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When Gathered Random Junk Becomes an Entry Table

I admit to having a slight addiction to vintage ironing boards. I have 3 in my stash now so I'm always attempting to put them to work in different ways. They are so light and versatile!
All it took for my most recent creation was to marry one up with a like minded wood framed mirror for an instant entry table. But that's not all... wait till you see the illuminated minnow bucket night light, meat grinder purse hanger... and more!
This vintage ironing board and mirror were both the perfect size for a small table in the front entry.
  • when gathered random junk becomes an entry table, foyer, home decor, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Loving all things galvanized, a meat grinder acts as a purse hanger.
The minnow bucket was filled with white mini Christmas lights for a lovely nighttime glow. And the other bucket holds fall dried hydrangeas.
Tarnished silver dishes were layered to hold loose change, and a laundry line wheel holds a rusty old measuring cup in place for odd keys.
A vintage drain cover was the perfect spot for my Funky Junk cards to land.
And on the opposite wall, there's a big 'ol junk wall gallery to hang your coats! But that's a whole other story. :) On Hometalk at: http://www.hometalk.com/737450/organize-that-...
This post is only one of 10 junkers that banded together for new fall inspired junk projects! Visit the blog link or hashtag to check them out!

To see more: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2013/10/fall-junkers-unite-with-an-ironing-board-table-a-pin-board-and-a-linkup.html

Got a question about this project?

  • Irish53
    Irish53 Hicksville, NY

    I have the same wooden ironing board but we are still using it everyday

  • Sylvia B
    Sylvia B Portland, OR

    I still have that ironing board - and I'm still using it! Would love to trade it out for a lighter one (it's quite heavy), and use it as a plant shelf for my living room window. It would be quite a conversation piece!

  • Cassandra
    Cassandra Mount Pleasant, SC

    I found an old ironing board that flips up into a stool and also step ladder, one of my favorite things!

  • Jan
    Jan Sanford, FL

    Wow lots of good ideas here ---even in comments---love the minnow bucket---too cute

  • Lynn
    Lynn Bakersfield, CA

    Lol, just saw your post today shortly after my 25yo daughter said "should I throw "this" out?" THIS being my great grandmothers wood ironing board. (I'm 56, so my ironing board was probabmy built in the late 1800's) I explained to her this is the

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