DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 453

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 453 - Tart tin snowman, spool wreath, tree shelf, faux gingerbread, stenciled stocking, plus! Features and NEW up-cycled projects!

Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 453

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Howdy and welcome!

I had the massive urge to get on with Christmas… however, know what I’ve been doing instead? Cleaning. Anyone else feel the need to gut and purge before bringing big stuff out?!

I’ve also been busy designing new Christmas stencils. (projects in the works!)

And so many other things that I haven’t blogged about, so I decided to spill in a pretty bike ride AND life update post HERE. Loads of personal ramblings in this one with some musings you may relate to. Wanna hear what’s new? Come on over.

I also ask what you’d like me to blog about… I hope you’ll pay a visit and chime in the comments!

Back to you, ’tis the season when all your features are all about Christmas! Check out these amazing project ideas from last weekend’s party… I want them ALL.

Vintage thread spool Christmas wreath ornaments by Lora B, featured on Funky Junk Interiors

Vintage thread spool Christmas wreath ornaments by Lora B

Vintage lovers, go grab those beautiful spools you’ve been saving up, because this must-make wreath ornament is adorable! Love the woodsy look how it showcases the beautiful original labels and markings!

Christmas tree wall shelf by Turtles and Tails, featured on Funky Junk Interiors

Christmas tree wall shelf by Turtles and Tails

This adorable tree shaped wood wall shelf certainly spells Christmas without saying a word! Would make such a fab stocking hanger. How would you use it?

Faux Christmas gingerbread house garland by Pillar Box Blue, featured on Funky Junk Interiors

Faux Christmas gingerbread house garland by Pillar Box Blue

Gingerbread lovers don’t need flour this round… go grab what nearly everyone has already and make this cute garland or your own variations this afternoon! Love the added mini lights for extra bling in the evenings. Click through for the full tutorial.

Buffalo Checked stenciled wooden Christmas stocking by Organized Clutter, featured on Funky Junk Interiors

Buffalo Checked stenciled wooden Christmas stocking by Organized Clutter

Doesn’t this wooden template stocking look like the real woollen deal?! Brilliant paint and stencil transformation. Click through to learn how it was done, with full stencil details in side post.

DIY galvanized snowflake Christmas bucket by Beyond the Picket Fence, featured on Funky Junk Interiors

DIY galvanized snowflake Christmas bucket by Beyond the Picket Fence

You’ll want to be on the lookout for ANY bucket of any kind after learning this cool faux galvanized technique! Wonderful tutorial, also showcasing charming stencil details inside this post.


Tart tin snowman winter and Christmas wall decor by Beyond The Picket Fence, featured on Funky Junk Interiors

Tart tin snowman winter and Christmas wall decor by Beyond The Picket Fence

Tart tins have never looked so adorable… this cute industrial-styled snowman would be in season staying up all winter long too!

Thread spool and cork sheep ornaments by Little Vintage Cottage, featured on Funky Junk Interiors

Thread spool and cork sheep ornaments by Little Vintage Cottage

Adorable for Christmas and year around, these sheep ornaments take super standard supplies and your own creative take. Great tutorial in the post.

 

 

What have you made this past week? Link up below!

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  1. Yes, I’ve been sorting and cleaning too! Which is not someth I do very often but it is kind of satisfying, I think it gets the energy flowing again.
    Thank you for fe Aturing my gingerbread houses.

  2. Love (and yes, ordered) your new winter stencils Donna. More stenciled signs will be happening soon!

    Thanks for your 453rd DIY Salvage Junk Projects. Always great bloggers joining to share their creations.

    Joy

    • Lora,

      I tried to leave a comment on your blog but for some reason it didn’t appear. I just wanted to let you know that I adore your spool wreath. Sewing holds a very special place in my heart. Adding this to my DIY project list. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. Want to thank you for all the awesome ideas you share! Love to recycle items too..lovelove spool wreath! Thanks so much for making my day!

  4. Totally understand cleaning before decorating. Otherwise the decorating just gets lost in the clutter. What’s behind closed doors I leave alone until after the holidays. I vow to live with less.

    • Totally agree Joselyn. I’ve been purging hard all year and vow to get this place looking as clean as a condo rental one day. haha! I love the extra visual space decluttering offers. We are totally on the same page here!