How to make a farmhouse window with moulding

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Guys!!!! I cannot believe this pretty window is in my bathroom! It’s the first window moulding I’ve ever played with, so I’m pretty pumped! But there’s a secret to making this one EASY… NO miter cuts! NO fancy boards to buy! Only standard schmandard straight cut wood anyone can get and do with any saw.  […]

How to winterize an rv by blowing out the lines

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We were backing out of the driveway, taking off into town yesterday when my son piped up, “Mom, it’s 1 degree out! It’s nearly ready to snow, right?!” SCREEEEECH!!!!! Yes, son, it’s nearly ready to snow. And good golly, I could have busted my travel trailer! I had forgotten to drain the the water lines […]

Part 2 – How to wire a (cat toy junk) lamp

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Part 1 – How I made the oil funnel gear junk lamp is HERE. Buying a ready made lamp in a store is easy. But if you’re anything like me, you may have been pining for something a little more original. So you go ahead and make an oil funnel gear junk lamp. But with […]

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 […]

The $1.67 travel trailer door repair… and a lesson

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  A travel trailer door repair was not exactly on my agenda. Not really sure when the deterioration transpired, but one evening I went to go put something in the trailer and the door wouldn’t shut. I bent down to take a closer look and it appeared the frame had broken away from the hinges. […]

Tools for women – get a FeatherLite WeedEater

FeatherLite WeedEater

First of all, this is not a sponsored post. This weed trimmer is a quality item I am so, SO thrilled I found after having been told they were discontinued. Here’s the deal… I do all my own yardwork, except for the odd mow my son takes care of. This means one thing… my tools […]

Basic must have DIY tools and workspaces

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Some may think being a junker type that I buy very little. Supply wise, that is true! However in order to mount, tweak or build anything, tools and a work area are an absolute MUST. So what do you do if you need tools, but you don’t know what to get? And how much work […]

A portable workbench every DIYer needs


I think when you’ve grown up on a 40 acre farm, the farmland never leaves you. While I kinda live in the middle of a countrified suburbia, if I pull all my tools outdoors and face my favourite view, I’m back on that farmland again, listening to Dad clamouring away in the barn, with the […]

9 cheater indoor/outdoor cleaning tips… for busy people!

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Should you EVER desire to hire help to spring clean up your house, please do not call me. Trust me, your money won’t be well spent. Cleaning is necessary, but I don’t do enough of it by a LONG shot. Out of pure choice mind you. If you hand me a blog assignment vs wiping […]

How to make pipe curtain rods with sheet curtains – plus video


Hey everyone! Remember my photo studio in part 1?    Here’s the promised tutorial for the pipe curtain rods and sheet curtains. The rods Cutting your pipe. This is a little hand held pipe cutter. All you do is slip the pipe inside the opening, tighten up the clamp, and spin the cutter around the […]

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about pallet wood


Pallet wood is one of my all time favourite things to work with. But some risks come with it.  Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about pallet would will be in this blog post. Here are a few of my own pallet wood projects…  pallet TV stand with soda crate drawers on floor  pallet sawhorse […]

Workshop Series – 5 must have power tools


Welcome to the Workshop Series, brought to you by Funky Junk Interiors and Mustard Seed Creations! Miss Mustard Seed will be bringing you a new edition after her Luckette’s gig. She’s going to be talking about her biz and how she runs it from home, so stay tuned for that very cool series!  And I […]