Zonked out from all that cat popularity

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These two are getting more attention than my own ramblings and projects lately. So much so, they needed a nap from all the virtual autographs today.  Fame will do that to you… I love that you love them! So while I raced around making more mess than projects today, they were busy sunning themselves. And […]

6 & 7 – Know your limitations, and know how to chill

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Did anyone notice I skipped out on posting yesterday?  I was rolling out a huge, wordy one. But when I clicked publish, I lost half of it. A corrupt cut and paste. Not good. And at 1:30 AM, I wasn’t about to pound keys for another hour to fill it back up. Limitation #1 – no more […]

2. Treat bags for one sweet cat sitter

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I knew this would happen. The hard part of leaving on a trip is leaving my cats.   They are fine. I know they will be great! I knew travel would be on the horizon so that’s why I have two instead of one.  Still… But all is ok. I have a great house sitter […]

When cats photobomb

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Just a few short months ago, I opened up my heart to two sweet little tuxedo kittens. Oh how they charmed me! Some tears were still shed with the loss of my beloved Teddy, but gradually, missing turned to fond remembrance. Each day got a little better. These two purred. They played. And they loved […]

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 […]

The first cozy fireplace fire of the season

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Anyone else still have a real wood burning fireplace? I am SO glad we do. And I was even more giddy when my brother Les called about some firewood he wanted to send my way.  This garden shed is where we store firewood. But I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve never loved smacking through […]

Lake and Skye in… the camera strap

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Lake and Skye in… the camera strap. (tuxedo cat update) ZZZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZ Z Z Z Z      ZZ …… Z….? Blink… blink blink…. blinkblinkblink!!! Lake – “HEY!!!!! Now THAT looks like a mighty fine cat toy if I do say so myself!” Me – “Hey! Good morning sleepy head! Can I get a picture […]

Cats in a cat tree… an update

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Summer is here! We’ve had a mini heat wave lately and we’ve been trying to find ways to stay cool. One day was just SO hot, all I could do was wander to our back creek, hide under the huge weeping willow and stick my feet in the water. There was simply nothing. else. one. […]

Party Junk 192 – Pet inspired upcycles

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Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific While I was building this Upcycles for Pets post… my two hecklers started in on me. She – “Pssst… did you SEE what she’s lookin’ at?!” He – “ZZZZ… whaaa…. […]

Outdoor pics and cute cats… with an iPhone

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You can pin this post from HERE (regular pinning isn’t working at the moment!) I went for a little walk behind my house with the iPhone.  This area is a little city owned park that leans against farmland. If you walk just far enough into the chestnut trees where the mowers can’t mow, that’s where […]

Smitten with our kittens – Lake and Skye

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Even if you aren’t a cat lover, it would be hard not to fall for these two. So what happens when you ARE a cat lover?  You turn to mush 20,000 times a day. What are the chances of landing a brother and sister tuxedo cat duo, with the girl long haired and the boy […]

And all it took was a stray


I have a little story of joy for you today. I’d been getting some visits from someone’s cat lately. I knew this cat wasn’t a stray, for it was very well fed, healthy, spotlessly clean and wore a cute pink collar. She even smelled pretty. She’d come visit me on our patio while I was […]

Missing Teddy

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If you frequent Funky Junk Interiors Facebook, you’ll have seen a post of mine about our cat, Teddy. She fell ill and I had a bad feeling I wasn’t bringing her home yesterday. Well, she came home. I was just BEYOND excited. But she was still one sick little kitty and didn’t do well today. […]

Teddy the cat, and her quirky office chair perch


These days, I have to be reeeeaaallllyyyy careful how quickly I spin around in my office chair. It appears my favourite little girl found a new favourite spot to perch. And I couldn’t be more pleased! I love Teddy’s new spot on the back of my chair. She’s positioned at the perfect height to slow […]

Sunflowers, dog hair, and thank-you!


Wow. The emails and comments are still coming in due to the loss of my sweet Jenna. I’m completely overwhelmed by the love and support you’ve shown us and simply can’t even come up with the right words to show my appreciation. Just… thank-you!! (continued) We are doing ok. It’s strange, and sometimes not ok, […]