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 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 […]

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.┬áIt can become just about anything. I’m taking it down a Christmasy, home decor, road with sewn circle paper garland. Show us your […]

How to make an Infinity Scarf

Time for another 12 months of DIY Challenge with my Canadian Blogger friends! This month we’re working with fabric. I’m going to show you how How to make an Infinity Scarf in a few simple steps, and in only about ten minutes! And, don’t forget to play along with our Instagram Challenge! We’ll be sharing […]

12 Months of DIY – Mason Jar Travel Cup

So thrilled to be joining this group of talented bloggers today with our first “12 months of DIY” post. We’ll be challenging ourselves each month with a new material, and putting our noggins to the test to find the most creative uses we can, for each item. This month means MASON JARS. Who knew you […]

Easy Tea Towel Pillow Case

Spring is here! Well, almost… but, it’s definitely here in my head. I’ve started with the deep cleaning, the opening of the windows, the stopping to listen to the birds sing… oh ya… this is happening. Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!

DIY Upholstered Foyer Bench

Remember this big, before and after? Well that dandy little foyer bench is hiding a secret… wanna hear it?… here goes… Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!

Mid-century Goodness (Part 2) – Reupholster an Armchair

So last we saw my mid-century beauty, she was looking about like this… Right. I was feeling pretty good about myself. Oh look at me… those buttons are perfection! Mmm Hmm… then, came the arms. There are two of them, you know. Double trouble. Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!

The Zig-Zag Trailer Saga Continues…

Ooooooooh, we are making some progress around here! Remember this little adventure we started last year? Well, it’s baaaack! You would not believe how far the interior has come in the last few weeks. But, more on that another day. Last Summer we took a road trip out to an RV parts retailer. They had […]

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 […]

DIY Purse Organizer

Ever wonder how to make your own DIY Purse Organizer? If you’re like me, maybe you have a purse or two of the slouchy variety? You know, that bag that seemed so casual, and fun in the store — and then you get it home, start using it, and realize that it is a deep […]

Before and After: Slip Cover

With a floorplan like this, you can’t re-vamp one area without it spilling out into the rest of the room. In the on-going attempts to get the home gym in order, this sofa is the first “victim” to conform to the new plan. Sorry little guy, colour palette is changing… time to get with the […]