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 […]

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 […]

Outdoor landscape – DIY sidewalk

Here we are again… everyone to the front! Okay, so we’ve got the front door covered, revived the sad front porch boards, ripped off the old nasty balcony, and now we need somewhere to walk. A DIY Sidewalk. Here’s how we started out… weeds and field stones. Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, […]

Yard sales and night stands.

Remember that yard sale (when I ran into the husband)? Ya, it was a good one. Not only did we come home with this incredible wood locker… But, we also scored a solid wood side table! A cute shape, and totally functional with 2 open shelves. This guy is getting a little makeover to become […]

The front entry closet needs some help.

Oh man, I hate this closet. You’re saying “hate” is a strong word Jen, but it’s true. I try not to have any emotional feeling towards inanimate objects, but it has been so darn useless for us. I could live with the outdated-ness of it all. But the function, good grief the function! This is […]

Don’t be fooled by the rocks that I got…

… I’m just using what I got. Yep, J.Lo reference for your morning today. Well, I am a Jenny, not from the block… but I got rocks. Big heavy ones. Big heavy garden rocks that is. Our (new) front yard had little personality. And… with a new house and SO MUCH TO DO, we want to […]

Backyard – Before and After

In the summer of 2008, after a long winter, we decided it was time to tackle the backyard. Our goal was to create a outdoor room to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. Step One: dig up perfectly good sod. Boo. Leveling is the name of the game. Level the black dirt, cover with gravel. […]

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 […]