Rustic JOY Christmas porch sign

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Joy rustic shiplap Christmas sign stencil

I’ve wanted a vertical Christmas sign by my front door for a few years now. I like vertical signs because they take up less space AND don’t require hanging! Pretty convenient I say. So last Christmas, I set about creating a vertical JOY stencil. It was later in the season so I didn’t get a […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 500

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 500 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific What?! 500 parties! Well look at us fight the odds when link up parties have long faded past being ‘the hot new thing!’ This number is such a testimony that creatives love to share and readers love to be inspired! […]

A moody, gorgeous fall trail bike ride with a life update

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moody fall bike ride on the vedder river rotary trail in Chilliwack, BC

Wow… it’s been a LONG time since I’ve shared a trail bike ride with you from my own trails! April to be exact. I suppose when you’re out there every day, it feels… well, every dayish. I do share lots of daily video clips on Instagram stories, so please follow me HERE if you like […]

11 new unique Christmas stencils!

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Christmas Crates | Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils

My dear friends, at long last I can share why I haven’t been blogging much lately! When a change of season is upon us, a new line of stencils is always dreamed up. The past two Novembers I haven’t been home. I was in Maui for one of them, and travelling in Ontario for the […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 499

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 499 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy November! How did everyone survive Halloween? We ended up getting about 32 kids which is a reduced number. Guess everyone is growing up! I ended up with a little more candy that ought to stay in the house, so […]

Welcome Fall rustic living room tour

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pumpkins and antique welcome fall crates on a fireplace mantel

I really did wanted a Welcome Fall rustic living room tour… but at the moment, I didn’t think it would happen. I was sitting on the sofa watching a little TV. When a commercial came on, my eyes wandered around the room. The fireplace mantel was FAR from a fall rustic living room tour.. in fact, it […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 498

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 498 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy nearly end of fall! Eek! Does it also seem like Christmas is coming super early this year? I’m kinda stuck in the middle of two seasons… it feels much too early to decorate for Christmas yet it feels like […]

The rustic garden shed during fall

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rustic garden shed during fall

There’s always this magical moment when the leaves are falling like rain while still wearing most of them. The grapevine starts to change colour from the truck first, with the leaves morphing from their crisp green to vivid tones of orange, lime and yellow. That’s prime time to dash out to the garden shed out […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 497

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 497 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello junker friends! This past week I’ve been buried nose deep into my computer designing. Right after the NEW fall stencils were released, it was time to get busy with Christmas! This process takes time. But it’s all in the […]

A charming trip to Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory

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niagara falls butterfly conservatory

This week didn’t go as planned… I’m trying a whole bunch of new foods and other things lately and a few things went south. Whoops… I am quickly finding out, changes (you read about in THIS post) don’t come overnight. Your body can’t even handle that. So I’m pulling back, slowing down and back to […]