The freedom of relinquishing, while purging a past life

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In my ongoing quest to clean up this place, (which I’m now convinced will really NEEEEVER be over… how DO you do it, clean people?!) I gave myself a mantra. I’m going to get rid or sell something once a week. For me, getting rid of something for good is harder than gutting a room, then […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 363

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DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 363 Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend everyone! I ran late with this post. Got stuck on the computer and forgot to look up. And then it was dark. At least I was still comfy in my pjs… and I’m ready for bed! What a time […]

Everything you need to know about stencilling

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One of the MOST asked questions I receive, is…  “What are your favourite stencil brushes?” So, today I’m going several steps further. This massive, LONG overdue post will showcase everything you need to know about stencilling. How to stencil, my fav supplies, how to store, how to clean, what to make, where to purchase these stencils, and […]

The Mill House in Maui. A dream restaurant for junkers, plus.

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When Michael from Inspired by Charm was in Maui the same time we were this past summer, he shot me a message of a MUST stop, with a picture similar to the one above. Apparently there was this junk inspired restaurant in the middle of a plantation that I needed to see. What in the world?! […]

Old crate stencil storage trolley or clothes hanger

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This past weekend, my photo studio hit an all time mess. Very typical by the way. After one shoot… it can quickly look like… … this.  Any one of those given walls in the room can become the background, so everything else has to be shoved to the other side to make it work. And in […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 362

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DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 362 Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, and thanks for joining us once again! . Bloggers, what do you wish to learn about? Thank you so much for your participation last weekend, where link party tips were shared. I will never proclaim to know it all, however […]

Industrial farmhouse pipe coat hooks

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I’m still busy assessing how my boy is using his room. What I thought would be a good place for a desk or table? I’m having second thoughts. I think he needs a clothes hanging area more. As in, a bunch of hooks within an easy toss. As in… maybe his clothes won’t land on the […]

Two tropical garden stops in upcountry Maui

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This is going to be one pretty, AND big post. You don’t mind, do you? This blog is a little like a surprise grab bag… will she encourage us to build a closet?  Spin past a growling creature hidden beside a bike path? Whip up a new old sign? Or take a trip to Hawaii? Your […]

Easy closet kit revamp in teen’s bedroom

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This little closet project has been on the back burner for years. YEARS. In this day and age, the one bar / one shelf closet system ought to be banned. But, this is what we got when we purchased the house 10 years ago, and it was time to finally gut this thing, to get the most […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 361 with tips

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  DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 361 Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, and thanks for joining us once again!  So… you may remember me asking for your input last weekend, on all things link party. In a nutshell, I am completely honoured, in this day and age where link parties are […]