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June 8, 2015 – 6:00 am | 29 Comments

It’s that time again – time for to give you a glimpse into Our DIY House for a yearly home tour! Please come in, grab yourself a cup of coffee and let me show you …

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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Coconut Cookies (An Aussie Bites Knockoff Recipe)

June 19, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
Aussie Bites knockoff recipe. This one's in cookie form - yum! Whole wheat flour, oats, coconut, dried apricots, flaxseed, butter, egg, vanilla, & brown sugar.

Have you ever tried those “Aussie Bites” from Costco? SO addicting. They’re like little mini cakelets (that’s a word in my books) filled with all sorts of flavourful ingredients like oats, coconut and dried fruit. …

Create a Low Maintenance Flower Bed (+ Our Front Yard Progress)

June 17, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
How to create a low maintenance flower bed. These are great basic tips, and some good ideas of zone 3 hardy, romantic plants!

Woohoo! It’s almost summer, folks. Can you feel it? Beach days? Popsicles? Kids swinging from the rafters? My girls and I can’t wait to soak in every bit of summer, and we’ve been working hard …

I Need Your Help! (Western Canada’s Next Top Stylist Challenge #1 + A Nautical Glam Master Retreat)

June 15, 2015 – 6:43 pm | One Comment
Nautical Glam Master Suite design featuring Urban Barn - Western Canada's Next Home Stylist Competition.

You guys!! I’m one of the three finalists in an exciting competition: Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist. If you follow me on any of my social media accounts, you’ll probably already know this, but I thought …

Stenciled Brick Wall + Motivational Monday #53: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 14, 2015 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
Realistic stenciled brick wall

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 …

Make a Kimono Shrug from a Scarf (Video)

June 12, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to make a cute kimono shrug from a scarf in less than a minute!

Scarves are pretty much the best thing to happen to the world of accessories ever. I have a decent sized collection, and I wear them all year long. There are fluffy ones for winter, and …

Make Faux Mercury Glass Vases from Recycled Jars

June 11, 2015 – 6:00 am | 8 Comments
How to make faux mercury glass vases from recycled jars - this method doesn't use a water + vinegar spray prior to the spray paint!

There’s something SO satisfying about taking something headed for the trash or for the recycling bin and turning it into something pretty, isn’t there? I’m sure not ashamed to say that I LOVE creating treasure …

DIY Rustic Arrow Growth Chart + Motivational Monday #52: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 7, 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 …

Sew a Piped & Zippered Pillow Cover (Video Tutorial)

June 5, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
Video Tutorial: How to sew gorgeous, professional looking pillow covers with piped edges and a hidden back zipper.

Raise your hand if you are as addicted to throw pillows as I am! I think they are THE BEST way to change the whole look of your home’s decor for the least amount of …

A Little Entry Nook Makeover + Free “Happily Ever After” Printable Art

June 2, 2015 – 7:00 am | 6 Comments
Acacia wood entry cabinet, free map artwork and a turquoise and gold dipped chair at entry

What does your “happily ever after” look like? Ours is full of joy and quintessentially blissful family moments some days, and then on other days we have most certainly had our struggles. But in those …

Reclaimed Wood & Headboard Benches + Motivational Monday #51: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

May 31, 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 …