Rustic vacation directional signs in an old window

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Rustic vacation directional signs in an old window 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! Rustic vacation directional signs in an old window . It all started with a vintage wooden window frame. This is […]

Rustic winter decorating with black, white and wood

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To winter decorate or not to winter decorate… That was a real question for a while. Traditionally, once Christmas is a wrap, I like to take everything down and pull the decorating back to bare bones to enjoy the empty sparce look for a spell. However, once I started undecorating the Christmas tree, I stopped. […]

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 […]

How to make a Lunch sign on an old window

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How to make a Lunch sign on an old window . Most often, I grab a plank of old wood in order to make an old sign… But not today! I had these two old window frames in my stash, waiting to be loved in some exciting, new way. And I’m glad I held off. […]

When less becomes more, with a moody winter mantel

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Watch out world… I’m in a colour-less mood. Even more so than normal. 🙂 This can change at any given moment of course! Once the Sleigh Rides Christmas mantel came down, the mantel actually sat bare for awhile. A reset, if you will. I was just done seeing ‘stuff’. What was so attractive about ‘bare?’ Invisible. Didn’t […]

PJ 226 – new things that look old

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Welcome to Party Junk 226 – New things that look old Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Party Junk! First off, I have a confession. I really miss the link parties starting later on Fridays. The later time offers me more time to blog about […]

How to make a farmhouse window with moulding

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farmhouse window with moulding

How to make a farmhouse window with moulding / trim I cannot believe this vintage farmhouse window resides in my bathroom! It’s the first window moulding I’ve ever played with, so I’m pretty pumped! By the way, I do not live in a farmhouse! I live in a typical suburban home that has every builder […]

Day 10 – illuminated old windows Christmas mantel

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Nothing spells progress quite like when your mantel is decorated for Christmas!  And this year, my illuminated old windows Christmas mantel comes with a little heartwarming memory story attached. Create an old world rock fireplace without destruction – tutorial HERE The fireplace mantel is glowy, snowy, with plenty of greens and a grapevine / pinecone […]