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 […]

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!  […]

Funky garden junk orb thanks to a broken barrel

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I’m rather excited to share this funky garden junk orb project, because it involves the great outdoors! You’ve asked me for 2 years to post more outdoor projects, so that’s a new goal I’m attempting this year. I’m also excited about today, because this is part of a very large blog hop, hosted by Hometalk, where […]

Mantel decorating with a reclaimed scrap wood window box

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When we were in Hawaii last summer, we went to this little town called Paia, in Maui. It wears a true hippy vibe, with patchwork buildings, tall looming rustic trees, with plenty of dreadlocks and bare toes for good measure. So when I whipped up this little window box, it yelled BOHO! Or maybe it […]

2×4 industrial kitchen phone station shelf

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This little 2×4 industrial shelf was all thanks to a challenge… and one very messy kitchen counter! I have a small kitchen, with half of the countertop devoted to my day planner and calendar. But it was always a mess. Basically put, I needed a more organized spot for my dayplanner binder. Forgive me for […]

Reclaimed wood old sign office wall organizer

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Since working on the old signs turned paint shelf, my continued quest was to include some office type storage to the right side of the worktable. Just a few old vertically hung boards (lettered up with stencils) ended up with a reclaimed wood old sign office wall organizer! I call this one a mix and match look. I was […]

A super simple reclaimed wood old sign paint shelf

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On my continued Crap to Clean before Spring quest, today I’m taking you downstairs to my paint studio. Confession… I have not been reading my KonMari book (post HERE) like I should.  But that’s because I haven’t caught up to her suggestions yet. Goodness… I need a year off of life to do this thing […]

Lovin’ this reclaimed wood Love rope sign

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It’s been a LONG time since I whipped up something to celebrate Valentine’s Day. I’ve created these salvaged junk hearts awhile back, but I was overdue on something new. What can I say… I was inspired by the given theme of junk valentines at this weekend’s salvaged junk link party, so I wanted to play too! But, boy […]