Winter Wonderland

Yes, it’s common to have snow in December in many parts of America, but not here in Georgia. It was something special to wake up to a winter wonderland this morning. Enjoy it! The sun will come out and it will most likely all be gone by this afternoon!

Take advantage of it and get out there and build a snowman! And, since we’re talking about snowmen, let’s take a look at a few of them we have at Junk Mama’s General Store.

Come pick up one of our many snowman ornaments and it will remind you of this December snow every year when you place it on your tree.

Snow days are perfect for baking cookies! Why not keep them in a cute snowman cookie jar?

We have a large variety of snowman dishes! This set also has plates & glasses…

Don’t forget something to serve the hot cocoa in…

This pillow will be cute on your couch all winter long!

And, who doesn’t love a snow globe?

The sun will come out, the snow will melt, but you can have winter in your heart and in your house with a quick trip to Junk Mama’s!

Cookies For Santa

Santa will be here before you know it. Make sure you’re on the nice list by leaving out some cookies for the jolly soul! St. Nick will be even more thrilled if you serve his cookies on something pretty like these plates at Junk Mama’s General Store…

And, better yet, why not just leave the whole cookie jar out for the big guy?!!!

While we’re on the subject, what kind of cookies will you be making for Santa?

Trim The Tree

It’s time to trim the Christmas tree! And, at Junk Mama’s General Store we have an abundance of ornaments to fit any decorating style.

Oh how we love vintage! And, these vintage ornaments can’t be found at any big box store!

Show your State pride with these beautiful Georgia ornaments…

And, who doesn’t love birds on their Christmas tree?!!!

Handmade ornaments make any tree extra special.

Oh deer! These are cute!

Our eclectic mix of ornaments is sure to make your Christmas tree extra special.

Come see us at Junk Mama’s & let us help trim your tree to perfection!


If you’ve ever been to Junk Mama’s General Store, then you’ve seen our motto…

And, it’s so true!

Let’s take a look at a few of the items you may have had your eye on that have sold recently…

Now, let’s take a look at a few of the pieces of furniture that went home with someone else!

Don’t live your life with regrets! There are plenty more awesome pieces at Junk Mama’s General Store just waiting for you to take them home. But don’t wait to long, someone may have been thinking about that piece last night!!!

Gift Guide 2016

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Swedish Dish Cloths


Dish Towels…





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Jams & Jellies…


Map Necklaces & Key Chains…


Soaps & Lotions…



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Mugs & Mixes…


Hand Painted Signs…


Framed Signs…


Soap Dispensers With Changeable Magnetic Designs…


Kind Key & Wish Key Necklaces…




Vintage Jewelry…

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We hope we’ve given you some ideas for gifts this holiday season. We’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg, so come see us and let us help you cross off everyone on your Christmas list!

Throwback Thursday…Holiday Open House

It’s Thursday! And with our HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE happening this Friday, November 10, & Saturday, November 11, we thought we’d throwback to some of our previous festivities!

Let’s stroll down memory lane and start on our pretty porch. If you are a regular, you know that we change the porch every month. Let’s take a look back at our Christmas porch…




And, you know we always have good food…






Last year we had fun with an Instagram booth…






The best part of this THROWBACK THURSDAY is looking back at the wonderful memories shared with our great customers. So many of you have become our friends. We are thankful for you all!




Make your plans to join us this Friday & Saturday from 10am until 5pm and be part of the wonderful memories we’ll create for Christmas 2016!

As always, thank you for your business!

Think Outside The Planter Box

When it comes to plants, often times we stick to using traditional flower pots. And, of course, we have plenty of those at Junk Mama’s General Store.

jm flower pots1ATry and think outside the box and add interest to your garden with planters that are out of the ordinary. Watering cans are a normal garden item, but why not use them as a planter or vase?

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Metal buckets make great planters…

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So do metal tins…

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Kitchen items such as enamel pots, bread boxes, colanders, & crocks make great planters…

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Wouldn’t this copper box look great filled with plants?

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Teapots and pitchers also add a unique twist to a garden…

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How To Use Dixie Dirt

Want to age decorative items or furniture? 
Well, put a little dirt on it…
Dixie Dirt, that is!
This tin ceiling tile had been painted white and lightly sanded. And that’s exactly how it looked…painted and sanded.
 Dixie Dirt from The Dixie Belle Paint Company will add more of a natural looking age effect. And, it’s easy peasy!
Start by adding clear wax…
Dip a paintbrush into the Dixie Dirt. Give it a tap to remove the excess dirt.
Paint the dirt onto the wax, concentrating in the recessed areas and grooves.
It will look a little heavy, or too dirty, at this point…
Use a rag to rub off some of the dirt until you achieve the desired look…
Perfectly aged…
and so easy!


What will you put some dirt on?


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Everything’s Coming Up Roses

As you walk around Junk Mama’s General Store, you’ll notice the abundance of roses. It is Spring after all… time for blooming roses, bees, and warm weather.

Let’s take a stroll through the “rose garden” and see if there are any roses you’d like to pick for your home!

These roses will last for years to come. And, there are no thorns!

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Light up any room with a lovely rose covered lamp…

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Once you have your lamps in place, you can add some beautiful artwork…

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Then you can add this beautiful folding screen…

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Need a doorstop?

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The rose detail on this shelf is lovely…

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Here are a few things you could add to this or any shelf…

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What would you keep in these pretty rose covered boxes?

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The trend in table settings is mismatched dishes. Stock up on a variety of rose covered china at Junk Mama’s General Store. We have lots of sets already bundled up and ready to take home…

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and, lots more to add to your collection…

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These hand painted decorative plates and metal trays are lovely…

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We’ve even got you covered on the fashion end with this awesome purse…

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and vintage jewelry…

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As you can see, everything’s coming up roses at Junk Mama’s General Store!

Stop by and check out our variety of rose inspired items and so much more!

Do It Yourself

Are you a DIY fanatic? Or, do you just dabble in DIY projects? Maybe you want to do it yourself but are intimidated?

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Whether you are a pro at do it yourself projects, or are just getting started, Junk Mama’s General Store can provide you with great pieces of furniture at reasonable prices. Here are just a few of the pieces that we have in the store now that given a little attention would be beautiful.

Looks like someone tried their hand at DIY on these 2 vanities. A new coat of paint and they’d be gorgeous!

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Either a fresh coat of stain or paint and this vanity and chest of drawers would be stunning. Only need one piece? They’re sold separately.

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Need chairs? If the style of chairs is different, paint can bring them together!

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This piece is a little dated with its stencil design but, of course, paint can fix that! And, who doesn’t need more storage?

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Drop leaf tables are perfect whether you have a small kitchen or if you do a lot of entertaining and need extra dining space for you guests. Just open it up when you need it, then fold it down for more living space.

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This small table would be the perfect size for a dorm room or small bedroom. A fresh coat of paint would give it new life!

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Of course, we have a lot of pieces at Junk Mama’s that need no work at all. But, if stained wood isn’t your style, then it’s easy to change with a little paint.

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Are you ready to start a DIY project? We are available to answer any questions you might have and help you get started on your next project. Feel free to email us with any questions at