In the spirit of Christmas and all that is junky...
today I cut apart a rusty, galvanized planter that
was doomed for the trash.
Armed with a pair of tin snips and my imagination...
I cut the planter into shapes and
pieces to make a Christmas tree.
I laid out the cut pieces onto a piece of white reclaimed wood, layering the rusty side with the galvanized side.
Using screws and a power screwdriver I screwed on each tree piece over the one underneath so the screws didn't show.
When the piece was finished, I hot glued on the metal ribbon details, the star, presents at the bottom,
and the word JOY at the top.
I added a metal ribbon around the edge of the board for a frame.
When the whole piece was finished I brushed a coat of dark
wax over the entire picture to give the background depth.
And here it is.... a rusty, galvanized, framed