30 minute chippy wood kitchen island revamp

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Not sure if I’ve ever shared this story on the blog before, however, the cupboard part of my kitchen island was a ‘mistake’. Kitchen tour HERE When the kitchen was renovated, I ordered up a ‘distressed black cabinet’ that looked nothing like the rest of the wood cabinets. My goal had been for it to […]

Rustic wood Christmas candles with a snowflake shelf

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I really love the look of candles. I love how they flicker and make everything soooo cozy. However, I rarely burn them these days. I guess the resistance stems back from when my son was young. A flickering flame was just a dangerous thing back then. And now with jumping cats, I’m still leery. Probably […]

String wrapped wood Christmas trees with junk stands and sign

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String wrapped Christmas Trees with stencils

Christmas trees are kinda near and dear to my heart. As a kid, our tree was always real, heavy with tinsel and tin light protectors on big, colourful glass bulbs. We were allowed (I think?) to sneak downstairs and bring one gift back upstairs to unwrap in bed, to hold us over until it was […]

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 […]

Illuminated Christmas Trees mantel sign

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Illuminated Christmas Trees mantel sign

Sign up HERE to receive our newest junk projects in your inbox! Get stencil from HERE “I’m going really minimalist this Christmas”, I said to myself about 2 weeks ago. I was in the middle of this big purging spree, and I got most of my surfaces either bare or one thing on them. I […]

Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video

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DIY rustic Apple Farm crate for fall, made with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils-001

Every morning, I enjoy my first cup of brew on my outdoor patio overlooking the mountain view. There’s just something about nature that pulls me outdoors, no matter what the weather. Unfortunately, our BC skies have been filled with forest fire smoke lately, creating an eerie pink glowing sun. It just seems that our summers […]

How I built a rustic reclaimed wood garden fence – part 4

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  There is nothing quite like an unplanned project. Because no planning appears to work best in these parts! So thanks to my lack of due diligence, I’m taking you waaaay back to the garden shed and fence project that was started last summer. As a refresher… Here’s Part 1 where we first cleaned up. Welcome back […]

Rustic vacation directional signs in an old window

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I really should have called this project  the ‘I can’t make up my mind ‘ directional signs, because boy did this project take a few hundred U-turns! It all started with a wooden window frame some time ago. This is the window found from the trip to the Alexandria bridge where I found that surprise […]