9 – Stacking reclaimed wood for airflow, and hiding stuff with a faux chest

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Vision watching a cartoon. All these looney tune characters are trying to stuff an itty bitty building full with heaps of reclaimed wood. So they toss huge bundles over their shoulders, and darting at road runner speed, they huff and they puff and they PUSH the stuff in. Upon impact, the wildly bulging building separates at the seams for just […]

7 – a MUCH cleaner closet and a conversation with myself

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Well friends, the purging and cleaning is still going strong… big time. It’s actually kinda taken over in a good way. Most evenings after dinner are spent gutting and bagging. I’m working up such a sweat over it, it actually feels like a real workout. There are always bags or boxes of stuff being piled up somewhere. […]

3 – A much WHITER blog office

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Welcome to From Crap to Clean before Christmas, a Monday challenge to encourage you to clean up your spaces before the tree goes up! All instalments to date are HERE.   So.. I didn’t plan this very bright and white project. At all. My intent for this Monday’s Crap to Clean project was to tackle all the […]

2 – A MUCH cleaner linen closet and cleaning tips

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Welcome to From Crap to Clean before Christmas, a challenge I’m throwing at you to clean up your mess before the tree goes up! All instalments to date are HERE. See my pretty escape during the first round HERE. Let us begin this one… with a cleaner linen closet and cleaning tips. Then it’s your […]

Ammunition crate workshop cabinet

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Little crates have a special place in my heart.  Or… in this case, an ammunition crate workshop cabinet! I purchased this cute little ammo box from the flea market in preparation for The Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market. But may I admit here and now, I priced it high so I could bring it back home again? […]

A stencilled junky junk drawer to organize junk

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This is one of those projects where you slap something together as things come to mind, not paying all that much attention to detail, because it’s not like you are going to BLOG ABOUT IT. Heh.  Well… after my haul from the flea market on the weekend, I needed a place for all my rusty hinges […]

PJ 264 – upcycled organizing and storage

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Welcome to Party Junk 264 – upcycled organizing and storage Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Greetings and a happy weekend to you! If you’ve been tuning into Funky Junk the last few weeks, we’ve been hosting a Heap of Change challenge, where purging and organizing has been the name of the game. […]

Tips on designing an old sign themed paint studio

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When I first challenged myself with Heap of Change, all I really expected to do was declutter. But I’m SO GLAD I pushed myself to the extreme in this area. I’m so pleased with the outcome! Welcome to Heap of Change #2! The event where you are challenged to get your home back, through decluttering and […]