Sweet Jolie has Officially Opened!

Edmonton just got a little more stylish. Sweet Jolie has officially opened! If you haven’t taken the “sneak peek tour” when I got to cruise the new boutique as the gang at SJ was getting it ready — make sure to give that a visit. You’ll get close-ups of aaaallll the interior goodies Nicole managed […]

Sweet Jolie opens new boutique!

Sweet Jolie opens new boutique! I recently had the honour to check out the new digs for Sweet Jolie’s first brick and mortar store in Edmonton (open July 6th, 2017) — an expansion from their current online shop and home showroom. Over two fun visits I got to explore this incredible space, and all the goodies within […]

Modern Rustic Master Bedroom Reveal

Here it is! We made it through another New Year, New Room Refresh Challenge and I’m so happy! I’m so excited to see what all of my talented blogging friends ended up with after this month-long challenge hosted by the super duper Casa Watkins Living. Be sure to click over to all these great room […]

How to make a DIY Wooden Headboard

Time for an update with my New Year, New Room Refresh Challenge! This challenge has a whole whack of bloggers participating and is hosted by the lovely Casa Watkins Living. Today, I’m talking DIY, and I’m talking headboards. The best part? This big, wood plank, DIY headboard doubles as art — it’s large and in […]

Master Bedroom Design Progress

If you haven’t heard, a bunch of bloggy pals and myself are taking part in the New Year, New Room Refresh Challenge (hosted by the lovely Casa Watkins Living). If you were following along last week, you know I’m finishing off my master bedroom! Things have been looking a little dorm-room-ish surrounding the bed area […]

Moody Modern Bedroom, Inspiration

What better way to start the new year out on the blog, than to get going with a new room design! Well, it’s a room refresh really. I’m going for a moody modern look in my master bedroom, and I’m going to tackle it over just 4 weeks! The New Year, New Room Refresh Challenge […]

That’s a Wrap! 12 Months of DIY in Review

Alright. So who knew when we started this little 12 Months of DIY journey last January, that I’d end up with a bunch of projects that I use on a daily basis? I stood back and took stock of all we’ve accomplished this year and realized some of these DIYs are invaluable to me now, […]

Candy Pink Christmas Tree Style

We’re talking holiday trees today. Casa Watkins Living has invited a bunch of bloggers to share our Christmas tree style in a fun blog hop for, My Home Style: Christmas Tree Edition! If you caught my Christmas Home Tour yesterday, you’ve had a peek at my Modern Candy Pink Christmas tree. (This post may contain affiliate links. […]

Candy Pink Meets Traditional – Canadian Holiday Homes Tour

A Candy Pink Christmas, downstairs… Happy Holidays! And, welcome to my home! How does a little “candy pink Christmas meets traditional and serene” sound? That may sound like a bit of an odd combo, but I had two floors to decorate, and by golly each area was going to get it’s own theme! Let’s start […]

Beginner Crochet Infinity Scarf

I am not an expert crocheter by any means, but I like to dabble now and again (like with this easy beginner crochet infinity scarf). However, if I break out my yarn and crochet hook — it’s gotta be simple. Super Easy Peasy. I found the perfect stitch pattern that was easy to handle and […]

Cyber Monday Deals at Minted

I had to share some of my favourite Cyber Monday Deals at Minted! Before they’re long gone… (This post may contain affiliate links. This means, should you end up making a purchase, advertisers give me a small percentage of that sale, at absolutely NO EXTRA COST to you. Click here for full disclosures).  Get your table ready with […]

Paper House Christmas Ornament with Cricut

I’m in full-on Christmas mode around here. I don’t know about you, but one of my favourite parts of the holiday season is getting into some festive projects, and flexing some crafting muscle. Today, I’m creating a Paper House Christmas Ornament, and I hope you’ll decide to make one along with me! You can make this […]

Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

Today is for the Kiddos and it’s time for my Gift Guide for Kids! Those little munchkins that wait so patiently all season long for their big day at the end of December. Yours don’t wait all that patiently either? Do you get asked a few times how many more days? That’s just part of […]

How to make Circle Paper Garland

It’s time for another 12 Months of DIY Challenge! This month we’re working with paper. Yep, the most simplistic tool in a crafter’s arsenol — paper. Paper is full of possibility and purpose. It can become just about anything. I’m taking it down a Christmasy, home decor, road with sewn circle paper garland. Show us your […]

A Beginners Guide – How to Hang Wallpaper

Consider this my beginner’s guide for How to Hang Wallpaper. How did it work out for me? Fantastic! I’ve never touched the stuff before and it could not of ended better for me. It took a little work, but speaking as a first-timer, if I can do it, so can you! I want to host […]