Flower filled Baycrest antique wagon by the front door

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When I went to the farmer’s market this past weekend, there was one booth that had this adorable antique wagon.  As soon as I spotted it, I deemed it mine… if they would sell it. Crossing my fingers… SOLD! So today, being so gorgeous out, I was in the mood to do a quick DIY […]

Old signs, a market setup, and wrestling a tent

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Sheesh. I keep trying to write about NYC, but things keep happing at home at warp speed. Next time I go on a trip, I’m going to publish while THERE. Who has time once you’re home? 🙂 So until then… Hi there! Welcome to my little show setup in my backyard! Would you like a […]

Landing a rustic armoire made out of crates

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About 10 minutes before we head out to the airport for our trip to NYC, a neighbour knocked on the front door. “I have a rustic cupboard that may interest you. We’re getting rid of it, but felt this may be your thing…” Goodness… do you have any idea how hard it was to delay even […]

Industrial blue door redo with painting tips

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You know those projects that sit on the back burner forever, because one ugly thing is attached to the other, and if you’re not careful, you’re liable to redo your entire house? Do I have a doozy for you. At long last, meet my GORGEOUS pretty front door entry! Which looked like this just a couple […]

PJ 328 – DIY Salvaged Junk Projects

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  PJ 328 – DIY salvaged junk projects Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! My apologies for getting the party started a little late. My long list of duties away from home today ran longer than anticipated. Such is life… But these beauties are so well worth the wait! This past […]

A faux spilled bucket of spring flowers, and a cleaner flower bed

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So… something happened after Journal 3 – just getting on with it. As your comments have come gratefully pouring in, my little brain went KABOOM… and I started hustling. I promise to sit down and read your wonderful comments tonight…. I’m excited at what you had to say! But I think it’s safe to say, the theory […]

New junk shopping, a prettier house, and Sandy makes a sign

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“Wait, stop! Don’t come!” I can’t quite remember if that’s exactly what I said when Sandy called and wanted to come for a visit, but it was pretty close. 🙂 But all for a great reason! Sandy is a long time reader of my blog, and was coming through on a trip, and wanted to […]

Revamped hallway old sign coat hooks entry

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It all started when reader Sandy said she wanted to meet up with me. How cool! “Do you want to meet at the local restaurant… the house…?” “HOUSE! But please don’t pick up or anything.” Heh. That would be a little like saying to someone there’s no need for a plate to serve up dinner. […]

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 […]

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!  […]