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Joan Stricker
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When I wanted a new coffee table for my living room, I didn’t turn to the furniture stores, I went directly to Pinterest. The talent, craftiness and ingenuity of the people out in blogland is incredible. I eventually decided, that I was almost sure I was…

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It seems that whenever I share a project with you , I will share more than one project based on the same theme.  A while ago I was into wall hooks, then came vintage signs, who can forget my angels (at least I hope you haven’t forgotten, the last one was…

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Spoon junk angel is the third assemblage angel I’ve created using rusty and not so rusty found bits and pieces. She follows her sisters, Primitive Junk Angel 1 and Primitive Junk Angel 2. If you remember, Angel 1 had the funky wire wings, curly spring…

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Before I get into my pallet garden comparison… I want to share with you my sad sad story.  A long long time ago I used to have a great vegetable garden.  It wasn’t the biggest garden in the world but we squeezed a lot of vegetables in that garden. I had…

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A couple of weeks ago my brother asked if I could babysit my niece, Bea, while he and his wife went hiking.  Of course I would, I don’t get to see enough of her.  He also said that he had been cleaning out his garage and had a few things I might be able…

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  Welcome back diyers.  I hope you like this project as much as I do. This is actually my fourth project from props I managed to salvage from the theatre company a few weeks ago.  This could be my favorite, but every project I work on is my favorite at…

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About 5 years ago, it was definitely a Thursday…how do I know it was a Thursday?…because it was Thanksgiving.  We had just bought a great double wall oven. The old one had bit the dust and wasn’t keeping the temperature any more. So we had this great wall…

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Whether you’re a fisherman, you have a cabin in the woods, you live near a lake, a pond, a stream, the ocean, you love the great outdoors…this is the project for you. …and not just because of all the aforementioned items, these little fishies are cute,…

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 Aged by the sea, adrift on the ocean, each wave rounding off the edges of the pieces of branches that once rose majestically into the sky. Just waiting to be discovered by the aimless wanderer. I would like to think that I have romantic driftwood, but,…
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