The scary steps of morphing

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My first ‘real’ job was in a major department store. It was the big kahuna back in the day to land a job like this. It paid well, and it was always a comfort being in this big, impressive building that could protect you from all the elements. My little part time t-shirt / record […]

Extreme salvaged junkin’ for rust

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There was a project I had in mind to make, but was hoping for an extra component. And my criteria was it had to be metal and rusty. No surprise there. I stopped at two local auto wreckers, and the chit chat pretty much went like this… “So what are ya lookin’ for?” “…….. rusty […]

When new casters for a trunk win over vintage rust!

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I admit it. I go to GREAT lengths to spend very little on DIY. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE to shop for new things and appreciate good quality. And I’d love nothing more to win a shopping spree and buy all of my heart’s desires… rustic style of course. 🙂 But I will always […]

The junky little red bench and crate coffee station

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little red bench coffee station

I’m a firm believer that the easiest things can be the most productive. Kinda like the crate and license plate holder toilet paper storage… easy! But super productive. Thanks to my junker brother’s garage sale once again, this junky little red bench came in mighty handy for my little kitchen space! Highlighted with a small […]

Party Junk 207 – fall mantel decorating

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 Welcome to Party Junk 207 – fall mantel decorating Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific With the season of fall, comes images of fireplaces, blankets and warm fires. So let’s check out three very different fall […]

Playing with fall hydrangeas and a (very) blue chair

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 One of the reasons I love fall so much is because it’s time to harvest hydrangeas once again. We have two fairly big bushes, so we’re never at a loss for new stock. Except if you leave them on the bush a little too long after they get crispy… whoops! I lost one good batch […]

The message from the amazing sights of Hope

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Remember my little two night getaway to Hope while my son was in camp? Today I’m going to take you for a walk, taking in the awesome sights! And wait till you see where it led me… { click pics to enlarge } Hope is a neat little town. The streets feel unbelievably spacious, like […]