The new buzz phrase around our house is 're-purposing'.
It's when you find some junk and make it into some other kind of junk.
Sort of 'Shabby Chic Recycling'.
For us, it's always been a lifestyle, but now it is hip!
We like to look for architectural salvage that can be used in the garden.
This is a wood vent, that we are going to put a back on, fill with potting soil, Sedums and trailing plants and make a living wall on the garage.
This section of picket, has had a full life.
It makes a lovely dog backdrop.
Dad's latest project is some old window panes. He bought some new glass for them and will put a photo behind it.
Mom was thinking a picture of a tree.
Dad was thinking a landscape photo.
I was thinking a picture of ME!
Don't you think a big Airedale face would be nice?
Mom says, "NO!" She already sees that view out of every window!
Do you have any re-purposed stuff?