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September 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | 18 Comments

I’m quite smitten with my front door. It’s bold, teal and lovely. It needed a pretty new wreath on it for Fall, but I wanted the wreath to tie-in with my door’s teal-ness while sill …

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Motivational Monday #18: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

September 29, 2014 – 2:00 am | One Comment
DIY Numbered Storage Crates

Happy, happy Monday, friends. It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects with me, Burlap and Babies, Dwelling in Happiness and Kent Heartstrings.
Thanks so much to those of …

How I Draft Sewing Patterns (with My Intel AIO and Adobe Illustrator)

September 26, 2014 – 8:00 am |
How to Draft Sewing Patterns with Adobe Illustrator + Intel AIO

I love sewing clothes for my kids. It is just SO fun, and they always seem to love what I make (whether it’s a #FAIL or not). I’ve been asked a few times over the …

Work Hard, Be Humble (5 Things I Learned at BlogPodium 2014)

September 24, 2014 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
Work Hard. Be Humble. (5 Things I Learned at BlogPodium 2014.)

On September 14th, I had the pleasure of attending BlogPodium in Toronto. BlogPodium is Canada’s conference for design and lifestyle bloggers, and when I saw it come up in some of my blogging friends’ feeds …

Motivational Monday #17: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

September 22, 2014 – 8:00 am |
DIY farmhouse console

Happy, happy Monday, friends. It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects with me, Burlap and Babies, Dwelling in Happiness and Kent Heartstrings.
Thanks so much to those of …

Shopping Local & Handmade for Baby (+ Win Tickets to WeeStock – Ends 10/06)

September 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | 19 Comments
WeeStock 2014 Indie & Boutique Baby Show in Edmonton Area

Ever since I had Little C almost 6 years ago, I caught the Handmade Baby Stuff Bug. There is something beautiful and special about making things with love for your littles. Handmade baby products are more …

Our Fall 2014 Mantel + Free Give Thanks Printable

September 17, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Rustic Glam Fall Mantel Decor on a Budget + Free

I had a whirlwind couple of days this past weekend attending BlogPodium in Toronto (which was AWESOME!), and now that I’m back home I’m ready to snuggle down and cozy our home up for Fall. I’ve …

Motivational Monday #16: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

September 15, 2014 – 2:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY Vintage Industrial Pendant Light

Happy, happy Monday, friends. It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects with me, Burlap and Babies, Dwelling in Happiness and Kent Heartstrings.
Thanks so much to those of …

Sew an Anna Inspired Frozen Snow Princess Dress

September 12, 2014 – 8:00 am |
DIY Anna Inspired Snow Princess Dress - Free Pattern & Tutorial

Today I’m going to share with you how to make a child’s costume dress and cape inspired by Anna from the movie Frozen. In case you missed it, I shared how to make an Elsa …

Sew an Elsa Inspired Frozen Snow Princess Dress

September 10, 2014 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
DIY Elsa Inspired Snow Princess Dress - Free Pattern & Tutorial

The girls and I have already been discussing what our Halloween costumes will be this year. Believe me, I’ve tried and tried and TRIED to steer them towards something unique like purple unicorns or construction worker …

Tour Through Blogland: The DIY Mommy

September 9, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Christina Dennis, The DIY Mommy

Today I’ve been nominated by the lovely Emily of Our House, Now A Home to take part in the Tour Through Blogland where bloggers have been connecting with eachother and sharing a bit about their …