Industrial coffee shop decor you will love!

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So remember my epic fall bikeride through bear and train country in Part 1? Welcome to Part 2 – A trip to the local industrial coffee shop. My well earned reward for all that hard work I did prior! If you follow me on Instagram stories, you’ll have seen lots of shots of my new fav […]

Metal filled winter fireplace mantel

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Fireplace mantels… have you winterized yours yet? Well, this metal filled winter fireplace mantel project was not planned. And it’s entirely possible that’s why this DIY home decor vs just cleaning happened! I think I’m going to quit planning. 🙂 Welcome to Heap of Change #3! The event where you are challenged to get your home back, […]

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 […]

Decorating with "what are they?" objects.

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I have all kinds of ‘what is it’ things flanking every nook and cranny in my home. I suppose one of the bonuses of not knowing what something is, is the fact that it gives you official permission to make it become anything you desire. I practice the same trend  when I waltz down tool […]

An ode to rusty metal for 2010

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It all started here. Folks, it’s a rare day indeed when you are able to announce that you have somehow changed the world as we know it. Many of you that frequent my small little blog know my love affair I have with all things metal and rust. Ahh, jest if you will. Rusty metal […]

Sat Nite Special #7 brings you ~ how to cut metal!

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So who’s all in with that title?!? (crickets) The theme is anything goes as always! So please don’t run away quite yet. I have reasons for my (lack of) sanity. 🙂 If you’re new here, kick off your shoes and join in! This weekend’s theme is anything goes, so feel free to post a project […]

New uses for…more metal stuff of course!

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What would you do with these two beauties? These real authentic old gears were given to me by my buddy Dan. And I think I’ve found the perfect use for them. Today anyway. 🙂 Here’s a hint… How about a cool little homework station on the kitchen island? Yup! Works for us! The works is […]

Metal features ~ You just can’t buy this stuff anywhere

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Metal. Anyone else love this stuff? I’ll admit, my taste in decorating has a unique twist to it. Which forces me to create rather than buy. Because what’s circling in my head simply doesn’t exsist on a shelf anywhere in many cases. And the stairway spindles are the perfect example. I made my own metal […]