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November 24, 2014 – 4:00 am | 12 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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Ready, Set Inspire Link Party: Halloween Edition

October 9, 2014 – 5:00 am | 2 Comments
Ready Set Inspire Halloween Link Party

Welcome to our Ready, Set, Inspire Link Party…the Halloween edition!

Reader Mood Board: Fresh Coastal Living Room

October 8, 2014 – 7:42 pm | 2 Comments
Reader Mood Board: A Fresh Coastal Living Room with affordable pieces, easy-clean items for a kid-friendly space, and light and bright colours.

I received a really lovely message a while ago from one of my readers asking if I could help her come up with some ideas to redesign her living room. This message prompted an idea …

Motivational Monday #19: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

October 6, 2014 – 2:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Book Page Pumpkins

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 …

Tips for Making Soft Pretzels

October 3, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Tips for making perfect soft pretzels

Secret: I am totally in love with soft pretzels. I made a batch a little while ago that I just loved so much that I had to take out my DSLR camera and photograph them. …

Make Black Cat Velvet Pumpkins (+ 8 More DIY Halloween Ideas!)

October 2, 2014 – 5:00 am | 10 Comments
DIY Black Cat Velvet Pumpkins Decorations

These silly little pumpkins make fun decorations for Fall and Halloween… and for some reason my girls just LOVE to play with them! I’ve seen velvet pumpkins, but I’ve never seen velvet pumpkins with cat ears. …

Free Teal, Navy, Chartreuse & Grey Triangle Art Printable

October 1, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Free Teal, Navy, Chartreuse Green & Grey Traingles Art Printable

For some fun, geometric artwork to place between my two living room windows, I made this teal, navy, chartreuse green and grey triangle art. I’ve shown it here on my blog a couple of times …

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 …

DIY Vintage Inspired Feathered Fall Wreath (+ 6 More Handmade Fall Wreath Ideas)

September 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | 18 Comments
A vintage inspired teal Fall wreath with burlap, feathers, hydrangeas, and a monogram.

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 …