DIY lamp makeover with a coffee cloth sack shade

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DIY lamp makeover with a coffee cloth sack shade

Add an authentic vintage vibe to any plain table lamp shade with this easy DIY coffee sack shade treatment! Get the look easily with a stencil, water and paint! One of my favorite things to do is watch for curb side finds when riding my bike. And such was the case on this given day when I came across a couple […]

DIY your best daily planner using basic office supplies!

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DIY your best daily planner using basic office supplies! Can’t find the best day planner for you? Here’s how to make your own DIY best daily planner specifically customized for your needs, using basic office stationery! Remember my post about Staying Organized with a clipboard checklist? Anyone try it out? So! In that post, I also mentioned another […]

When BE is enough

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There was a knock on the door today I didn’t expect. First, the delivery driver apologized for waking me up.  Hmm… he didn’t wake me up. I guess I should have taken more time to get cleaned up for the day? 🙂 Anyway, upon opening the package, I knew exactly what it was! YES! I wrote […]

PJ 264 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 264 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific So… I was attempting to come up with a theme this weekend, until I looked through last weekend’s linkups. I just couldn’t bypass featuring these projects, so upcycled it is for this weekend! 🙂 Just […]

Junky sawhorse pipe lamps with chalkboard shades

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Today’s post is rather special. Or should I say, it was a special gift, which eventually morphed into junky sawhorse pipe lamps with chalkboard shades! Yes. TWO of them! Visit #1 JEN RIZZO HERE! Welcome to those of you from Jen’s house! I’m #2 so here we go! Jen Rizzo is the mastermind behind this […]

Part 1 – A Pottery Barn inspired oil funnel gear junk lamp

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  A Pottery Barn inspired oil funnel gear junk lamp. Part 2 – How I wired the lamp is HERE.   Welcome to those coming from Wendy’s own Knockoff at The Shabby Nest! New to Makely School for Girls Knocktoberfest? Every day this week up to 6 bloggers will be sharing their own knockoff projects. Visit all the […]

My junky little lamp gets some new bling

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Pin It It really appears that many of you love the simple ‘slam it together and be done’ projects. So here’s one I whipped up today! This is my lamp in the bedroom.  The shade is nothing more than ripped strips of loose cotton material draped over the top, then held in place with a […]

Pallet Farm Table Desk Part 3 – the reveal

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pallet farm table desk

Pallet Farm Table Desk Part 3 – the reveal At long last, my pallet farm table desk is up! And I can’t wait to share how cool it turned out! I have always wanted a long office desk in this office. With an abundant picture window, I knew the room could handle it. But I […]

How to DIY a white branch chandelier

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   How to DIY a white branch chandelier – with willow branches and grapevines Anyone else have grapevines or access to willow branches in their backyard? You’re in for a treat! This project is so easy and so cool, and looks like a million bucks once done! Branch  caught my eye when I was visiting […]

When a step ladder becomes…

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I am back! My computers have been giving me some grief lately. Good news about that is I’ve had time to play while being off Computer Zone. So here’s one of my latest quirky morphs. I found this darling little step ladder just sitting at a local thrift. It begged to be taken home so […]