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A Sentimental Junker’s Dream

I recently had a reader find a picture of a gift I made using the wood I found in this story.  He reached out because the company printed on the wood was his family's company.  It reminded me how powerful things that connect us to our family can be. … [Read more...]

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Quick & Easy 10 Minute Decorating – Vintage Door Table Runner

  Hello friends, I am back with a quick & easy 10 minute decorating idea – a vintage door table runner.  I started this series a few months ago because sometimes, ten minutes is all we have to decorate. Today, I am joined by the … [Read more...]

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Baseball Bat Flag Tutorial

  Hello Sweet Friends. Today, I am so excited, honored and giddy that this fun flag we made two years ago is competing in the Ultimate Summer Bash at BHG.com this week.  Did I really just say that?  Pinch me now please! I am going up … [Read more...]

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Repurposed – Spindle and Railing Candlesticks

I will admit it.  There are a few piles of items discreetly tucked away around my property, waiting to be repurposed. There is a pile of white picket fences waiting for a host of fun projects.  There is a stack of old wood beautifully weathering, … [Read more...]

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Junkers United – Repurposed Milk Crate Stool

If this is your first time visiting from the Junkers United group – welcome!  I am so excited to be joining with such a great group of ladies.  If you would like to see my past projects that involve "junk", you can visit my upcylced projects or my … [Read more...]

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DIY Rustic Wood Letters and My Valentine

Usually, when I share about a DIY project on here, it is something that Hubby and I do together.  But this one, I mentioned I wanted to try and figure it out how to make some rustic wood letters – and he just went and did it. Actually, he made two … [Read more...]

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Decorating Ideas: Vintage Door Plate Wall

After all the Christmas decorations came down, I have left most of the home un-decorated and simple. … [Read more...]

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Outdoor Christmas Decorating: Reclaimed Wood Reindeer

The other night, we were all in the car driving home and it started. We started to sing Christmas carols. I know its early.  But it was so much fun.  And the only one we all remembered all the words to...Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. What is it … [Read more...]

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Bathroom Storage Solutions – DIY Door Shelf

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Fall Decorating: Updated Kitchen Garden

The reality is, this year, our garden challenged us greatly. We battled too much rain and an attack of squash bugs. When I started to think about our fall decorating, I knew I wanted to take the few pumpkins and gourds that made it and display them … [Read more...]

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Fall Decorating – DIY Reclaimed Wood Pumpkins

Hello fine friends. I love nothing better than to create something new that would have otherwise ended up in the trash.  And that is truly the case with my reclaimed wood pumpkins. … [Read more...]

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Upcycled Vintage Door Beverage Bar Station

Today, I am sharing an upcycled vintage door beverage bar. So the summer weather is winding down in our area here.  The windows are open and the air is letting us know it is coming to an end. … [Read more...]

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Beach Decor – Reclaimed Wood Whale Art

I realize it is very late in the season for a summer mantel. But this is really not about a mantel. It is about several stories coming together and resulting in a  reclaimed wood whale. And this whale is special.  She even has a name. Glenda the … [Read more...]

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DIY Desks from Vintage Doors

Some men bring home jewelry for their wives. My husband, brings home old doors – and I am so glad. … [Read more...]

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DIY Backyard Kitchen Herb Garden

Every year I have grand gardening plans.  But then as the weather gets hot and sticky and buggy – I start to loose interest somewhat.  But this year, with Hubby around, he has taken the lead on the garden and it is doing really well.   Our garden is … [Read more...]

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Stenciled Barnwood Tutorial

Last week I shared my spring mantel, and today I wanted to share a tutorial on how I made the stenciled barnwood.  It is actually a pretty simple project.  There are also a lot of variations that could be made to customize it as well. … [Read more...]

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Creating Rustic Art: Mod Podge Photo Transfer

I did a little crafting this weekend – in attempt to bring some Spring to my kitchen – a little something brighter – by creating some rustic art using Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium. The process was pretty simple, so I thought I would share with … [Read more...]