Neon Sign Museum – where signs retire in Las Vegas

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So… I was weeding my garden… again… ha! I really was. But the sun was too bright to capture what I was doing, so today I’m going to risk gardening vs Vegas one more time, (LOL) and take you to one place in Las Vegas I couldn’t wait to blast through the gates to! The Neon Museum in Las […]

What happens when you ignore that perfect, little unknown plant

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So funny! Yesterday I posted about one of the most thrilling attractions in Las Vegas, but in comments, there was more conversation about my lack of garden weeding. So today I bring you… weeds. Or… what I thought were plants. Never ignore that perfect, little unknown plant. EVER. Do you remember this flower bed I showed you last summer? […]

Visiting the High Roller in Las Vegas

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Since the market, I haven’t DIYed a single thing. I’ve actually been weeding in some flower beds which doesn’t make a very exciting post! So until I get some cool stuff on the go, I thought I’d continue with a few Vegas hotspots. Welcome to the High Roller, the most prized and feared attraction of Las Vegas. […]

PJ 282 – an upcycled link party


Welcome to Party Junk 282 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hey fellow junkers! Welcome back to the party! I think I’m still recuperating from the market. With no deadlines ahead, it feels like this wide open road before me with dozens of forks. I think it’s […]

Why rotten pallet wood is a score

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Riiing…. “Hello?” me – “Hi there! I’m your neighbour ‘down the road.’ And I noticed you had some pretty weathered pallets on your driveway. Are you looking to get rid of them at all?” “Sure! But they’re pretty beat up. What are you using them for?” (I have no idea actually…) “Uh, I just make […]

The Amazing Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market Event Day

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The Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market has now come and gone. And whadda weekend! Here’s how it all went down… literally.  I borrowed my neighbour’s trailer once again, (thanks Rudy and Corinne!!) and with a truck stuffed to the rafters (most likely overweight), friend Erika and I head out the day before to set up. I’ll just […]

PJ 281 – an upcycled link party


Welcome to Party Junk 281 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! This weekend is market weekend for me, so as you can imagine, I’ve been makin’ and packin’. So there won’t be features today. But next weekend I’ll features some favs from last week and […]

Funky Junk’s 2015 Summer Home Junk Tour

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Happy summer, friends! Welcome to Funky Junk’s 2015 summer home junk tour! Those coming from Ella Claire, welcome!  25 blogs have banded together for Shabby Creek Cottage’s annual tour, so you are in for a treat! I’m Day 3 / Stop 4, so you can start at Day 1 / Stop 1 here at Gina’s place, or visit everyone […]

Apple Farm sign with rustic twine detail

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Do you ever come across imperfect boards in your stash? They aren’t perfect for the job, yet you don’t want to throw them out. I nearly tossed away these two uneven fence planks, but then I decided to try something different! Different is good! Notice the space? Totally intentional! I like sign text to breathe, and one board […]

PJ 280 – an upcycled link party


Welcome to Party Junk 280 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! Ready to party once again with your upcycled best? Let’s roll! And to kick it off, here’s a few of my favs from last week… Patriotic reclaimed wood star by ScavengerChic Joan outdoes herself […]

Reclaimed wood message centre and nagging Grocery sign

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Pretend for a moment, you live in a rambling old farmhouse. The kitchen cupboards are imperfect. White, chipped, and some hinges may even squeak. The countertops are reclaimed wood. Imperfectly perfect. The floors underfoot are black and white checked linoleum tiles, classic, striking. And in the corner of the room, sits this quaint little reclaimed wood message […]

Farm garage sale windfall with a surprise… or 2

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I will admit to one thing. Being involved in a local market kicks you into action! So I went shopping on the weekend again. But with a little surprise in store. On Saturday, I wanted to run to the local store for soup.  Just soup! So off I went. Landing a nice homemade mushroom variety, I […]

What we don’t have… and that’s ok


Saturday started off much like any other Saturday. I took my first coffee over to the computer, and started to aimlessly scroll my Facebook feed. What I soon found was how many directions it took me where I would normally have not spent time. Quickly realizing I was getting sucked into a time vortex that […]

PJ 279 – an upcycled link party

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Welcome to Party Junk 279 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! Ready to party once again with your upcycled best? So… I nearly picked a theme for this weekend, but after seeing these amazing projects from last weekend, I had to feature them. HAD to. […]