PJ 263 – upcycled funky wall treatments

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  Welcome to Party Junk 263 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello all! Lately my own DIY focus has been on wall treatments, so I felt that was a great theme to run. Wall treatments can really bring plain’ ol drywall to life. And while planked […]

How to distress a new shelf into a dumpster find… with a video

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Today was deemed a family day, so I didn’t have time to work on anything home bound. And that doesn’t make for very interesting blog material… Something I’ve learned in the past 31 days of writing so much is to ensure there are pictures stored up, so a new story can emerge any time. I’m […]

And so this is Christmas… flops and all

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Today I worked on my first 2014 Christmas project. It was rather cute! And sorry for the mere peek… I need to make 11 more before December 1st, so I promise if I come up with a surplus, I will start sharing early. 🙂 Anyway, the one project inspired me to do more. So I […]

Funky new boarded wall for the laundry room

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Back in the day, whenever someone would be sitting in front of the TV, we’d all be in danger of ‘the laundry basket’. Mom would swoop into the room, plunk a big ‘ol basket full of freshly line dried laundry in front of us, and we knew the drill. But we whined anyway. “I don’t waaaant to fold that! I […]

A bird’s eye view of magnificent Niagara Falls

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Back in the day, my parents took my brother and I to the Ontario region. Mom and Dad were extreme sightseers, and didn’t know the meaning of relaxing when on ‘vacation’. One day in particular, I refused to leave the hotel room one. more. day. NO amount of encouraging worked, no matter how big of a deal the […]

An easy photography background – cheater board and batten

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A blogger’s busy season is about to fire up with Christmas straight ahead. Remember 12 Days of Christmas last year? That’s happening again! So I’m mulling over 12, easy junk styled Christmas tutorials to whip up. And being that my home is generally a dark cave this time of year, it’s nice to be able to […]

PJ 262 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 262 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello and a happy fall weekend to you! It’s been a busy week, and this link party snuck up on me! 🙂 No running themes today, let’s wing it with the party, and I’ll highlight some amazing […]

24 – The little woodworking workshop that could

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It was my first official full blown workshop day since this area got worked on. In other words, I made a ‘real’ mess. It was pouring rain for most of the day. But I didn’t care. I had this lovely overhang to work under for all the sanding. Great view, with a dust free indoors.  […]

A very unjunky laundry room before

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Yep…just another day in a perfect home. You know us decorators… we always have it together… So this picture above? It’s placed here so feeds that display a first picture don’t scare readers away. Yes. Decorator types live in these perfect, magazine worthy homes. Aren’t we fortunate? We even create names for our beloved rooms. Much like a challenge […]