage furniture pipe clamps ... just put a piece of pipe in between and there you have a clamp. 


The wheel thing is a part of a pully of some sort ... there again, it was the color and only $1.50. Nice bargain.

 
Now you are beginning to see my plan to use them.

 
Don't they make interesting candle holders?
 

This is really thinking outside the box and I love it.

Happy Christmas.
Audrey Z.



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8 comments:

  1. I'm drawn to metal pieces also! Give me some metal, rust, and lace....and I 'm happy! Hugs, Penny

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  2. That is "awesomeness". It's fun to take things apart and reconstruct them.
    Chris =]

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  3. I always look for this kind of stuff too, but mostly for garden junk. Lately some of my garden junk is working it's way inside!

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  4. LOVE it! And the answer to your question is, 'YES!' :-)

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  5. Those pieces really do make wonderful candle holders! I would probably not buy those because I don't have the imagination that you do. You are so clever at thinking outside the box.

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  6. You and Carlene should live next door to each other...:) You both find the cutest uses for the oddest things. Now, I would never have thought to use these pieces for candles...it is just beautiful.
    hugs, bj

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  7. I will look at old metal pieces with renewed interest. Thanks for sharing!

    S

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  8. You are so creative! I love how you used these pieces as Candle Holders, they look wonderful!

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