Rustic Ikea crate coffee station

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Ikea crate coffee station with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils

Rustic Ikea crate coffee station Last summer, I had picked up some Ikea crates to make a few herb-themed planters. Ikea crates are really nice quality, super easy to assemble, plus come untreated, making them a dream supply to create with! I used the smaller sizes for the herbs and flowers crates, but it’s the […]

Why cleaning 1 category a week is working – wk 3

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Why cleaning 1 category a week is working – wk 3 As you already may be aware, I’m going full force on cleaning my home from top to bottom based on (affiliate link) Marie Kondo’s book, The life-changing magic of tidying up. Even if it takes an entire year! But I will admit, it isn’t […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Project 510

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 510 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy winter! Or, it sure was in my area this past week. We got hit with several snow storms which was completely cool, challenging, and distracting all in one! It was as if every window I walked by was a […]

Tic Tac Toe tray game and coasters

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Tic Tac Toe tray game and coasters With Valentine’s Day approaching, I mused… what could I make in my rustic style? I’ve managed to make a few rustic takes, such as THESE small rustic Valentine’s Day hearts and this reclaimed wood heart… But this round, instead of just a project of my own, I decided […]

How to purge your clothing – wk 2

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Welcome back to the 2020 Cleaning Challenge! This week we will tackle how to purge your clothing! Recap and outcome of Week 1: Clean all your surfaces Last week’s challenge HERE was to clean all your surfaces. After Christmas my home was still in chaos with most things not having been put away. So there […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 509

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 509 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Oh my goodness friends… where did the week go? I don’t even know. Someone asked me if I had adhd issues this week and after some pondering, maybe I do! I thought my dry erase mind was old age related […]

Purge and clean your homes challenge! Are you in?

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Are you ready for a purge and clean your homes challenge?! I sure am! Yesterday I said ‘cya next year’ to my Christmas tree. Sigh… It was a fleeting moment… I hadn’t really planned to take it ALL down yet… but did it anyway. I’d like to fire up some messy renovations soon again so […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 508

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 508 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific What a funny, mixed up kinda past week, huh? One minute I felt I should be working, then the next I sat with the cats and binged Netflix, then hung out with friends playing games. ‘Tis the season for whatever […]

Shipping crate cutting board tray

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Today’s project is a fun one… it’s what I call a shipping crate cutting board tray, and it’s become one of my favorite things! I was inspired by Becky at Beyond the Picket Fence’s festive cutting board tray she made HERE, and I’ll share where I used it in a second… but first up…  While […]

Funky Junk’s favorite posts and junk projects of 2019

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Can you even believe it? 2019 is a done deal! And that generally means it’s time to share Funky Junk’s favorite posts and junk projects of 2019. Looking back this past year, lots transpired. My heath took a turn downward but then improved, I took another long Hawaiian adventure (I’ve yet to share!), transformed the […]