Junky office helpers and tax receipts

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I crack me up. I told myself “I was taking Sunday off’. It ended up being one of my BIGGEST cleaning days. Christmas needed to still come down! And enough was enough. So tonight, I shall be rewarded with enjoying Downton Abbey in the cleanest living room in the land. More on that soon. In the midst of […]

When BE is enough

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There was a knock on the door today I didn’t expect. First, the delivery driver apologized for waking me up.  Hmm… he didn’t wake me up. I guess I should have taken more time to get cleaned up for the day? 🙂 Anyway, upon opening the package, I knew exactly what it was! YES! I wrote […]

PJ 264 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 264 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific So… I was attempting to come up with a theme this weekend, until I looked through last weekend’s linkups. I just couldn’t bypass featuring these projects, so upcycled it is for this weekend! 🙂 Just […]

Funky Junk’s 2014 summer home decorating junk tour

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Welcome to those from Makely School for Girls! A special thanks to Gina via The Shabby Creek for masterminding this entire tour. Gina’s tour at #1 HERE. If you’re new here, welcome to Funky Junk’s 2014 summer home decorating junk tour! I’m Donna, and my passion is decorating with reclaimed finds. – – – – – A […]

A new branch handled toolbox organizer by the phone

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If you were around the blog yesterday, you would have seen all the junk love poured towards my crazy little sawhorse pipe lamps. Thank you so very much for the thumbs up! Totally unexpected! I’ll admit, those lamps indeed dressed the kitchen up a notch. And a few elements seemed to need updating alongside them. […]

Junky sawhorse pipe lamps with chalkboard shades

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Today’s post is rather special. Or should I say, it was a special gift, which eventually morphed into junky sawhorse pipe lamps with chalkboard shades! Yes. TWO of them! Visit #1 JEN RIZZO HERE! Welcome to those of you from Jen’s house! I’m #2 so here we go! Jen Rizzo is the mastermind behind this […]

Part 1 – A Pottery Barn inspired oil funnel gear junk lamp

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  A Pottery Barn inspired oil funnel gear junk lamp. Part 2 – How I wired the lamp is HERE.   Welcome to those coming from Wendy’s own Knockoff at The Shabby Nest! New to Makely School for Girls Knocktoberfest? Every day this week up to 6 bloggers will be sharing their own knockoff projects. Visit all the […]

My junky little lamp gets some new bling

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Pin It It really appears that many of you love the simple ‘slam it together and be done’ projects. So here’s one I whipped up today! This is my lamp in the bedroom.  The shade is nothing more than ripped strips of loose cotton material draped over the top, then held in place with a […]

Lighting up my life with a white twig chandelier

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   How I made a twig chandelier – with willow branches and grapevines  Supplies: Some kind of wire, clippers, needle nose pliers, scissors, twine, spray paint (something for wood is good), twigs of choice, chandelier to work with. 1. Gather stock. Willow and grapevine branches are abundant in my backyard, so they were the lucky […]

When a step ladder becomes…

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I am back! My computers have been giving me some grief lately. Good news about that is I’ve had time to play while being off Computer Zone. So here’s one of my latest quirky morphs. I found this darling little step ladder just sitting at a local thrift. It begged to be taken home so […]