A soundtrack free for the taking

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I can always tell when chaos has taken too strong of a hold over my life. You know the signs… the world just gets a little noisier, so we attempt to settle our minds in some small way. Grateful for a pressure washed patio and new – old sawhorse coffee table, I sat outdoors to […]

Pallet wood sawhorse coffee table

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About a week ago, my son attempted to bake bacon in the oven. A cookie sheet with no sides was used. (let this be a warning… don’t do this) After the timer went off, I checked up on things, and it wasn’t quite done yet. So I added a bit more time, then sat down […]

When Paska and telephone poles saved Easter

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For the most part, when a special day comes across the calendar, I’m ok with it. Things are just different without your parents still around.  I’ll admit, I still have to tough out Christmas in a big way. But the rest of the holidays, I think I do ok. Anyway, this Easter didn’t go as smoothly […]

PJ 323 – 152+ DIY spring junk ideas!

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PJ 323 – DIY spring junk Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy Easter weekend, junker friends! I hope that whatever this weekend brings you will be filled with many special memories to come!  NEW So… did you notice something different right off the bat? I’m going to attempt to bring more weekly themes […]

5 minute Super Market soil sifter magnetic board

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Oh how I LOVE my beat up antiques! Give me rustic, wood, and metal, and I’m one happy junker.  So this little Super Market soil sifter message board is right up my old sign, junk lovin’ alley! I don’t remember where I landed this antique soil sifter. I don’t even ever remember using it for a project!  […]

New stencil projects with new registration marks

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Make your own beach signs I’ve been holding out on you. Or rather… been too busy to write about it! It may have looked like I haven’t done many projects lately, but I guarantee you, it’s been quite the opposite. I’ve been RE doing a few of late! And all for a good reason. I’ve told […]

PJ 322 – the BEST DIY salvaged junk

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PJ 322 – the BEST DIY salvaged junk! Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific  And yet another happy junk filled weekend to ya, friends! I’ve been creating behind the scenes this week… Lunch with an Old Window Shiplap styled BAKERY sign A few new and improved tweaks to some stencil designs are […]

How to position life’s stepping stones to customize your path

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This week has been a little out of the norm. Working on lots of behind the scenes biz things have delayed new projects and progress around the homestead for the short term. Life as a biz owner… But, I’m kinda glad. It’s given me more time to mull over what we discussed in the post where I let […]

Hello friend! What would you like to say?

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Say you had this place.. this magical place where you could tell your stories. How your day went. What you learned. What you wished to learn. What you wished to teach. Anything you wish! And you’d know you’d have an audience without even asking. Your audience would be kind, appreciative, supportive, but best of all, engaged. There would […]