PJ 263 – upcycled funky wall treatments

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  Welcome to Party Junk 263 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello all! Lately my own DIY focus has been on wall treatments, so I felt that was a great theme to run. Wall treatments can really bring plain’ ol drywall to life. And while planked […]

Funky new boarded wall for the laundry room

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Back in the day, whenever someone would be sitting in front of the TV, we’d all be in danger of ‘the laundry basket’. Mom would swoop into the room, plunk a big ‘ol basket full of freshly line dried laundry in front of us, and we knew the drill. But we whined anyway. “I don’t waaaant to fold that! I […]

An easy photography background – cheater board and batten

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A blogger’s busy season is about to fire up with Christmas straight ahead. Remember 12 Days of Christmas last year? That’s happening again! So I’m mulling over 12, easy junk styled Christmas tutorials to whip up. And being that my home is generally a dark cave this time of year, it’s nice to be able to […]

A dream workshop in a garage reveal, created for free

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Do you dream of having this perfect little workshop in your own home? But lack space and funds to pull it off? Don’t lose heart. You’re about to see my dream workshop in a garage reveal, created for free from all curb side finds!  But first… Visit all dream box building updates HERE    I’ve long desired a workspace […]

Our pick a room-one room easy cleanup method for summer

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toolbox phone organizer With the kids out of school now, the days are long, the evenings are warm, and our schedule is in summer mode. We REALLY drop the ball this time of year. Our dinner may be at 4pm or at 9.. it just depends how we feel, what we’re doing and where we are. (Without […]

Wall art with junk… for coats

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This just may be the (strangest? bravest? insert-word-here) project to date in Funky Junk land.   So, you remember my horse gate headboard, correct? Well, that beloved gate use to hold the coats in the front entry. So we’ve been busy stuffing an overstuffed closet to accommodate the coat situation. Nothing cool came to mind on […]

Cheater board and batten wall treatment

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  There’s nothing quite like character on walls, however being that I like to change my mind, ¬†a cheat sheet method was used for this board and batten treatment. And I promise, you can totally be a true beginner builder and spend next to nothing for this one. Sound good? Here we go!… ¬†continued…. 1. […]

How to make a concrete textured wall – part 1

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Just your average prep transpired for ‘the boy’s room’. The big purge landed everything in the living room. Oh joy… Something you should know about my son is he’s all about go go go. When inspiration hits, you have to really motor to keep up!  Being that I couldn’t ‘keep up’ at this very moment, I […]