Rusty junk wooden snowmen with rotating scarves

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Someone asked me in comments if I could make some reclaimed wood snowmen. YES! Yes, I’ve been meaning to do this forever! Give me a challenge with reclaimed wood and I am SO in. So I quickly jotted it down in my make-this list yesterday, fully planning on doing this today. As you can already […]

Custom stenciled burlap ribbon bookmarks

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burlap ribbon bookmarks stenciled with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils grain sack stripes, buffalo check, houndstooth and more!-018

I have some VERY exciting news to share with you today! Near the end of this week, I will be flying my way to Toronto and Niagara Falls once again (see my last trip HERE) to be a part of a Fusion Mineral Paint conference, leading a few classes! This is actually a surreal trip […]

Make a Christmas themed grain sack coffee pillow instantly!

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If there ever was a benefit to being the indecisive type, I think I may have found one! Eureka! I stumble through unsolved mysteries all the live long day. I second guess, question, and in the end, I just need options. Can’t be locked into any one thing. Can you relate? So when I started getting requests for some […]

Quilted fabric Canadian map message centre

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(click to enlarge photo) My mom was fiercely patriotic. I mean, I am too! But if you were to give me the choice of flying somewhere in Canada or the US, I’ll always pick the US. Probably because you guys have palm trees… Sorry Mom! But when LONG TIME blogger friend and master sewer Missy from […]

Why it’s so cool to repurpose

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Remember this little patio table from last summer? While ending the day on the (still very undecorated) patio tonight with coffee in hand, I sighed. My patio still needed a facelift. During the spring, I had pressure washed everything, and it’s been sitting, waiting for me to do something… anything to it.  I don’t know about […]

Furniture how tos for the upcycled dollhouse

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This post was a little bittersweet to make. My beloved upcycled dollhouse is now a wrap, and will go off to a place that works with children soon. But as promised, here’s a post that’s ALL about how the furniture was made from wood scraps and thrift store finds. I’m glad I had a reason […]

How to make a burlap bow

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When I hosted the Michaels Hometalk Pinterest Party, I was given a little surprise. This beautiful crate of crafts was gifted to me from the Michaels Abbotsford team! Stunned, I took it home and waited until I felt I had the time to super appreciate every little surprise tucked inside. And today was the day. […]

Burlap mason jar yardstick message centre

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As you may already know from yesterday’s old crate mason jar craft project, I was challenged to walk into Michaels craft store and make something out of new craft materials. So here’s my take on an ever so easy to make burlap mason jar yardstick message centre… made to look repurposed of course. 🙂 I’m […]

Rustic hearts from salvaged junk… for Valentine’s Day

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If you give a junker a holiday that’s traditionally pink and ruffles, that junker has a challenge on their hands. So a while back, I took it on and came up with these rustic harts from salvaged junk for Valentine’s Day. And they’re just neutral enough to leave up year around if you keep a […]

Come craft with me in person!

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Yesterday was QUITE a day! I was at Michaels gathering up all kinds of goodies for a very special event.  Check out this pile of goodness! I aim to create three projects out of this, so not only can I show you what I did, I can teach those that are near me how to […]