Make a checkerboard yardstick toilet paper holder


When I was busy making over my salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover, I desired a creative way to store toilet paper. And that’s when a checkerboard yardstick toilet paper holder entered the picture. I mean, I just couldn’t see myself putting in a standard one… could you?! 🙂 I have never shown how it was built, and […]

Burlap mason jar yardstick message centre


As you may already know from yesterday’s old crate mason jar craft project, I was challenged to walk into Michaels craft store and make something out of new craft materials. So here’s my take on an ever so easy to make burlap mason jar yardstick message centre… made to look repurposed of course. 🙂 I’m […]

Make this pallet wood tool tote… in minutes!


It all happened by accident. I was planning to build these tool totes for the Hometalk Meetup Milner Village Garden event talk I’m doing April 9th. I found some reclaimed wood in the garage and just started tinkering around. These two pallet crate boards marked HT (for heat treated) were a fairly recent find. I […]

Party Junk #179 – Yardsticks!


Welcome to Funky Junk’s Party Junk, a multi themed DIY link party! Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Hey, thought it would be fitting to jazz up the name/logo of the link party to go with […]

A very funky checkerboard tray


I think I’m starting to have a thing for trays! So why not a very funky checkerboard tray as well? This idea came quite by accident. I created something I’m going to be revealing on Friday and wanted something cool for the top of it. Luckily, two checkerboards were staring back at me from my […]