Thursday, January 24, 2013

Lucky Me...a special gift...

Not to "rub it in"...or anything ;)

I mentioned in a previous post that I celebrated a "BIG" birthday in December...

But I never showed you the special gift I received from my friend Joan (SIGNS OF THE TIMES)

I just FINALLY got it hung up...and I couldn't wait to show you!!

Like usual...I have no idea what this piece originally did ;)

...but with the addition of this lock box screwed to the wall for a little shelf...

...and some papers and "greens"...'s the perfect addition to my home...

...right by my front door.  
The PERFECT thing for my family and friends to see as they come and go!!

Thank you Joan!!  I LOVE it!!

(See more of Joan's creations on her Facebook page...

I'm still working like CRAZY to get ready for the JunkMarket show next weekend...
More info HERE!!

I'll try to stop in to say "Hi" here and there...but if not, I'll be back with pictures after the show!!


You could follow along on Facebook for little "peeks" along the way...
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Until then,


  1. Very nice birthday gift!!! Happy belated 40th to my much younger friend! I sure hope you had a great 40th!!

  2. Oh, I love it! What a great gift! Happy belated birthday, Laurel. :)

  3. That is wonderful - whatever it was! Good luck at the show - can't wait to see and hear how it went!

  4. Well now I wonder what it was. Something from an old vacuum? A car part?


  5. Very pretty. I love pieces that get you wondering about their history. Happy late Birthday!

  6. Great gift! I'll go check out her facebook page!

  7. What a wonderful gift...and a perfect place to hang it. Blessings on your "junk" I hope you do well..Blessings!

  8. I love it .. Kind of looks like a bind of the bible..WHICH is awesome if they repurposed that .. I DONT know but I just LOVE it .. OMGUSH LOVE where you put it too... for all your friends to see. WELL happy belated birthday from me. I hope that your so blessed that you need two trucks to carry it all............ HUGS

  9. What a perfect gift!!! I love it!! And happy belated birthday!!! :)

  10. A very special gift! Happy belated Laurel! And have a spectacular time at the show! Xo

  11. What a thoughtful and special gift! Take care, Laura

  12. Happy Belated Birthday! That is a wonderful gift!!

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