Decorating the Junk Gypsy Wander Inn

See how Amie, Jolie and the whole Sikes family decorate the new Junk Gypsy Wander Inn with vintage finds and Americana style. By Jennifer M. Frazier
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The Junk Gypsy Wander Inn in Round Top, Texas, features two buildings and eight rooms. Here, trail riders and special inn guests relax and sip iced tea on the porch. Amie and Jolie hope that the inn will be open to the general public in late 2014.

When the buildings on the land adjacent to the Junk Gypsy store were listed for sale, Amie and Jolie knew the structures were meant to become an inn.

When it was first purchased, the building was rather bland, with beige walls and no decorations. Still, Amie and Jolie saw instant potential for it to become the Wander Inn.

While the inn buildings still had beautiful features, they needed the Junk Gypsy touch. "We kept the bones of the building, like the wood floor and the ceiling," Amie says. Old cedar, indigenous to Texas, serves as the stairway rail, which Amie and Jolie left intact.

A wall painted blue, vintage furniture finds and some DIY projects now give the Junk Gypsy Wander Inn personality.

The family junked through Round Top and nearby towns to locate the perfect items for the Wander Inn. Here, Amie unloads the trailer of finds, trying to decide what to incorporate in the inn's decor. Treasures include vintage animal horns and an assortment of dining chairs.

Jolie unloads more newly purchased "junk," including a globe that can be used for decor or a DIY upcycling project, such as a light fixture. Most days, you'll find Amie and Jolie also wearing Junk Gypsy designs, like this "Y'all" T-shirt.

An integral part of the Junk Gypsy team is Amie and Jolie's family, including Jolie's son, Cash Baker Smith, and the family patriarch, Phillip Sikes. Here, the grandfather-grandson team prepare to unload a pickup filled with junk finds.

Junk Gypsy mom Janie Sikes picked out pillows for the new inn. Two things that the Junk Gypsies always try to incorporate in projects are the American and Texas flags.

Phillip Sikes oversees the hanging of a large American flag, making sure it is level and straight. Amie and Jolie describe the new inn as "rustic Americana," which is one of their favorite themes.

A huge glitter phoenix, taken from an old parade float, serves as a focal point in the inn and stands out against the blue background, as do the cedar stairs. "The woodwork was so beautiful, but it blended in with the taupe walls," Jolie says. "After we painted the walls that vibrant blue, the staircase really popped."

A favorite junk find of Amie and Jolie's is vintage signs, like this old Star Motel sign that now hangs on the wall opposite the giant American flag.

Amie's special artwork project, made out of old license plates, Western belts and tin cans, hangs above the firelace mantel.

One of the first private events at the new Junk Gypsy Wander Inn was hosting a group of a dozen trail riders. The Junk Gypsy crew held a cookout and added personal touches, like napkins fashioned from Junk Gypsy bandanas (sold in the store and online for $9.95).

Glass mugs with the phrases "Honey Hush" and "Bless Your Heart" are used in the inn, and sold at the Junk Gypsy store and online.

Amie and Jolie set up a buffet, at a table under the inn’s Star Motel sign, for the trail riders they hosted. On the menu were burgers and hot dogs.

Jolie with son Cash Baker Smith, Amie holding daughter Indie Sikes, and Junk Gypsy mom Janie Sikes welcome guests back from a trail ride and into the inn.

Jolie's husband, Todd Smith, mans the grill during the cookout the Junk Gypsy crew held for the group of trail riders.

The horses take a water break while the trail riders eat inside and on the porch of the Junk Gypsy Wander Inn.