Farmhouse Wreath

Burlap and Twine Farmhouse Wreath

Christmas is right around the corner and you have no time to start any new projects.  I totally understand, and that is why I’m bringing you a super easy DIY,  a burlap and twine wreath that can be used year round. … Continue Reading →


Shutter Christmas Card Holder

Shutter Christmas Card Holder

I got a late start on Christmas shopping this year, but I think I’m finally catching up.  Over the last couple weeks, I think I’ve hit every store. Ok, maybe I’ve missed a few. On one of my many travels, … Continue Reading →


Recycled Soda Can and Pallet Wood Advent Calendar

Soda Can and Pallet Wood Christmas Advent Calendar

Today I’m bringing back two of my old projects.  They are teaming up for a Christmas advent calendar.  First up,  a pallet wood cubby organizer.   I first brought these shelves to you last March filled with mementos, souvenirs and other assorted junk.  If you … Continue Reading →


Four foot Log Snowman DIY-

Four Foot Log Snowman

Down at the bottom of my yard you’ll find about a dozen stumps from a pine tree that died last year.  Hubby took the tree down last fall and he split most of the logs for firewood.   I think hubs pooped … Continue Reading →


Bar Cart with French lettering

Serving Cart with French Lettering

This is my latest find, a cute little drop leaf serving cart with a glass removable tray.  It came with 4 casters, but right now they are nowhere to be found. Those missing casters  weren’t going to stop me from giving him a … Continue Reading →


75 Homemade Gift Ideas

75 of the Best Homemade Gift Ideas

Welcome back, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family, friends and good food.  Today I’m bringing you 75 of the best homemade, DIY gifts I could find on the internet for everyone on your gift list.  Gifts … Continue Reading →


Thanksgiving tablescape, table setting, china and rust

China and Rust Thanksgiving Table

  For Thanksgiving this year I’m combining rust and my good china.  It might seem like a strange combination but I think it works. If this is your first year putting rust on your dining room table you might want … Continue Reading →


Chartreuse and Co. Holiday Sale and Scavenging Inspiration

Christmas Bazaar – Trees, Signs and Sleds

In September I had the opportunity to visit Chartreuse and Company’s  Fall Market Days.   The place was loaded with furniture and crafts  with a farmhouse, sometime shabby chic style.  In early November they started their holiday bash and I had … Continue Reading →


Replacement Lid from Scrap Wood and a Belt

Replacing a Missing Lid with Wood

The same place and the same day I bought the stinky french chair, I found this cute galvanized drink dispenser.  I don’t think he is particularly old because he has the plastic insert but he does have that vintage look with all the … Continue Reading →


Drafting Table Makeover

Extreme Makeover – Drafting Table Edition

I must admit that when I first saw this table at the local thrift store it was not love at first sight.  I was not in love with someone else’s vacation photos, photos do not make for a nice flat surface … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Side Table

Easy Pallet Wood Outdoor Side Table

I have one more outdoor project for you before the weather turns too cold and then I should be inside until spring. This project goes together really quick using an old plant stand for the legs and my old stand by, … Continue Reading →


Rustic Shutter Arbor

Rustic Shutter Arbor DIY

Back in September of last year I got a message from a neighbor of mine telling me about the local salvage yard giving away  a bunch of their mismatched shutters.  I was sure that by the time I would be … Continue Reading →


Music Junk Angel with Oyster Shells

Oyster Shell and Music Junk Angel

It’s been a couple months since I’ve cleaned out my workshop and it was long overdue.  When I start to do more of my projects in the kitchen because there is no room on the workbench then I know it is … Continue Reading →


Upholstered French Chair Makeover DIY

DIY French Chair Makeover

I was visiting my sister last week.  She’s laid up with a broken foot, she had had surgery the day before and was in need of a rootbeer float.  Besides in pain, she was rather bummed that her flea market … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Cheese Platter

Halloween Cheese and Meat Platter

Welcome back.  I thought I was all finished with Halloween projects after my skull poster, pallet wood pumpkin holder and  skull cloche.  It was not to be…I was asked to help with food for my daughter-in-law’s Halloween themed baby shower. … Continue Reading →


Upcycled, Recycled, Repurposed Drawer Shelves-017

Flea Market Flip – Recycled Drawer Shelves

Welcome back, I have another flea market find that I’m giving an easy upcycle.  In August I had the pleasure of shopping the  Route 11 Yard Crawl.  Back in 2016, at the same yard sale,  I got enough junk to … Continue Reading →


intage Carrot Seed Packet Pallet Wood Sign

Carrot Seed Packet Pallet Wood Sign

  • By Joan
  • October 16, 2017
  • Comments Off on Carrot Seed Packet Pallet Wood Sign

Hi everyone, I’m back today with another vintage seed packet sign.  This time I’ve chosen Danvers Half Long Carrots.  Not sure why, maybe I liked the colors  and they didn’t look too hard to paint. If you like seed packets … Continue Reading →


Assemblage Art Junk Fish

Junk Fish

I’ve made several junk angels but this is the first time I’ve tackled a fish. I’m pretty sure this fish has no basis in reality, but that doesn’t stop me from having some fun. From your junk pile,  pull out … Continue Reading →


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