DIY Garden

How to Grow Hardy Shrub Roses

Roses are one of my favourite flowers, and after a few years of having a couple of varieties of them in our garden, I’ve learned how to care for them well so that they thrive. Let me share with you my tips on how to grow beautiful, hardy shrub roses in your garden that will give you endless blooms!Continue reading

DIY Parties & Holidays, Free Printables

French Country Inspired Mother’s Day Printable Card & Tags

Happy 1st of May! I love this month because it means that the grass will turn green, the leaves will leaf out and we’ll start to see flowers blooming. And, just as exciting: Mother’s Day is coming soon! Later this week I’ll share a Mothers Day idea for YOU, but today I wanted to share something that you could give to your own mom. These printable gift tags, labels and Mother’s Day card are French Country inspired and FREE for you to download!Continue reading

DIY Home Decor

Make a Faux Floral & Leaf Garland for a Fall Tablescape #12MonthsofDIY

I’m so excited that we’re heading into Fall and that I get to break out all of the rich, jewel toned colours for my crafts and decor! This year, we’re hosting both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner at our home, so I’m really looking forward to making our house feel festive and cozy for our guests. First on the list? Creating a fun tablescape for our Thanksgiving Dinner! (For my American friends, we have Thanksgiving in early October.) I’ve already made a simple DIY table runner, so now I wanted to dress it up with some real and faux flowers. Come see how I made a pretty faux floral & leaf garland for my Fall table, plus make sure to head down to the bottom of this post to see what some of my favourite blogging friends made with faux flowers!Continue reading

DIY Home Decor, DIY Sewing

Sew Easy Cafe Curtains

I’ve always wanted to sew up some cute little cafe curtains, and I finally got the chance to make some for our laundry room a few weeks ago! I think that cafe curtains are so understated and country chic. They look right at home with the new vintage-inspired decor in our laundry room. These guys are SO easy to make – they would make a great beginning sewing project if you’re just starting out. All that’s required to sew these easy DIY cafe curtains is a bit of measuring, some pressing, and some machine hemming. Simple!Continue reading