Grain sack striped faux cement pot with topiary

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This past weekend, I taught two classes in a Fusion Mineral Paint merchant workshop local to my area. It was hosted at Homeworks Etc., a gorgeous home decor and paint store located in Cloverdale, BC, Canada. What a breath of fresh air! It was an amazing opportunity to meet merchants who turned into instant friends […]

Rustic vacation directional signs in an old window

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I really should have called this project  the ‘I can’t make up my mind ‘ directional signs, because boy did this project take a few hundred U-turns! It all started with a wooden window frame some time ago. This is the window found from the trip to the Alexandria bridge where I found that surprise […]

Grain sack striped farmhouse tote used 3 ways

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My friends, I had one fun weekend! And I do believe it helped activate my love of junk again! It’s been awhile. Sunday was actually my birthday. So I head out without a real destination, and ended up antique / junk shopping! Full intentions to show you around was planned for tonight, however part of […]

Reclaimed wood farmhouse Office sign chalkboard with twine

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What is it about chalkboards?! I love the look of one, even though I don’t really desire to write on one with chalk! Anyone try the chalk pens yet? I’ve yet to but sure want to. I think I love them because they help anchor a room feature so well. And if painted black, look […]

Lidded crate office desk with pipe Open sign

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I think I’m going to call this lidded crate my lucky lidded crate. It’s come in so handy and useful for so many projects over the years! And apparently, counting. You may remember it as part of a storage wall gallery. Then it became a garden-themed entry desk. And today… it’s a full fledged mini […]

Pallet wood office desk with large sign and rustic benches

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I recently made some fun junk-styled changes to my pallet wood sawhorse office.  Since this spot is in the heart of my kitchen / open concept upstairs, it needs constant gutting and cleaning. Why I have an office for all to see is still beyond me… Who am I kidding… I just like WIDE OPEN […]

Christmas junk home tour 2017

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Once upon a time, I use to take part in blogger’s big home tours at the start of December. These days? Laughable! Here it is 2 days before Christmas and I nearly sorda have it all together. And I only hit the two main rooms in the house plus my front porch. It’s just about […]

Christmas Junk Favorite Projects Blog Hop!

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With only one more week to go before Christmas (egads…), I am still busy fluffing the joint up! So when the idea of showcasing our favorite Christmas Junk projects past and present came up, let’s just say I NEEEEEDED this. This little deadline gave me the perfect opportunity to make something new to pretty up yet another corner […]

Faux industrial cart coffee crate side table

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This next year, I plan to ‘upgrade’ a few key pieces of furniture that I’ve made over the years, to give them more of a ‘grown up industrial edge’. Yes. I want my junk to grow up. Just a little. For one, while my pallet wood TV media stand is still standing strong, I’d love to […]