Flea market finds I’d be happy to keep!

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“Sunny… It’s going to be a good weekend to hit the flea market…” I was telling myself that for at least a week straight. But can I admit something here and now? I love the thrill of the hunt! But the early morning wake up? Not so much. Once upon a time, I use to flea market […]

PJ 277 – old signs

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Welcome to Party Junk 277 -old signs Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! Ok, this one snuck up on me. So, inspired by what I myself worked on this week, let’s have an old signs theme! Yeah, why not, right? I’ve been busy plowing through a few old signs myself for […]

Reclaimed wood old sign coffee station

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Ahh!! I am home from my travels! And as you can imagine, I have a little catching up to do. And so much to tell you. But honestly, I missed creating so much, I got right into it my first day home. Why hotels aren’t yet outfitted with workshops I do not know. BUT… new towns […]

PJ 276 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 276 -an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! As you can see, I’m in the midst of all sorts of junkin’ fun in Salt Lake City for the blog conference SNAP! Today we took a thrift store tour to two fabulous places. […]

Sky watching at its best

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I will be the first to admit, when it comes to flights, I’m like a kid in a candy store. My seats are always by windows. A window is a must! Not only does it provide 50% less elbow knocking space, I get the best view in the house for no additional cost. My very fav part […]

PJ 275 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 275 -an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy upcycled weekend, friends! I’m currently in travel mode over the next two weekends, with Las Vegas and Salt Lake City as my destination. Due to the traveling, there will be no features over the next […]

The opulence in Las Vegas

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Today was our first day crusing the strip in Las Vegas. And I will say, this country mouse is seeing city lights in a whole new way! Las Vegas does not mess around in the form of opulence. (glass ceiling) I’m trying to grasp what Las Vegas really is. And in a nutshell, it’s about […]

A reclaimed wood drill handled toolbox of many talents

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In preparation for The Olde Farmhouse vintage market, I’ve been playing with the old fence wood I collected a while back. Remember the lottery win post HERE? First I needed to find it a home. So I built a wood cart to go underneath an ugly fold out turned cool farmhouse style table. And then that […]

PJ 274 – stencils on salvaged junk

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  Welcome to Party Junk 274 -stencils on salvaged junk Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy upcycled weekend, friends! Ok, so this weekend I had to give a blatant shout out to those showcasing stencilled projects… with my stencils. I just LOVE seeing what others create through their eyes. Stencils help elevate […]

The easiest way to clean reclaimed wood

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So… remember all that great old fence wood I came home with not long ago? At one point I attempted to use a scrub brush to clean them. But after huffing and puffing over 1 square foot, (I’m too old for that nonsense…) I got the pressure washer involved. Best. Decision. EVER! Pressure washing the reclaimed wood […]

Happy birthday to me, with a gift for you!

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Funky Junk Interiors Donna Williams birthday

Giveaway winner is Lorraineb – congrats Lorraine! You have been emailed! Well, it happened again. The clock ticked for another whole year and made the calendar flip 365 days. Yep. Today is my 53rd birthday. And for the curious, I did have a nice day! I was home with my 2 cats, and had coffee, ate […]

Motivation through pressure washing the patio

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I think it’s safe to say, some days it’s just really hard to get fired up about doing stuff. Upon doing a sweep with my eyes in every possible direction, undone things can feel like too much.  Unfortunately, in these cases, it’s a matter of getting out of the chair, and forcing myself. How spoiled […]

PJ 273 – salvaged junk link party

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Salvaged Junk Hits plus a junk link party! Funky Junk Interiors.04 PM

  Welcome to Party Junk 273 – salvaged junk link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy upcycled weekend, everyone! Oh you guys… I was going to deem a cool theme this weekend, but when I saw all the amazingness linked up LAST weekend, I couldn’t help myself. I had to go […]

Route 66 reclaimed wood puzzle coasters

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With the upcycled dollhouse project officially behind me, it’s time to start dreaming up new creations and gathering finds for the Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market at the end of May. Yikes! There isn’t much time. I’m not stocked up like a store, so I’ll really have to hustle. I really want to put a good […]

Furniture how tos for the upcycled dollhouse

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This post was a little bittersweet to make. My beloved upcycled dollhouse is now a wrap, and will go off to a place that works with children soon. But as promised, here’s a post that’s ALL about how the furniture was made from wood scraps and thrift store finds. I’m glad I had a reason […]