DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 420

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 420 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy spring! Then again, it may not feel like it by the sounds of some weather reports! Well, I decided to make hay while the sun shone and head outdoors. Before it snowed again. I started the first yard project […]

Spring loaded flowerbeds on auto pilot and new plans

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I understand the feeling some of you are having over my currently flowerbed-less back yard I mentioned in my recent hydrangea pruning post. My current feeling is the decision is only temporary. I’ll eventually be searching for low maintenance options to help soften the corners a little. Right now I’m enjoying the wide open spaces, […]

How I prune hydrangeas to achieve the most blooms

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We’ve been having a few pretty nice days lately! One was so warm, I could have sworn it was an early summer day. So I wandered outdoors with my AM coffee, fully knowing what was ahead. Sigh… Everything in sight needed pressure washing. Badly. The lawn even needed mowing! Goodness… I was hoping the mower […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 419

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 419 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hi all, happy party weekend! This past week, I got deep and chatted about one of my very first ‘weird projects’ I was afraid to post about way back. This story ties into a recent magazine feature, that is a […]

A message for those fearing to be different

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When I first started blogging, well before the art of repurposing became ‘a thing’, the ideas that popped into my head were… unique. Maybe even forbidden in the ‘real world of decorating’. I didn’t even know how to swing a power tool back then. Yet, because I desired to decorate my newly renovated home without […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 418

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 418 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello, and a happy weekend to you! So, last week I started making some changes in my home to initiate MORE change. I admit, the grey skied weather was no help. I was falling into a slow-as-molasses slump with nothing […]

Rambling through a much needed mood boosting winter forest bike ride

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Warning: this post rambles. It’s obvious this girl needed to talk. And you are the recipients! Welcome to my otherwise silent world. Land on my doorstep and I may talk your ear off… Yesterday AM, I woke up squinting towards my curtain-less bedroom window. Spotting a bright blue sky, the promise of sunshine was in […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 417

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 417 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Welcome! This past week I got the cleaning bug bad. When there are no empty corner spaces, I get fidgety. So out went about 6 big bags to the thrift (yay me!) and then the sun came out. Squirrel! So […]

Lanai Part 2 – Lanai Cat Sanctuary with 800 residents!

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Crazed cat fans all over the land, this post is most definitely for you! And may have you booking a flight out this way before you realize what hit you. So proceed with caution… This past round when I visited Maui, I decided to take in Lana’i for a 3 night visit, all because of […]