PJ 226 – new things that look old

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Welcome to Party Junk 226 – New things that look old Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Party Junk! First off, I have a confession. I really miss the link parties starting later on Fridays. The later time offers me more time to blog about […]

How to install a pedestal sink without wall studs

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I had a special visitor at the house today. And he brought along all his tools. So exciting! Remember the basement bathroom? It now has this! EEEK! I hired a plumber today for about 4 hours, tinkering around with a whole bunch of stuff. I nearly didn’t allow that poor man to come up for […]

You Asked – How to decorate a bathroom rustic

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I get lots of emails behind the scenes. And I tend to answer lots of questions the same way. Zipping an email back has been a pretty standard thing. Rather than hiding all those valuable answers, I thought I’d bring a few of them to the blog every now and then, in hopes that the […]

Inspiring moss topiaries in a crate

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Have I ever shared with you that I’m not really a green thumb? I think I have.. yes… in this faux plants fireplace spring mantel decorating post. Taking that concept one step beyond, I decided to create a little green and message with this inspiring moss topiaries in a crate idea using Michaels craft supplies […]

Burlap mason jar yardstick message centre

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As you may already know from yesterday’s old crate mason jar craft project, I was challenged to walk into Michaels craft store and make something out of new craft materials. So here’s my take on an ever so easy to make burlap mason jar yardstick message centre… made to look repurposed of course. 🙂 I’m […]

Antique mason jar crate display

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So, upon first glance, how old would you say all these supplies are for this old crate mason jar junk display? I realize the old rusty wheels kinda gave themselves away. But the rest of the supplies were brand spankin’ new! As you may already know, I was challenged to walk into Michaels craft store […]

PJ 225 – Salvaged hearts and valentines

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Welcome to Party Junk 225 – Salvaged hearts and valentines Every Friday, noon Pacific thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Happy weekend to you once again!  With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, there was so much love in the air (or online) that I couldn’t NOT feature all things love this round. So here are a few I […]

Rustic hearts from salvaged junk… for Valentine’s Day

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If you give a junker a holiday that’s traditionally pink and ruffles, that junker has a challenge on their hands. So a while back, I took it on and came up with these rustic harts from salvaged junk for Valentine’s Day. And they’re just neutral enough to leave up year around if you keep a […]

Come craft with me in person!

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Yesterday was QUITE a day! I was at Michaels gathering up all kinds of goodies for a very special event.  Check out this pile of goodness! I aim to create three projects out of this, so not only can I show you what I did, I can teach those that are near me how to […]

How to make a board and batten feature attic wall

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Everyone’s heard of a board and batten wall by now. Board and batten is boards attached to a wall, with both painted out one colour, to give the illusion of a boarded wall, when in fact, most of it is drywall. It’s a great trick for added character at a low cost! I’ve done a […]