Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video

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DIY rustic Apple Farm crate for fall, made with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils-001

Every morning, I enjoy my first cup of brew on my outdoor patio overlooking the mountain view. There’s just something about nature that pulls me outdoors, no matter what the weather. Unfortunately, our BC skies have been filled with forest fire smoke lately, creating an eerie pink glowing sun. It just seems that our summers […]

A new miter saw, thanks to a recent workshop

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As most of you are already aware, I am a power tool girl. While I certainly do have my favs, I’ve been without a miter saw for quite some time. But thankfully, not any longer! Meet the newest member of my tool family… a Bosch miter saw with some pretty dreamy features! However the biggest […]

Tools for women – My new weed trimmer edger.

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As many of you know, I am a sole owner household, so what gets done around these parts (or lack thereof) is done by me. One rather big hurdle for me personally lately is yard upkeep. Is it just me or is yard work better geared for the younger crowd?!  Perhaps it’s finally realizing I’m not in my […]

Mini wall mounted drill and screws tool station with squishy jars

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Raise your hand if you have tools indoors and tools outdoors and tools everywhere else in between. If you use them everywhere, they scatter! For that reason, this little table top turned tool station in my photo studio got a slight revamp. You may remember this when the vintage creamers held screws. They were cool! […]

Vintage glass creamers for organizing screws

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It’s been a LONG time since I stepped foot into a thrift store.  But, I was craving for ‘new junk blood’, so on my way back home from an appointment, I swerved into a thrift store parking lot to see if anything spoke to me. As usual, I was about to exit the doors empty handed, […]

An easy way to take apart pallets or fences without fancy tools

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Guys, if I’ve ever needed to move to a bigger place to store this motherload of a wood haul, that would be yesterday. Welcome to my front driveway!  And if the neighbours don’t fire me NOW… I’d gift them with some old wood. 🙂 Don’t mind the kiddie pool… it’s there for a splash of colour for […]

Pallet hammer organizer for the workshop

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Loving upcycled organizers really makes my job easier. It really means, no matter what additions are used, they just work! Such as this rustic pallet hammer organizer for the workshop. Remember these middle sections from my last pallet hunt? <— click to see how I cut these out Well, the hammer hanging from it proved to be a natural. So I needed […]

Wood storage cart under a farm table workbench

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The big pie in the sky plan this weekend was attempting to get to some garage sales on Saturday and the flea market on Sunday to start shopping for The Olde Farmhouse event. But with my son not feeling up to par, I knew it was a stay at home kinda weekend. One more setback sealed that deal… The […]

Why I use mainly screws for building

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I had to nod in total agreement when I read a certain comment in the survey.  Someone mentioned that since I use mainly screws for building, my stuff was pretty do-able. She was so right! I do use screws for most everything. One big reason is because they don’t take a lot of man power to build with. I […]