Motivation through pressure washing the patio

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I think it’s safe to say, some days it’s just really hard to get fired up about doing stuff. Upon doing a sweep with my eyes in every possible direction, undone things can feel like too much.  Unfortunately, in these cases, it’s a matter of getting out of the chair, and forcing myself. How spoiled […]

How to turn worthless junk into home decorating must haves

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 If you’re here from Nesting Place, welcome! Today you’re in for a real treat! 25 bloggers are grouping together for How to Decorate, a series created by Beth of Home Stories from A to Z. To visit Beth at #1, click HERE. I’m Donna, and my passion is creating cool and unusual home decor items […]

PJ 233 – an upcycled link party

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   Welcome to Party Junk 232 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone! And yet another happy upcoming weekend to you! It’s been a busy week at the ‘ol dayjob, plus I did some public speaking, as well as attempting to book a little weekend getaway for […]

My new junk styled pallet wood coffee table

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I did it! I finally got rid of a store bought coffee table to make way for a quirky junk styled pallet wood coffee table I made myself. The cost? Absolutely free. It’s original, and handmade from scratch. It is the PERFECT size for our room and I couldn’t be more pleased. Here’s how I […]

How to make a table top sign with a story


How to make a table top sign with a story is a really easy thing to do! However this one comes with a story… literally. Once upon a time there was a little outdoor picnic table I picked up from the thrift. I simply carried it into the house as is and left it. I […]

A coffee table with a dual personality – revisited


This post isn’t brand new to blogsphere, however has been added to. And since I took a lovely picture of it at Christmas with ‘the different look’, it totally feels like a brand new table again! Read on and see what I mean. Woodsy finishes on coffee tables can be lovely! But in this case, this […]

Linky party today! Introducing a ‘change my mind’ coffee table.


Welcome to Funky Junk’s Saturday Nite Special linky party! Feel free to grab the funky barn star button (coding on the right sidebar widget)  to share the fun! (this picture won’t be enough unless you add your own link to it, due to ‘funky junk’ isn’t my blog address) This party is about any project […]

Unique coffee table


It’s Saturday! My all time favorite day of the week. Because I get a chance to work(play) on the house! While I’m busy working(playing) on the newest hauls for this place, I thought I’d share with you what I’ve been using for a coffee table. My sofa is somewhat over sized so my original oak […]