DIY Savaged Junk Projects 474

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 474 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hi everyone! I honestly don’t even know where the past week went. It became all about designing I suppose… then a needed run into town to deal with year end stuff. Which turned into this super fun vintage stop! Antique […]

Make this easy rustic staining tray organizer.

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Fusion stain and finishing oil tray plank

I have been staining up a storm lately! Between the super cool Ikea trestle sewing table… …and the rustic shelving both in the guest bedroom, I just about feel like I really know what I’m doing! Well, the really good news is, most of us learn by trial and error and I’m certainly no exception. […]

A new antiques shopping find

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Antique shopping at Switzer's Vintage Decor in Chilliwack, BC Canada-001

Yesterday I head into town to drop off some paperwork at my accountant’s. I then also moseyed on around town taking a small detour. I had full intentions to visit a local greenhouse, but right there in the same parking lot, this big, beautiful sign reeled me in! Oh my goodness.  Where have you been […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 473

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 473 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hi everyone! Today the sun broke out and it made me feel all kinds of happy. Don’t you love feeling happy for no apparent reason? Thank-you sunshine! How to figure out a selfish desire vs. a true calling I even […]

How to figure out a selfish desire vs a true calling.

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As most of you know by now, I frequent the nearby trails via bike rides nearly on a daily basis. For the most part, it’s a way to get close to nature. I mean… it’s pretty! And then there’s the exercise bonus of course. While I’m not one of those trainer types, I do work […]

How to grain sack stripe an Ikea slipcovered chair

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grain sack stripe stencil on Ikea slip covered chair

Today I’m happy to share that I have yet another update on the guest bedroom project… I’m also going to show you how to grain sack stripe an Ikea slipcovered chair that is the perfect companion for my trestle desk! This chair a mix of old, new and a whole lotta farmhouse-style! But first… here’s […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 472

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 472 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Welcome and a happy weekend to ya! With improving weather outdoors, I admit it’s been challenging to stay indoors. So I weeded the flower beds in preparation for pressure washing everything in sight which is next. Yay me! The new […]

DIY a rustic Ikea trestle sewing table or desk

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sewing desk with crates and antique soil sifters

I have an exciting new guest bedroom update today! For months, I knew this Ikea trestle sewing table and desk would be a part of this guest bedroom. And it’s finally happened! Which gave brand new purpose to this room. For those new to this project, I’ve been working on what use to be my […]

Make big things happen with this Dream BIG Journal list

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If you’ve followed my story over the past while, you’ll already know I took a couple of writing courses through Kim Klassen. These writing courses weren’t to become a novelist though… they were built to teach one how to journal in a way that would help us find our NEW, IMPROVED way. I’ve never been […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 471

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 471 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy spring Friday! I actually mowed my lawn for the first time yesterday! While I’m not super stoked that the duty is officially a weekly thing again, I was excited with the anticipation of warmer temps and more sunny days! […]