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Where Did I Get My Teal & Green Kitchen Curtains?

August 21, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
A black, white & turquoise vintage industrial kitchen filled with budget friendly DIY ideas.

“Where did you get your kitchen drapes?!”
This is a question I’ve been constantly asked lately – my kitchen curtains are often seen in the background of my video tutorials. Well, I’m so glad you asked! …

Sew a Simple Preschool Art Smock

August 13, 2015 – 5:00 am | 3 Comments
How to sew a preschool art smock: free pattern and tutorial!

Life is going to feel really weird starting next month – with Little C going to grade one and Little A going to preschool a couple of days a week, our home is going to …

Men’s Shirt to a Crop Top & Skirt + Motivational Monday #59: DIY, Craft & Home Decor Link Party

August 9, 2015 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
men's shirt to a crop top and skirt DIY

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s craft, DIY & home decor link party time, and we’ve changed our party name… introducing The Creative Corner! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of …

Make Baby Leg Warmers from Socks (Video)

August 3, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to make baby leg warmers from knee high socks - a video tutorial.

Roly-poly smushy baby thighs are my favourite. They are especially cute when they’re pantless and free – that is, when babies can crawl around in their diapers and you can kiss their sweet, dimply baby …

Make Outdoor Drop Cloth Drapes & A Porch Warming Party Idea

July 8, 2015 – 7:00 am |
DIY dropcloth outdoor drapes and plumbing parts curtain rod

I’m so excited that I can finally post about this project here – our internet has been down for almost a full week, and the hubs and I are just going nuts! ALL of our …

Women’s Swim Cover Up + Motivational Monday #56: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

July 5, 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 …

Sew a Fitted Skirt for a Keyboard Stand Cover

June 24, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
How to cover an ugly keyboard stand with a fitted skirt - DIY tutorial.

When you enter our home, the first thing that you see is a short wall in our sitting room where my keyboard resides. It’s really the only spot on our main floor that suits the …

Stenciled Brick Wall + Motivational Monday #53: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 14, 2015 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
Realistic stenciled brick wall

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 …

Sew a Piped & Zippered Pillow Cover (Video Tutorial)

June 5, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
Video Tutorial: How to sew gorgeous, professional looking pillow covers with piped edges and a hidden back zipper.

Raise your hand if you are as addicted to throw pillows as I am! I think they are THE BEST way to change the whole look of your home’s decor for the least amount of …

Video: Sew Soft Baby Slippers

May 22, 2015 – 7:00 am | 3 Comments
A free soft baby slippers / booties pattern and tutorial with video

One of the very first tutorials and sewing patterns that I published to this blog was this one – how to sew soft baby slippers. Even after almost 6 years, it’s still one of my most visited …