Waterproof Balcony – The (improved) view from the top

Ding dong the balcony is gone! The old one, that is. But before we look up… look waaaaaay up… (that’s for my Canadian peeps) — lets look at how my clever better half covered up those spindly toothpick pillars. Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!

Fresh Find: Christmas on the Cheap!

Christmas is almost here, your house is decked out and ready to go. Why would you want to shop for decorations now? Because everything is dirt cheap, that’s why! For example, take these Debbie Travis for Canadian Tire blown glass ornaments… These sets of 4 ornaments regularly come in at $9.99 and $7.99. I bought […]

Fresh Find: Ever After Antiques

Those of you in new construction homes, know the challenge of adding character, or a sense of history to your home, while still honouring its young age. Antiques, like those found at Ever After Antiques, may just be the trick you need to do just that. Just because you enjoy antiques doesn’t mean that’s all […]

Mirror – Before and After

I was on the hunt for vintage clothing when I came across this mirror for… wait for it… 2 bucks!! Yes, $2 at the local thrift shop. The frame is actually heavy plastic and the mirror was in fantastic condition. One little fix-up needed. One side had some of the filigree missing, so I grabbed […]

Before & After: Buffet Cabinet

Ooooh this is an oldie, but we turned her into a goodie. This little gem was hiding under my stairs, possibly ashamed of its paint job from days gone past… but we turned that around! New paint, hardware, glass inserts, added moulding and lots (LOTS) of elbow grease, has her standing proud, front and centre, […]