A Fun Shovel Handle Junk Tray & Country Sampler Gardens Magazine

I found this fluted edge farm tray at a garage sale several years ago.

I was thinking planter, but I found an even more fun use for it!



I found an old shovel.

I spotted this old shovel with just a bit of red paint and a great patina for $6 at Jackson's Icebox Antiques & Collectibles.

The shovel handle was sawed down with to about half it's length, and was attached it with a screw from the bottom.  

The washer keeps the handle from having any play.

Farm Feeder Tray/Shovel Handle Repurpose www.organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com
It was that easy!

Farm Feeder Tray/Shovel Handle Repurpose www.organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com
The tray worked perfectly for corralling small terracotta pots with succulents, 

 AND for displaying fall gourds!

 I really love that my shovel handle tray is featured in Country Sampler's Gardens Magazine!

The whole magazine is wonderful!  Lots of projects from other bloggers as well.

Thanks for visiting!




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  1. That's wonderful, Carlene! Love that magazine and your projects are worth a picture or write up in that publication. You have lots of good ideas. I'll keep my eyes open for my own shovel handle!

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