fellowjunkerjanis gurney, BC, CA
I am also the busy mom of three boys and a very bad dog, and work as a pediatric nurse. I have been inspired by Junk Market for a few years now. Joining this site is a way of supporting and thanking them for keeping my creative juices flowing!! Thanks Junk Market!!
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Silver tray chalkboards
Vintage art embellished.
Vintage purse project.
Decorate with what you can find.
Turn brass thrift store frames into beautiful decor.
Decorating with vintage fish tanks.
I did a silver, white and black theme for my tree this year so had lots of junk around the house to incorporate into the design!!
Christmas themed word plates.
Vintage trophy cups from the shelves of the thrift store.
Create a little word swag from some old coasters.
Potatoe masher bud vases.
Some of my favorite places in Paris.
An easy lamp project.
A junky medical get-well bouquet.
Recycle old toys as beautiful planters.
Quick and easy summer table setting courtesy of the thrift store.
Thrift store light fixtures turned into junkstyle chandeliers.
"Marry" junk finds to create one-of-a-kind pieces.
Nursery rhyme series.
Use old junk pieces as beautiful planters.
Contributor's challenge project.
These are some old hand mirrors I embellished to use as wall hangings.
Vintage coffee carafes can be re-purposed as beautiful vases.
Use an old fireplace tool holder and some thrift store vases as a pretty display piece in your workspace.
Vintage tins can easily be recycled into beautiful and functional clocks.
Old office supply pieces add a vintage flair to your workspace.
Organizing junk style.
Secret compartment books.
Wooden embroidery hoop bulletin board.
Metal embroidery hoop project.
PLAYER PIANO MUSIC BOX
Piano player roll box
I've always loved vintage lace doilies, but I like more of a contemporary style in my own home so they have never really fit into my decor. Well........I saw this idea for a table runner in one...
Ever noticed the abundance of old ashtrays at the thrift stores? Many are beautiful crystal pieces just waiting to be re-invented. Here is a fun and easy project for giving these old...
I have always loved mercury glass and wanted to try to create some mercury glass "look alike" pieces using thrift store finds..........
Just had to share this find with my junking friends.......found this piece at one of my favorite thrift shops and paid $1.99 for it..........well, while scrubbing it up i uncovered a date on one of...
I found this old clock at the thrift store and it was no longer working so I took out the time piece and added a picture...oh, and, of course, a little jewel at the top.
Couldn't resist making another collar for Doby..........I used old wooden spools (covered them with scrapbooking paper), then added pearls and crystals. It was quite labour intensive, but lots of fun...
Here are some junk finds I used for Christmas wrapping this year. Christmas Blessings to all my junk friends!!!!!!!!!
Okay,.... so our dog, Doby, is sooooooo fluffy you can't even see the collar on him, but at this rate he's not going to have time for a hair cut before Christmas so I am using a vintage basket to...
I just loved Gretchen's bleached bottle brush trees. Here is the project I created using her instructions.
This is a combination of Sue's glass etching and "birdies" cheese dome projects. Funny how us great junk minds think alike. I love glass etching and use it on many of my thrift store...
I love using bits and pieces of greens from the trees in my yard to create outside Christmas arrangements.... and..... what would an arrangement be without a little bit of junk?
Throughout the year I'm always on the look out for tins, baskets & boxes I can use for my Christmas wrapping.
Georgia sent me these adorable little salt and pepper shakers and I wanted to do something special with them for Christmas......I rubbed on some words using rub-ons from the scrapbook store, added an...
One of my very special junking friends(Gretchen) sent me a link to some gorgeous crowns that a woman (Karla's Cottage) makes out of gutter screen. The following week, during a trip to the local...
I fell in love with these little plastic cherubs I found at the thrift store. I added some tinsel for hair, a brooch for a crown and some glitter for sparkle. They make me smile!!
I had this retro brass light fixture in the basement, and knew as soon as I saw Geo's Christmas version of the bicycle lamp what I wanted to do with it. I took the old wiring out, spray painted...
I love old salt and pepper shakers! Here is one of the ornaments I made to hang on my Christmas tree (the inside I filled with a little glitter and it catches the light beautifully).
This was an old brass thrift store mirror that I painted, hung in a diamond shape rather than square and embellished to fit my decor. I like how something as simple as changing the rotation of...
This is an old silver vase that I embellished with some beloved old crystals. I usually have a white candle sitting in it, but decided to do a flower arrangement for some company we were...
An old rusty mirror with game pieces & bits and pieces of rust (and some ribbon, of course) to decorate pumpkins.
I've decided that I need to start writing down my junk ideas as this old brain doesn't hold on to things like it used to. I made this junk journal using the left over paper from my junk...
I'm always trying to keep my craft room organized in a junky sort of way so made up some junk pockets that would inspire me to put things away. I used pages from a music book, pieces of rusty...
Okay guys, I have to admit that I pulled this out of someone's garbage. It is pretty ugly, but as we all know a couple coats of paint does things wonder. Georgia's painted...
Just wanted to thank you junkers for all the support and encouragement you've given since I've been posting my pictures. You are all truly amazing, inspiring and talented ladies. The...
Here's some clocks I've been working on.
I am also making these for Christmas ornaments.
I've been busy this past month making tree ornaments out of old crystals and cutlery. Here are some pieces with crystals. Not sure if you can read the words, but they are JOY, LOVE, NOEL...
These are my night lights made with old teapots.
After seeing some of the stuff on this website I was inspired to whip these up this weekend.
Having some computer and camera issues so these pictures are the best I can do (I have no idea how to change the orientation of the picture). Thanks to those of you who were interested...
Who needs wrapping paper?
Garden chime. Have been making these for years now.
Old post with silver plate and crystals.
Garden bird feeder.
Thanks for the inspiration fellow junkers. Here's some pictures of my junk creations.