Best upcycled projects of 2020 by Funky Junk!

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rustic fall shed with crate windowbox and directional signs

  Best upcycled projects of 2020 by Funky Junk! Happy New Year everyone! I’m finally back after a week of downtime between Christmas and New Year’s which was so greatly needed. And what a YEAR it’s been. It’s been a VERY long time since I’ve stayed home all summer, never mind a full year! Did […]

Buffalo Checked DIY Hummingbird feeder heater crate

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Buffalo Checked humming bird feeder heater crate

Buffalo Checked DIY Hummingbird feeder heater crate You might call me a hummingbird fan… After viewing how successful my neighbour next door has been with her hummingbird feeders all summer long, I wanted in! I actually had glass hummingbird feeder, but the red stuff covering the glass part was flaking off. So I decided to […]

Replacing a pvc patio roof

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replacing a pvc patio roof

Replacing a pvc patio roof   I spend a lot of time on my patio. But over time, the roof had really deteriorated. It became an eyesore full of grit I couldn’t clean, and the list of leaks grew by the year. At LONG last, I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to stroke […]

Biking through Island 22 and Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Parks

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Biking through Island 22 and Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Parks It’s officially fall on the West coast of BC! And while the leaves are busy turning vibrant tones of orange and yellow, it also means our sunny days are numbered. Once rain season hits, we can be socked in for a good long time. I’ve […]

Building a barn door for a rustic shed

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shed barn door rusty junk hardware

Part 4 – Building a barn door for a rustic shed As most of you already know, I’ve been busy attempting to save my rustic garden shed this summer. From tearing down, to reframing, weatherproofing then finally siding, it’s been an ongoing project that sometimes feels it will ‘never get done…’ But today changes all […]

Installing reclaimed wood shed siding

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shed - adding reclaimed wood siding and shingles

Installing reclaimed wood shed siding & shingled gable Whoop! I finally have yet another installment of the rustic garden shed redo in the Save the Shed series! And today, it’s all about weatherproofing, then installing reclaimed wood shed siding & a shingled gable! This project is taking way longer than I thought it would. But […]

Creating a split rail fence garden

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split rail fence garden

Creating a split rail fence garden I have such a cool LONG awaited yard update to share today, which is all about how I went about creating a split rail fence garden! But let’s get caught up on why… Visit Part 2 – How to start a lawn from seed with these epic supplies HERE […]

Repairing the rustic garden shed with demo tips

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Repairing the rustic garden shed with demo tips – Part 1 Can you believe it? I’m writing a post! This summer, I had created a fairly long list of outdoor projects that were LONG overdue. They were delayed due to me never having done those kinds of tasks before. Once our summer heat hit and […]

How to build an easy rustic wood garden shed gate

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Today we are revisiting one of my garden sheds that hasn’t yet been completed… but leave it to me to go ahead and add a rustic wood garden shed gate I didn’t even realize I was going to make! Well, I’ve always known I wanted a garden shed gate in this area of the backyard, […]