Wild Flower Seeds grain sack pillow

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Wild Flower Seeds grain sack striped pillow stencils-001

Well my friends… it’s been awhile since I got creative. However, thanks to an inspiring tea towel design I spotted, that instigated a new Wild Flower Seeds grain sack pillow which ended up sending me into a full-room spring makeover! Yes! YES!!! It’s about time something sprung me into action. Thank-you little Ikea hack! My […]

Reclaimed wood Valentine’s Day banner

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Wood Valentine's Day banner

The Reveal Reclaimed wood Valentine’s Day banner True to tradition around these parts, I love making things for Valentine’s Day, but in my rustic style. Hmmm… what to make… I’d already made a Tic Tac Toe game tray, reclaimed wood heart, salvaged junk hearts and a rope sign, so what’s something different yet still cool?! […]

Rustic Ikea crate coffee station

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Ikea crate coffee station with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils

Rustic Ikea crate coffee station Last summer, I had picked up some Ikea crates to make a few herb-themed planters. Ikea crates are really nice quality, super easy to assemble, plus come untreated, making them a dream supply to create with! I used the smaller sizes for the herbs and flowers crates, but it’s the […]

Tic Tac Toe tray game and coasters

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Tic Tac Toe tray game and coasters With Valentine’s Day approaching, I mused… what could I make in my rustic style? I’ve managed to make a few rustic takes, such as THESE small rustic Valentine’s Day hearts and this reclaimed wood heart… But this round, instead of just a project of my own, I decided […]

Shipping crate cutting board tray

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Today’s project is a fun one… it’s what I call a shipping crate cutting board tray, and it’s become one of my favorite things! I was inspired by Becky at Beyond the Picket Fence’s festive cutting board tray she made HERE, and I’ll share where I used it in a second… but first up…  While […]

Funky Junk’s favorite posts and junk projects of 2019

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easy paint shelf with shipping crate stamp stencils-012

Can you even believe it? 2019 is a done deal! And that generally means it’s time to share Funky Junk’s favorite posts and junk projects of 2019. Looking back this past year, lots transpired. My heath took a turn downward but then improved, I took another long Hawaiian adventure (I’ve yet to share!), transformed the […]

Christmas junk kitchen and living room home tour

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Twas 2 days before Christmas, And my kitchen Christmas decorating was not done! So I scrambled one evening ’till midnight… So I could take pics the next day in the sun! There is nothing like a Christmas day deadline to get it ALLLLL done, right?! So welcome to my Christmas junk kitchen and living room […]

Stenciled scrap wood Christmas and winter trees

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I thought Christmas was on Saturday. Glancing at the calendar today, it’s Wednesday! How did I get that wrong?! Maybe it’s a good thing after all, because I was just in the workshop cutting these cute little stenciled scrap wood Christmas and winter trees, totally oblivious to the shortened deadline! Glad I did it now […]

Stacked vintage crates Christmas mantel

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Christmas vintage crates fireplace mantel

This year’s stacked vintage crates Christmas mantel transpired by… fluke. Do you remember my fall mantel with stacked vintage crates HERE? When Christmas approached, I honestly didn’t want to take it all down. I loved the warmth from the old crates! So before I gutted the fall mantel to start all over, I started adding […]

A mini Christmas trees crate forest

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If you are anything like me, you’re busy putting up the finishing touches to your Christmas decorating. I can see the finish line, and it feels great! But on a whim, I came across the desire to create a mini Christmas trees crate forest… Supplies used:   Ikea unassembled crates – small Fusion Mineral Paint […]