A bike ride found my beloved sunset

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I have a little confession to make. I’ve been trying not to miss ‘my beach’. It probably does NOT help that THIS is my iPhone background now, does it?! 🙂 This was the last shot I took of the beach before we head home. I truthfully cried over this one. Well anyway, the last few days, I actually […]

A country bike ride to my land, with a new partner

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If you’ve been following along my little bike ride adventure stories, you’ll already know how in love I am with this new passion.  First I tested myself. My bike was not cheap, so I didn’t want to make two mistakes! Since I passed the test with flying colours, there was one more step to make. […]

How to fuel a wanderlust heart when you can’t travel

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I thought I was going to get the opportunity to go to a massive bucket list destination through work this fall. I’ve always dreamed of visiting New York. When I went to Toronto last year, I was ‘this close!’ But chose to stay there instead as it’s a destination in itself! But when my most recent […]

How to make it when you’re newly single

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Today’s post is a little.. different. It’s very personal. And rather gutsy.  I wrote it a few months ago, but it never felt like the right time to publish it. I honestly didn’t know if I ever would. I’m not even sure why I wrote it! But I was motivated to publish it today for a […]

An epic bike ride through nature, and a new friend

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How have you guys been doing with the purging challenge since Monday? Have you fixed up your escape yet? Remember to have a before and after pic ready for Mon AM to join in! I’ve been a good girl! I’ve cleaned an area each day! Right now, there are 4 big garbage bags bound for […]

Happy birthday to me, with a gift for you!

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Giveaway winner is Lorraineb – congrats Lorraine! You have been emailed! Well, it happened again. The clock ticked for another whole year and made the calendar flip 365 days. Yep. Today is my 53rd birthday. And for the curious, I did have a nice day! I was home with my 2 cats, and had coffee, ate […]

When SignCraft Magazine visited Funky Junk

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Some of you may remember me talking about my day job of running my sign company. I’ve had it for around 22 years now.  Within the sign industry, the biggest, most famous magazine that exists is SignCraft Magazine. It’s all about old and new craftsmanship on creating signs of all kinds. Tips, tricks, and the […]

A 2013 junk filled summer home decorating tour

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Home before me… Visit The Shabby Nest A little about me! Welcome to my junk filled summer home tour!  I’m Donna with Funky Junk Interiors and my passion is decorating with, well… JUNK. I started collecting off the curb out of need, as I couldn’t afford to decorate my home after starting my life over again. […]

Joyful choices!

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You guys… you just amaze me. Thank-you for your thoughtful, heartfelt words of encouragement over the loss of Teddy during this past weekend’s Pet Parade. I barely know what to say. And your darling pet’s faces made me smile all weekend through. 🙂 Things are quieter and different, and I allow moments of missing my girl here […]

A message from a 51 yr young birthday junker

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Funky Junk's birthday

“I can’t start now, I’m too old!” I was met with a very unimpressed face.  And a disgusted reply of, “SAYS WHO?!?!?” This very small but significant conversation transpired approx 4 years ago right before I fired up Funky Junk Interiors. The thing with birthdays is, they come once a year whether you want them […]