Make the perfect bulletin board puzzle game board

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Make the perfect bulletin board puzzle game board . Did you know I’m into (affiliate link) puzzles lately?! My new puzzle habit transpired shortly after our ‘stay at home’ mandate. I was pining for a puzzle to work on as a way to get my mind back into the land of the ‘present moment’ for […]

DIY Buffalo Check checkers board

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DIY Buffalo Check checkers board . With so many spending so much time at home these days, I wanted to challenge myself to make something that could be a source of a little added happiness… So I thought… what about a board game of sorts? How fun! Nothing like a friendly little challenge to break […]

Wild Flower Seeds grain sack pillow

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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 […]

Ski-themed winter decorating tour

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Ski-themed winter decorating tour A month ago, I decorated for winter.  A MONTH! In other words, I didn’t take pictures. I guess I told myself the winter decorating I put up was too simple to share…  then before I added more, the house got dirty again and the month swept by. Since the sun was […]

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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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 […]