5 – Friends unite

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Miriam/Hometalk I knew when I went to Lucketts, that I’d meet a whole lotta amazing online friends. But what I didn’t know is how quickly they’d feel like family. Marian/Miss Mustard Seed, Donna/Funky Junk Interiors, Breida/Breida with a B, Karen/The Graphics Fairy, Candace/The Love Tag Shoppe  Is it really possible to fall in love so quickly […]

3 – a knock your socks off home tour of The Graphics Fairy

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A home tour of The Graphics Fairy

I’m back from Lucketts. What. A. Trip! I’m still trying to adjust to the time change, but the trip was wonderful and the flights uneventful. There wasn’t time to blog while on the road, but if you were a follower of Funky Junk’s Facebook, you were bombarded with current instagrams as they transpired! While it’s […]

Day 1 – Travel Flubs

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“What’s a spring roll?” “You don’t know what a spring roll is?!?!?!?!?” “No…” (should I?) “Where are you from?!” Out of 4 jackets, this one came with me. Now watch me not need it… I didn’t have the heart to tell the waiter I only lived a couple hours away. So I played dumb. I […]

Emotions gone wild… over a contest linkup!

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It’s Mother’s Day and we’re celebrating my son’s birthday as well. Add the fact that I’m packing two suitcases so my son and I both continue on new adventures in a couple days, there’s kinda lots going on, in a good way. So when I read a post by Miss Mustard Seed on the stresses […]

Win a trip to Lucketts and The Design House!

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How often do you mosey into an antiques place, wishing you knew what to do with a certain find? I mean, it’s one thing to find something cool you like and just haul it home, but it’s another to put it to work if you really don’t know what to use it for. That happens […]

The countdown, random stuff and a party

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With every good pending trip, the big countdown is on! So this week will pretty much be a ‘getting ready for Lucketts‘ kinda week. I’ve dusted off my suitcases and ran into town today, stocking up on stuff I’ve run out of. (why does it take a trip to spur us on to restock?! I’ve […]

Junk, sandbags and mosquito nets

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junk gardening

What’s a girl to do when she’s invited to go to a function that has a roomful of delightful gals, decadent food, shopping, speakers, junk and a reason to band together for a good cause? She drops everything and just goes! Ready to get flooded with photos? Awesome! Getting ready for the Hometalk Meetup YAC […]

A passionate meetup for a good cause

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“Would you like to talk about gardening with junk at our fundraiser?” Word seems to be getting around that I like junk! It’s a funny thing when your pretend job / hobby / passion starts to become you in ‘real life’. Surreal even. I smile pretty big when I get asked to do something I […]

Hometalk gets Funky Junked at Lucketts!

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Hometalk gets Funky Junked at Lucketts

“Me?!” “Yes… YOU!” No way… not again! YES, again! Hold onto your junk, Virginia… a Canadian junker is comin’ to your town! You read that right. Jaw droppin’ crazy awesome!!! I’m once again on the move to take in a show stopping vintage show and I couldn’t be more pleased to visit Oh goodness… I […]

The amazing garden junk party – WOW

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From decked out interiors to amazing exteriors, this Hometalk Meetup  Milner Village Garden Centre event was one the locals shouldn’t have missed! Are you ready for way too many photos? Awesome! Milner Vlillage Garden Center is only a short 45 min drive from my place. If you’re ever in Langley, you need to take in […]