When less becomes more, with a moody winter mantel

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Watch out world… I’m in a colour-less mood. Even more so than normal. 🙂 This can change at any given moment of course! Once the Sleigh Rides Christmas mantel came down, the mantel actually sat bare for awhile. A reset, if you will. I was just done seeing ‘stuff’. What was so attractive about ‘bare?’ Invisible. Didn’t […]

PJ 226 – new things that look old

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Welcome to Party Junk 226 – New things that look old Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Party Junk! First off, I have a confession. I really miss the link parties starting later on Fridays. The later time offers me more time to blog about […]

How to make a farmhouse window with moulding

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Guys!!!! I cannot believe this pretty window is in my bathroom! It’s the first window moulding I’ve ever played with, so I’m pretty pumped! But there’s a secret to making this one EASY… NO miter cuts! NO fancy boards to buy! Only standard schmandard straight cut wood anyone can get and do with any saw.  […]

Day 10 – illuminated old windows Christmas mantel

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Nothing spells progress quite like when your mantel is decorated for Christmas!  And this year, my illuminated old windows Christmas mantel comes with a little heartwarming memory story attached. Create an old world rock fireplace without destruction – tutorial HERE The fireplace mantel is glowy, snowy, with plenty of greens and a grapevine / pinecone […]

Happy cheater Halloween decorating! No carving required.

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These days with a 14 year old in the house that has no desire to hit the streets for candy (because mom bought a ton and it’s inside a nice cozy warm home)… we’ll be staying home tonight. And since my boy also had no real desire to decorate either, I took it upon myself […]

A little R&R at a bed and breakfast

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In my last post, I talked about taking my son to camp for the weekend, and rather than do all this driving for hours, I decided to look into staying at a bed and breakfast instead. I mean, to enjoy a new town by yourself, eating where you want and shopping wherever you please? What […]

217+ ideas on what to do with OLD WINDOWS

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special – 217+ ideas on what to do with old windows Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific. Old windows are so so fun to play with! They can become so many wonderful and useful things other than just being a window. Old window backdrop for a wreath via A […]

Christmas old window picture in the kitchen – Day 3

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I had this old window I had wrapped with string awhile back to hold pictures. It was cute, but it was ready for something new. Today, it’s looking right at home as a Christmas old window picture in the kitchen, holding some antique kitchen utensils! And here is the rest of my little winter wonderland […]