Why cleaning 1 category a week is working – wk 3

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Why cleaning 1 category a week is working – wk 3 As you already may be aware, I’m going full force on cleaning my home from top to bottom based on (affiliate link) Marie Kondo’s book, The life-changing magic of tidying up. Even if it takes an entire year! But I will admit, it isn’t […]

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 […]

How to purge your clothing – wk 2

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Welcome back to the 2020 Cleaning Challenge! This week we will tackle how to purge your clothing! Recap and outcome of Week 1: Clean all your surfaces Last week’s challenge HERE was to clean all your surfaces. After Christmas my home was still in chaos with most things not having been put away. So there […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

Flocked Christmas tree with a wood crate tree skirt

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‘Tis the season to finally share this year’s Christmas tree! But the reveal also comes with a new build… so I bring you this year’s flocked Christmas tree with a DIY wood crate tree skirt! I desired this year’s Christmas theme to be ‘antiques’. So with a new flocked tree, I felt a woodsy base […]