Stencil oversized Buffalo Check – large on a wooden TV tray

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Large Buffalo Check on a TV tray | Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils-002

Thanks to my new bigger and beefier sofas (post HERE) of late, I”ve been finding a need to slightly adjust the furniture around them. The sofas resemble a bigger and higher bed… remember when those first came into play? Everything around them instantly turned into what resembled Barbie doll furniture in size comparison. I ended […]

Buffalo Checked sleigh and star with Christmas tree sign

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Buffalo Checked sleigh and star with Christmas tree sign A messy story . A few years back, I worked for a themed environment artist. In the job description that day, we were to paint various boxes that were set on a parade float platform, to resemble a lit up village. The technique we were to […]

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 […]

Rustic vacation directional signs in an old window

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Rustic vacation directional signs in an old window I really should have called this project  the ‘I can’t make up my mind ‘ directional signs, because boy did this project take a few hundred U-turns! Rustic vacation directional signs in an old window . It all started with a vintage wooden window frame. This is […]

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 […]

How to Buffalo Check plain red cushions for a cabin look!

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How to Buffalo Check plain red cushions for a cabin look! As you may remember, I was recently on this epic little cabin in the woods getaway, where I fell in LOVE with their outdoor dining / living room. So much so, as soon as both my feet were planted on home ground, I started planning […]

How to paint plaid on any surface with this stencil!

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How to paint plaid on any surface with this stencil! 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 […]