5 – Wooden bead and cranberry Christmas wreath

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 Do you remember those tiny little beads everyone use to make bracelets and rings with? Or maybe they still do?! 🙂 This wooden bead and cranberry Christmas wreath reminds me of them. It was all about the wire. Threading all those little beads along the twisted wires doing this and that would take a long […]

3 – Mason jar lid ornament Christmas tree wreath

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Upon approaching your neighbour’s front door this season, you may expect to see a beautiful, festive wreath greeting you. But then there’s my house. 🙂 You know me well enough to expect a little quirk, yes? Awesome! Let’s proceed with this mason jar lid ornament Christmas tree wreath. (whew…) This little brainstorm derived out of […]

PJ 256 – Salvaged Christmas wreaths

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Welcome to Party Junk 266 – Salvaged Christmas Wreaths Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend everyone! Has your own house gone KABOOM yet with Christmas prep? Mine sure has. I was creating this new wreath idea yesterday (which I can’t show yet!), but you can bet that encouraged me to see […]

How to make a board and batten feature attic wall

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Everyone’s heard of a board and batten wall by now. Board and batten is boards attached to a wall, with both painted out one colour, to give the illusion of a boarded wall, when in fact, most of it is drywall. It’s a great trick for added character at a low cost! I’ve done a […]

Day 9 – from faux garland to a real rustic wreath

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Not sure what’s come over me the past few years, but anything faux has been left in the Christmas box with me gravitating to real greens instead. It’s rather messy business working with the real thing, but it looks so cool! So if you’ve caught the realism bug like I have, here’s how you can […]

Day 4 – junk wheel Christmas wreaths

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Sometimes the simplest projects can turn out to be the coolest. And such is the case with these junk wheel Christmas wreaths!  Anything round can be a wreath. Which is especially handy when you’re a junker type. 🙂  Here are a few tips on whipping up these charming little fellas…   You’ll need: Wheels of […]

Party Junk 210 – Salvaged Junk Wreaths

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Welcome to Party Junk 210 – Salvaged Junk Wreaths Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific It’s no secret I love a good salvaged junk project! So I’m going to let these salvaged junk wreaths do all […]

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 […]

Make a snowy Christmas card wreath from garland – Day 1


Make a snowy Christmas card wreath from garland is not only pretty to look at, it’s a neat way to appreciate both new or older Christmas cards in a unique way! How I did it The wreath started as a store bought plain garland. Looping it together to create a wreath shape, freshly cut greens […]

Natural leaf fall wreath… straight off the tree


Fall is such a gorgeous time of year with all the leaves changing their ways. It would be a shame not to capture it somehow, someway, even if for a short while. So, why not create a wreath straight from the tree before it’s too late? Fall branches with vibrant leaves attached were cut down […]