Blog Party Garden Stencil Projects & A Giveaway

The bottom half of an old barn Dutch type door became the perfect backdrop for a Potting Shed sign stenciled with a new garden stencil from Funky Junk Interiors' Old Sign Stencils.

Junk Garden Coffee Pot Planters

 I have planted annuals in old coffee pots for years now.  But, last week, I got the crazy idea to add wood stakes to the bottom of three old coffee pots.  

More Whitewashing and Garden Junk

I decided to give this old bench a thinned paint whitewashing as well as the lobelia frame from the other day.


A New Look For An Old Garden Junk Favorite

This techno-heat lobelia planted in a small galvanized pail, hanging with wire inside a square, weathered gray frame from a limb of a birch tree was one of my most popular blog posts ever.  More on a Techno-Heat Lobelia here.

1970's Mirror & Candleholder Upcycles

I would just love to start showing some of my new junk garden ideas but the weather here has been cold.  Snow last weekend, and lows in the mid twenties.  Not May weather at all.  In the mean time, I am sharing two garage sale upcycles from recent rummage sales.  First a wooden pillar candleholder and a dark wood mirror with shelf.

Garage Sale Junk to Awesome Garden Junk!

One of the garage sales I hit on Saturday had a lot of great stuff.  It was not dirt cheap but very reasonable.  Like the crates were $7 and $10, the galvanized containers $6 and $7, the stool $6, the vintage enamelware pot $7, and the trellis's two for $5.

Small Dresser Makeover with Paint and Old Sign Stencils

I purchased this little dresser at the consignment shop for $5.99 last week.  I planned to fix it up for my daughter.

Rummage Sale Christmas Decor to Coffee Sign

I purchased this country primitive Christmas "Believe" sign in burgundy with black base last weekend at a garage sale.  I think it was 75 cents.