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Posted on 19 April 2013 by

Potting Bench: A Great Re-purposing Project

Photo Credit: Salvage #3 by 25kim used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

I am a collector of many things.

Some of these items, I question why I collected them from a second-hand store or saved from the landfill.

Others, on the other hand, I know exactly what I am going to do with them when I pick them up. My find of a bathroom sink fell into this latter category.

This sink’s second life began one day when I was taking a walk.

On the side of the road, I saw a glimmer of light. It actually sparkled and glistened in the light.

Being curious, I walked up to see what it was and low and behold, it was a complete bathroom sink and vanity with gold colored hardware and crystal handles. How lucky I was to discover this find and I knew exactly what I was going to do with it.

I took it home, cleaned it up and noticed that the back was gone. While I was a little disappointed, it did not change my design plan and even worked out better in the end.

The first step in this process is to Read the rest of this entry »


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