The Mill House in Maui. A dream restaurant for junkers, plus.

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When Michael from Inspired by Charm was in Maui the same time we were this past summer, he shot me a message of a MUST stop, with a picture similar to the one above. Apparently there was this junk inspired restaurant in the middle of a plantation that I needed to see. What in the world?! […]

Mums and pumpkins front door fall decor and shed bed head tour

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I knew it would happens soon. The wind was starting to kick up, and the grapevine was turning vibrant! But in no time, every leaf would be gone. So it was time to RUN outdoors to take one last shed shoot of the season… fall style. But what enticed me out there the most was a recent, […]

A freshly weeded Farmers’ Market junk flower bed. For now.

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You guys… I did something totally spontaneous this past weekend, that I cannot wait to blog about! I even bought another point and shoot camera for the trip (after having lost my last one on our Hawaiian vacay). I needed some mountain time before fall hit hard, so I head for the hills for a […]

Summer patio revamp with a reclaimed wood farm table

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I can’t believe I’m actually sitting on a newly painted, AND clean patio, compared to just one short week ago! It must have been all that rest we took this summer. I knew once home I’d be antsy to get productive, but I had no idea I’d be doing this! And that just goes to […]

Rustic shed 2 – instant sawhorse potting bench with a flowerbed twist

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Part 1 – Removing the damaged I had just removed a crumbled up flower crate along one side of the shed, and placed two sawhorses down instead… would this idea work? Rustic shed 2 – instant sawhorse potting bench with a flowerbed twist Raise your hand along with me, if you’ve always wanted a potting bench, but have never […]

Rustic shed update 1 – removing the damaged

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I often get asked how to protect reclaimed wood. I have protected or refinished it, which you can read in THIS post. And here is how I clean reclaimed wood prior to protecting. Which I still do with every strip I find! But truth be told, I generally don’t protect it at all on most of […]

Industrial blue door redo with painting tips

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You know those projects that sit on the back burner forever, because one ugly thing is attached to the other, and if you’re not careful, you’re liable to redo your entire house? Do I have a doozy for you. At long last, meet my GORGEOUS pretty front door entry! Which looked like this just a couple […]

A faux spilled bucket of spring flowers, and a cleaner flower bed

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So… something happened after Journal 3 – just getting on with it. As your comments have come gratefully pouring in, my little brain went KABOOM… and I started hustling. I promise to sit down and read your wonderful comments tonight…. I’m excited at what you had to say! But I think it’s safe to say, the theory […]

Funky garden junk orb thanks to a broken barrel

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I’m rather excited to share this funky garden junk orb project, because it involves the great outdoors! You’ve asked me for 2 years to post more outdoor projects, so that’s a new goal I’m attempting this year. I’m also excited about today, because this is part of a very large blog hop, hosted by Hometalk, where […]