Rustic wood Christmas candles with a snowflake shelf

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I really love the look of candles. I love how they flicker and make everything soooo cozy. However, I rarely burn them these days. I guess the resistance stems back from when my son was young. A flickering flame was just a dangerous thing back then. And now with jumping cats, I’m still leery. Probably […]

Cozy and cute Merry Christmas and Plaid stenciled pillows

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I had this vision of what I wish my living room to look like this Christmas… I can’t wait to share the inspiration picture with you! However I think I’ll honour that on the day I’ve hopefully done it some justice… I even had it all planned right down to the throw pillows. So when […]

String wrapped wood Christmas trees with junk stands and sign

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String wrapped Christmas Trees with stencils

Christmas trees are kinda near and dear to my heart. As a kid, our tree was always real, heavy with tinsel and tin light protectors on big, colourful glass bulbs. We were allowed (I think?) to sneak downstairs and bring one gift back upstairs to unwrap in bed, to hold us over until it was […]

Illuminated Christmas Trees mantel sign

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Illuminated Christmas Trees mantel sign

Sign up HERE to receive our newest junk projects in your inbox! Get stencil from HERE “I’m going really minimalist this Christmas”, I said to myself about 2 weeks ago. I was in the middle of this big purging spree, and I got most of my surfaces either bare or one thing on them. I […]

Stained and stenciled cardboard banner and dollar store revamps

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Right before my Toronto conference trip, I was rummaging through my craft stash and found a packaged cardboard pennant kit I had picked up from a craft store months ago.  And what great timing! I had also just visited a dollar store and made a great haul with some mini wooden crates, trays and signs! […]

Custom stenciled burlap ribbon bookmarks

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I have some VERY exciting news to share with you today! Near the end of this week, I will be flying my way to Toronto and Niagara Falls once again (see my last trip HERE) to be a part of a Fusion Mineral Paint conference, leading a few classes! This is actually a surreal trip […]

How I ‘built’ some junk-styled labels

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Once upon a time, waaay back in 2013, you may remember when my blog underwent a revamp. The blog design you see today was made up from elements I took pictures of. One thing at a time.  The little tag tied with twine and the clipboard were from two of my photos. Then they were […]

Houndstooth TV tray revamp

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There’s a new member to the stencil family, and I had a boring TV tray that was calling its name! I’m so glad I hung tough on the tray until now. Because I am digging the new look which was all too easy to create. Isn’t it sweet? Well, hello there TV tray I’ve had […]

Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video

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DIY rustic Apple Farm crate for fall, made with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils-001

Every morning, I enjoy my first cup of brew on my outdoor patio overlooking the mountain view. There’s just something about nature that pulls me outdoors, no matter what the weather. Unfortunately, our BC skies have been filled with forest fire smoke lately, creating an eerie pink glowing sun. It just seems that our summers […]