Stenciled Buffalo Check front door mat

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Buffalo Checked front door mat

A cute front door mat has been something I’ve desired for a LONG TIME! I generally pick up those great big industrial black mats from big box stores. They do the trick, but I’ve longed for a little mat stylin’. So last time I visited Ikea, I grabbed a few plain Ikea Trampa door mats […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 478

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 478 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hi all! Boy, does it feel so good to get back on the keyboard, while going over all your incredible DIY inspiration! Thanks for the eye candy! Why the feeling? This past week I went back to ‘school’. I am […]

How much should one spend on home renovations?

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Most of the regular readers here already know of my back and forth indecision over should I move or stay put. I’ve been receiving emailed real estate updates each day, however nothing has come close to what I already have. All good! Makes me realize how well I do have things and allows me to […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 477

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 477 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy summer! Well, I hope it’s summer in your area too! Our own recent hot, sunny days really encouraged me to sprint outdoors! First up was pressure washing… and then I painted the house trim. NOW it’s time to decorate! […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 476

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 476 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hi all! Well! I’ve had a little unexpected downtime from the blog this week! It was being worked on and one of the last remaining places on earth it finally came online on I swear was my own area! So […]

Stencil garden-themed Ikea crates

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You guys already know I’m a reclaimed wood fanatic. Add a few rustic crates to the mix, and you have me lock, stock and barrel. For the most part, I generally have plenty of great old junk on hand to create with. However I also recognize not everyone comes across reclaimed wood planks that have […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 475

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 475 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend everyone! Pizza Friday is upon me once again and that’s one good reason to stay happy! haha Anyone else have a special day reserved for something you love? This past week I seemed to spend a LOT of […]

How I got addicted to my accidental bike habit.

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bike on the Vedder River rotary trail during summer

For long time readers, you already know of my passion for hitting the local forest trails by bike each evening. There is nothing but NOTHING like hitting the smooth, winding trails that meander through deep forests and along river banks. I mean, you are treated to nature at your own pace while actively getting out […]