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Build a DIY Outdoor Sofa (Video)
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Build a DIY Outdoor Sofa (Video)

Have you ever been little hesitant about making something, but then after you decided to give it a shot and see what happens, you were happily surprised with the results? That’s how I felt about this DIY outdoor sofa! I haven’t ever built outdoor furniture, but when I stumbled across these easy outdoor couch building…

The Magic of Accessories: Our Summer Dining Room Decor
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The Magic of Accessories: Our Summer Dining Room Decor

Accessories in a room are like accessories with an outfit – they can add so much personality and they can completely change a look! I love being able to change the feel of a room by swapping out accessories like art, pillows and drapes to give my home different feelings in different seasons, and to…

Mood Board: Modern French Country Patio
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Mood Board: Modern French Country Patio

Patio season is short here in Alberta, so we really need to take advantage of every sunshiny minute! Even though we have a lot of other projects going on this Spring (like our little camper renovation and my parents’ house build), we wanted to finally make a patio behind our home. We have a walk-out…

DIY Floral Home Decor Ideas You Can Make with a Printer
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DIY Floral Home Decor Ideas You Can Make with a Printer

Brought to you by Canon PIXMA and TheCO. It’s no secret that I love flowers, and I especially love using them in home decor. There’s something so beautiful and fresh about bringing the outdoors in! My favourite floral home decor accents are the ones I can make myself. Pillows and curtains are some of my…

Introducing Our DIY Camper : The Before & The Design Ideas
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Introducing Our DIY Camper : The Before & The Design Ideas

With Canada’s 150th birthday approaching, we thought: “What better summer than this one to go camping and explore more of our national parks!?” The only problem was that we couldn’t justify spending a ton of cash on a travel trailer, and I really don’t care for tenting. The solution? We stalked buy-and-sell sites for months…

A Boho Farmhouse Dining Room Reveal | One Room Challenge Week 6
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A Boho Farmhouse Dining Room Reveal | One Room Challenge Week 6

We did it!! With the help of The Brick and some tips from my handy Hubby, I successfully made over our sitting room into an eclectic, boho farmhouse dining room space. I’m thrilled with how it turned out, and I think all of the work was definitely worthwhile. Why don’t you come take a tour?

A Boho Farmhouse Dining Room Mood Board | One Room Challenge Week 1

A Boho Farmhouse Dining Room Mood Board | One Room Challenge Week 1

To be totally honest, I feel like a have one billion projects on the go that need to be finished BUT I couldn’t let a One Room Challenge go by without my participation! I’m a sucker for punishment (and projects). If you haven’t heard of the “ORC”, it’s a challenge hosted by Calling it Home¬†where…

5 Home Decor Choices I’ve Never Regretted

5 Home Decor Choices I’ve Never Regretted

Since we’ve built our home – and since I’ve grown in my knowledge of home design and decor – we’ve made a lot of different home decor choices and acquired some new furniture and accessories. I’ve been really happy with most of the decisions we’ve made with our home decor, though their have been some¬†“misses”….

A Romantic & Inexpensive Floral Valentine’s Tablescape
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A Romantic & Inexpensive Floral Valentine’s Tablescape

I’m a sucker for romance. Give me ALL of the roses, candles, twinkling lights, poetry, and soft music, please!¬†I almost like saving money as much as I like romance, so this year I gave myself the challenge of creating a dreamy, Valentine’s Day tablescape using only items I had on hand. Surprisingly, I think it…

Mood Board: Modern Rainbow Toddler Room (Little B’s Bedroom Makeover Week #1)

Mood Board: Modern Rainbow Toddler Room (Little B’s Bedroom Makeover Week #1)

When we built our home, my hubby thought it would be a good idea to design it with 4 bedrooms just so that we’d have an extra. We had two daughters at the time. I reluctantly agreed that having one extra room wouldn’t be a bad thing, and we built our home with four bedrooms….

Hygge: Finding Joy & Magic in the Ordinary (My 2017 Word of the Year)

Hygge: Finding Joy & Magic in the Ordinary (My 2017 Word of the Year)

Happy 2017! I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing Christmas break. We are technically still on holidays as the kids are home from school for one more week, but both the Hubby and I are ever-so-slowly getting back into our work this week. For the last few years I’ve chosen a word that…

Christmas Bedroom Decorating Ideas: A French Country Farmhouse Bedroom for the Holidays
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Christmas Bedroom Decorating Ideas: A French Country Farmhouse Bedroom for the Holidays

I used to think it was going a little overboard to decorate your bedroom for Christmas, but now that we have a master bedroom that I’m madly in love with, I don’t think decorating it for the Holidays sounds silly at all! In fact, I thought it sounded so appealing that I grabbed my tabletop…

2016 Christmas Home Tour: Updated Traditional Decor in Greens, Blues and Pinks
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2016 Christmas Home Tour: Updated Traditional Decor in Greens, Blues and Pinks

It’s here! It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The Christmas season is upon us, my kids are SO excited, and I’m finished decking our halls for the season. Please come in! Let me show you around and how I’ve done a simple, country Christmas in greens, blues and pinks this year. I’m thrilled…

A White, Pink & Metallic Flocked Fairy Tale Christmas Tree in the Bedroom
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A White, Pink & Metallic Flocked Fairy Tale Christmas Tree in the Bedroom

Have you ever wondered how to make your Christmas tree look extra snowy and magical? Are you wondering how to make it look like a designer put it together? This week, I had the chance to transform Little C’s bedroom into a Christmas fairy tale wonderland. A magical, snowy Christmas tree is the highlight of…

Our Modern French Country Primary Bedroom – One Room Challenge Reveal
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Our Modern French Country Primary Bedroom – One Room Challenge Reveal

We are finally finished our modern French country master bedroom makeover for the One Room Challenge! I really, really enjoyed this project. This is a space for just my hubby and me, and I’m incredibly happy with how it turned out. It’s truly my dream bedroom! Let me give you a tour of our newly…

How to Stay on Track When Buying Accessories for a Room (+ An ORC Update)

How to Stay on Track When Buying Accessories for a Room (+ An ORC Update)

My fellow home decor lovers might agree with me on this: it’s really hard to stay on track when buying accessories for a room because they’re ALL SO PRETTY! I love little knick knacks, artwork, fabric, and linens, so when I have a specific project I’m working on (like our master bedroom makeover for the…

How to Install a Rustic Wood Ceiling with Stikwood (One Room Challenge Week 2)

How to Install a Rustic Wood Ceiling with Stikwood (One Room Challenge Week 2)

We’re making over our master bedroom for the One Room Challenge this Fall, and so far I’m THRILLED with the progress! I decided to dive right in to the makeover and start with what I think will be my favourite part of the room – the DIY reclaimed wooden tray ceiling. Let me show you…

Mood Board: A Modern French Country Master Bedroom (My One Room Challenge Project)

Mood Board: A Modern French Country Master Bedroom (My One Room Challenge Project)

With almost all of the rooms in Our DIY House done (ish), it’s time to work on a very personal space in our home: our master suite. We’ve left this space until almost the very last because hardly anyone sees it except for us, but it’s definitely time to finish it and turn it into…

Holiday Kitchen Cleaning Hacks
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Holiday Kitchen Cleaning Hacks

This post is brought to you by Finish¬ģ and JONES VOICE We’re preparing to host both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners in our home this year. My parents are embarking on a new house building adventure (which I can’t wait to share with you soon), so they’re out of the running for hosting until next year….