A reclaimed wood drill handled toolbox of many talents

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In preparation for The Olde Farmhouse vintage market, I’ve been playing with the old fence wood I collected a while back. Remember the lottery win post HERE? First I needed to find it a home. So I built a wood cart to go underneath an ugly fold out turned cool farmhouse style table. And then that […]

The easiest way to clean reclaimed wood

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So… remember all that great old fence wood I came home with not long ago? At one point I attempted to use a scrub brush to clean them. But after huffing and puffing over 1 square foot, (I’m too old for that nonsense…) I got the pressure washer involved. Best. Decision. EVER! Pressure washing the reclaimed wood […]

Motivation through pressure washing the patio

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I think it’s safe to say, some days it’s just really hard to get fired up about doing stuff. Upon doing a sweep with my eyes in every possible direction, undone things can feel like too much.  Unfortunately, in these cases, it’s a matter of getting out of the chair, and forcing myself. How spoiled […]

PJ 273 – salvaged junk link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 273 – salvaged junk link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy upcycled weekend, everyone! Oh you guys… I was going to deem a cool theme this weekend, but when I saw all the amazingness linked up LAST weekend, I couldn’t help myself. I had to go […]

Route 66 reclaimed wood puzzle coasters

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With the upcycled dollhouse project officially behind me, it’s time to start dreaming up new creations and gathering finds for the Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market at the end of May. Yikes! There isn’t much time. I’m not stocked up like a store, so I’ll really have to hustle. I really want to put a good […]

Furniture how tos for the upcycled dollhouse

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This post was a little bittersweet to make. My beloved upcycled dollhouse is now a wrap, and will go off to a place that works with children soon. But as promised, here’s a post that’s ALL about how the furniture was made from wood scraps and thrift store finds. I’m glad I had a reason […]

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

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  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

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  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 […]