How to make an arm knit blanket with a fringe
DIY Crafts, Knitting & Crochet

How to Make an Arm Knit Blanket with a Fringe (Video) #12MonthsofDIY

One of my most favourite projects and the one that been the most popular on my blog this year is my arm knit blanket from January. As a cozy, final project for #12MonthsofDIY, I thought it would be perfect to re-visit this project, spruce it up a little, and share with you how to make an arm knit blanket with a fringe. Make sure to check out all of the other wonderful projects my blogging friends have made with our material this month – yarn!Continue reading

Shabby Chic Christmas Present Wrapping Ideas - Vintage inspired, pink, kraft, white linen, sparkly DIY gifts
Christmas Decor, DIY Crafts, DIY Gifts, DIY Parties & Holidays

Shabby Chic Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas #12MonthsofDIY

I’m a sucker for romance and romantic looking home decor and crafts. There’s just something about lacey, flowery things that I just love! Another one of my favourite things? Christmas. So why not combine romance with Christmas? Let me show you some romantic, shabby chic inspired ways you can wrap your Christmas presents this year. Plus, if you love DIYing with ribbon, make sure to check out more beautiful crafts you can make with ribbon from my blogging friends at the end of this post.Continue reading

Free printable tea or coffee gift card holder - fill with a gift card and tie to a coffee cup filled with candy. Easy and cute teacher's gift!
DIY Kids Activities, Free Printables

Last Minute Teacher’s Gift: Free Coffee and Tea Gift Card Holder Printables

Raise your hand if you’re a bit of a procrastinator when it comes to school-related things in June. Anyone? Anyone? Is it just me? I feel like June is so tricky for kids and parents alike. You’re THISCLOSE to summer break, so everyone is a bit antsy, a bit exhausted, and I’m sure feeling SO not on the ball about anything right now. Teacher gifts? I’ve only just realized I need to have those ready for tomorrow and Tuesday. Jeepers creepers! (Or “jeepahs cweepahs”, as Baby B would say.) Well, I’m sure happy that I know my way around Adobe Illustrator and love a good pun so that I could quickly come up with some printable gift card holders for our wonderful teachers. I’ll pick up a couple more pretty travel mugs, a bunch of candy, some coffee shop gift cards, and… voila! We have our teacher’s gifts ready to go in no time.Continue reading

"You're the Best Pop!" Free Printable Father's Day Gift Labels
DIY Crafts, DIY Parties & Holidays, Free Printables

Free “You’re the Best Pop!” Printable Father’s Day Gift Labels

Father’s day is coming up soon, and the girls and I have a couple of gift ideas for my husband that we can’t wait to give him this year! One thing that my hubby enjoys doing after a long day’s work is relaxing in his new man cave and cracking open a pop. (Or a soda, for my American friends.) And he says, and I quote: “Pop tastes so much better in a glass bottle.” For a simple Father’s Day gift this year, my daughters and I are going to give him a case of pop in glass bottles with these fun printable labels.Continue reading

Beautiful handmade home decor gift ideas with a rustic glam spin!
DIY Home Decor, Life, Shopping

Gift Guide 2015: The Happy Homebody

Welcome to day 4 of Gift Guide Week 2015! I’m putting together my favourite gift ideas for those hard-to-shop-for people on my list and sharing them with you this week. I hope you find these helpful as you finish your Christmas shopping this year!

Today, we’re focusing on that the home decor lover in your life. For me, this is my mom and a lot of my good friends. These gals love all things home and hosting related, so I’ve scoured the internet for my favourite unique and handmade home decor items… with a rustic spin.  Have a happy homebody on your list too? Here are some unique gift ideas:Continue reading