What my longer Hawaiian vacation did for me

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I’m currently sitting on my pallet sofa on the patio, wearing a tan with a cozy blanket close by, since our current BC Canada weather is overcast, yet still gratefully warm. There’s no flowers in bloom within my view…. something I’m not accustomed to seeing lately. Note to self: get some flowers. It’s a struggle […]

Changing in Hawaii and asking your advice.

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Iao needle

If you weren’t aware yet…. aloha! I indeed escaped to Maui for a spell once again, to recharge my batteries while enjoying an epic beach and pool retreat. This round, I will be on Maui, then visiting the much more remote island of Molokai for the first time, which will be exciting! So complete rest […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 483

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 483 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Aloha from the beautiful island of Maui! I have yet to blog while being here. Yet here I am now. I’m actually amazed I’m even in-tune to what day it is! It’s been nice to let things slide for a […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 482

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 482 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello all! I have some SUPER exciting news… while you are reading this, my plane has just taken flight to my most favorite place on earth…  This girl needs her tropical fix. I know I’ve been slowing down on featuring […]

Stenciled Argyle TV tray

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Argyle stenciled TV tray

If you’ve been reading here for awhile, you’ll already know my (apparent) passion for TV trays… Oh yes. It is indeed a thing! I devour them every chance I get from local thrift stores and such, because they are SO easy to customize and SO handy to have for everything under the sun. I mostly […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 481

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 481 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy happy weekend! I’ve been a little stuck on what to make DIY wise lately when I realized my holdup was my HOUSE. I was tripping over too much stuff, shuffling from one end to the other. So I put […]

Relinquishing from the heart.

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Over the last couple of days, I was striving to ‘feel’ productive, but didn’t really know what to dig into. I just felt a general loss of direction, and knowing cleaning always triggers me into a really good zone, I ran with it. So I allowed my mind to wander and muse over what else […]

Rustic Fresh Coffee sign that hangs coffee mugs

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rustic fresh coffee sign

I have a confession. Up until 2 days ago… I had this snowflake hanging coffee mug station behind my stove. This was part of my Christmas tour! Egads guys. Maybe I should have left it and just said I was 6 months early… Well, I caught it accidentally in an instagram story not long ago […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 480

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 480 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy party weekend, all! How is your spring-summer going? We got hit with beautiful breezy sunny weather which just makes me feel inspired! However this week was for the most part spent designing stencils for summer which kept me offline […]

7 ways to motivate yourself into action

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Measuring for pilot holes, part of building a DIY reclaimed wood rustic crate with Apple Farm and Flower from Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils

Dear me…  So… you booked a vacation, and now you can’t settle down and do anything else but mindfully pack! Can you relate? For most that book a future vacation, my guess is it brings them something to look forward to. For me, it has a different effect. My mind plays tricks on me and […]