Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Potting Bench - A work in Progress

This is the Potting Table I put together last summer. I'm calling this my "Before", since I was never really satisfied with it. I spent last summer putting it together and tweaking it, but it's still not the way I want it. Which is why I didn't post it last year.

All the items were salvaged pieces, things I've had or "acquired" So it was completely FREE! Not bad for the price...

A Vintage Shelving Unit, sits on top of an old Farm Table, backed with an old Wooden Garage Door.

I added a stenciled Branch, with Birds, some buckets, and wire basket hold tools and Rusty Treasures

I attached another old shelf to the side of the house, a rusty mailbox holds larger Garden Tools

Below an old Umbrella Stand holds some rakes and a hoe, an old Quaker State Oil Drum holds my Bird Seed

Below you can see I tried using an old shutter, door, and Door frame... These are to hide my "workspace" behind. These are the main things I want to change.

It's a little Junky-er than I would like, but it really did serve it's purpose and saw a lot of use!

I can't wait to get started on the changes I have in mind!

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  1. Those photos look so warm and inviting. Love the potting bench. It's like nostalgia personified!

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  3. hi Lorri ... love your colors on the potting bench and adding the stencil looks great. Looks like you have everything you need close at hand. I love your clock and will make one if I ever find a lid like that. You are so creative.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  4. Great potting bench. I love all your vintage touches.

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