Vertical Garden Shed sign with easy flowerbed edging using wood!

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Garden shed sign with easy flower bed edging

Vertical Garden Shed sign with easy flowerbed edging using wood! You may remember my little rustic garden shed I had revamped last summer… Well, it was time to continue this project and decorate the plain shed for spring and summer! And I knew just the thing I wanted to add this year… a rustic vertical […]

Wood outdoor tray with garden label handles

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Wood outdoor tray with garden label handles As I glanced around my very white (winter looking) living room, I felt a pull for spring decorating. Something… fresh! Green! Like I actually had live plants in the room even though I don’t. It was time to think spring! And that’s when my eyes glanced towards my […]

Best upcycled projects of 2020 by Funky Junk!

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rustic fall shed with crate windowbox and directional signs

  Best upcycled projects of 2020 by Funky Junk! Happy New Year everyone! I’m finally back after a week of downtime between Christmas and New Year’s which was so greatly needed. And what a YEAR it’s been. It’s been a VERY long time since I’ve stayed home all summer, never mind a full year! Did […]

DIY vintage crock plant pots

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DIY vintage crock plant pots with ANY plant pot! While I love plant pots, I’m not always fond of their original colours… such as orange. Especially when they are brand new. So I decided to solve that problem by creating a way to turn any ‘ol pot into cute and easy DIY vintage crock plant […]

DIY a beautiful and easy reclaimed wood garden path that won’t rot!

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Create a unique, rustic wooden garden path for your garden or yard in a quick afternoon, with a clever frame that won’t easily rot! Thanks to some really epic summer-like weather recently, I’ve been working on the landscape in the garden and yard areas. Since I removed all my flowerbeds out of the backyard, that […]

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 […]

How to recut flower bed edges like a pro – part 2 with video

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Learn how to recut flower bed edges – part 2 with video! These easy steps using a simple flower bed edger will leave your landscape edges stunning, looking like a new bed! Well hello there spring! It feels so good to be mowing that greener than green grass once again! And of course, play in […]

DIY stenciled IKEA wood crates for flowers, herbs and plants

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Learn how to make your own custom IKEA wood crates planter boxes for flowers, herbs or plants using garden stencils, stain and funky hardware details! Those who know me know my love for collecting reclaimed wood and vintage crates. For the most part, I generally have lots on hand to create with. However I also […]

Goodbye winter and hello spring in one trail riding day

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The weather on the west coast lately has really surprised us. It went basically from winter to early summer in one day. It’s been AMAZING. Absolutely no complaints at all. It’s just so weird to be wearing shorts with nothing growing yet. I attempted several times to ride the trails while the snow was still […]

Cleaning up the corners, outdoors and within.

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I am rather proud of me. I use to work all day, then all evening. Or even late into the night to compensate for day appointments. Workworkwork. These days, my regular routine is much different. Much. After dinner, I get outdoors and walk or bike or both. Then I come into the house, shower, then basically collapse […]