Why I relinquish stuff and break decorating rules

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Does anyone else get ‘attached’ to the things they either find, DIY or buy? I know I sure do. And I know for a fact, I actually place super high values on my stuff over time that no one else feels quite the same way about! Case in point: I hold onto my things thinking […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 466

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 466 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone! We just got hit with yet another beautiful snowfall! What is it about a snowfall and instant mood enhancer? I don’t really know but I’ll just roll with it! I suppose it’s the beauty of it all. What’s […]

How to assemble an Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofa

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How to assemble an Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofa Back in January, I came home with a truck loaded with 2 Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofas. (I purchased from Ikea Canada.) And that is no understatement. If you’re in the market for this larger Ektorp 3.5 sofa set, you’ll want to be forewarned on a few things […]

Rustic-modern arrow signs coffee station and art

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Rustic-modern arrow signs coffee station and art Before February, I had the best of intentions to make something super cool and rustic for Valentine’s Day. You may remember my rustic heart shown 3 ways in THIS post. I still have it hanging on my shop wall! But… this year it didn’t happen. I got super […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 465

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 465 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy upcoming weekend! Well, this past week we we got our storm as promised! A good dump of snow and bitter cold temperatures kept all us west coasters huddled in for a short while. Boy’s bed makeover HERE So I […]

Snow memories while meandering the snowy bike trails by foot

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Our west coast weather of late has taken quite a turn! We’ve had bitter cold winds and the past two days a good dump of snow. Normally known as the Bahamas of Canada, BC had been hit by a little of that polar vortex effect that’s been back east. Our conditions didn’t come close to […]

A headboard makeover with furniture painting tips

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Remember the boy’s room project HERE?! It’s been a good long while since I’ve done an update! I decided to tackle this room once again to carry it through to completion this time for 3 reasons… I found a headboard and footboard for free! A headboard and footboard listed for free in a local Facebook […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 464

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 464 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Howdy all! We are kinda sorda bracing for a little stormy weather. So what did I do? I hightailed it to Lowes to pick up some building supplies so I could continue to work on a project I have on […]