Follow my highs and lows of a small business, working with junk, repurposing, and creating original treasures! Im a Visual Merchandiser, Interior Designer, Junk Artist, Collector, and Daydreamer! My studio is filled with many old and new, shabby and chic, antique and vintage, one-of-a-kind items.... My life, and my home are much the same, 'cluttered and fabulous'! Come and Browse....
I needed a fix, and what better place than my fav junkyard.
Though my last couple of visits, I have noticed the prices have hiked up some. I dont know how they can justify their price rise as most of their junk is outdoors rusting or rotting away!
I look at it as an opportunity to really search for bits and pieces that I need to use to do my 'redos', like hardware and unusual pieces . I have her stumped for prices when I roll up with a bucket full of 'stuff'! She doesnt even know what half of it is, and makes up the price on the spot!
This junkyard is set on about 5 acres of land, filled to the brim! Each time I go, I make a wishlist of the pieces I like, then I drag her around to get prices.Some of the little things I gather, I just make a small pile along my travels, no one wants my junk, so it is pretty safe!
It is hard work fossicking through mounds of junk, but I call it 'research', it's my job afterall!
I usually spend about two hours there, I dont need to see the cars and parts, otherwise it could take 3-4 hours!
Today i bought a set of doors, some thingimies, and some rusty bits, interesting huh!
Ive shown a couple of photos before, but here's some more to drool over!
Hope you had your 'fix' today, in the junking way!