This is the way we wash our beloved market junk

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Today, I had the glamorous job of washing some market junk. And dreaming about what others may do with this stuff. Doesn’t that bucket need flowers written in a pretty french script? And that kettle is calling for succulents spilling over the edges. But, if you just mow through the washing task all at once, it’s not so […]

Apple Farm sign with rustic twine detail

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Do you ever come across imperfect boards in your stash? They aren’t perfect for the job, yet you don’t want to throw them out. I nearly tossed away these two uneven fence planks, but then I decided to try something different! Different is good! Notice the space? Totally intentional! I like sign text to breathe, and one board […]

PJ 280 – an upcycled link party

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Welcome to Party Junk 280 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! Ready to party once again with your upcycled best? Let’s roll! And to kick it off, here’s a few of my favs from last week… Patriotic reclaimed wood star by ScavengerChic Joan outdoes herself […]

Reclaimed wood message centre and nagging Grocery sign

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Pretend for a moment, you live in a rambling old farmhouse. The kitchen cupboards are imperfect. White, chipped, and some hinges may even squeak. The countertops are reclaimed wood. Imperfectly perfect. The floors underfoot are black and white checked linoleum tiles, classic, striking. And in the corner of the room, sits this quaint little reclaimed wood message […]

Farm garage sale windfall with a surprise… or 2

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I will admit to one thing. Being involved in a local market kicks you into action! So I went shopping on the weekend again. But with a little surprise in store. On Saturday, I wanted to run to the local store for soup.  Just soup! So off I went. Landing a nice homemade mushroom variety, I […]

What we don’t have… and that’s ok

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Saturday started off much like any other Saturday. I took my first coffee over to the computer, and started to aimlessly scroll my Facebook feed. What I soon found was how many directions it took me where I would normally have not spent time. Quickly realizing I was getting sucked into a time vortex that […]

PJ 279 – an upcycled link party

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Welcome to Party Junk 279 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! Ready to party once again with your upcycled best? So… I nearly picked a theme for this weekend, but after seeing these amazing projects from last weekend, I had to feature them. HAD to. […]

Coffee crate lid sign

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Are you sick of the topic ‘coffee’ on my blog yet? I hope not, because new coffee themed ideas keep pouring out of my coffee lovin’ brain! #happyplacesickness This little reclaimed wood sign wearing the coffee stencil resembles a coffee crate lid, don’t you think? And it couldn’t be easier to make!  This one all started […]

Rustic paint cart with Fusion and Old Sign Stencils

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If you do any kind of painting, you know how tricky it is to juggle all you need on one table. Enter… a rustic paint cart with Fusion Mineral Paint and Old Sign Stencils! Don’t go letting all that junky bling overwhelm you. Wait till you see just how easy this all was to put together. […]

Stairway from Heaven

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This old crate stairway project comes with quite a story. I was in the middle of an online decorating contest doing up these stairs, when my mom passed away. But something inside told me not to quit. So I continued despite that very painful time, and ended up winning first place that week. It’s my […]

PJ 278 – upcycled storage ideas

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Welcome to Party Junk 278 – upcycled storage ideas Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! Since I’m back home, I’ve had some time to scan the past parties. Oh my word guys… there is SO MUCH goodness!  So in a nutshell, here are a few favs that chimed in well […]

A glorious day hiking Red Rock Canyon

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When we were at Disney over Christmas, there was one exhibit that I nearly died over. And that was Cars Land, due to the red rock landscape. Seriously… take a look at THIS hand carved scenery. It’s breathtaking. I’ve always dreamed of visiting The Grand Canyon, or Zion or anything in between.  I just never thought in a […]

A stencilled junky junk drawer to organize junk

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This is one of those projects where you slap something together as things come to mind, not paying all that much attention to detail, because it’s not like you are going to BLOG ABOUT IT. Heh.  Well… after my haul from the flea market on the weekend, I needed a place for all my rusty hinges […]

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 […]