Upcycled barbie doll house reveal

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click click click click click… “WOW! Did you see this?!” “Funky Junk Interiors is creating this super cool upcycled dollhouse out of all reclaimed finds! And it says here, it’s going to be donated to a place that works with kids!” “Wow… can I see?” (Coffee design –  National Coffee stencil – Go design – BINGO stencil) “Ok, that’s just cool! Check out […]

A ladder laundry room shelf for Country Woman Magazine

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What does a rickety ladder have in common with two cute cats? For starters, they landed in a magazine! Hello there Country Woman! It’s been nice creating for you once again! When I was summoned to come up with an upcycled project, my eyes fell on an old ladder, destined to be something much cooler…while still […]

Barbie and her upcycled doll furniture ways

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Did you know that (my) Barbie is a junker? Oh, she’s hip all right. She’s into reclaimed wood, repurposing, old sign stencilling, and even collecting home decor from the great outdoors. So, remember the upcycled doll house I’m making from a book shelf? I had picked up a bunch of thrift store finds, meaning to repurpose them into […]

PJ 270 – an upcycled link party


  Welcome to Party Junk 270 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, everyone! And what a week it’s been. Between trying to plan ahead (summer), finding a place for a new stash of wood, and other overdue projects, I’ve reverted back to working off a to do […]

Wood storage cart under a farm table workbench

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The big pie in the sky plan this weekend was attempting to get to some garage sales on Saturday and the flea market on Sunday to start shopping for The Olde Farmhouse event. But with my son not feeling up to par, I knew it was a stay at home kinda weekend. One more setback sealed that deal… The […]

PJ 269 – Upcycled moss projects


  Welcome to Party Junk 269 – Upcycled moss projects Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, everyone! I’ve been doing a little yard work lately…even mowed my lawn for the first time! Whoop! So I’m in the mood for shots of green. I tend to be a brown thumb where plants […]

An old fence wood lottery win

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Every so often, life throws you a winning lottery ticket. There was a knock on our door yesterday afternoon. A neighbour came by to inquire what kind of wood I collected. How did he know? Could it be the massive junk pile in front of the house that never seems to go away? Nah…  “Oh, just whatever. […]

Growing rust in a spring yard

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The sun came out in our area. And while it’s nice to see, it’s still fairly cold. So I’ve had no enticement to get outdoors and play in the soil yet. But spring is struggling to reach its way to the top regardless.  As cold as it has been, I just felt like taking a walk […]

Historic Route 66 stencil with pallet wood storage cabinet

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With my speaking engagement fast approaching on Saturday, I belted out another project as part of my speech. It appears that this week on the blog is gonna be signs. Next week a dollhouse. Funny how deadlines pave the way, no? This was a fun one! I can always use more room in the workshop, […]

How to build a reclaimed wood crate

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Hello there crate woodworking friends! If this doesn’t describe you today, I sure hope it will tomorrow! Because making your own old crates is fun, easy and oh so very cheap! I LOVE landing a great old vintage crate! Who doesn’t? But sometimes you just can’t find one you want in a size you need (or […]

How to stencil featuring a pallet wood crate

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At LONG last… I have a few surprises for you today! First of all, my brand new shiny Old Sign Stencils store is open, and stocked with new designs! Think BINGO and ROUTE 66… fun stuff! Visit new store HERE Secondly, it’s time for a few tutorials on using these old sign stencils, don’t you […]

Upcycled bookshelf dollhouse – the floors go in

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Have you been curious about an upcycled dollhouse update? I wasn’t completely sure if I should just hang tough for a final reveal, or take you along for more of the ride. I decided a few steps may be worth sharing, so I have ‘more room to get wordy’. You know how I get. Today, I’m going […]

How to survive Disneyland during Christmas with park pictures galore

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Nearly every day, my boy still brings up Disneyland. If it’s not about Disneyland, it’s about Disneyworld, which he has never yet visited.  And in my eyes, that means our Disneyland over Christmas trip was a massive success! Funny how all you think about is how tired you are when there, but once home looking at your pictures, you wish the […]