Scrap wood buffalo check and snowflake Christmas ornaments

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Over the years, I’ve managed to diminish my Christmas box stash down to two boxes. One with lights and a few ornaments, and the other with a few faux wreaths. That’s it. In some ways, I need a major kudos for letting go of so. much. stuff! And in other ways, well, let’s just say, I scold […]

rustic twig Christmas tree ornament on a branch

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Every Christmas, I’m inspired to gather my shopping supplies from the great outdoors, and come up with something different. So today, I’m sharing my newest… a rustic twig Christmas tree on a branch ornament, made in minutes! You may recognize the method. It’s a variation of the original twig garland created HERE. With the tiniest of twists… If […]

3 – Mason jar lid ornament Christmas tree wreath

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Upon approaching your neighbour’s front door this season, you may expect to see a beautiful, festive wreath greeting you. But then there’s my house. 🙂 You know me well enough to expect a little quirk, yes? Awesome! Let’s proceed with this mason jar lid ornament Christmas tree wreath. (whew…) This little brainstorm derived out of […]

How to make a DIY #FAILURE a success

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FAIL #1 It was during The 12 Days of Christmas. And I had this amazing idea to make a snowflake cutlery ornament. Don’t let the above amazingness fool you now. We aren’t quite done yet. I had collected all these vintage forks, knives and spoons. But I rather lucked out. There was a spoon wind […]

7 garland twigged out Christmas tree in a crate

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Remember the game Ker Plunk? Where you had this long tall tube loaded with sticks stuck in every which way, taking turns removing one stick at a time until the balls dropped? My tree is that game this year. And thank goodness it’s so twigged out my cats won’t touch it! 🙂 I know I’m […]

Twig and canning jar lid ornaments and garland

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 It may be a little eleventh hour to show you more Christmas ideas, however this very simple yet junkily (?) cute idea came to me at… well, the eleventh hour. I was trying to come up with a theme for our Christmas tree, and this just popped into my head. These twig and canning jar […]

Funky Junk’s Christmas Home Tour 2013

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Welcome to Funky Junk’s Christmas Home Tour 2013! And a big hello to those that just came from the amazing  A Thoughtful Place! Did you see that tour? Do not miss! Christmas Tour of Homes is hosted by Just A Girl, consisting of 25 blogs showing you through their beautifully decorated homes. Thanks for having […]

Day 3 – Silver bling Christmas tree window shelves

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Finding my bathroom window a little boring, simple shelves were installed, which made it possible to create these glitzy silver bling Christmas tree window shelves! The backlit silver really casts a lovely glow and offers an interesting focal point to an otherwise bare and boring window. It was fun to jazz them up for the […]

Party Junk 215 – Christmas junk ornaments

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  Welcome to Party Junk 215 – Christmas junk ornaments   Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week *Every Friday noon Pacific thru Sunday *new time due to popular request I’m looking for new and cool ideas for Christmas ornaments. There’s certainly no shortage, thanks […]

The making of a Stepladder Christmas Tree

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By now, you FJI regulars have caught a glimpse of my stepladder Christmas tree this year. You kind of have to do a double take. There’s a stepladder buried in this picture. Here, let me prove it. After the fiasco of landing two bad real trees last year and them both dying within a week, […]