Sunday, January 10, 2010

Liquid Shipping Crate Table Featuring Heywood & Wakefield!

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W
hen I first saw this item at a sale in Wisconsin this summer, I didn't think much of it. Besides being surrounded by tons of other items, it also had the cover on. After walking by it a gazillion times, I finally turned it around and saw these words above. After further investigation (ie, removing the cover), I was surprised to see this inside...



Well, I finally got around to doing a project with this fun piece. To help me show you what I did, Heywood & Wakefield have generously taken time from their schedule to make a guest appearance. "Hello," says Heywood. "Tally ho," says Wakefield. {note: Heywood & Wakefield have taken on British accents, so please read the following with that in mind.}



They've come dressed to the nines in their retro Hollywood style. If you can't tell them apart, Heywood is wearing the dark fur and Wakefield is sporting the brown.



Heywood says, "To begin this simple transformation, simply remove the lid. You can see the fabulous jar inside. No one knows for sure what was transported in this liquid shipping crate."



Wakefield continues, "We borrowed a glass round from another table, set it on top, and then added some  bits and baubles."



"Oh, so simple," says Heywood. "Any chair would love to have this table next to him. Wakefield and I simply adore it."



"Most assuredly, Heywood, you are correct. It is most perfect for tea time or simply enjoying a fireside chat," concurs Wakefield.



I hope you enjoyed Heywood & Wakefield's guest hosting. They love to be in front of the camera every chance they get. With that much talent, I don't blame them! What's that, Heywood? Tea? I'll ask them. Heywood & Wakefield cordially invite you to tea. Wakefield says you can even sit on his lap. Cheeky chairs!

Coming up next...





DIY Day @ ASPTL Funky Junk's Saturday Nite Special

31 comments:

  1. What a neat table! Looks great next to those chairs. Love it.

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  2. Love your guest hosts. Simply delightful and the table, oh so perfect in your lovely room.

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  3. Yay--the one I voted for. I love this container--what great looking wood, and a wonderful repurpose.

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  4. Let's have another ROUND for Heywood & Wakefield!
    Table looks great and room looks great...I want to see MORE! Love the fur pillows! Smart chick!

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  5. Very nice. Touch of fur nice and cozy too and I don't care what PETA says!

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  6. Okay, you had way too much fun with this post. Then again, I enjoyed reading it:)

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  7. H & W are clever fellows with a good eye. Love the new table for them. Sea Witch

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  8. What a great idea! I have one of those too, but just could never quite figure out what to do with it! It looks fabulous! ~mary~

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  9. Interesting, I have never seen such a thing...smiles.

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  10. Love that crate and what a great transformation. I never would have thought of doing that.

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  11. What a great little table!

    You have the best eye... please take me shopping!
    ~Amy

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  12. Amazing...just adding that glass top and sweet accents...doesn't even look the same. Do tell, what is that odd looking piece in the background....under that gorgeous chandelier? Can't wait to see a post on that!

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  13. What a super idea. I love it. Such a wonderful crate and the glass top is just perfect. Hugs, Marty

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  14. This is such a great find - so unique! I can't wait for the gear blog - so excited!!

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  15. Gosh I love that table!! That is a GREAT find!!

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  16. I love it when you can reuse something interesting and make it work in your home decor!! I really like it with the glass top.
    -Angela

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  17. OH wow! That is an adorable little table!!!

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  18. Simple and full of character!

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  19. Love it and really want one! It looks fabulous!

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  20. That little spot in your home looks perfect. Love it!

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  21. LOVE the rustic nature of this one. :) Woodsy cute!

    Donna
    http://funkyjunkinteriors.blogspot.com/

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  22. It is so fabulous!! The container is much larger than I first imagined it. What a great to display it and make it useful.

    Ruth

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  23. I love it! What did you do with the top and the jar?

    I can't get past the fact that you have part of a rotary grater as your decor! If you don't know what I am talking about, the link below is just one example.
    http://www.restaurantsource.com/redco-food-prep-equipment--kitchen-supplies/food-prep-equip/vegetable-cutters/proddesc-6003-11628.aspx

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  24. I LOVE your cottage. You have such a distinct taste and such awesome pieces floating around your house! [cheers to you] cheerio <----said with british accent ;)

    -alchemyjunk@blogspot.com

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