13 – Christmas Junk recap and link party

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Hello party junkers! Welcome to another weekend of Party Junk with a slight twist… This weekend, it’s just about Christmas Junk. With 5 other themed linkups for you to add your links to! Please scroll to the bottom and see what’s up! We are now at the end of our massive 12 Days of Christmas […]

12 – Make this Christmas arrow sign with stencils

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Today is a big day. A REALLY big day. It’s a little nerve wracking yet exciting… because I finally have something to offer that I’ve been asked about for a long, LONG time. Deeeep breath…; Do you remember my trip to Toronto where I met Jennylyn Pringle of Homestead House, Fusion Mineral Paint and Miss […]

11 – Crate shadow box snow scene

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One thing my mom always had on display every Christmas without fail, was her snow village. The family would all join forces, and meet up at her place one evening. My brother would generally dig into the crawl space for her special holiday treasures, then unearth box after box, with everyone getting to work. But […]

10 – Junk for Joy reclaimed wood letters

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I’ve always been smitten over those wooden NOEL or JOY letters I’ve seen others make.   So while this idea is not really my own, here’s my own junk take. Junk for joy reclaimed wood letters. With a wreath. 🙂 How to make this reclaimed wood JOY What you’ll need: pallet wood junk cordless drill screws and washers […]

9 – Faux to real mini Christmas tree in a strainer

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This little faux to real mini Christmas tree in a strainer is hiding a secret from you… It’s actually the TOP of a faux tree, with real branches added! In real life, it totally looks like the real deal. I did the same method to a faux garland wreath last year here. And to the card […]

8 – bells on a vintage hanger window display

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I’m one of those people that can’t overdue enough sunlight in their lives. It could be because of living on the ‘wet coast’. With that in mind, this bells on a vintage hanger window display lets that sun shine in! In my salvaged farmhouse bathroom.  The concept is very simple. Hang a vintage hanger up, and clip […]

7 – 2 hot cocoa stations, and a homemade recipe

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When growing up on the farm, a special treat my mom use to make was her homemade hot chocolate. Or… hot cocoa.  Back in the day after an evening of snow play, we’d clamour indoors, and head for the warm pot brewing in the kitchen. Greeting us would be my mom’s homemade hot cocoa steaming […]

6 – Illuminated Christmas shutters toolbox

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I’m a little addicted to reclaimed wood toolboxes. But if you’re a regular here, you already know that. So why should Christmas be any different? 🙂 But with a twist of course. This one illuminates, thanks to shutters!      Remember my story on landing all these shutters from my neighbour? Slowly, I’m finding ways […]

5 – Wooden bead and cranberry Christmas wreath

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 Do you remember those tiny little beads everyone use to make bracelets and rings with? Or maybe they still do?! 🙂 This wooden bead and cranberry Christmas wreath reminds me of them. It was all about the wire. Threading all those little beads along the twisted wires doing this and that would take a long […]

4 – Kitchen Christmas winter branch valance

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER. CONGRATS TO #39 LISA COOK! YOU HAVE BEEN EMAILED. 🙂   Being that we had kinda sorda planned to go away for Christmas, I’m always on the hopeful lookout for ideas where fresh greens won’t die on me. And that’s when I head outside to do some outdoor shopping, and […]