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Sew an Easy DIY Ironing Board Cover

February 13, 2015 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments

This project has got to be one of my favourite because it’s just SO simple and easy, but it is just so satisfying. There’s just something about taking something utilitarian and a wee bit blah …

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Make a Spring Bird’s Nest & Vintage Butterflies Cloche

March 25, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
How to make a Spring bird's nest cloche

I think the coolest kinds of home decor crafts are the ones you can do WITH your kids and actually display in your home as a beautiful and quirky decor piece.  I love having personal, crafty pieces on our walls and our tables that make our house feel like kids live here and that give our home a fun story. This Spring bird’s nest cloche was one of those fun yet pretty crafts that both the girls and I enjoyed making – and I think it looks so sweet on our side table in the living room! For this craft, we made a DIY bird’s nest from things found in our yard, some DIY vintage butterfly picks and I used a glass server I had on hand as the cloche. Read the full story »

How to Make a Juliet Cap Wedding Veil

March 23, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make a DIY juliet cap veil

Happy Monday, DIYers! I have a different and GORGEOUS DIY tutorial for your today from my little sister, Heidi. Last year, she was married in a beautiful vintage-inspired wedding ceremony (you might remember the vintage …

Motivational Monday #41: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

March 22, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments
DIY Hanging Fabric Book Holder

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time. Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I …

Spring Is Sure to Follow – Free Spring Quote Chalkboard Printable Art

March 20, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments

HAPPY SPRING! I love the newness Spring brings. I love its freshness. I love that it’s a reminder that there is hope after trials. There is a rainbow after the rain. Here’s a free Spring …

Our DIY House: How We Built A Home From Foundation to Finishing on Our Own (Video)

March 18, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Our DIY House: How we built a home from foundation to finishing on our own

In 2012, after 6 years of living in our tiny Garage House (if you missed it, here’s the grand tour), we decided to begin construction on a new, larger home on our acreage – “Our …

Rustic Spring Planter Box Centerpiece with Mason Jars & Hydrangeas

March 16, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Rustic Spring Teal Mason Jars + Hydrangea Rustic Barnwood Box Centerpiece

Oh boy, oh boy! Spring is almost officially here, and the weather is starting to get warm and gorgeous up here in Alberta. There’s something about Spring that makes me instantly happy, you know what …

Motivational Monday #40: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

March 15, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 5 Comments
St. Patrick's Day Four Leaf Clover Hair Bow from Sweet Little Ones

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time. Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I …

Postpartum Fitness Tips from a Girl Who Hates to Exercise

March 11, 2015 – 8:00 am | 16 Comments
Postpartum Fitness Tips from a Girl Who Hates to Exercise

Hate is a strong word and I really try to avoid it, but I’m going to be honest here: I HATE EXERCISING. I really, really don’t like it at all. My husband asked me the …

How to Sew an Easy DIY Ruffled Petti Romper

March 9, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make an easy DIY ruffled petti romper

This past Saturday we celebrated Baby B’s first birthday. I’m still shaking my head as I type this and I’m wondering where this past year has gone. Wasn’t it just last week that I was …

Motivational Monday #39: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

March 8, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 5 Comments

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time. Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I …

Mood Board: Modern French Country Glam Formal Sitting Room

March 6, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Mood Board: Modern French Country Glam Sitting Room. A formal living room featuring classic french country items mixed with more modern items. The pallate is mint, coral, black and cream.

Don’t you think it’s nice to have a retreat in your home? Just a pretty little corner or a room that’s NOT kid-friendly? In our Garage House, we didn’t have a room that was solely …