Toolbox shelf for a Christmas hot cocoa bar

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Every Christmas, I love to dream up a new hot cocoa bar idea. Blame it on our currently blustery weather! It. Is. COLD. And we west coaster Canadians aren’t use to it. So this year, a cheater idea came to mind. How about a toolbox shelf? I love not having to build everything from scratch […]

When less becomes more, with a moody winter mantel

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Watch out world… I’m in a colour-less mood. Even more so than normal. 🙂 This can change at any given moment of course! Once the Sleigh Rides Christmas mantel came down, the mantel actually sat bare for awhile. A reset, if you will. I was just done seeing ‘stuff’. What was so attractive about ‘bare?’ Invisible. Didn’t […]

Funky Junk’s best DIY of 2015 – then and now

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Well junkers, this is a good time to look over the entire year in one big scroll. So what went down in 2015? Ohhh…. well… I purged, painted, collected old wood, made cool stuff with old wood, organized better, created more storage. Then I saw a little more of the world, then came back home […]

DIY Reclaimed wood Christmas tree and star

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reclaimed wood Christmas tree with star standing on front porch

Learn how to build a rustic DIY reclaimed wood Christmas tree and star using free scrap wood! Perfect for a Christmas front porch! Includes a Charlie Brown tree stand, decorating ideas and more. I love decorating my front porch for Christmas. In fact, I’ve since made a few cool vertical porch signs you can check […]

Santa’s Picnic By The Campfire: A Christmas Mantel

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Do you ever story tell with your decorating? Let’s get into that in a big way in a moment. But first… Today is soooo exciting! This post is part of a MASSIVE Christmas blog hop, hosted by Hometalk.com (find my work on HT HERE) and CountryLiving.com where home and garden bloggers from all over are sharing their brand new […]

The reclaimed wood hot cocoa bar I wish I had

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Welcome back to the 3rd ‘how I used winter signs in unique ways!’ #1 – Sleigh Rides Christmas card holder sign  #2 – Ski Lodge Entry Sign with Ladder and Crate Storage #3 – Reclaimed wood Hot Cocoa Bar – you are here! Imagine if you will, just coming off the frozen pond in the back field. […]

Ski lodge winter sign with ladder storage for an entry

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Welcome back to 3 unique and wonderful ways to use winter signs. #1 – Sleigh Rides Christmas card holder sign  #2 – Ski Lodge Entry Sign with Ladder and Crate Storage – you are here! #3 – Reclaimed wood Hot Cocoa Bar I’m not certain I’ve ever talked about my skiing days. But I use to be […]

Sleigh Rides Christmas card holder sign

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My friends, I’m soooo excited about the next 3 days! I haven’t been posting much lately, but there’s been a reason. I’ve been busy working on 3 new winter sign designs, styled in super unique, upcycled ways. There will be plenty of Christmas inspiration to inspire your own take this season! #1 – Sleigh Rides Christmas card holder sign – you are […]

Metal filled winter fireplace mantel

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Fireplace mantels… have you winterized yours yet? Well, this metal filled winter fireplace mantel project was not planned. And it’s entirely possible that’s why this DIY home decor vs just cleaning happened! I think I’m going to quit planning. 🙂 Welcome to Heap of Change #3! The event where you are challenged to get your home back, […]