PJ 269 – Upcycled moss projects

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  Welcome to Party Junk 269 – Upcycled moss projects Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, everyone! I’ve been doing a little yard work lately…even mowed my lawn for the first time! Whoop! So I’m in the mood for shots of green. I tend to be a brown thumb where plants […]

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 […]

Spring decorating with mossy wooden shoes

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I hit the new and used store the other day, and came across some old wooden shoes.  I posted them on Instagram and Facebook, (read the replies in those links) asking what in the world others would do with them. Well, you convinced me I HAD to bring them home, even without a goal in […]

A crafting event to remember… at Michaels

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It just isn’t every day that a girl gets to walk into a craft store and decorate to her heart’s content. But that’s exactly what I got to do. It was a few days before our big Michaels Hometalk Pinterest Event, and I paid a visit to the Michaels Abbotsford store.  Amanda showed me around […]

Inspiring moss topiaries in a crate

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Have I ever shared with you that I’m not really a green thumb? I think I have.. yes… in this faux plants fireplace spring mantel decorating post. Taking that concept one step beyond, I decided to create a little green and message with this inspiring moss topiaries in a crate idea using Michaels craft supplies […]

Reclaimed garden features at a Hope garden centre

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This magical find of reclaimed garden features at a Hope garden centre called Mountain Border Floral in Hope, BC Canada was a complete and wonderful fluke! When my son was at camp, I had a full day to tour the little town of Hope at my complete and utter leisure. Do you have any idea how thrilling […]

A winter ladder plant stand, with memories attached

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  I wasn’t ready to take down the Christmas decorating when I did. The house was decked out so full and pretty, with the Christmas ladder tree, and Christmas tree forest in a crate, and nothing was really in the way. However once I started cleaning up, it felt strange to have only parts disappear. […]

Herb garden, old kettle style

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old kettle herb garden

Growing a small indoor herb garden has intrigued me for awhile. So last time I picked up a few plants for the garden, a few fragrant herbs made their way into my basket as well. Where to put them? Didn’t have a clue. I just dug around in my junk storage stash and came up […]

Fakin’ it with fake plants

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During the Copy Me Challenge, I noticed one poster mentioned she liked my use of plants and had wondered if I had real or fake. Allow me to answer… I’m fakin’ it with fake plants all the way. 🙂 It’s been years since I’ve had real plants in my home. I use to be quite […]