PJ 263 – upcycled funky wall treatments

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  Welcome to Party Junk 263 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello all! Lately my own DIY focus has been on wall treatments, so I felt that was a great theme to run. Wall treatments can really bring plain’ ol drywall to life. And while planked […]

Drywall repair for junkers… hello reclaimed wood

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When I brought this curb side reclaimed wood storage rack into the workshop, did you notice the holes in the wall? During my renovation, there was major wiring done to the house. In order to either locate or install the wires, lots of cutting into the drywall went on. I personally had NO interest in […]

PJ 242 – unique feature walls

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  Welcome to Party Junk 242 – Unique feature walls Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Welcome back to another riveting episode of your upcycled best! I kinda felt in the mood to target cool wall treatments, as I’m about to embark on a bathroom wall. I also need to do my laundry room. […]

How to make a board and batten feature attic wall

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Everyone’s heard of a board and batten wall by now. Board and batten is boards attached to a wall, with both painted out one colour, to give the illusion of a boarded wall, when in fact, most of it is drywall. It’s a great trick for added character at a low cost! I’ve done a […]

Salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover with vintage window moulding

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Farmhouse bathroom makeover, with ladder towel bar, vintage window moulding, yardstick mirror

Salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover It’s hard to define my style. I like a mix of so many different things, as well as a sprinkle of salvaged / vintage architecture for good measure. So I’m going to name this room the salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover! Because that’s the feeling it gives off. It’s a little bit […]

Wall art with junk… for coats

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This just may be the (strangest? bravest? insert-word-here) project to date in Funky Junk land.   So, you remember my horse gate headboard, correct? Well, that beloved gate use to hold the coats in the front entry. So we’ve been busy stuffing an overstuffed closet to accommodate the coat situation. Nothing cool came to mind on […]

How to build a pallet wood closet wall

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This pallet wood closet wall project in the form of a rustic feature wall has saved my bedroom! 🙂 I’m not crazy about hanging up clothes. Truly, I’ve had this “issue” since … forever. So when a blank wall kept staring at me while my clothes were slung all over my bed, I came up […]

How to make old signs… with a GROCERY stencil!

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How to make old signs… with a GROCERY stencil! Old or antique signs are huge in home decorating these days! While they’re cool to find, they’re even more fun (and easy) to create! Here’s how to make old signs, with this one being a multi coloured old sign from a board found on the curb. […]

On feature walls

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Walls walls walls. We’re surrounded with them in our home. We can paint them and hang stuff on them, but how do we really know what ought to belong where? I’m personally able to see the completion of a wall with some of my crazy ideas, which helps tremendously. I see the finished product in […]