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For 'lovevintage'--vintage garden junk :)

Posted by mama_goose (My Page) on
Wed, May 15, 13 at 21:08

Anything old is in danger of becoming landscape decor at my house. First is my old cast iron tub--my sister bought it to put in her yard, then her DH decided it was too tacky, so he suggested I might want it:

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The old enamel sink that my DD pulled off someone's trash dump--not a good pic. The old bin on top became my kitchen hood: (See that project here.)

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An old pedestal sink my mother found somewhere, positioned against our old barn:

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And, since we have a 3-pc bath, our outhouse, which was moved from a neighbor's property. I have no idea what happened to the original from our 1920's farm cottage/bungalow:

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Before the hops vine grew over it:

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Old gate from a metal works in Cincinnati, OH:

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Old wagon wheel and milk cans, outside back door:

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Fancy goose--not an antique, but I love her creeping phlox boa:

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My FIL's old wheelbarrow, in the wildflower corner:

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Graniteware pots and a bucksaw on the old milkhouse/buttery:

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Vintage watering cans on the front steps--the green one on the bottom was my grandmother's:

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My grandfather's old well pump, on a well that was capped in the 1940's:

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Bluebird family nests in the pump:

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Babies hatched on Mother's Day. I'm so proud! ;)

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This is the spread, and our little valley, from the top of the hill. We have the buildings, and a 3 acre remnant of the original dairy farm:


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RE: For 'lovevintage'--vintage garden junk :)

I don't know what's wrong with my album link, but here's a link to my GW thread:

Here is a link that might be useful: Range hood from a vintage feed bin


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Mama, your place is gorgeous! That's the chicest "junk" I've ever seen!


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Mama, can you repost it over to Garden Junk forum, I don't think you put it there & they will love it. it's been a little slow lately, everyone planting their gardens & trying to get things done this spring! Love all your pics!! They will too.


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Mama,

That's a GORGEOUS piece of property!

/tricia


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Thanks everyone! I will post a link in garden junk. Lol, everything looks so much better from a distance--you can't see all the weeds!


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such a beautiful place! love the tub and the green fields.


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such a beautiful place! love the tub and the green fields.


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lov it all


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Thank you, caroleena and bootscootengal. Here is a pic from last night's amazing sunset. It's such a contrast to the light-bright pic above.


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Beautiful, just beautiful all of it. I especially like the sink with old window above. Thanks for sharing.
Susan


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Absolutely Beautiful!!!!!


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