Let’s build… a TOOL TOTE! – Part 1 (inspiration)

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Everyone LOVES tool totes. They are incredibly versatile, look so vintagy awesome and they come in all shapes and sizes to suit any decor. While the vintage varieties are indeed findable, it isn’t always easy to find exactly what you’re after. And they can be expensive. So, let’s make one! ~ Let’s build ~ a […]

I get interviewed again… this time Canadian style, eh?

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 Most of you know that I’m Canadian. Not that it matters one way or another. It’s just that there are so few of us in comparison to our wonderful American friends, it’s rather a proud moment when we’re mentioned. Blog Facebook  I’m thrilled to also be part of a new group that has developed for […]

SNS 81 swoons over VINTAGE HARDWARE

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #81 If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up which stays open indefinitely. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you have all weekend to […]

A gift, a special linkup and a message – thanks to my cat

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 I can’t thank you enough for your heartfelt wishes and prayers you’ve offered my way the past few days. Not only are you expressing your thoughts online, Cindy and LeeAnn, two local readers gave me some beautiful flowers. I was so surprised! How can this colour NOT make you smile through tears?!?  And also this […]

Saying goodbye to our little fella

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Our little munchkin didn’t make it. We had to say goodbye on Tuesday. He truly was such a gentle soul and showed me love and loyalty like no other. How we found him We spotted Beethoven at the pound18.5 years ago. He was the tiniest little round fluff ball you ever laid eyes on. I […]

Being original takes GUTS… and gets you on Apartment Therapy

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 If you’re visiting Funky Junk for the first time today from Apartment Therapy, welcome!   Today my feature went live! And they did an amazing writeup and spread. Thanks Sarah! Now know, when I got called to guest over yonder, my first thought was, “Gahhh…. they’re so honest over there!” And then I smiled. Isn’t […]

A bittersweet weekend

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This weekend was a real mixed bag of highs and lows. I tend to be an eternal optimist with most things, but this weekend proved to challenge me to the hilt to keep that spirit up. Allow me to explain. The sweet  As most of you know, I held my garage sale this weekend. It […]

SNS 80 celebrates galvanized finishes!

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #80 If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up which stays open indefinitely. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you have all weekend to […]

How and why I use white

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It’s rumored that my favorite color these days is rust. That would actually be TRUE. But I have another color that I’m particularly partial to. Are you guessing what it is yet? Yeah. You’re right. It’s white. But my twist on white is a little different than the traditional. Why this works for me is […]

My new one year rule

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As of today, I have a new rule.  Anything I collect, if I haven’t used it or worked on it by the end of one year, it GOES. You see, I tend to lose steam if something sits for too long. My mind changes, my passions go after something else, and then my stock sits. […]