PJ 228 – salvaged tool boxes

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   Welcome to Party Junk 228 – Salvaged Tool Boxes Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific My passion for salvaged tool boxes grows deep! They are incredibly versatile for any season, and so easy (and cheap) to make! Here are a few of my favs… Jute storage in a craft room via Unskinny […]

Reclaimed wood business card holder toolbox

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As I was creating some toolbox kits to bring to the Fraser Valley Women’s Expo event on Saturday, the old sewing machine drawer sitting next to them wasn’t cutting it. Dumping out the drawer full of business cards, a little rustic reclaimed wood business card holder toolbox was created instead! It was only fitting. Part […]

Junk finds… what would you do with ?

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This past week, I snuck over to spec out the new junk treasures at the new and used. I even came home with a few of them! Junk finds… what would you do with ? Wanna play? Join in the comments with your ideas! 1. Metal box This cool little metal box was one of […]

Spring decorating with mossy wooden shoes

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I hit the new and used store the other day, and came across some old wooden shoes.  I posted them on Instagram and Facebook, (read the replies in those links) asking what in the world others would do with them. Well, you convinced me I HAD to bring them home, even without a goal in […]

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If you subscribe to Funky Junk’s individual blog posts via email, you may have noticed the thumbnail pictures are a little small. VERY small.  Or maybe you don’t subscribe to the posts at all. Maybe you’re still searching up the blog direct. Or through a reader. Or attempting to nail a new hit and miss […]

PJ 227 – Repurposed Ladders

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Welcome to Party Junk 227 – Repurposed Ladders Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Repurposed ladders are near and dear to my own heart. I LOVE how they look, they take up virtually no real-estate, and the ways you can repurpose them are countless. Here are a few of my favourites…   Ladder […]

Why I love my Nikon D800… and other camera gear

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Under the gun with a bathroom renovation deadline, I was staying up late and pulling out all the stops to gitter done, leaving ONE day to shoot, edit and build my reveal post. One day.  Come 2pm, that was it. I hammered shut the last paint can lid, grabbed the tripod and camera before the […]

Building an antique toolbox revolution at the Expo

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Drill handled one board toolbox HERE Today upon coming home from work, it was pretty much like any other day. I walked towards the front door, tripped over the newspapers, mindlessly threw them into the recycle bin and proceeded inside.  Once the door clicked shut, I gasped. Repening it in a real hurry and scrambling […]

How to build a dream job while you work a day job

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“I want to quit blogging!” I remember the day vividly. I was on my way to work but stopped in at my friend’s place to whine. I was in an online decorating contest and wanted to quit. It was so hard… I had to come up with a new project once a week and the […]

A crafting event to remember… at Michaels

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It just isn’t every day that a girl gets to walk into a craft store and decorate to her heart’s content. But that’s exactly what I got to do. It was a few days before our big Michaels Hometalk Pinterest Event, and I paid a visit to the Michaels Abbotsford store.  Amanda showed me around […]