PJ 229 – branches and twigs

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   Welcome to Party Junk 228 – Branches and twigs Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific If you are a lover of decorating with nature, these creations made from branches and twigs will have you running for the back yard this weekend! I personally adore branches for their woodsy appeal. They are reclaimed […]

The beginning of a quirky DIY toolbox revolution

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Today I woke up in a rather sleepy mode. Shaking my head free of the cobwebs, I flat out realized I wasn’t ready to start my day quite yet. I had worked the dayjob the day before, then blogged at night, so I was lacking some sleep for sure. Isn’t that the beauty of self […]

Reclaimed wood business card holder toolbox

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As I was creating some toolbox kits to bring to the Fraser Valley Women’s Expo event on Saturday, the old sewing machine drawer sitting next to them wasn’t cutting it. Dumping out the drawer full of business cards, a little rustic reclaimed wood business card holder toolbox was created instead! It was only fitting. Part […]

How to shop nature for Christmas decorating

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I thought I was so smart, and brought out a faux Christmas tree from storage. I tried to cheat and leave the lights on and just poof out the branches, but it looked awful. So I stripped the lights off and did it right… straightened each and every branch one. by. one. It still looked […]

Make an all season twig pine cone Christmas garland for free!

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Make an all season twig pine cone Christmas garland for free! Christmas decorating has been on my mind lately. Coming up with fresh, new ideas takes a little forethought, so the best thing to do is really get off the computer and play. Well, for me anyway. Desiring a new garland for the fireplace, I […]

A little R&R at a bed and breakfast

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In my last post, I talked about taking my son to camp for the weekend, and rather than do all this driving for hours, I decided to look into staying at a bed and breakfast instead. I mean, to enjoy a new town by yourself, eating where you want and shopping wherever you please? What […]

A twiggy lampshade, and a tour

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I think one of the nicest gifts a blogger can give themselves is to pretty up a room. I realize we do that for blog posts and such, but wouldn’t it make more sense to just do it for ourselves any ‘ol time? Confession. My house is generally in a big messy state. I’m always […]

Rustic tree branch garland for Christmas, chevron-style!

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tree branch twig garland

Rustic tree branch garland for Christmas   I love my twigs and sticks for home decor, but if I can get a garland out of it, I’m all for it! So I created another very simple idea. So what should we call this garland? Zig zag? Charlie Brown Sweater? I guess chevron will do. 🙂 […]

How to make a twig garland with video

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How to make a twig garland with video Well, I’ve been at it again. I’m making another twig garland. This garland is incredibly easy to make! All you need are a few twigs, string and about 2 hours of Survivor on TV. 🙂 Click HERE for full twig garland instructions. Learn how to make this […]