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DIY Recycled Brown Paper & Rolled Burlap Roses Fall Wreath

A Brown Paper Fall Wreath from My Recycling Bin

August 25, 2014 – 8:00 am | 12 Comments

Fall is my favourite season. I love the crisp air, the beautiful colours of the leaves, sipping hot coffee and starting new things (Little C starts kindergarten in a couple of weeks!). I wanted to …

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6 Back To School Tutorials and Free Printables

September 2, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Sew an Easy Reusable Snack Bag in 15 Minutes! #backtoschool #DIY

Who’s excited about back-to-school week?! Or, for those of you that have already started, how are your kids enjoying their new year of school so far? Little C starts kindergarten in a couple of days, so I thought I’d dig up some of my old (and new) back to school DIY projects and share them all again for my sake and yours. Click on the photo to take you to the tutorial or free printable. Happy September!

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Motivational Monday #14: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

September 1, 2014 – 2:00 am | One Comment
DIY Napkin pillow covers

Happy Labour Day Monday, everyone! Can you believe summer is pretty much over and it’s the start of September already? Not me! I’m in a wee bit of denial thinking that Little C starts kindergarten …

Ideas for Preserving Summer Beach Memories #KinderMom

August 29, 2014 – 8:00 am |
DIY summer sand dollar art made from a picture frame, fabric and string

Summer is drawing to a close and my darling Little C starts kindergarten next Thursday. We had a good summer. While we didn’t go on any extravagant vacations, we were able to head to the …

Make a Rustic Wooden Sign (+ My New Intel AIO)

August 27, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
How to make a DIY rustic wooden sign - such a cute You Are My Sunshine sign!

We’re slowly working on finishing our bathrooms in Our DIY House. Bathrooms take FOREVER. There are so many little details! The kids’ bathroom is thisclose to being finished – I’m doing some finishing painting, working …

Motivational Monday #13: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

August 25, 2014 – 2:00 am |
DIY coral geometric headboard

Happy, happy Monday DIYing friends! How was your last week and weekend? I had a blast co-hosting the Canadian Bloggers Home Tour last week, and I hope you had fun browsing the home tours. If …

Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014: Day 5

August 22, 2014 – 6:00 am | 4 Comments
The Uncommon Law Home Tour

Welcome back to the Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014! Can I just say that this week has been incredible and inspirational? I’ve really enjoyed browsing through these beautiful, Canadian homes that are both lovely and welcoming. In …

Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014: Day 4

August 21, 2014 – 6:00 am |
Dans le Townhouse

Welcome back to the Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014! This has been such a fun week so far. In case you missed it, AKA Design + Life and I are hosting a home tour blog hop featuring all …

Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014: Day 3

August 20, 2014 – 6:00 am |
The Sweetest Digs Home Tour

Welcome back to the Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014! In case you missed it, AKA Design + Life and I are hosting a home tour blog hop featuring all Canadian bloggers.  There are SO many Canadian bloggers with an …

Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014: Day 2

August 19, 2014 – 4:00 am |
Elliven Studio Home Tour

Welcome back to the Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014! In case you missed it, AKA Design + Life and I are hosting a home tour blog hop featuring all Canadian bloggers.  There are SO many Canadian …

Motivational Monday #12: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

August 18, 2014 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Weekly Calendar Board

It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time with me and  Burlap and Babies. Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I love that so many of you took the time …

Our DIY House: 2014 Home Tour

August 18, 2014 – 4:00 am | 46 Comments
Our DIY House 2014 Home Tour

Welcome to our 2014 home tour as part of the Canadian Blogger Home Tour 2014! I’m excited to be co-organizing this tour with Shannon of AKA Design + Life, and I’m happy to be giving …