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 […]

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 […]

$25 Holiday Gift Guide

This was the most fun gift guide to put together, yet! I love searching for special little things within a budget. There are always great ways to celebrate the ones you love with quirky little discoveries, or simple and functional gifts. My $25 Holiday Gift Guide (or thereabouts) is sure to help you out. Take […]

Gift Guide for the Holiday Lover in Your Life!

This one is for the holiday lover in your world. You know the ones… you can hear the Fa-la-la-la-la-ing as you walk up to the house. Christmas music on blast, custom winterized cushions on the sofa, the perfect and most tasteful holiday buffet set up and ready to go. And, they always seem to bake […]

Gift Guide for the Artist in your Life

Have you got a creative soul in your life? Are they always sketching or just plain making stuff… well then, I’ve got the gift guide for the artist in your life. I’ve collected a few fun items that would be great gift ideas for the creative in your world. I own most of these myself, […]

Hand Painted Ribbon and Gift Tags

It’s another edition of the 12 Months of DIY. Can you believe it’s October already?! Where has the year gone? I figured since we’re about to head into some serious holiday action, what better use for my “ribbon” challenge than to beautify some pretty packages for loved ones with hand painted ribbon. I love this […]

Gift Tag Printables for Christmas

T’was the night before Christmas and you’re thinking… whoops, I still have a lot of wrapping to do! Don’t fret. I’ve got you covered with a new set of free Christmas printables. I created a watercolour deer Christmas tag, to keep all those pretty packages organized under the tree. My gift to you. DOWNLOAD A PDF […]

Holiday Gift Giving Guide

Happy Holidays, everyone! It’s time for my, Holiday Gift Giving Guide! Let’s have some fun! This year, I’m thinking about your friends. These are my choices for some of my favourite things this year, and I’ve even broken it down by price, to help keep you on budget! Be sure to hit up the GIVEAWAY (<– […]

DIY Gifts for the New Mom

I love holiday gifting! And, for almost the last decade, a common person popping up on my Christmas list is, the ‘New Mom’. So, I thought I’d dedicate the last week of our, Month of DIY Holiday Gifts, to her — with a little round-up of my, DIY Gifts for the New Mom, in your life. […]

DIY Christmas Gift – Baking and Tea Towels

  Fa la la la la, la la la… la! Hey now, it’s almost that time. Y’know… Festivus… Holi… Feliz … Okay, Christmas — I said it! And, it’s time to start planning for it! A bunch of fantastic bloggers and myself have got you covered. All month long, we’ll be sharing our favourite DIY Christmas […]

HD Gift Challenge – DIY Shade Tent

It’s the 15th of the month, and that means it’s time to have another Home Depot Gift Challenge! If you’ve never had the chance to visit during a HD Challenge, this is when a bunch of fantastic bloggers, get together, and shop at our favourite hardware shop for the same item… and transform it into […]

Easy New Years Hostess Gift.

Going to a party this New Year? Let your hostess know how much you appreciate her with these easy custom napkins! I started with making this as easy as possible. Pre-made, linen napkins in a neutral colour. Plan out where you would like the design to sit… I created a stencil from an old cracker […]

Funny gift, easy wrap!

This guy… is awkward. Awkward to wrap, that is. He was a birthday gift for the kiddo. And no, I didn’t give her an empty Mr. Potato Head — the bits and pieces are currently being watched by the guard dog… naturally. (Pup-peh!) Back to the wrap! As I was saying… awkward. Too fat for […]