February 21, 2011

Decorating with Yard Sales Treasures, Antiques & Family Hand-me-downs

Decorating with family treasures, yard sale finds and antiques can be more whimsical than purposeful. Take into account this whimsically decorated kitchen.
The couple used an old garage door mounted on their interior wall complete with corrugated metal overhang and an old sorting rack from the days when a relative was a rural mail carrier.
It still has the names of all the family’s old neighbors. Very unique isn't it?
What we once thought of as 'junk' or useless has been repurposed and is now a hot designer item. 
Here are a few more treasure's I like:

By etsy seller Urban upcycles:  coming-up-roses-plate-stand

1 comment:

Sarah said...

the garage door is pretty cool!