Reclaimed wood old sign office wall organizer

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Since working on the old signs turned paint shelf, my continued quest was to include some office type storage to the right side of the worktable. Just a few old vertically hung boards (lettered up with stencils) ended up with a reclaimed wood old sign office wall organizer! I call this one a mix and match look. I was […]

Pyjama productivity. Why does it work?

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Rustic bulletin board tutorial Over the weekend, I woke up to a sunny day. Nice! Don’t you feel a burst of added energy when you do? My cats were no where to be seen, which either means they found a better place to nap, or they started their day far earlier than I. Probably the […]

Quilted fabric Canadian map message centre

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(click to enlarge photo) My mom was fiercely patriotic. I mean, I am too! But if you were to give me the choice of flying somewhere in Canada or the US, I’ll always pick the US. Probably because you guys have palm trees… Sorry Mom! But when LONG TIME blogger friend and master sewer Missy from […]

6. A cleaner, whiter reclaimed wood office reveal

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(click to enlarge picture) A cleaner, whiter reclaimed wood office reveal is finally a wrap! And I am LOVING IT! Can YOU see what’s different? 🙂 Sooo many things. To recap, my self proposed challenge was to clean up, and lighten up this area. My home resembles a cave when the sun doesn’t shine, so I […]

3 – A much WHITER blog office

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Welcome to From Crap to Clean before Christmas, a Monday challenge to encourage you to clean up your spaces before the tree goes up! All instalments to date are HERE.   So.. I didn’t plan this very bright and white project. At all. My intent for this Monday’s Crap to Clean project was to tackle all the […]

Reclaimed wood message centre and nagging Grocery sign

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Pretend for a moment, you live in a rambling old farmhouse. The kitchen cupboards are imperfect. White, chipped, and some hinges may even squeak. The countertops are reclaimed wood. Imperfectly perfect. The floors underfoot are black and white checked linoleum tiles, classic, striking. And in the corner of the room, sits this quaint little reclaimed wood message […]

A reclaimed wood drill handled toolbox of many talents

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In preparation for The Olde Farmhouse vintage market, I’ve been playing with the old fence wood I collected a while back. Remember the lottery win post HERE? First I needed to find it a home. So I built a wood cart to go underneath an ugly fold out turned cool farmhouse style table. And then that […]

A junk styled file sorter, quirky clock, and cool twine station.

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If you’ve just arrived from In My Own Style, welcome! Junkers, today’s post is extra special and right up your quirk induced alley…  The Painted Fox recently sent 9 DIY bloggers some surprise farm house swag kinda gear in the mail. (their stuff is AMAZINGLY cool with a vintage, farmhouse vibe) And our assignment was to […]

How to marry high tech with an upcycled twist

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When I was looking for furniture to marry my upcycled take on the world, it just wasn’t happening. There was nothing out there that could execute my love for reclaimed. So I took it upon myself to make it happen. Here is how to marry high tech with an upcycled twist. Funky Junk style. 🙂  Sawhorse […]

Our pick a room-one room easy cleanup method for summer

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toolbox phone organizer With the kids out of school now, the days are long, the evenings are warm, and our schedule is in summer mode. We REALLY drop the ball this time of year. Our dinner may be at 4pm or at 9.. it just depends how we feel, what we’re doing and where we are. (Without […]