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A Vintage Inspired Red & Aqua Laundry Room (+ Video Tour!)

April 6, 2015 – 2:00 pm | 24 Comments

I never thought I’d be this excited about a laundry room before, but I am seriously FREAKING OUT. I am so, so incredibly happy with how our laundry makeover turned out that I couldn’t wait …

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5 Things Every Family Kitchen Needs + A Video Tour of Our Kitchen

April 27, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
5 Things Every Family Kitchen Needs

We’ve lived in our kitchen for almost two years now, and I still really love its design. We designed our family kitchen ourselves using Ikea cabinets and a whole lot of DIY. If you’ve been reading my blog for a little while, you’ll know that our kitchen has been through a few changes as we’ve gone along – I added more colour to the space last year with drapes and accessories, and just a couple of weeks ago we installed a marble panel backsplash. Today I wanted to give you a video tour of our kitchen, and I wanted to share with you what I think are 5 things that every family kitchen design needs. These are things we have in our kitchen that I absolutely adore and I’m so happy we put them in! Read the full story »

DIY Old Window Cabinet + Motivational Monday #46: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

April 26, 2015 – 7:00 pm |
DIY Old Window Cabinet

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 …

Teething Baby Survival Kit

April 24, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Teething Baby Survival Kit - what I've learned helps teething babies.

A couple of weeks ago, Baby B cut her one-year-old molars. I had forgotten until that point how horrible the incoming molars made my babies feel! Baby B was restless and grouchy, and I immediately used …

Make a Bridal Bouquet of Fabric Flowers

April 22, 2015 – 8:00 am |
How to make this absolutely gorgeous, realistic looking DIY bridal bouquet made out of handmade fabric flowers, brooches, keys and pins.

My sister got married last year, and her wedding was a whole lot of vintage-y gorgeousness. It was beautiful! You might remember this vintage wedding mood board I made based on her wedding, her vintage …

Make Green (or Not Green) Smoothie Packs for Easy Snacks (Video)

April 20, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make pre-frozen smoothie packs for easy snacks + a good green smoothie recipe!

It took me until last week to finally try a “green” smoothie, and I was pleasantly surprised. I blended a frozen cube of spinach together with some yogurt, peaches, strawberries, bananas and orange juice, and …

Tin Cup Succulent Dish Garden + Motivational Monday #45: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

April 19, 2015 – 7:00 pm |

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 …

How to Build A Giant Framed Pegboard

April 17, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
How to build a giant DIY framed & wall-mounted pegboard

Do you remember our laundry room makeover from last week? I’m still so very happy with the space, and I was thrilled to find out that it was featured on Good Housekeeping and Country Living …

A Marble Panel Backsplash for Our DIY Kitchen

April 15, 2015 – 8:00 am | 8 Comments
A beautiful vintage industrial kitchen featuring black and white Ikea cabinets, turquoise accents and a Carrara marble stone panel backsplash.

Patience is a virtue for life in general… and for decorating. I completely believe in slowly and carefully piecing your home’s decor together by choosing every element with intention and only purchasing things that you …

How to Make Pom Poms + A Silly Spring Pom-Pom Animal Kid’s Craft (Video)

April 13, 2015 – 8:00 am |
How to make pom poms + a silly Spring pom-pom animal kid's craft

There’s not much that makes me happier than when I get to do fun crafts with my girls. I simply adore spending time with my daughters, and we have so much fun making things together! …

DIY Colorful Chalkboard Calendar + Motivational Monday #44: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

April 12, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 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 …

Whole Wheat Biscuits + How I Substitute Whole Wheat Flour for White Flour

April 10, 2015 – 8:00 am |
How to substitute whole wheat flour for white flour + a whole wheat biscuit recipe

As part of eating healthier and adding more whole grains and whole wheat flours to my diet , I have been doing a lot of baking with whole wheat flour. I’ve found lots of great recipes that …