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Make an Customizable Photo Book & Mug for Father’s Day

May 30, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
An adorable Father's Day gift idea: a photo book with pages the kids can fill in + a custom mug full of his favourite treats!

Father’s Day is on June 21st this year, and my daughters and I have come up with something ultra special for my dear hubby this year. With the help of Snapfish, we created an adorable photo …

Mini Fairy Garden in a Tin Gift + Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

May 1, 2015 – 5:00 am | 7 Comments
How to make a DIY mini fairy garden gift in a vintage enamelware planter.

A couple of weeks ago, we visited a beautiful greenhouse nearby and we stumbled across the most adorable little fairy garden. I hadn’t thought too much about fairy gardens in the past, but when I …

Make a Bridal Bouquet of Fabric Flowers

April 22, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
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 …

A Fresh & Happy Spring Dessert Table + More Spring Dinner Party Ideas

March 31, 2015 – 5:00 am | 14 Comments
A Fresh & Happy Dessert Table Idea for Spring! A DIY wreath and DIY fabric scrap tassle banner take center stage in this fun aqua, blush pink, moss green and yellow dessert table featuring bird cages, birch candles, feathers and greenery.

Which colours make you happy? Like, blissfully happy? I don’t know what it is about them, but whenever I see aqua (or turquoise, or teal) and blush pink, my mood is instantly lifted and I …

Video Tutorial: Make DIY Fabric Cabbage Roses or Peony Flowers

March 2, 2015 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Video Tutorial: How to make fabric cabbage roses and peony flowers. So realistic & gorgeous!

Spring is in the air. I can just smell it. Yum. I simply can’t wait for puddle jumping, leaf explosions, and garden flowers. How about you? Last year at this time, I was working on …

I Have Loved You For This Many Days – Free Valentine or Anniversary Card Printable

February 9, 2015 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
I Have Loved You For This Many Days - Free, romantic Valentine's Day or Anniversary card printable. So sweet!

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage. Sometimes it’s easy to start focusing more on the kiddos than the hubby, but really love & marriage were what came first …

Whip Up 5 Minute Brownies for Two

February 4, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make brownies for two in 5 minutes!

I’m trying to think ahead to Valentine’s Day this year and come up with an easy, creative dessert just for me and my hubby. I wanted something that I could quickly and sneakily make after …

Video Tutorial: Make Fancy Iced Cupcakes in 4 Seconds or Less

January 30, 2015 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Video: How to make fancy iced cupcakes in 4 seconds or less!

There’s something about a beautifully iced cupcake that’s so elegant and fun. I LOVE making fancy iced cupcakes for many occasions – swirly iced cupcakes are great for parties or special occasions like Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Play Dough Mat Printable (+ Cleaning Our White Table!)

January 23, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Free Valentine's Day Printable Play Dough Mat

What’s your philosophy when it comes to kids getting messy? I’m pretty relaxed about it. I think it’s fun to squish and smush and sprinkle, so we do A LOT of that at our house. …

Our Neutral Valentine’s Day Mantel Decor

January 21, 2015 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
DIY Neutral Valentine's Day Mantel Decor

Like I mentioned before, I never thought I’d take the time to decorate a mantel for Valentine’s Day, but here we are. Honestly? I think it’s pretty and Little C was just ecstatic when she …