Karyn Jolink, Woodstock, ON, CA

Member Since: 01/28/2009

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My Potting Shed

This is my much loved much used potting shed my husband and I built using mainly salvaged and recycled materials and pieces we had collected and saved over the years. We reused as much of...

garden junk

rusty old bikes and trike frames found in the woods on different hikes we took  they are fun in the garden beds, if you look closely there is also an old pully used as a plant stand. Sadly...

Victorian Christmas Wreath

I made this front door wreath with an old victorian picture frame Christmas card and other Christmas items bags, ribbon ,bells,  ect.  I thought it might work with my home since it was...

Recent comments

Re: Potting Bench

perfect money spent well

Re: My potting shed

great work space

Re: Wall Hanging Made With Multi-Colored Springs

wow very very cool this is not junk its art!

Re: Herb Sink

so cute! but like the others I would love love to have that sink for my bathroom what a great find, they throw good stuff away where you live.


this is sweet and charming

Re: A Look at the Bright Side...

so many clever ideas, I love what you have done

Re: Vintage glass flower frog turned wind chime

what a great idea! I have been saving odd items thinking one day would be nice to make a wind chime but not sure how I would go about it and now I know. Thank You :-)

Re: Clean-up that Yard With a Little Junk!

love the the sinks what a great idea they look perfectly charming

Re: A new garage from Salvaged Wood

wow oh wow! your husband did an amazing job your story couldnt help but remind me of the potting shed my hubby built (with a little help from me) using mainly recycled materials I think we are both lucky ladies enjoy your new space

Re: Chair Planters

how very sweet this is

Re: Faucet Knob Art Pieces

wow! these are very very cool!

Re: Tea Cup Chandelier

how pretty this is

Re: Heavy Table Makes a Mighty Statement

its perfect for the garden

Re: "Spring" flowers Light up my day!

I like this and will give it a try I do have some old shades that I have been saving wondering what to
do with them. Love this idea

Re: Recycled Drawers!!!

I like this idea the possibilties are endless

Re: Mirror Mirror on the wall

your right it looks like its always been there its perfect

Re: Picnic bench flower stand

how lovely!

Re: Sweet Little Potting Shed

its beautiful! I love it ! so full of charm and character I would love to peek inside

Re: In the "Pink" Garden Sign

WOW how perfect this is!

Re: Another Conservatory

love love love it!

Re: "Tools"

wow! you are talented


nothing I love more than mirror in the garden

Re: window table

I love this little table great idea I like the way the light hits it through the window very smart

Re: Old Dresser re-painted

makes a perfect potting bench and looks great too

Re: Sweet Salt Shaker Holder

vintage shakers are so sweet I often find singles for a good price

Re: BIG Project - Getting the barn ready for an antique business!

your lucky to have such a beautiful setting to start your business I know for sure if I was driving by I would sure feel the need to stop in. wishing you all the best

Re: Meat grinder turned Soap Dish!

very unique and fun

Re: Sewing Table Deconstructed

This is amazing i love all the elements you have used here very creative job well done!

Re: Screen Door Potting Stand/Kitchen furniture

pretty pretty pretty and looks very functional as well


I think the mirrored door is just darling I would love to try something like that and place it in the garden :-)

Re: Architecture in the House!

LOVE IT ALL! don,t you just love corbles they are so pretty and can be used in many many ways

Re: "Record" setting transformation...

another really great idea

Re: Mailbox turned table...

how lovely is this I like the wording under the glass top very nice I bet it would look quite pretty in the garden as well

Re: 1920's warehouse factory metal and glass windows from the scrap yard

wow how lucky are you !

Re: Victorian door header and Christmas wreath

great job I love everything victorian and you have really add to the victorian charm of your home I am sure

Re: Christmas angels -- junk style

thanks for opening my eyes to these charming beauties

Re: I've Pulled Another Wheelie

I will have to give this a try this summer love the look a charming way to have a basket of herbs just outside the kitchen door one more reason why I cant wait till spring

Re: My Potting Shed

Thank You all. I am really enjoying touring this site and all the many truly neat, cool, amazing and beautiful ideas here, so many talented folks here its very inspiring

Re: Victorian Christmas Wreath

Thank you all for your welcome and for sharing all your great projects and ideas and for enjoying some of mine. Junkmarket.com is bookmarked and already a favorite site.:-)


oh I do love this! its right up my alley would love to have a sun porch like this to enjoy

Re: Glass Topiaries

love these I have been collecting old and interesting shades, vases, and lights as I would love to try to make one or two for my garden this summer I would be interested to know what type of glue you used, it was suggested to use marine goop I have never heard of it and have no idea where to find it :-)

Re: Water feature from a discarded salad bar

your garden is enchanting makes me long for spring

Re: Colorful glass insulator hose guard

I have to agree this is a great use for insulators I will have to give this a try and your right the blue works well with the flowers Thank You


this is a great idea I have one in my kitchen it holds some of my most used cook books Oh I do love box lots theres always little unexpected treasures.

Re: Through the garden gate

love it! how lucky you are to find such a beautiful gate at an amazing price I bet your garden is charming

Re: My Patio

this looks very inviting I could see me relaxing there enjoy a cup of tea

Re: Old window art created from recycled glass

wow! how beautiful this is.

Re: Seasonal Tool Box Centerpiece

I really like this Its simple yet so festive and would look good long after the holidays


perfect indeed!

Re: A true "junky" to "funky" transformation

This is so smart and looks great I to have a thing for rust

Re: File Drawer Hanger

this so cute you have done a great job.

Re: Make A Wish

another great idea! I love to collect old victorian shakers how pretty they would be on the tree

Re: Let's Go Skating!!

I love this!!! I had want to do something at Christmas with an old pair of skates but was not quite sure how to go about it I love the way you laced the skates and the the wording on the side Very festive Now I can't wait untill next Christmas :-)

Re: My Potting Shed

Thank You Ladies I have to say I absolutly LOVE this site so many wonderful ideas and amazing projects people have created out of junk and stuff Its such fun to look at them all. I can see me spending a lot of time here.

Re: Silverplated Broken Teapot Chimes

I love wind chimes and this is so neat!

Re: Garden Gate

very charming

Re: Hand Washing Bucket

Ok, this idea I am going to have to used I would love to have this in my yard and think I have just the right spot on an old tree stump in my veggie garden. Thank You for sharing!

Re: Glass Conservatory-By Request

this would make a great cold frame for harding off seedlings in the early spring its very cool

Re: Potting Bench

WOW! I really love what you have done its so sweet and well designed I know you will love using it great job!

Re: How to Hang a Portrait with Junk

how pretty what a great idea !