PJ 268 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 268 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Howdy all! My apologies, I completely forgot about the party tonight. Oops! 🙂 Busy packing for my speaking engagement for tomorrow. I can’t wait to meet some new local readers! I hope you come. 🙂 So […]

Historic Route 66 stencil with pallet wood storage cabinet

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With my speaking engagement fast approaching on Saturday, I belted out another project as part of my speech. It appears that this week on the blog is gonna be signs. Next week a dollhouse. Funny how deadlines pave the way, no? 🙂 This was a fun one! I can always use more room in the […]

How to build a reclaimed wood crate

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Learn how to build a simple and stylish rustic wood crate out of reclaimed wood, to store tools, grow plants, or for anything desired! Easy instructions. Hello there old crate woodworking friends! If this doesn’t describe you today, I sure hope it will tomorrow! Because making your own old sturdy wood crate is fun, easy […]

How to stencil on wood (12 detailed steps)

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Stenciling is fun and easy! However there are a few tricks in order to achieve exceptional results. Here’s how to stencil on wood like a pro without paint bleed!   Thanks to having my own line of stencils, stenciling has become pretty much an everyday occurance, as I love to customize my DIY projects with […]

PJ 267 – a salvaged junk link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 267 – a salvaged junk link party! Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello hello, party junkers! So glad to have you back once again to party with all of us! I was really blown away by so many of your wonderful upcycles last weekend… it was so […]

Where in the world would you travel to next?

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A visit to the Iao Needle in Maui “I want to go to Fiji!” That comment came so out of left field from my son, I didn’t even know which way to turn to catch it. Let me back up just a smidgen. My son isn’t very well travelled. I flat out couldn’t afford it all his […]

Upcycled bookshelf dollhouse – the floors go in

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Have you been curious about an upcycled dollhouse update? Visit the entire dollhouse series HERE I wasn’t completely sure if I should just hang tough for a final reveal, or take you along for more of the ride. I decided a few steps may be worth sharing, so I have ‘more room to get wordy’. You know […]

Is an iPhone 6 + really worth it?

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We were still in Disney for Christmas. But in between the luscious dole whips and the frenzy of The California Screamer, my son blurted out, “Mom, I can’t wait to go home!” Still chomping on my churro, (or was it Mickey Mouse pretzel) my brow pulled a puzzled why now… “Say what?! Why? I mean, […]

PJ 266 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 266 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello online weekenders! * A few updates… Regular followers of Funky Junk may have noticed I didn’t post much this week. Here’s why… I’ve been so busy ‘learning’. My head doesn’t seem to share well with […]