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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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Motivational Monday #41: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

March 22, 2015 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
DIY Hanging Fabric Book Holder

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 …

Spring Is Sure to Follow – Free Spring Quote Chalkboard Printable Art

March 20, 2015 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments

HAPPY SPRING! I love the newness Spring brings. I love its freshness. I love that it’s a reminder that there is hope after trials. There is a rainbow after the rain. Here’s a free Spring …

Our DIY House: How We Built A Home From Foundation to Finishing on Our Own (Video)

March 18, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Our DIY House: How we built a home from foundation to finishing on our own

In 2012, after 6 years of living in our tiny Garage House (if you missed it, here’s the grand tour), we decided to begin construction on a new, larger home on our acreage – “Our …

Rustic Spring Planter Box Centerpiece with Mason Jars & Hydrangeas

March 16, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Rustic Spring Teal Mason Jars + Hydrangea Rustic Barnwood Box Centerpiece

Oh boy, oh boy! Spring is almost officially here, and the weather is starting to get warm and gorgeous up here in Alberta. There’s something about Spring that makes me instantly happy, you know what …

Motivational Monday #40: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

March 15, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 5 Comments
St. Patrick's Day Four Leaf Clover Hair Bow from Sweet Little Ones

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 …

Postpartum Fitness Tips from a Girl Who Hates to Exercise

March 11, 2015 – 8:00 am | 16 Comments
Postpartum Fitness Tips from a Girl Who Hates to Exercise

Hate is a strong word and I really try to avoid it, but I’m going to be honest here: I HATE EXERCISING. I really, really don’t like it at all. My husband asked me the …

How to Sew an Easy DIY Ruffled Petti Romper

March 9, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make an easy DIY ruffled petti romper

This past Saturday we celebrated Baby B’s first birthday. I’m still shaking my head as I type this and I’m wondering where this past year has gone. Wasn’t it just last week that I was …

Motivational Monday #39: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

March 8, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 5 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 …

Mood Board: Modern French Country Glam Formal Sitting Room

March 6, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Mood Board: Modern French Country Glam Sitting Room. A formal living room featuring classic french country items mixed with more modern items. The pallate is mint, coral, black and cream.

Don’t you think it’s nice to have a retreat in your home? Just a pretty little corner or a room that’s NOT kid-friendly? In our Garage House, we didn’t have a room that was solely …

Video Tutorial: Make DIY Fabric Cabbage Roses or Peony Flowers

March 2, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Video Tutorial: How to make fabric cabbage roses and peony flowers. So realistic & gorgeous!

Spring is in the air. I can just smell it. Yum. I simply can’t wait for puddle jumping, leaf explosions, and garden flowers. How about you? Last year at this time, I was working on …