Old signs with rustic crates mini entryway

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Due to all my deep cleaning, purging and painting of late, I’ve been eyeing up my front entry. It’s in desperate need of a new, fresh look. After mulling things over, I decided to try a ‘test run’, or mini version of my brainstorm in the photo studio. Every entry could use a place to […]

Ammunition crate workshop cabinet

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Little crates have a special place in my heart.  Or… in this case, an ammunition crate workshop cabinet! I purchased this cute little ammo box from the flea market in preparation for The Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market. But may I admit here and now, I priced it high so I could bring it back home again? […]

How to build a reclaimed wood crate

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Hello there crate woodworking friends! If this doesn’t describe you today, I sure hope it will tomorrow! Because making your own old crates is fun, easy and oh so very cheap! 🙂 I LOVE landing a great old vintage crate! Who doesn’t? But sometimes you just can’t find one you want in a size you need […]

How to stencil featuring a pallet wood crate

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Stencilling is actually very easy to do! However, here are a few tricks of the trade so you too can achieve exceptional results. How to stencil   1. A dry brush is key. When you load your stencil brush with paint, ensure most of it is tapped off again. A cloth or paper will work. This […]

Junky office helpers and tax receipts

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I crack me up. I told myself “I was taking Sunday off’. It ended up being one of my BIGGEST cleaning days. Christmas needed to still come down! And enough was enough. So tonight, I shall be rewarded with enjoying Downton Abbey in the cleanest living room in the land. More on that soon. In the midst of […]

11 – Crate shadow box snow scene

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One thing my mom always had on display every Christmas without fail, was her snow village. The family would all join forces, and meet up at her place one evening. My brother would generally dig into the crawl space for her special holiday treasures, then unearth box after box, with everyone getting to work. But […]

PJ 257 – salvaged junk Christmas food and drink stations

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  Welcome to Party Junk 257 – salvaged junk Christmas food and drink stations Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend everyone! This weekend is a little extra special on Funky Junk. Today I revealed a new Christmas beverage station created from a reproduction vintage cart. Which encouraged this weekend’s theme. Let’s […]

Funky Junk pick / vintage cart turned coffee station

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THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER AS OF SUN, NOV 30, MIDNIGHT EST.  CONGRATS TO WINNER TAMMY KUBAT! I was working in my workshop on a project, when I heard the screech of brakes. Looking up, my heart did a flip. I knew what that truck held! Well… I didn’t know EXACTLY what I’d be receiving, but […]

Have a coffee on me: funky reclaimed wood yardstick coasters

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 Welcome to a very special blog hop today, friends! If you’re new here, I’m Donna, author of Funky Junk Interiors, and my passion is creating cool and unusual home decor items for my home out of junk!    If you love all things reclaimed and repurposed, feel free to follow along with the above two methods! […]