You Asked – How to decorate a bathroom rustic

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I get lots of emails behind the scenes. And I tend to answer lots of questions the same way. Zipping an email back has been a pretty standard thing. Rather than hiding all those valuable answers, I thought I’d bring a few of them to the blog every now and then, in hopes that the […]

Funky Junk’s best projects and posts of 2013

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You just don’t really realize how cool your year has been until you wrap up the works in one of these types of posts. Each year just seems to get more meaningful. And it isn’t just about the projects. It’s everything that revolves around this blog gig.  Here’ is Funky Junk’s best projects and posts […]

No sew burlap coffee bean sack sofa pillows… instantly!

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 One frequent question I get asked are where I get my burlap sofa pillows from.  I’m nearly embarrassed to tell you how ridiculously easy it is to get this instant look with these no sew burlap coffee bean sack sofa pillows. But I will anyway. Non sewers unite! Collecting burlap coffee bean sacks are the […]

Party Junk 212 – salvaged junk storage

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Welcome to Party Junk 212 – Salvaged Junk Storage Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific After you see this weekend’s features of salvaged junk storage, you’ll be rethinking anything that can hold anything. Funky wall cabinet […]

9 – a tour of the fabulous Lucketts Design House

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 Part 8 – Let’s Meetup at Lucketts! is HERE. Let’s say there was this cool old house that you could decorate any way you wish, using all the things you love. Wouldn’t that be like a dream come true? That’s exactly what visiting Lucketts’ Design House is like.  For those not in the know, I […]

When new casters for a trunk win over vintage rust!

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I admit it. I go to GREAT lengths to spend very little on DIY. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE to shop for new things and appreciate good quality. And I’d love nothing more to win a shopping spree and buy all of my heart’s desires… rustic style of course. But I will always hold […]

A funky tool box side table with hidden junk storage

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This funky little side table has a secret. Actually, two! #1. It’s a toolbox on wheels.  #2. Wait till you see what it can store… You saw it here first…  official remote storage! YAHTZEE! (bustin! this is what we say in Your Funky Junk to something pretty spectacular) When I went on my little weekend trip […]

A funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman

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 I’m feeling a little proud of me. We finally ditched the granny styled ottoman we’ve had for several years, and created a funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman that is much more… funky! And this creation couldn’t have been simpler. It’s rustic in all the right places. And fits right in with the hydrangea […]

A funky wall cabinet gallery… with names.

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This funky wall cabinet gallery kind of happened by accident. And such a happy one it is! There was this little space in between the fireplace and my blog office that wasn’t all that productive. The trunk holds firewood, but I’ve required more office storage forever. Only issue is, I didn’t want it to take […]

Party Junk 202 – cool DIY TV stands

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 Welcome to Party Junk 201 – a DIY link party! Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Aren’t you glad that the days of buying a prebuilt standard schmandard TV stand are long gone? What?! You haven’t […]

Passion buys a new computer… and a junky office revamp

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I think the term is nesting when you get super busy shuffling things around for a new addition… and in this case, a junky office revamp transpired for the welcoming of a new mac computer! { all parts to how this desk was built can be found HERE } The hard drive went on my […]

Party Junk 199 – cool side tables

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Welcome to Party Junk 199 – cool side tables! Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Ready to get back into themes again for the weekend parties? Me too! Let’s visit cool side tables today.  The Traveler […]

Garden cheat – The ivy covered garden bench

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So what’s one to do if they have this garden bench in their front yard but don’t wish to keep moving it to mow under it? Welcome to my newly ivy covered garden bench. The position of this garden bench happened by accident. Every time we mow, I generally move it into the soil area […]

A yardstick pallet wood night stand

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This little pallet wood night stand transpired by accident. Sort of. The Summer Tour of Homes was FAST approaching, and you know how you have a little done in every room but no room is really complete? I challenged myself to replace a too small file cabinet with a proper night table that I actually […]

Pallet wood patio chair build – part 2

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Part 1 is HERE   Welcome to Part 2 / The Build of the pallet wood chair reveal shown yesterday. Guys, this is the easiest build in the world and you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it first! Let’s build! Disclaimer: I am a hack styled, self taught builder. I made everything up that you see […]