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Make Real Evergreen Wreaths

November 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
How to make real evergreen wreaths with just branches and twine

My great grandpa was a master gardener for a castle-like estate in Germany. Sadly, I didn’t inherit his (very) green thumb, but my mom did. When I told her about a dream I had for …

Our Teal, Green, Silver and White Vintage Inspired Flocked Christmas Tree

November 24, 2014 – 4:00 am |

After browsing through Pinterest and dreamily imagining how our home would look at Christmas this year, I had my heart absolutely set on having a flocked Christmas tree. As much as I love white Christmas …

2014 Christmas Home Tour: A Teal & Green Vintage Inspired Christmas

November 24, 2014 – 4:00 am | 21 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 …

Sew Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings (Anthropologie Inspired)

November 20, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Anthropologie Inspired Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings - Free Pattern & Tutorial

It was time for me to sew some new Christmas stockings for our mantel this year. I thought it would be a good idea to make them neutral in colour so they could match our …

Make a Daily Ornament Advent Calendar from an Old Door

November 14, 2014 – 5:00 am | 16 Comments
A DIY Christmas ornament advent calendar made from an old door

This is the story of how I turned something sitting in our storage into a gorgeous, vintage rustic DIY Christmas decoration for our home. (Scroll down to the bottom of this post to see more …

DIY Christmas Ornament: Book Page or Map Paper Star

November 13, 2014 – 8:00 am |
How to make an 8 pointed paper star from book pages or maps. Makes a beautiful Christmas ornament!

It’s day four of DIY Christmas ornament week. In case you missed yesterday’s pipe cleaner and beads snowflake ornament, here it is. Today I’m sharing with you some beautiful little 8 pointed paper stars made out of …

DIY Christmas Ornament: A Pipe Cleaner and Beads Snowflake (A Kid’s Craft)

November 12, 2014 – 8:00 am |
How to make a snowflake Christmas ornament with pipe cleaners and beads. This is a great kid's craft!

It’s day three of DIY Christmas ornament week. In case you missed yesterday’s fabric & ribbon wrapped recycled ornaments, here they are. Today I’m sharing with you an easy little snowflake ornament made of pipe cleaners and …

DIY Christmas Ornament: Fabric and Ribbon Wrapped

November 11, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make ribbon and fabric wrapped Christmas ornaments. This is so easy and a great way to recycle old ornaments!

Happy Remembrance Day to my fellow Canadian readers! I am so grateful for the brave men and women that fought for our freedom today. Today, I’m going to sit down with my girls, show them …

DIY Christmas Ornament: A Recycled Baby Food Jar Tree Snow Globe

November 10, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY Christmas Ornaments: Christmas trees & faux snow in a baby food jar!

Happy MONDAY and welcome to a new week in November! Remembrance Day is tomorrow here in Canada. We will take the day to remember the many brave people that have lost their lives for Freedom in …

A Gift in a Tin: Coffee Lover Survival Kit

November 5, 2014 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
A gift basket idea: Coffee Lover Suvival Kit! Homemade coffee syrup, homemade bisocotti, some k-cups and free printables!

It’s day 3 of Gifts in a Tin week! In preparation for Christmas and simple and fun gift giving, I’m putting together some easy gift basket ideas for you. In case you missed yesterday’s Movie …