Stained and stenciled cardboard banner and dollar store revamps

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Bu Right before my Toronto conference trip, I was rummaging through my craft stash and found a packaged cardboard pennant kit I had picked up from a craft store months ago.  And what great timing! I had also just visited a dollar store and made a great haul with some mini wooden crates, trays and […]

Custom stenciled burlap ribbon bookmarks

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burlap ribbon bookmarks stenciled with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils grain sack stripes, buffalo check, houndstooth and more!-018

I have some VERY exciting news to share with you today! Near the end of this week, I will be flying my way to Toronto and Niagara Falls once again (see my last trip HERE) to be a part of a Fusion Mineral Paint conference, leading a few classes! This is actually a surreal trip […]

Scrap wood buffalo check and snowflake Christmas ornaments

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Over the years, I’ve managed to diminish my Christmas box stash down to two boxes. One with lights and a few ornaments, and the other with a few faux wreaths. That’s it. In some ways, I need a major kudos for letting go of so. much. stuff! And in other ways, well, let’s just say, I scold […]

Buffalo check and Plaid placemats for a fall or everyday table

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I really do love my big metal kitchen island that also doubles as a table. And I also really love my pallet wood sawhorse office desk where a kitchen table would normally go.  All that works in this house. It really does. However I secretly miss having a kitchen table at times. I’m picturing a big […]

Stencil a reversible Christmas and Fall Buffalo Check Cabin Pillow

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Imagine ALL your all season home decor items having the ability to magically morph into full out fall or Christmas with the snap of your fingers.  Wouldn’t it be amazing to get rid of the big boxes of Christmas we only use 1 month out of the entire year? Only to use things we use every day instead? Yes… why yes it […]

Turn anything into cozy flannel with Plaid Shirt stencil

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Growing up as a farmer’s daughter, one thing will never leave my memories. My Dad was a plaid shirt fanatic. Even his good town shirts were plaid. The only time he didn’t wear plaid was when he went to church. But I’d bet he would have if Mom let him…:) How fun is the idea […]

How to stencil a table runner

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When I was designing the stencil Buffalo Check, I had these wild visions dance in my head… of a painted table runner. Overall patterns are of course cool! But just a small run of this stencil could also be enough on the right project… Like the top of a dresser… or centre of a table. Or… […]

Buffalo Check your gear with this stencil

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Old signs have been a love of mine for a VERY long time. But there are just those projects that call out for a pattern of sorts, to take them to an all new level… I mean… how about buffalo checked toolboxes?! Or on anything you wish! Buffalo Check is now officially a stencil, so you […]