4 – a fall hydrangea dressed up dresser

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Guys, I nearly cut out this week. I’ve been struggling with a companion paint colour for the white blog office, so that project is still on hold. And then life took some unexpected turns. Result? Nothing done. Nothing. Just a bunch of silly paint redos.  Clearly, my least fav DIY thing is choosing paint colours. […]

The perfect little trunk on wheels for your next coffee fix

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One of the very best things about going shopping to stock up for a market is, the fact that you’ll land some new stuff.  When my local thrift stores started cooling down with vintage finds, I just stopped shopping, and started gathering old wood instead, so I could make my own ‘old’ stuff. Do your local […]

PJ 245 – upcycled old crate projects

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  Welcome to Party Junk 245 – Upcycled Old Crate Projects Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Why Upcycled Old Crate Projects Being that my newest build this week was all about a lowly little crate, I was hugely reminded how valuable these guys are. Upcycled crates are one of my alltime fav things to […]

What would you do with these salvaged finds?

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 There’s this New and Used place just down the road from me. It’s a little shop that offers everything under the sun.  (The New and Used Store, 43241 Vedder Mt Road / 604 823-6554, tell them the junk loving blogger sent you) I love to peek in there every now and then, just in case […]

A funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman

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 I’m feeling a little proud of me. We finally ditched the granny styled ottoman we’ve had for several years, and created a funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman that is much more… funky! And this creation couldn’t have been simpler. It’s rustic in all the right places. And fits right in with the hydrangea […]

Party Junk 199 – cool side tables

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Welcome to Party Junk 199 – cool side tables! Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Ready to get back into themes again for the weekend parties? Me too! Let’s visit cool side tables today.  The Traveler […]

A yardstick pallet wood night stand

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This little pallet wood night stand transpired by accident. Sort of. The Summer Tour of Homes was FAST approaching, and you know how you have a little done in every room but no room is really complete? I challenged myself to replace a too small file cabinet with a proper night table that I actually […]

Pallet wood outdoor sofa reveal

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You might say I have a special place in my heart for pallets these days. This pallet wood outdoor sofa reveal showcases my favorite place to sit! While this sofa is a little bit more involved to build, there is also a simple chair version below that took only 2 hours to make with two full pallets! If you […]

The pallet wood desk project – Part 6, the BIG reveal!

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And finally, the pallet wood desk project is complete! And all it took was pallet wood, two sawhorses, and an old ladder. This is the perfect build for even an non builder! If you’re just tuning in, this is part 6. Scroll down below for the steps on the build. My blog office is located […]

new TV stand made from a pallet

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pallet wood tv stand

I’ve always wanted to make a coffee table out of an old wood palette. However when our big screen TV died and I brought in our little flat screen from the travel trailer, I knew we needed a new stand for it. I had this wood palette sitting in my garage I found only a […]