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May 22, 2015 – 7:00 am |

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 …

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A Marble Panel Backsplash for Our DIY Kitchen

April 15, 2015 – 8:00 am | 8 Comments
A beautiful vintage industrial kitchen featuring black and white Ikea cabinets, turquoise accents and a Carrara marble stone panel backsplash.

Patience is a virtue for life in general… and for decorating. I completely believe in slowly and carefully piecing your home’s decor together by choosing every element with intention and only purchasing things that you …

How to Make Pom Poms + A Silly Spring Pom-Pom Animal Kid’s Craft (Video)

April 13, 2015 – 8:00 am |
How to make pom poms + a silly Spring pom-pom animal kid's craft

There’s not much that makes me happier than when I get to do fun crafts with my girls. I simply adore spending time with my daughters, and we have so much fun making things together! …

DIY Colorful Chalkboard Calendar + Motivational Monday #44: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

April 12, 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 …

Whole Wheat Biscuits + How I Substitute Whole Wheat Flour for White Flour

April 10, 2015 – 8:00 am |
How to substitute whole wheat flour for white flour + a whole wheat biscuit recipe

As part of eating healthier and adding more whole grains and whole wheat flours to my diet , I have been doing a lot of baking with whole wheat flour. I’ve found lots of great recipes that …

Make a Faux Cowhide Rug for Under $50

April 8, 2015 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY faux cowhide rug for under $50!

I seriously used to DESPISE cowhide rugs, but somehow they slowly knocked at my brain until I started liking them just a little bit. Then, I kept seeing them in home decor spaces that I …

Motivational Monday #43: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

April 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 …

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

March 31, 2015 – 5:00 am | 13 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 …

Motivational Monday #42: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

March 29, 2015 – 7:00 pm | One Comment

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 …

Video Tutorial: Make a Spring Grapevine Wreath with Fabric Flowers

March 27, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Gorgeous Spring wreath made from a grapevine wreath, DIY fabric roses, silk leaves, faux pussy willow and berry branches, boa feathers and a velvet ribbon banner.

The fabric flowers we made for my sister’s wedding last year are sure getting a workout. Not only were they gorgeous in her bouquet, but I’ve used them (and made more!) for decorating around the …

Make a Spring Bird’s Nest & Vintage Butterflies Cloche

March 25, 2015 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
How to make a Spring bird's nest cloche

I think the coolest kinds of home decor crafts are the ones you can do WITH your kids and actually display in your home as a beautiful and quirky decor piece.  I love having personal, …