PJ 285 – an upcycled link party

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Welcome to Party Junk 285 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hey fellow junkers! Welcome back to the party! So happy to have you back, to showcase your beautiful projects! Here are a few of my favs from last week’s party… – – – – –  What […]

A junk, teens and Harrison Lake kinda day

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Now that school is out, it’s been fun to dash off here and there without the worry of punching a mental time card or watching a clock of any kind. There’s always too much work to do of course… but sometimes ya just gotta bust out of town and go play instead. Which makes for a […]

Ammunition crate workshop cabinet

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Little crates have a special place in my heart.  Or… in this case, an ammunition crate workshop cabinet! I purchased this cute little ammo box from the flea market in preparation for The Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market. But may I admit here and now, I priced it high so I could bring it back home again? […]

Happy Father’s Day to nontraditional families

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( Our Maui adventures ) I grew up in a very traditional, loving family. 40 acre dairy farm, rambling old farmhouse, plenty of country to roam, horses in the cow fields, two great and present parents… I kinda had it all. (my very long story is HERE) Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d […]

PJ 284 – an upcycled link party

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Welcome to Party Junk 284 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hey fellow junkers! Welcome back to the party! So happy to have you back, to showcase your beautiful projects! Here are a few of my favs from last week’s party… – – – – –  What […]

Pallet hammer organizer for the workshop

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Loving upcycled organizers really makes my job easier. It really means, no matter what additions are used, they just work! Such as this rustic pallet hammer organizer for the workshop. Remember these middle sections from my last pallet hunt? <— click to see how I cut these out Well, the hammer hanging from it proved to be a natural. So I needed […]

Where the upcycled dollhouse went

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click click click click… “Ok! The dollhouse move’s all set! Got all the tools packed?” “Yes! Let’s do it!” “I’m so excited! I can’t believe it’s moving day!” “I know! I wonder if we’ll be closer to a Starbucks… total bonus…” “I’m so glad neighbour Janette came by that one day and saw the house. […]

Gluten free bell pepper mini meatloaves

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I can tell summer’s in the air. Since working in frantic mode on the back yard, the lull is hitting. I can feel myself unwinding, with the biggest challenge desired being, what kind of coffee will I brew today, and where shall I have it? 🙂 I just desire to feel the sunshine on my arms and the wind in my […]

How to revive flowerbeds you don’t take care of

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In my opinion, cleaning and planting outdoors is no different than cleaning and decorating indoors. If a room is messy, the best way to clean it up right is to gut it, then start over. You know those magazine perfect gardens with everything just so?  Well… that isn’t realistic in my yard. I have no idea how […]