Thursday, March 24, 2011

Combo revealed

This Saturday was a "free" Saturday. That means there is NOTHING on the calendar. No work, no traveling, no quests, nothing! That allowed me some time to work on the yard.

My last post I mentioned a strange combo idea...well I did it ! Using the two pictures from the last post, I decided to take my crafting outdoors. And like most projects I am going for cheap$$.

Well, that was easy this time. Our large carport has three workbenches. And when we moved in we inherited this stack of wood.

Starting to look familiar????
Well, I nailed them together quickly, took out the same yellow paint as our livingroom, painted a more suitable phrase and VOILA!

It serves not only as art but as storage space. I put in some nails for my most used tools.
Bringing some life to our dreaded carport, I decided to extend it a little further and use an already there workbench. Using the same paint, I quickly painted the bench.



Looks better than before, though there is more work to be done, and the best part was....it was FREE!!! Just in time for spring planting, too.


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38 comments:

  1. A perfect workspace! I love that you used what you had on hand. That's how the best solutions are created!! Thanks so much for linking up to the Workspace Showcase at WWC!

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  2. I love finding old lumber to build stuff with. Score~

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  3. Really charming~ it turned out great!! Stopping by from SNS :)

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  4. I love it! I bet it makes you smile every time you see it!

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  5. very cool and rustic. Love the font you used on this.
    Amy
    @SistersoftheWildWest.blogspot.com

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  6. What a great idea! Love it! Your blog is super cute. I am your latest follower. Looking forward to more.
    ~Danylle

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  7. this actually inspires me to finish my little boys' growth chart. thank you.

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  8. Great! I really wish I had a space devoted to JUST gardening...instead it is all jammed in with tools and toys, lol!

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  9. this looks just great. I love the yellow...so pretty.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  10. Your work area looks great! Love the sign!

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  11. Very nice! I'd love for you to link up at Inspire Me Mondays @ Singing Three Little Birds!
    http://singingthreelittlebirds.blogspot.com/2011/03/inspire-me-monday_28.html

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  12. Love it! It's so cute, and yet functional! What a great idea! Thanks for sharing.
    lillianpearl.blogspot.com

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  13. Free weathered wood! How fantastic. Love the sign and it offers storage too!

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  14. I really like it! Adds personality to a usually drab place. :)

    You're more than welcome to link this up to my party: http://sunburntcowhandmadeshop.blogspot.com/2011/04/sunburnt-cow-link-party-6.html

    Cheers,
    Tracy All Thumbs Crafts

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  15. So creative! I just love it!
    Jenn

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  16. Free is great and most times it is more of a creative space when done then if you bought tons of new items..
    tammy

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  17. Love it...simple woods, simple paint, simple art = WOW ... without $$, you deserve WOW WOW WOW!... definitely your new follower..Love PC, Malaysia.

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  18. I featured you in my Flaunt it Friday features! Stop by and grab an "I was featured" button if you'd like. Thanks for linking up! :)

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  19. That is so very cool! I see you are new to blogging. Every Monday I host a newbie party and hope you can make it next time.

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  20. Wish I had a garden to put this in! Thanks for auditioning for American Crafter- good luck:)

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  21. love this!!!! would you consider doing a guest post for me? thanks for sharing this at my party!

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  22. Love it! So cute. Maybe if I make a sign like this, I can actually GROW a garden. :)

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  23. What a great idea. I might have grabbed some inspiration from you for my Saturday afternoon. Thanks for sharing.

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  24. SUPER love :) Laurel@chippingwithcharm

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  25. So sweet. What wonderful creation.
    ~Heidi

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  26. Brilliant idea! And cute, too! :)

    xoxo laurie

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  27. It's amazing what you can do with what you already have! This looks great.

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  28. love this...the font and size and color and rustic nature is wonderful!

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  29. Love this!!! I had to share on my FB page!

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  30. Great job! I love reclaimed wood! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity in the DIY Project Parade! ;)

    Roeshel

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  31. What an easy and cute idea. Thanks for linking it up to Weekend Warrior!

    Anna
    www.askannamoseley.com

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  32. Hi! I really like your sign and work bench--way to be resourceful! Fun to find your blog today and see you live in Waco. We are overseas now, but lived in Waco for 12 years. Nice to see "home" again!

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