Trash to Treasure: Easel, Planter Box, Wall Shelf, Towel and Napkin Holders
Learn how to turn broken and abandoned pieces into decorative and functional items.
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Combine three oars and a decorative piece of wood for a fun easel. Attach the three oars at the top. Attach the decorative element to the two front pieces. Secure a length of chain from the back oar to the front decorative element.
Repurpose two old chairs into interesting wall displays. One chair was missing its front legs--with the addition of two spindles it becomes a unique wall shelf. The other chair was missing its seat--by adding a rectangular box it becomes a functional indoor wall planter.
Combine old door knockers with old molding for a simple towel holder. Attach a piece of plywood to the back of the molding to give it the necessary depth, then attach the door knockers to the front.
Trash-to-treasure expert Robb Whittlef shows host Joan Steffend how to turn salvaged metal pieces into home accessories.