Pine River, MN, US

Member Since: 11/19/2008

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Thrift Store Chair Makeover

This chair was a $3.00 thrift store find.I forgot to take a picture before I started. (Sorry)  It was wooden with outdated material on the chair seat.  I repainted it red, stenciled the...

Vtg. Shopping Basket Find!

I was thrilled to find this vintage shopping basket at a local thrift store!  The possibilities are endless. I am excited to figure out how I will use it! Love the colors for summer! 

Vintage Composition Doll Tree Topper

This is my latest thrift store find.  One wing was a little tattered, but what a beautiful old angel she is!

Christmas Mantel

This year I added lots of greenery and lights to my mantel. Also I love cardinals, so i added ceramic cardinals to match my cardinal picture.

Christmas Front Porch Display

I decided to bring my vintage childs ironing board out of the attic for Christmas. It's proudly displaying an old wooden box with greenery and mitten.  The red chair is vintage with a recently...

Vtg. Oil Cans Holding Christmas Ornaments

I saw this very cute idea at Bachmans Idea House in Mpls.  Couldn't wait to find old oil cans and start decorating.  Just find yourself an old oil can, bend some wire and add a christmas...

Vintage Wall Candle Holder

Found this darling old black candle holder at a garage sale. I added a stripped candle and berry wreath with a a sprig of greenery.  Also a vintage looking tag at the bottom that says Merry...

Ready for Parade! Vintage Toy Car

I purchased this vintage toy car at an antique shop a couple of years ago.. Just loved the rust!  This year I decided it needed a little silver tree (I purchased at target) and it's now lit up...

Christmas Tablescape

I took a vintage wagon and loaded with my new santa and spool bobbin lamp,added a few greens. 

Funky Snowmen

I was inspired to make these little snowman after seeing it in the  Cloth Paper Scissors magazine. They all have their own personality!

Festive Be Mine Valentine Scrabble Tiles

I love simple projects. I took scrabble tiles, watered a little red paint down and dry brushed the paint on. You have a festive Valentine Saying!


I have been inspired by the button bouquets people have made! These are my first ones and I am addicted! They are super fun to make!  

Primitive Brick Barn Cats

I made these old black barn cats from discarded chimney bricks. Their ears are broken pieces from a chimney liner.  I love recycling!! :)

Scarecrow Welcomes Trick or Treaters!

This is my 1st post. I placed my lighted scarecrow guy into a birdbath with grapevine wound around the base and bath itself. At the base of the birdbath sits 2 pumpkins  I made these from...

Recent comments

Re: Tea Cup Gardens with a "grow" Light

Very Cute Idea! Thanks for sharing!

Re: Playing with vintage hardware

I agree, vintage hardware is great! Great job with it all!

Re: "Zipper Flowers"

Very cute idea!

Re: Fun Flea Market Finds

Great Finds! I'm sure you were thrilled!

Re: Junkin up your love....?

You are very clever! Thanks for the good idea!

Re: All hands on the Bedframe

I love the old wrought iron bed frames! Very fun how you put it all together! You are a very creative lady!

Re: Eat Your Carrots!

Very nice! So unique!! Love your painting!

Re: Upcycled Book Vase/Art Journal

Love your creativity with the tattered books! Sooo Cute!

Re: Rustic Garden Planters

Love all your containers and Flowers!

Re: Junque Love

Very Cute!

Re: What we had done with a few old windows

Very nice and you are right it has aged gracefully! Your daughter did a great job!


Very nice idea!

Re: My Pantry Goes Burlap!

That looks soooo nice! You are very talented!

Re: Christmas Junque on the Porch

Love your porch! Esp. Love the wreath on the sled! Cute!

Re: More Charlie Brown Christmas Trees

Very cute idea!

Re: Let it Snow...let it snow...let it snow

Hi Kathy, I love them and make them too.. what glue do you use to put on all the adornments?

Re: Galvanized bucket filled with greens

Very pretty display! The bucket is perfect to hold the greenery!

Re: Snowman Junque

You've done a great job putting all the pieces of the snowman together! So cute!

Re: Seasons Greetings!

Love the combination! Very Cute! I have a similar mailbox, that just inspired me to put something by the front door!

Re: Dough Bowl Christmas Display


Re: Blizzard Boredom

It really fits together nicely!! Great Job!

Re: Hello JMS!

Love all the old things incorporated into the fall table!

Re: Christmas tree, JUNK style

Adorable Tree and love the ornaments!

Re: How to Gift A Mason Jar

Love It! Thanks for the idea!

Re: gotta love a wintery find

Very Pretty! Nice contrast with the red chair!

Re: Funky Snowmen

They are made of small bottles such as salt and pepper shaker bottles. I fill them with Epsom salt for the white inside. The heads are made of super sculpey and painted. I use beads for eyes. The hats are old cake decorator tips. Then add your own touches to dress them up!

Re: My old rusty tractor

Love it!! Will be a great garden accent!

Re: Garden Gate

It's beautiful!

Re: Secret Garden

It's adorble! I love small things!

Re: Salt and Pepper Shaker and Found Objects Garden Plant Stakes

I love them! Thanks for the great idea! I plan to make a few for my garden!

Re: State of Mind

This is adorable!! I do appreciate how hard it is to cut this stuff. I have tried!

Re: Vintage Valentine Tinsel Wreath

Love the idea with valentines!

Re: valentine art

I love old valentines! You did a great job!

Re: Button, Button, Who's got the Button!!

Love your buttons framed! Very nice!!

Re: Curbside score, now what?

I love these kind of treasures! They are adorable! Have fun with whatever you do!

Re: Suitcase endtable of another sort

Clever Idea!

Re: What do a rusty wheelbarrow, gas can, and hand saw have in common?

Just love old wheelbarrows! You've tied them all together so nicely!

Re: Twinkle, Twinkle BIG Star

Very cute idea! Love, the colors too!