Day 10 – illuminated old windows Christmas mantel

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Nothing spells progress quite like when your mantel is decorated for Christmas!  And this year, my illuminated old windows Christmas mantel comes with a little heartwarming memory story attached. Create an old world rock fireplace without destruction – tutorial HERE The fireplace mantel is glowy, snowy, with plenty of greens and a grapevine / pinecone […]

Day 9 – from faux garland to a real rustic wreath

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Not sure what’s come over me the past few years, but anything faux has been left in the Christmas box with me gravitating to real greens instead. It’s rather messy business working with the real thing, but it looks so cool! So if you’ve caught the realism bug like I have, here’s how you can […]

Day 6 – Stacked gear Christmas tree tea lights

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Faux snow covered rusty gear Christmas tree / Rusty gear Christmas tree tea lights

If there’s such thing as a project that’s too simple although quite adorable, these stacked gear Christmas tree tea lights would be it. This creation will no doubt feed your rusty junker soul and offer you the cutest little candlelight idea in the land. I found playing with this gear tree a little like playing […]

Day 3 – Silver bling Christmas tree window shelves

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Finding my bathroom window a little boring, simple shelves were installed, which made it possible to create these glitzy silver bling Christmas tree window shelves! The backlit silver really casts a lovely glow and offers an interesting focal point to an otherwise bare and boring window. It was fun to jazz them up for the […]

2 – Junkers Unite with a Christmas log candle centrepiece

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If you desire something special for your Christmas table, look no further than your own woodpile to create a nature inspired Christmas log candle centrepiece… from firewood! You are in for a real treat! Two events, 12 Days of Christmas and Christmas Junkers United are combining for today, bringing you 14 blogs showing off their finest […]

Party Junk 215 – Christmas junk ornaments

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  Welcome to Party Junk 215 – Christmas junk ornaments   Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week *Every Friday noon Pacific thru Sunday *new time due to popular request I’m looking for new and cool ideas for Christmas ornaments. There’s certainly no shortage, thanks […]

How to shop nature for Christmas decorating

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I thought I was so smart, and brought out a faux Christmas tree from storage. I tried to cheat and leave the lights on and just poof out the branches, but it looked awful. So I stripped the lights off and did it right… straightened each and every branch one. by. one. It still looked […]

Party Junk 214 – 75+ salvaged junk Christmas trees

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Welcome to Party Junk 214 – salvaged junk Christmas trees   Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week *Every Friday noon Pacific thru Sunday *new time due to popular request I normally wait until December to run Christmas themed link parties, however, when I spotted […]

Junk Santa and cat elves in full swing

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We’ve had a little change of plans this Christmas.  Plan A was all about escaping to the tropics! It’s so hard to get away without my son missing out on school, so we either had Christmas, spring break, or summer to choose from.  Well, I waited too long for the Christmas time slot. I started […]