Reclaimed wood old gate coasters, for a bigger coffee adventure.

Reclaimed wood gate coasters : with BINGO : Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils :

If you think the names of my projects are getting progressively more ‘unique’, you might be right. What’s an old gate coaster you ask?  I’m not entirely sure!  All I know is, I think coffee drinking should be a full out adventure! And some quirky reclaimed wood old gate coasters sealed the deal for me. I actually really […]

What if undesirable tasks came with prizes? – djm2

BAKERY - Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils-2750

The morning started off like any other… I woke up, snuggled the cats by my feet, (ok, one was leaning against my chin… love that!), then puttered into the kitchen, rubbing my eyes, hopeful to fire up the perfect brew in short order. But when I entered the kitchen, it wasn’t its usual clean and pretty self. The sink […]

PJ 313 – features and an upcycled link party


PJ 313 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific   Welcome back everyone, to another fab junk filled weekend! How did a week go by without me making anything?! Well, not quite true…  I brewed up some fresh ginger tea. Shortly after I wrote that post, I received a FB […]

Be who you need to be today – djm intro

Daily Junk Mail : messages that matter on PM

Once upon a time, I worked at this one job that I was soooo excited about! It was a new breakthrough in my life, and I couldn’t learn stuff fast enough! I was hired for my energetic personality after all! But for some reason, I was held at arm’s length from doing it all. They’d […]

Funky Junk’s best DIY of 2015 – then and now

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Well junkers, this is a good time to look over the entire year in one big scroll. So what went down in 2015? Ohhh…. well… I purged, painted, collected old wood, made cool stuff with old wood, organized better, created more storage. Then I saw a little more of the world, then came back home […]

Soothing, fresh ginger tea. Once you try it, you’ll be hooked!

How to make fresh ginger tea

Are you in the middle of purging out those closets? Or rolling paint on those walls? Well, come sit for a spell, because I have a very special treat to share with you today. Better yet, quickly read this, then go steep yourself a quick cup of hot, fresh ginger tea!  Once you try it, you’ll […]

6 survival tips for those that HATE exercising

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6 survival tips for those that HATE exercising   1. Want to be younger? Oh, go take a walk! Literally. DAILY. You’ll feel 10 years younger in a week or so.  * It’s true. Movement will make you much more limber. I actually feel a difference the first time out. . 2. So you don’t like working out? You aren’t suppose […]

PJ 312 – 200+ salvaged junk storage ideas!

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PJ 312 – salvaged junk storage Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone, and a Happy New Year to you! It’s so nice to be back!   Anyone else start the big clean? I sure have! With my new old sign entryway before and after, and a little under the stairs cleaning that unearthed […]

Delightful vintage toy finds during a stairway closet clean up

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Hello, hello, friends! Ohhh I have missed you. This. Us! I feel like I’ve been away for so long! I’ve actually been ‘attempting to write’ for the past few days, but it just. wasn’t. working. Can I admit something? I’m struggling to find my way back after the Christmas break. This has of course nothing to do with […]