Pallet and Burlap Christmas Sign

A bunch of fantastic bloggers and I are getting our Burlap on today! Just how many ways can you re-invent burlap into a Christmas craft, anyway? Well, it turns out, at least 6. I had some extra pallet boards kicking around, and I thought they would get along famously with my burlap. You throw a […]

DIY Faux Copper Flower Pots

So I’ve really been loving copper these days. It’s been a great accent colour we’ve slowly been adding here and there to our front landscaping. And, I really loved the idea of having large copper flower pots of some kind. But — they aren’t really all that easy to come by. And, copper’s not really […]

I see a red door and I want it painted black.

Yes, Stone lyrics, on my blog. But hey, I really had a red door, and I wanted to paint it black… so, I did. But, let’s remember, one. last. time. what this door originally looked like, because it is no more! Buh-bye weird snowflake door… Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free […]

Let’s take it outside

This time, last year, I was daydreaming about how we could improve our curb appeal situation. This Summer, we finally had some time, and a plan. It has been a ton of work so far — but it’s going really great! And, as far as exterior facelifts are concerned… not too shabby on the budget too. […]

Working on the Curb Appeal

Ooooh, a girl can dream. The best thing about Spring? Being outside! We are outside All. The. Time! It’s fantastic. The worst thing about Spring? All that time outside is making me notice the lack of curb appeal. The snow is gone, there is nowhere to hide. The upper deck is pretty tired, and has […]

Green is better – Before and After

Hmm… House, check. Blue sky, check. Big rock, check. –– but something’s missing… Much better! Some fast colour with fresh laid sod, red lava rock, and a few baby shrubs. Oh, and maybe a tree? We have the luxury of having some fantastic neigbours that help move our tree into place. That’s the husband standing […]