Rustic JOY Christmas porch sign

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Joy rustic shiplap Christmas sign stencil

I’ve wanted a vertical Christmas sign by my front door for a few years now. I like vertical signs because they take up less space AND don’t require hanging! Pretty convenient I say. So last Christmas, I set about creating a vertical JOY stencil. It was later in the season so I didn’t get a […]

Fabric pattern stenciled dresser makeover

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Fabric pattern stenciled dresser makeover

Remember the boy’s room/guest room/sewing room project in the making? I finally have a long awaited update that has been a total game changer for added sewing storage I’ve required! And it’s a cutie too! * Be sure to also catch the video at the end of this post that shows how to work with […]

Industrial Shipping Crate Stamped shelving

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Shipping crate stenciled shelves Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils

I’m giving credit to this project due to a recent visit to my son’s place. Call it a mom thing if you will, however after a quick glance around his room, I offered to do his laundry. ALL of it. Aren’t I the best mom ever? Since my machines are much larger than his, I […]

Easy wood block crate styled paint shelving

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easy paint shelf with shipping crate stamp stencils-011

Ever since I came home from my vacation, I’ve been cleaning. It’s taken some time to catch up with the overgrown flowerbeds filled with weeds, trees needing trimming, not to mention the stuff that didn’t get cleaned up indoors before I left. So on a given day when I’d had enough of cleaning, I was […]

Stenciled Argyle TV tray

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Argyle stenciled TV tray

If you’ve been reading here for awhile, you’ll already know my (apparent) passion for TV trays… Oh yes. It is indeed a thing! I devour them every chance I get from local thrift stores and such, because they are SO easy to customize and SO handy to have for everything under the sun. I mostly […]

Stenciled Buffalo Check front door mat

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Buffalo Checked front door mat

A cute front door mat has been something I’ve desired for a LONG TIME! I generally pick up those great big industrial black mats from big box stores. They do the trick, but I’ve longed for a little mat stylin’. So last time I visited Ikea, I grabbed a few plain Ikea Trampa door mats […]

Make this easy rustic staining tray organizer.

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Fusion stain and finishing oil tray plank

I have been staining up a storm lately! Between the super cool Ikea trestle sewing table… …and the rustic shelving both in the guest bedroom, I just about feel like I really know what I’m doing! Well, the really good news is, most of us learn by trial and error and I’m certainly no exception. […]

How to grain sack stripe an Ikea slipcovered chair

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grain sack stripe stencil on Ikea slip covered chair

Today I’m happy to share that I have yet another update on the guest bedroom project… I’m also going to show you how to grain sack stripe an Ikea slipcovered chair that is the perfect companion for my trestle desk! This chair a mix of old, new and a whole lotta farmhouse-style! But first… here’s […]

DIY a rustic Ikea trestle sewing table or desk

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sewing desk with crates and antique soil sifters

I have an exciting new guest bedroom update today! For months, I knew this Ikea trestle sewing table and desk would be a part of this guest bedroom. And it’s finally happened! Which gave brand new purpose to this room. For those new to this project, I’ve been working on what use to be my […]

Turn a new Ikea storage shelf into a rustic farmhouse beauty!

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It’s been quite the week in in regards to the guest bedroom project. But I made some exceptional headway which I’d like to share! But let’s back up a couple of steps before I get to the newest room addition… With the spontaneous arrival of that decadent antique bed, I never did tell you about […]