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2014 Christmas Home Tour: A Teal & Green Vintage Inspired Christmas

November 24, 2014 – 4:00 am | 34 Comments

Christmas is a month away. Can you believe it?! This will be our second Christmas in Our DIY House, and we’re all very excited about it. This year, I had the pleasure of decorating our …

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Make Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Snowman Jar Gifts – A Kid’s Craft

December 19, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Marshmallow Snowman from recycled baby food jars and socks. So easy and a cute Christmas gift and kid's craft!

With Christmas less than a week away, all of the kindergarten and dance class recitals complete, and our home decorated and ready to go, we are taking some time to relax and enjoy the season together. What better way to relax and enjoy Christmas than to do fun, festive crafts together! This craft was something we made up as we went along, and it doubles as a fun kid’s activity as well as a unique neighbor or teacher gift. This silly recycled baby food jar hot chocolate reindeer and marshmallow snowman were a big hit in our house!  Come read how we made this fun &  simple Christmas craft. #YahooDIY Read the full story »

Sew a Frozen Inspired Kid’s Dance Costume

December 17, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Easy DIY Frozen Inspired Dance Costume (Bodysuit + Tutu)

Little C had her dance recital last Saturday and it was SO CUTE! It was Frozen themed (big surprise), and her dance teacher asked all of her students to wear something blue. With some leftovers …

A Black & White Christmas Hot Drink Station (+ Win a Keurig 2.0!)

December 15, 2014 – 8:00 am | 63 Comments
A black & white chalkboard coffee & hot chocolate station for Christmas

If you’ve been following my little blog, my Instagram or my Facebook page for a while you’ll know that I’m a coffee lover. Big time. I can’t get enough DIY vanilla lattes, and when we …

Motivational Monday #29: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

December 14, 2014 – 8:00 pm |
Wooden Snowflake from Scrap Wood

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 …

Pretty Christmas Gift Tag Printables from Me to You

December 12, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Turquoise, teal and green watercolor free printable Christmas gift tags

This weekend is the “weekend of concerts” for our family. Little C has her dance recital on Saturday, and then her Kindergarten Christmas concert is on Monday. She’s so excited, and we are too! I’m …

A Gold & Black Christmas and New Year’s Dessert Table

December 8, 2014 – 8:00 am | 32 Comments
Gold and black glamorous Christmas or New Year's dessert table with Ferrero Rocher

We’ll be hosting Christmas Day dinner at our house this year, and I’m so excited to have my family over to celebrate with us! I love decorating dessert tables to make parties and get-togethers extra …

Motivational Monday #28: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

December 7, 2014 – 8:00 pm | 2 Comments

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 an Easy DIY Faux Fur Cowl Scarf

December 5, 2014 – 1:00 pm | One Comment
How to make a DIY faux fur cowl - so easy!

Welcome to the final day of a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’ve shared with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf …

Make an Easy Fringed Infinity Scarf

December 4, 2014 – 9:00 am |
How to make a fringed infinity scarf with knit jersey - just some cutting and one seam to sew!

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’m sharing with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would make great …

Make an Easy 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

December 3, 2014 – 1:00 pm |
How to make a 15 minute infinity scarf - free tutorial and video

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’m sharing with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would make great …

Our Vintage Inspired Glam Christmas Mantel + Make Glittered Canvas Art

December 3, 2014 – 8:00 am |
How to make large vintage map glitter Joy to the World canvas art

In case you missed it last week, I revealed our Christmas mantel for this year in our Christmas home tour post. I’m really happy with how my  mantel turned out. It’s unique, vintage inspired, and …