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This project has got to be one of my favourite because it’s just SO simple and easy, but it is just so satisfying. There’s just something about taking something utilitarian and a wee bit blah …

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Motivational Monday #29: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

December 14, 2014 – 8:00 pm |
Wooden Snowflake from Scrap Wood

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time – we’re starting the party early this week! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those …

Pretty Christmas Gift Tag Printables from Me to You

December 12, 2014 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Turquoise, teal and green watercolor free printable Christmas gift tags

This weekend is the “weekend of concerts” for our family. Little C has her dance recital on Saturday, and then her Kindergarten Christmas concert is on Monday. She’s so excited, and we are too! I’m …

A Gold & Black Christmas and New Year’s Dessert Table

December 8, 2014 – 8:00 am | 33 Comments
Gold and black glamorous Christmas or New Year's dessert table with Ferrero Rocher

We’ll be hosting Christmas Day dinner at our house this year, and I’m so excited to have my family over to celebrate with us! I love decorating dessert tables to make parties and get-togethers extra …

Motivational Monday #28: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

December 7, 2014 – 8:00 pm | 2 Comments

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time – we’re starting the party early this week! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those …

Make an Easy DIY Faux Fur Cowl Scarf

December 5, 2014 – 1:00 pm | 2 Comments
How to make a DIY faux fur cowl - so easy!

Welcome to the final day of a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’ve shared with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf …

Make an Easy Fringed Infinity Scarf

December 4, 2014 – 9:00 am |
How to make a fringed infinity scarf with knit jersey - just some cutting and one seam to sew!

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’m sharing with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would make great …

Make an Easy 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

December 3, 2014 – 1:00 pm |
How to make a 15 minute infinity scarf - free tutorial and video

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’m sharing with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would make great …

Our Vintage Inspired Glam Christmas Mantel + Make Glittered Canvas Art

December 3, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
How to make large vintage map glitter Joy to the World canvas art

In case you missed it last week, I revealed our Christmas mantel for this year in our Christmas home tour post. I’m really happy with how my  mantel turned out. It’s unique, vintage inspired, and …

Make an Easy No Sew DIY Plaid Blanket Scarf

December 2, 2014 – 1:00 pm | 3 Comments
How to make a DIY plaid tartan blanket scarf - SO easy!

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’m sharing with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would make great …

DIY Vintage Map Christmas Gift Wrap and Gift Bags

December 2, 2014 – 5:00 am | 7 Comments
Wrap Christmas presents in vintage maps that you find or print, and accent them with green, teal and gold ribbon

Vintage maps are so, so awesome. They’re beautiful pieces of art in my mind, and I’m so obsessed with them lately that I knew I had to incorporate them into our Christmas decor this year. …