PJ 250 – repurposed shutters

repurposed shutters

Welcome to Party Junk 250 - Repurposed Shutters Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend once again everyone! Welcome to another upcycled party where you get to show what you’ve made! So… shutters! Repurposed shutters are easy to work with. You can just hang them up and they will add character galore, or […]

The best way to snorkel and snuba while on Molokini – 4

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Lest you think my blog is about to turn into All About Maui Inc., I promise you, it isn’t. Unless I move there of course. No plans as of yet, so I think you’re all safe. Since coming back from our Maui vacation, it’s been a little rocky getting back on schedule. I think I finally experienced […]

A real rainforest experience at Iao Valley – 3

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When we booked our trip for Maui, I sorda knew what was ahead. I’ve been there a few times before, but after 15 years, and me running the show this round, I wasn’t sure how brave I’d be. In other words, how adventurous would I be capable of? Would I take in the (somewhat expensive) […]

Our amazing stay at Napili Point in Maui – 2

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When I was first hunting for a place to stay in Maui, I called on Pastor Dwayne for his advice. Dwayne is well travelled, and at first, I just requested some suggestions to take to a travel agent. That all flew out the window pretty quick! I was quickly encouraged to book everything myself. Yikes… I’m […]

PJ 249 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 249 - An upcycled link party with ‘spontaneous current features!’ Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone!  Oops! I had this scheduled for 7pm pacific but for some reason it didn’t go live. My apologies! We just came back from vacationland very early Friday AM. We are sleep […]

PJ 248 – risky rustic projects

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  Welcome to Party Junk 248 - Risky Rustic Projects Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, everyone! I am still in Maui and having a spectacular time! But time is ticking away quickly, so we are attempting to start to do more of the activities the island as to offer. You can see […]

Arriving to vibrant flower filled Maui – 1

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(red Torch Ginger) Aloha, all the way from gorgeous, amazing, vibrant flower filled Maui! We’ve now been here just over a week. I’ve been instagramming (HERE) about twice a day, however I just haven’t taken the time to even pick up the good camera until now. We are just having the BEST time! After a week, […]

Another pallet wood drill handled toolbox planter

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My friend Hanne had an old drill that use to belong to her Grandfather. We recently connected and she expressed an interest in having a toolbox made with it like I did to my original drill handled toolbox HERE. It’s been awhile… could I remember how to make another pallet wood drill handed toolbox planter?!  Not […]

PJ 247 – an upcycled projects link party


  Welcome to Party Junk 247 - an upcycled projects link party Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, everyone! Can you believe I’m building this post all the way from MAUI?! Crazy, interesting world we live in these days, isn’t it? You can follow my tropical antics on Instagram. Since we were […]

Have a coffee on me: funky reclaimed wood yardstick coasters

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 Welcome to a very special blog hop today, friends! If you’re new here, I’m Donna, author of Funky Junk Interiors, and my passion is creating cool and unusual home decor items for my home out of junk!    If you love all things reclaimed and repurposed, feel free to follow along with the above two methods! […]

Maui junk, we are on our way!

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15 years ago, I was in Hawaii for an entire MONTH. My son was about to enter the picture, and I had an inkling I wouldn’t be back to Maui for a good long time afterwards.  My gut feeling turned out to be right. Motherhood became my ultimate hobby, and then hard times hit. So […]

PJ 246 – 185 upcycled porches and patios

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  Welcome to Party Junk 246 – 185 Upcycled Porches and Patios Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific One of my favourite things about summer is to park myself on my pallet sofa on my patio with my AM coffee, and greet the daily summer breeze. Ending each night with a great summer […]

One gutsy junk style entry table made from who knows what!

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My front entry table was looking ‘tired’. I could either choose to tidy it up some, or start over. But…. I don’t know. I was ready to shake things up a little. You know how it doesn’t really matter how nice something is, it just feels old when it’s been around too long? That. So […]

Today, I chose plain and simple… grateful.

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Today was a very nice day. My son is at his Dad’s, which left me completely in my own element. It’s been awhile. My morning coffee started out on the patio. I could feel the heat of the day firing up, but was in no rush to partake in rushing. My Kicking Horse coffee was as […]

Make an instant, chunky 2×4 tabletop with firewood coasters

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 With our muggy, summery days of late, it’s been nice to escape to the patio to take in the summer breeze. But I was missing one thing. While I made a handy little crate side table with a tray top, it wasn’t really perfect for say… a laptop. Being that I had two pallet sofas, another table […]