Copyright (c) 2017 en-us JUNKMARKET Style - NDJunkGirl's posts JUNKMARKET Style - NDJunkGirl's posts Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:25:07 -0700 JUNKMARKET Style - NDJunkGirl's posts JUNKMARKET Style - NDJunkGirl's posts <![CDATA["Plain Jane" gets a face lift]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:35:00 -0700 Posted by NDJunkGirl
My plain Jane dresser turned into a beauty with the addition of a fleur de lis design ]]>
<![CDATA[License Plate Side Table]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:05:00 -0700 License Plate Side Table Posted by NDJunkGirl
An antique dry sink becomes a hit at JunkFest! ]]>
<![CDATA[Junky Tablescape]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 05:35:00 -0700 Junky Tablescape Posted by NDJunkGirl
Marybeth's post reminded me of a tablescape I did this summer when some visiting friends arrived. ]]>
<![CDATA[Remnants of Spring: A Tablescape]]> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:15:00 -0800 Remnants of Spring:  A Tablescape Posted by NDJunkGirl
Charity event Tablescape! ]]>
<![CDATA[Clock themed New Year's party]]> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 03:00:00 -0800 Clock themed New Year's party Posted by NDJunkGirl
Here's hoping your New Year's party is filled with festive fun for your guests! I'm pulling out the silver and clocks! ]]>
<![CDATA[Junky-stemmed Pumpkins]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:05:00 -0700 Junky-stemmed Pumpkins Posted by NDJunkGirl
Give your old pumpkins a face-lift this fall ]]>
<![CDATA[Simple (boy, do I mean simple) fall decorating]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 01:35:00 -0700 Simple (boy, do I mean simple) fall decorating Posted by NDJunkGirl
With a house full of family to arrive for Thanksgiving, my fall decorating was held to a minimum so I could focus on the food menu! ]]>
<![CDATA[Farm Implement Repurpose]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 05:15:00 -0700 Farm Implement Repurpose Posted by NDJunkGirl
As some of you junkers know, I work for an agricultural lender. Great for me, as farmers have the best junk! Here's my repurpose of a couple of farm implements from a recent farm visit. One part from a feed grinder, and a clip found in the barn yard...! Come junkin' with me! ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial Storage Locker]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 05:20:00 -0800 Industrial Storage Locker Posted by NDJunkGirl
Found this great locker - perfect grey color with a touch of rust...gotta love it! ]]>
<![CDATA[Fun with metal ]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:52:22 -0800 Fun with metal Posted by NDJunkGirl
Here are some ways I've incorporated fun metal tags in my home and decor which I found in my recent travels... ]]>
<![CDATA[Merry Christmas!]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:02:27 -0800 Merry Christmas! Posted by NDJunkGirl
Merry Christmas from our home to yours! We moved from Carrington, ND to Bismarck, ND this fall from our home we've had the past 28 years - which was a little sad for us but on the other hand means new digs to decorate! ]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Party Ideas for the Wine Lover]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:40:00 -0800 Holiday Party Ideas for the Wine Lover Posted by NDJunkGirl
Holiday party ideas for the wine lover! ]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Mantel Light Show]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:05:00 -0700 Halloween Mantel Light Show Posted by NDJunkGirl
My ghostly Halloween mantel... ]]>
<![CDATA[Bring an Industrial look to the table]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:25:33 -0700 Bring an Industrial look to the table Posted by NDJunkGirl
Dad's shop yielded a cool find ]]>
<![CDATA[Gaga for Galvanized]]> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:04:28 -0700 Gaga for Galvanized Posted by NDJunkGirl
Have we all fallen in love with galvanized metal? I know I have! When I saw this cart/tub on wheels at a recent junk sale, I knew I had to have her! ]]>
<![CDATA[From Drab to Fab!]]> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:22:41 -0800 From Drab to Fab! Posted by NDJunkGirl
Sometimes an idea hits you, and turns out perfect for a special someone! ]]>
<![CDATA[My Nod to Donna!]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 05:58:02 -0700 My Nod to Donna! Posted by NDJunkGirl
Don't we ALL love member, Funky Junk Donna's style? I fell in LOVE with her numbered dresser over a year ago, and decided to spiffy up this shabby white dresser I found, just like Donna did! Hope you don't mind, Donna! ]]>
<![CDATA[8th Annual Autumn JunkFest & Flea Market]]> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:21:44 -0700 8th Annual Autumn JunkFest & Flea Market Posted by NDJunkGirl
Attention junk lovers! ]]>
<![CDATA[God Bless America!]]> Sat, 30 Jun 2012 04:40:00 -0700 God Bless America! Posted by NDJunkGirl
God Bless America! ]]>
<![CDATA[Etching made easy!]]> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 18:00:00 -0700 Etching made easy! Posted by NDJunkGirl
You ever admire etched glass but thought it looked hard to try and master yourself? Me too! I took a class and found it is actually very easy. Follow my step by step directions and try it yourself... ]]>
<![CDATA[Quirky Tablescape]]> Mon, 21 May 2012 08:55:00 -0700 Quirky Tablescape Posted by NDJunkGirl
Fun new finds lead to new tablescape ideas ]]>
<![CDATA[Framed Clocks as Wall Art]]> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 06:25:49 -0700 Framed Clocks as Wall Art Posted by NDJunkGirl
After the winter decor was taken down, I wanted/needed something different to hang on a VERY large wall above the staircase. ]]>
<![CDATA[Funky Coffee Table]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 05:16:04 -0800 Funky Coffee Table Posted by NDJunkGirl
Funky industrial coffee table with storage ]]>
<![CDATA[Andrea's Top 10 Pick: Rust ]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:46:42 -0800 Andrea's Top 10 Pick:  Rust Posted by NDJunkGirl
JMS Contributor, Andrea's "Top 10" pick for 2012 is non other than rust. I'm very sure everyone on this site agrees rust belongs on the "Top Ten"! This from Andrea...I'll take mine with a side of rust, please! ]]>
<![CDATA[January Wreath Change-up]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2011 06:27:09 -0800 January Wreath Change-up Posted by NDJunkGirl
Take down that holiday wreath! Add a silver touch for the remainder of winter... ]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Mantel]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 07:18:58 -0800 Holiday Mantel Posted by NDJunkGirl
Don't be afraid to throw a little junk on your mantel this holiday season! ]]>
<![CDATA[Winter Greetings Basket]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2011 14:40:00 -0800 Winter Greetings Basket Posted by NDJunkGirl
Basket full of winter greetings... ]]>
<![CDATA[Summer Wine Storage]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 03:00:00 -0700 Summer Wine Storage Posted by NDJunkGirl
Is it crazy to have "summer storage" for wine?! Yikes. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fireplace Screen]]> Fri, 27 May 2011 08:40:57 -0700 Fireplace Screen Posted by NDJunkGirl
A true junk-yard find is repurposed into a cool new item. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tin tile in a frame]]> Sun, 01 May 2011 07:33:52 -0700 Tin tile in a frame Posted by NDJunkGirl
This lovely, rather large piece of tin tile didn't seem to work for any other project, so when all else fails - frame it! ]]>
<![CDATA[Stylish Wine Cart ]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2011 09:00:00 -0700 Stylish Wine Cart Posted by NDJunkGirl
Old metal typewriter stand transformed into a wine/beverage cart ]]>
<![CDATA[Wine glass holder]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 07:25:00 -0700 Wine glass holder Posted by NDJunkGirl
Here's an easy way to display wine glasses on a buffet table. ]]>
<![CDATA[What's your number?]]> Sun, 30 Jan 2011 07:24:34 -0800 What's your number? Posted by NDJunkGirl
I thought this old toy box would work great for storage and better used as a coffee table. ]]>
<![CDATA[Floating Photography]]> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 14:25:00 -0800 Floating Photography Posted by NDJunkGirl
Photography art by Alan Blaustein. A gift from friends. ]]>
<![CDATA[Wheel Serving Platter ]]> Fri, 14 Jan 2011 08:21:23 -0800 Wheel Serving Platter Posted by NDJunkGirl
Let's just say, my wheels are always turning! Since I love to cook and entertain, I'm always on the look-out for fun serving pieces. I also love junk. I think the two go perfectly together... ]]>
<![CDATA[Junk-displayed photographs]]> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 02:15:00 -0800 Junk-displayed photographs Posted by NDJunkGirl
Fun ways to display old photographs (or copies of old photo's) boring picture frames found here! PLEASE check out for more fun! ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage cups served on a stylish new "tray"]]> Sun, 26 Dec 2010 04:40:00 -0800 Vintage cups served on a stylish new Posted by NDJunkGirl
Vintage ]]>
<![CDATA[Galvanized bucket filled with greens]]> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 19:24:01 -0800 Galvanized bucket filled with greens Posted by NDJunkGirl
This galvanized bucket will hold flowers in the spring, but for now, it'll keep winter greens fresh and festive. ]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Mantel]]> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 16:31:59 -0800 Christmas Mantel Posted by NDJunkGirl
Happy December everyone!  Here's my twist for a quick, easy but elegant looking piece of "artwork" of sorts for the Christmas mantel. ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial Cart Face Lift]]> Fri, 01 Oct 2010 10:54:58 -0700 Industrial Cart Face Lift Posted by NDJunkGirl
Just a little face lift for this industrial cart!  It'll be perfect as a side or coffee table in the family room or porch. ]]>
<![CDATA[Old Pulley Wreath]]> Sun, 26 Sep 2010 18:50:46 -0700 Old Pulley Wreath Posted by NDJunkGirl
What junker doesn't love old wooden pulley's?  And, for some reason I have an obsession with wreaths...for every season!  The two just seemed to go hand in hand for this... ]]>
<![CDATA[Rusty Candleholder]]> Sun, 18 Jul 2010 06:45:00 -0700 Rusty Candleholder Posted by NDJunkGirl
Farm a neat candleholder! ]]>
<![CDATA[OLD METAL SIGN - NOW A CENTERPIECE]]> Mon, 21 Jun 2010 06:50:00 -0700 OLD METAL SIGN - NOW A CENTERPIECE Posted by NDJunkGirl
I needed to throw together a centerpiece on my coffee table for my son's graduation and came up with this: The base is an old metal sign - worn and rusty.  It works great as a tray!  I... ]]>
<![CDATA[Stylin' Centerpiece]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2010 05:00:00 -0700 Stylin' Centerpiece Posted by NDJunkGirl
Unusual objects can make a great centerpiece when used together ]]>
<![CDATA[Bedspring Tablescape...and a little wine too!]]> Fri, 09 Apr 2010 13:09:39 -0700 Bedspring Tablescape...and a little wine too! Posted by NDJunkGirl
At a recent Culinary Club dinner, I was put in charge of the centerpiece decor.  We decided our theme for the evening would be a dinner and wine pairing.  A wine theme is right up my alley... ]]>
<![CDATA[It's "time" for spring...and cloches!]]> Thu, 24 Dec 2009 08:40:00 -0800 It's Posted by NDJunkGirl
Just thought I'd share a few ideas I use glass domes (cloches) for...nothing too exciting or new here, but they are FUN to decorate with.  I dug out my spring stuff and took a few... ]]>
<![CDATA[Deck the doors!]]> Sat, 12 Dec 2009 18:56:29 -0800 Deck the doors! Posted by NDJunkGirl
Old rescued door has a new home this holiday season! ]]>
<![CDATA[Add a little Jingle to your Christmas!]]> Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:39:59 -0800 Add a little Jingle to your Christmas! Posted by NDJunkGirl
My idea of a no-fuss wreath above the fireplace and winter decorations this holiday season  ]]>
<![CDATA[Winter Centerpiece]]> Wed, 02 Dec 2009 22:26:26 -0800 Winter Centerpiece Posted by NDJunkGirl
Simple Winter Centerpiece has a surprise ingredient...(hint: don't throw anything away!) ]]>
<![CDATA[Simple Holiday Wreath]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2009 00:09:25 -0800 Simple Holiday Wreath Posted by NDJunkGirl
Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, it's time to start decorating for Christmas! ]]>
<![CDATA[A "washed up" mop bucket? Nope!]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2009 06:35:00 -0800 A Posted by NDJunkGirl
No longer used for cleaning, it's now a stylish container for my scrapbooks or magazines, OR toiletries in the bath OR beverage/ice holder for patio parties, etc., etc.  You get the picture! ]]>
<![CDATA[A Rusty Repurpose]]> Mon, 26 Oct 2009 14:18:26 -0700 A Rusty Repurpose Posted by NDJunkGirl
This fun purchase at a sale in Minnesota surprised even me and ended up as a "repurpose".  My intention was to fill the umbrella stand with branches for a corner in my... ]]>
<![CDATA[I love a collage]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2009 22:51:53 -0700 I love a collage Posted by NDJunkGirl
Thought I'd share a couple of my collage experiments.  I was pleased with the results.  I sold both of these items at this years' Junk Fest in September.  They were two of my favorite... ]]>
<![CDATA[Extra Special Repurpose]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2009 17:27:39 -0700 Extra Special Repurpose Posted by NDJunkGirl
I found this rusty item in the thrift store one day, and the owner told me it was an old toaster...I decided it would be neat holding some old pictures of my grandma Dora! ]]>
<![CDATA[Let there be light...]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2009 17:09:58 -0700 Let there be light... Posted by NDJunkGirl
Think outside the box when entertaining guests outdoors this summer.  Take normally found INDOOR objects OUTSIDE to illuminate a special evening. ]]>
<![CDATA[JUNKY MANTELS]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2009 15:08:28 -0800 JUNKY MANTELS Posted by NDJunkGirl
Junk 'em up! ]]>
<![CDATA[It's all about the wine...]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2009 21:41:50 -0800 It's all about the wine... Posted by NDJunkGirl
I had found this single narrow drawer and decided the size was too cute to not recycle in some way.  It didn't fit into any pieces of furniture I was working on at the time, so I... ]]>
<![CDATA[From SCHOOL to "COOL"]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2009 12:27:43 -0800 From SCHOOL to Posted by NDJunkGirl
I was the happy winning bidder of this old wooden filing cabinet at a school auction.  The tightening panel on the inside still slid and when moved there was about a 2"... ]]>
<![CDATA[Just great grates!]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2009 13:56:29 -0800 Just great grates! Posted by NDJunkGirl
One of my greatest "loves"...GRATES! ]]>
<![CDATA["Record" setting transformation...]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2009 12:05:52 -0800 Posted by NDJunkGirl
Here's another junk transformation - this time an old record album holder...remember records?  I sure do!  Even though it was found dirty and bent, (easy to remedy... ]]>
<![CDATA[A true "junky" to "funky" transformation]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2009 16:05:20 -0800 A true Posted by NDJunkGirl
This little "treasure" was found on a junk adventure well over a year ago.  It took me a minute to even realize it was the frame of a croquet set, minus the balls and mallet!  I have a... ]]>
<![CDATA[THIS CHAIR AIN'T FOR SITTIN' NO MORE...]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2009 14:24:01 -0800 THIS CHAIR AIN'T FOR SITTIN' NO MORE... Posted by NDJunkGirl
THINK SPRING!  Yes, even with 50" of snow on the ground...! ]]>