How to make a board and batten feature attic wall

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Everyone’s heard of a board and batten wall by now. Board and batten is boards attached to a wall, with both painted out one colour, to give the illusion of a boarded wall, when in fact, most of it is drywall. It’s a great trick for added character at a low cost! I’ve done a […]

How to wood plank a ceiling… without removing the popcorn first!

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Dislike popcorn ceilings too? Here’s how to add a wood plank ceiling right over top of the popcorn without removing it first, filled with farmhouse character! This super cool project is part of my most recent master bathroom makeover. Take the full salvaged farmhouse bathroom tour HERE One of the main features in the master […]

Salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover with vintage window moulding

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Farmhouse bathroom makeover, with ladder towel bar, vintage window moulding, yardstick mirror

Salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover It’s hard to define my style. I like a mix of so many different things, as well as a sprinkle of salvaged / vintage architecture for good measure. So I’m going to name this room the salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover! Because that’s the feeling it gives off. It’s a little bit […]

Party Junk 222 – upcycled bathroom ideas

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Welcome to Party Junk 222 – upcycled bathroom ideas Every Friday, noon Pacific thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Hello and a happy weekend to you all! Welcome to the new, revamped Party Junk! What’s new you ask? THEME – Upcycling Definition of upcycling:   Home and garden decor that is: vintage inspired something old made into […]

Party Junk 221 – Salvaged Junk Shelving

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Welcome to Party Junk 221 – Salvaged Junk Shelving Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, noon thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Hello and a happy weekend to you! I’m editing this post to add: I’ve been doing a little soul searching and […]

2. How to create a new room you NEED

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How to create a room you need is as easy as changing out a room you don’t use to it’s full capacity. Here’s how I did it. Twice.  #1. Here is our dining room when we first moved in. We never used it, never liked it. We ate in the kitchen or in front of […]

1. The secret to a more productive space

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Over Christmas, I did a really gutsy move. And I’m now convinced this is the secret to a more productive space. I ditched my coffee table. GASP.   We all need coffee tables, right? I mean, what about when company comes? You need a place to set your coffee. Or so I thought.  I guess […]

A little new old upcycled bathroom organizing

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I do this every Christmas. I think I’m going to completely unplug from DIY over the holidays, but then once my son is out of the house for a few days, I’m back at it again. I mean, what else does one do when your only hobby is fiddling with the house?! 🙂 A friend […]

Funky Junk’s best projects and posts of 2013

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You just don’t really realize how cool your year has been until you wrap up the works in one of these types of posts. Each year just seems to get more meaningful. And it isn’t just about the projects. It’s everything that revolves around this blog gig.  Here’ is Funky Junk’s best projects and posts […]

A well lit junky Christmas kitchen

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I am the proud new owner of a well lit junky Christmas kitchen! I will admit, the kitchen is the hardest in the world to photograph. The renos aren’t all that old. But the lighting has always been on the poor side. Even with a few windows added, it still felt dark. I thought that’s just […]