Interchangeable rustic farmhouse kitchen signs

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It’s no secret that I am an old sign fanatic. I just find the look enticing, and totally fits in with any season. But that can be a bad thing too… One place I really love to do something special with is behind my kitchen stove. This Bakery sign stood the test of time for an entire […]

Oversized spring garden tulip crate flowerbed. Literally.

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GIVEAWAY HAS NOW ENDED. Congrats to #21 Jan! You have been emailed. Thank you for your comments! When my dear blogging friend Carole from Garden Up Green asked me to review her new gardening book coming out, the first words out of my mouth were, “It’s about time!” Carole lives in the country on a hobby farm, […]

3 ways to use a reclaimed wood salvaged junk heart

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I keep wanting to refer to our record breaking current snow weather. When it kinda takes over your life, it’s hard for it not to be on your constant radar. Since Friday, we started getting dumped on. In 3 days, we had over 80 cm, or 31″. For a place that is use to mowing their […]

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 […]

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 […]

Industrial pipe and reclaimed wood mini coffee station

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Well, I’m pretty proud of myself! It’s only Jan 4th, and I’ve already done a new project! Truth be told, I was cleaning the kitchen, and everything just looked ‘tired’. As in, I was sick of looking at all the same stuff. So I came up with this Industrial pipe, and reclaimed wood mini coffee […]

Best 2016 junk projects, and feedback request

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2016 ended up being a year where I thought my personal life drew me away from the blog more than usual. So I didn’t think I created all that much. Until I pulled it together all in one blog post! Well, this just made me happy. I think it really helps to reflect back on the […]

Rustic reversible coasters and others for gifts

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This was a project I didn’t intend to blog about. But after putting up this photo on Instagram, quickly taken with my iPhone, the interest was huge! So I felt maybe it was worthwhile sharing with you here, for those struggling with gift ideas. We needed 4 gifts, and finding out the recipients loved Starbucks, […]