Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video

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 […]

How to plank over a bathroom popcorn ceiling


Unless you’re new here, you’ll already be aware of my most recent master bathroom makeover. One of the main features in the master bathroom was the planked ceiling. Planked ceilings are gorgeous! I mean, I’d welcome this crisp, clean, timeless look for every ceiling in my own home! But I desired to start with one […]

How to make a farmhouse window with moulding

farmhouse window with moulding

How to make a farmhouse window with moulding / trim I cannot believe this vintage farmhouse window resides in my bathroom! It’s the first window moulding I’ve ever played with, so I’m pretty pumped! By the way, I do not live in a farmhouse! I live in a typical suburban home that has every builder […]

Make this pallet wood tool tote… in minutes!


It all happened by accident. I was planning to build these tool totes for the Hometalk Meetup Milner Village Garden event talk I’m doing April 9th. I found some reclaimed wood in the garage and just started tinkering around. These two pallet crate boards marked HT (for heat treated) were a fairly recent find. I […]

11 – How to fake being a builder (or ___?)


When I was at Bella Rustica, I did a workshop on working with tools, with the premise of faking being a real builder. I showed various photos of the ‘oh so impressive things I’ve built’, and then after each one, showed my cheat methods on how I did it. This rustic garden shed was my […]

How I built the pallet wood sofa (Part 2)


Welcome to Part 2 – How I built the pallet wood sofa Part 1 – The Pallet Sofa Reveal is HERE Sheesh… I just revealed a revamp of my patio. So what’s up with the change so soon? Blame it on the mattress. 🙂 I found it at a thrift, intending to make it work […]