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November 24, 2014 – 4:00 am | 34 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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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 …

Motivational Monday #17: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

September 22, 2014 – 8:00 am |
DIY farmhouse console

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 …

Shopping Local & Handmade for Baby (+ Win Tickets to WeeStock – Ends 10/06)

September 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | 19 Comments
WeeStock 2014 Indie & Boutique Baby Show in Edmonton Area

Ever since I had Little C almost 6 years ago, I caught the Handmade Baby Stuff Bug. There is something beautiful and special about making things with love for your littles. Handmade baby products are more …

Our Fall 2014 Mantel + Free Give Thanks Printable

September 17, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Rustic Glam Fall Mantel Decor on a Budget + Free

I had a whirlwind couple of days this past weekend attending BlogPodium in Toronto (which was AWESOME!), and now that I’m back home I’m ready to snuggle down and cozy our home up for Fall. I’ve …