The first cozy fireplace fire of the season

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Anyone else still have a real wood burning fireplace? I am SO glad we do. And I was even more giddy when my brother Les called about some firewood he wanted to send my way.  This garden shed is where we store firewood. But I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve never loved smacking through […]

A funky tool box side table with hidden junk storage

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This funky little side table has a secret. Actually, two! #1. It’s a toolbox on wheels.  #2. Wait till you see what it can store… You saw it here first…  official remote storage! YAHTZEE! (bustin! this is what we say in Your Funky Junk to something pretty spectacular) When I went on my little weekend trip […]

Junk, catcapades and packing

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I have lots of little things to share today so I’ll lump them up all into one! Junk I visited a local new and used store just down the road last weekend and brought this Heavenly junk home. Aren’t those bait containers the coolest?! I really REALLY think they have to become some kind of […]

A funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman

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 I’m feeling a little proud of me. We finally ditched the granny styled ottoman we’ve had for several years, and created a funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman that is much more… funky! And this creation couldn’t have been simpler. It’s rustic in all the right places. And fits right in with the hydrangea […]

A funky wall cabinet gallery… with names.

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This funky wall cabinet gallery kind of happened by accident. And such a happy one it is! There was this little space in between the fireplace and my blog office that wasn’t all that productive. The trunk holds firewood, but I’ve required more office storage forever. Only issue is, I didn’t want it to take […]

Lake and Skye in… the camera strap

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Lake and Skye in… the camera strap. (tuxedo cat update) ZZZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZ Z Z Z Z      ZZ …… Z….? Blink… blink blink…. blinkblinkblink!!! Lake – “HEY!!!!! Now THAT looks like a mighty fine cat toy if I do say so myself!” Me – “Hey! Good morning sleepy head! Can I get a picture […]

Cats in a cat tree… an update

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Summer is here! We’ve had a mini heat wave lately and we’ve been trying to find ways to stay cool. One day was just SO hot, all I could do was wander to our back creek, hide under the huge weeping willow and stick my feet in the water. There was simply nothing. else. one. […]

Smitten with our kittens – Lake and Skye

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Lake and Skye, Funky Junk's cats

Even if you aren’t a cat lover, it would be hard not to fall for these two. So what happens when you ARE a cat lover?  You turn to mush 20,000 times a day. What are the chances of landing a brother and sister tuxedo cat duo, with the girl long haired and the boy […]

And all it took was a stray

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I have a little story of joy for you today. I’d been getting some visits from someone’s cat lately. I knew this cat wasn’t a stray, for it was very well fed, healthy, spotlessly clean and wore a cute pink collar. She even smelled pretty. She’d come visit me on our patio while I was […]