Genius planter boxes, a great new weeder and flowers

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I told myself… “You don’t need them. Don’t do it! You like not watering… no flowers will be FINE!” But, what is it about hot sunny days that make you sprint for the local greenhouse anyway?! Ah well, I was weak and went. And came back with stuff of course.  Which is ok. My Potting […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 380

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 380 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello junk lovin’ friends! Welcome back to another riveting junk weekend here on the ‘ol blog! I tried to DIY last week but it was a bit of a fail. Well, not the project, but perhaps the photo shoot. Boo. I’ll […]

The Garden of Eden bike ride, and on setting boundaries

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On the exercise front, I’ve still been walking or biking rain or shine daily. Actually, I took two days off recently. One because I went on a 2 hour bike ride the day before that totally did me in, and two, because I decided to stay home one evening and pressure wash the front driveway […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 379

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 379 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Howdy friends! Well! I certainly have been around this week!  I visited my parent’s farm, and landed some scrumptious red barn wood… but it was the message in the sky that was the most treasured of all. This post made […]

How to paint plaid on any surface with this stencil!

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How to paint plaid on any surface with this stencil! Growing up as a farmer’s daughter, one thing will never leave my memories. My Dad was a plaid shirt fanatic. Even his good town shirts were plaid. The only time he didn’t wear plaid was when he went to church. But I’d bet he would […]

How to stencil a table runner

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How to stencil a table runner When I was designing the stencil Buffalo Check, I had these wild visions dance in my head… of a painted table runner. Overall patterns are of course cool! But just a small run of this stencil could also be enough on the right project… Like the top of a dresser… […]

How to stencil a Buffalo Check pattern ANY surface with this stencil!

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buffalo check stencil painted on two wood totes

How to stencil a Buffalo Check pattern ANY surface with this stencil! Love a cozy Buffalo Checked pattern too? Here’s a helpful step-by-step guide to paint this cozy plaid pattern on any surface easily with this stencil! I’ve LONG loved the Buffalo Check or Buffalo Plaid look. Few patterns offer the look of a truly cozy flannel shirt like […]

Pallet wood outdoor furniture fabric from stenciled drop cloths!

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Pallet wood outdoor furniture fabric from stenciled drop cloths! Blame this one on Bliss Ranch’s AMAZING chairs. And then came I Restore Stuff’s crazy cool carpet. And then there’s Front Porch Mercantile’s decadent bench idea… Oh my goodness. I needed in on this beautiful way to stencil in a subway sign style. I just needed to […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 378

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 378 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Howdy friends! My update  Welcome to rain drenched BC! But the good news? My renewed passport arrived today. All that really means is I don’t feel like I HAVE to stay home now. Toughest 2 weeks of my life! 🙂 This […]