What do you get when you combine another shelter-at-home weekend with a bin full of crusty kitchen castoffs and grungy used hardware? If you guessed "an upcycled junk rabbit," you've obviously been reading this blog for too long.
What to do when you're cooped up at home combatting a global pandemic? Give a couple of flocked birds a newspaper makeover. It won't cure the coronavirus, but at least it will help you forget about it for a little while.
Meet Junk Turkey No. 9. His body says mid-century modern, but his eyes scream Kermit the Frog.
So much junk, so little time. Here's Turkey No. 8 in my junk turkey series. He's made from vintage kichenware, including pots, pans, pie tins, and a potato ricer.
Nothing says "fall" like an upcycled turkey made out of thrift store junk. This one is built with an old colander, a battered pot and a garden sprinkler.
Make easy and inexpensive concrete pumpkins by putting a layer of Henry FeatherFinish skimcoat over Styrofoam pumpkins from a thrift store.
Junk turkey season is here! I'm digging into my cache of collected kitchen castoffs and assembling them into something resembling a Thanksgiving bird.
A vintage typewriter table gets a modern farmhouse-style update with black chalk paint and grain sack stripes.
Underneath this cute little numbered drawer set was a sad plastic hardware organizer just waiting for a makeover.
By now, my husband really should know better than to leave plywood laying around out in the open inside our garage where anybody who lives here can steal it. If he wants to keep the plywood for his own use he should hide it somewhere out of sight, amirite? Anyhoo, in a related matter, here's …