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Thursday, April 12, 2012

and More Potting Benches

See just an old table makes a great potting bench.
But here is one made out of pallet wood.
I guess I could roam the neighborhood as suggested on big trash day.
I had a very good day at Pier 1 today. 
Helped several people and made some new friends.
One lady thanked me for being so nice to her.
I said "It's easy to be nice to nice people."
I truly enjoy all the customers there.

One lady told me the funniest story that I'll share here soon.
I love hearing all my customers' stories.

Thanks so much to all of you for your words of encouragement.
I need it so, right now.


Cindi Myers said...

All of the potting benches are great inspirations but when I saw the 3rd to the last one (the metal one) I suddenly wanted THAT one and none other.
Thanks A LOT! :D

I'm so glad that you are liking Pier 1 and the customers. Having a Good Day makes the crappy ones a little bit more bearable.
xoxo - Cindi

Anonymous said...

After reading your last post, I moved an old cracked and painted drop leaf table out of my garage to use as a potting table. I plan to paint it a sage green and put an old wood trellis behind it and add hooks. I am so excited. When I searched for pottery benches last month on the internet, they were so expensive--more than I have paid for inside furniture. I am feeling like spring is here!

Stoney Creek Homestead said...

I really want a potting bench after seeing all of these ones!! Thanks for all the ideas!

Amy Chalmers said...

I love the metal covered tables..DAve told me he had saved a potting bench for me from a job that the people were gonna throw out! He said it was very me...I was quite excited about..but when I saw it I decided to use it in our cellar as a workbench, cuz thats what it was...and we needed to organized our tools. But a workbench makes a great potting table too...it is a big heavy wood plank table with a lower shelf and a small back splash all made out of the wood...it woulda been a nice potting bench. I love the door used as a potting bench backdrop behind the 3 tiered table/shelf. Thats a cute idea too....all these give me ideas for my store as I plan on having a garden area...

Sarah Burgis Robinson said...

So many wonderful ideas, I shall be looking at my 'might be useful' pieces with new eyes!
Thank you

Ricki Treleaven said...

I am so happy you are enjoying Pier1. I love their designs lately. I bought the cutest place mats I used on our breakfast table at Easter!

I need to sneak in and take a photo of the anthropologie potting bench....I want it...WAHHHHH!!!!

I love the benches in this post, too!


Anonymous said...

hey there and happy friday!!
lovin' these new images!!
that galvanized looking trough makes me want to roam old farms for one.
our big trash days are going on right now in norman so i will be on the lookout for something for you to repurpose. if i find anything i'll send you a photo and if ya like it i will deliver it to you too.
happy friday and may you always have sweet customers st the pier!