Lovely Plant Stand
Table legs and a metal tray, two useless junk pieces, into something unique and functional is a hoarders dream. I’m not exactly a hoarder but I often purchase useless objects for no reason other than they look cool. I don’t collect a lot, just a few things at a time and dream about how to make something useful.
I found the table legs at a thrift store without a table on top. The detail is awesome. Painting them enhanced them drastically. “Nice legs!” said Tina Turner.
They sat in the basement for a year while I tried to find something for the top. A vintage suitcase, an orphaned wood top, an old wooden box were all options. Keeping my eyes open, I found nothing. Then, I had a eureka moment and made a mad dash to the thrift store again, this time on the prowl for a metal kitchen tray of some kind. I found it on the first trip! Perfectly sized for use as a plant stand.
The best part about re-purposing items is mixing the material. Wood and metal combination is trendy in shabby chic, farmhouse home decor.
I drilled 3 holes in the metal tray so the screw heads would sit flush with the surface then screwed the tray into the legs.