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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Rustic hearts from salvaged junk for Valentine’s Day   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 hearts from salvaged junk for Valentine’s Day. And they’re just neutral enough […]

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 […]

Funky Junk’s best projects and posts of 2013

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You just don’t really realize how cool your year has been until you wrap up the works in one of these types of posts. Each year just seems to get more meaningful. And it isn’t just about the projects. It’s everything that revolves around this blog gig.  Here’ is Funky Junk’s best projects and posts […]

No sew burlap coffee bean sack sofa pillows… instantly!

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 One frequent question I get asked are where I get my burlap sofa pillows from.  I’m nearly embarrassed to tell you how ridiculously easy it is to get this instant look with these no sew burlap coffee bean sack sofa pillows. But I will anyway. Non sewers unite! Collecting burlap coffee bean sacks are the […]

9 – a tour of the fabulous Lucketts Design House

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 Part 8 – Let’s Meetup at Lucketts! is HERE. Let’s say there was this cool old house that you could decorate any way you wish, using all the things you love. Wouldn’t that be like a dream come true? That’s exactly what visiting Lucketts’ Design House is like.  For those not in the know, I […]

A funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman

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 I’m feeling a little proud of me. We finally ditched the granny styled ottoman we’ve had for several years, and created a funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman that is much more… funky! And this creation couldn’t have been simpler. It’s rustic in all the right places. And fits right in with the hydrangea […]

Make the world’s easiest sandbag pillow… in minutes!

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 This sandbag pillow project is soooo simple, it’s nearly embarrassing! But if you’re like me, and you like pillows but can’t find your sewing machine pedal, (best excuse yet!), you’ll love how easy this is. And it looks cool too. Visit your local hardware store, and ask if they have any sandbags. Ours run about […]

How to build a pallet wood chair – Part 2

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How to build a pallet wood chair – Part 2 Welcome to Part 2 on how to build a pallet wood chair! This post will share every detail on how to build this easy and comfy outdoor chair from scratch. To view the finishing details of this chair… Visit Part 1 HERE   So let’s […]