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Winter Cold Survival Kit: This makes a great, unique gift! Honey, lemon, gift card, epsom salts, tea cup, tea, cough drops and free printables!

A Gift in a Tin: Winter Cold Survival Kit

November 3, 2014 – 8:00 am |

Now that it’s November, my brain is already starting to think in “Christmas mode”. I truly love the season, and I always try to give as many handmade gifts as I can. My Snow Day …

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Sew Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings (Anthropologie Inspired)

November 20, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Anthropologie Inspired Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings - Free Pattern & Tutorial

It was time for me to sew some new Christmas stockings for our mantel this year. I thought it would be a good idea to make them neutral in colour so they could match our Christmas decor from year to year, but I still wanted them to be interesting and a little bit fun. I love linen and burlap, so when I found this gorgeous linen burlap from OnlineFabricStore.net, I knew it would be the perfect fabric for our Christmas stockings. Then, when I saw this stocking from Anthropologie, I had my inspiration to create some pretty new stockings for my family this year.
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A Frozen Inspired “Anna” Party

November 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Inexpensive, DIY Frozen birthday party ideas

This past weekend, we threw a birthday party for Little A. She’s turning three, and we had been planning a Frozen themed party for quite some time. Like our Halloween costumes this year, I suggested …

Motivational Monday #25: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

November 16, 2014 – 4:00 pm |

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time – we’re starting the party early this week! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those …

Make a Daily Ornament Advent Calendar from an Old Door

November 14, 2014 – 5:00 am | 13 Comments
A DIY Christmas ornament advent calendar made from an old door

This is the story of how I turned something sitting in our storage into a gorgeous, vintage rustic DIY Christmas decoration for our home. (Scroll down to the bottom of this post to see more …

DIY Christmas Ornament: Book Page or Map Paper Star

November 13, 2014 – 8:00 am |
How to make an 8 pointed paper star from book pages or maps. Makes a beautiful Christmas ornament!

It’s day four of DIY Christmas ornament week. In case you missed yesterday’s pipe cleaner and beads snowflake ornament, here it is. Today I’m sharing with you some beautiful little 8 pointed paper stars made out of …

DIY Christmas Ornament: A Pipe Cleaner and Beads Snowflake (A Kid’s Craft)

November 12, 2014 – 8:00 am |
How to make a snowflake Christmas ornament with pipe cleaners and beads. This is a great kid's craft!

It’s day three of DIY Christmas ornament week. In case you missed yesterday’s fabric & ribbon wrapped recycled ornaments, here they are. Today I’m sharing with you an easy little snowflake ornament made of pipe cleaners and …

DIY Christmas Ornament: Fabric and Ribbon Wrapped

November 11, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make ribbon and fabric wrapped Christmas ornaments. This is so easy and a great way to recycle old ornaments!

Happy Remembrance Day to my fellow Canadian readers! I am so grateful for the brave men and women that fought for our freedom today. Today, I’m going to sit down with my girls, show them …

DIY Christmas Ornament: A Recycled Baby Food Jar Tree Snow Globe

November 10, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY Christmas Ornaments: Christmas trees & faux snow in a baby food jar!

Happy MONDAY and welcome to a new week in November! Remembrance Day is tomorrow here in Canada. We will take the day to remember the many brave people that have lost their lives for Freedom in …

Motivational Monday #24: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

November 9, 2014 – 4:00 pm | 2 Comments
DIY rustic place setting

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time – we’re starting the party early this week! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects. Great news! There are …

A Gift in a Tin: Christmas Baking Kit

November 7, 2014 – 8:00 am | 8 Comments
Gift basket idea: A Christmas Baking Kit in a Tin! Put sprinkles, cookie mix, a cookie cutter, a wooden spoon and an apron in a pretty tin for a great gift idea. Comes with free printable labels and tags!

It’s day 5 and the final day of Gifts in a Tin week! In preparation for Christmas and simple and fun gift giving, I’ve been putting together some easy gift basket ideas for you. In case …

A Gift in a Tin: Spa Day in a Tin

November 6, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
A creative gift basket idea: Spa Day in a Tin! Put a candle, eye pillow, epsom salts, nail files and a Google Play card in a pretty tin - comes with free printable tags and labels.

It’s day 4 of Gifts in a Tin week! In preparation for Christmas and simple and fun gift giving, I’m putting together some easy gift basket ideas for you. In case you missed yesterday’s Coffee Lover …