An epic Christmas bike ride thanks to changing traditions

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I think for the most part, most of us make Christmas plans, then we simply follow through. Then there are those that may tweak ‘the rules’ a little here or there…  maybe either to change things up to introduce some new traditions or because changing circumstances require it. Changing up Christmas traditions can be a […]

DIY Salvaged junk Projects 458

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 458 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Helloooooo everyone! I am hopeful you had a wonderful Christmas and are still enjoying the downtime of the holidays! I certainly am! I JUST posted my home tour on Christmas Eve (thank goodness for a deadline, huh?) so I am […]

Christmas junk home tour

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Here we are, at the end of 2018. Another year come and gone. Isn’t it neat that Christmas ends up right at the end of it all? Kinda like a big, beautiful celebration to just end the year right! And with Christmas eve in full swing today, this will of course be my last post […]

Christmas tree forest with DIY reclaimed wood crate skirt

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I gave myself a deadline on Saturday. Self, the livingroom MUST be complete, and clean for a photo shoot on Sunday! Boy, did I have my work cut out for me. I was stalling because while I had this vision of a Christmas tree forest in the livingroom, I wasn’t sure what to use for […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 457

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 457 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Merry (last weekend before) Christmas! And noooo, I am not ready. I’m also ok with attending to life and just working with what-is. I mean… what’s the run away to Maui alternative? 🙂 However I have made some headway with […]

Snowshoes in a Christmas kitchen forest with sign

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I’ve always wanted snowshoes to decorate with. As in, EVERY. SINGLE. WINTER. I just haven’t landed any in my area. I’m not near any antique stores so this dream just never came to pass.  Until this year. I knew I wanted this year’s Christmas theme to be forest-like… and boy would snowshoes be perfect. My […]

A red General Store sign aged with wax

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Today’s post is actually two! And they both contain a Christmas miracle… Welcome to #1. A link to #2 is below. Nothing like ending a year with a bang, huh? Christmas Miracle #1 Two years ago, I dreamed what I’d like above my kitchen windows during Christmas. The vision that held strong was a red […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 456

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 456 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello, Merry & Bright friends! Or you will be after this post! First off… I apologize. I had double the selections chosen for today’s party features, however the post got too long. It’s just getting so hard to know where […]

Finding ‘the one’ at the Christmas tree farm

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Bringing the Christmas tree home in the Dodge truck

For the longest while, I wasn’t sure what direction I was going with the family Christmas tree this year. I do have this vision of a ‘tree forest in the snow’… however my mind’s eye could see was anything but a faux tree. Quite the opposite! I love my faux Christmas Ikea tree but I […]