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2018 Spring Decor Farmhouse Living Room Tour
DIY Home Decor, Home Tour

Spring 2018 Front Door & Living Room Tour

Even though it’s still really cold here and we just got a HUGE dump of snow, I’m pretending Spring has sprung at our home! I love using florals and light & bright colours in our decor to usher in Spring and instantly lift my mood. Today I want to give you a tour of our front door and living room decorated for Spring 2018. This tour is part of the Canadian Bloggers Home Tour hop that’s happening this week, and it’s hosted by Shannon of Home Made Lovely and myself. Make sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post after you’ve taken my front door and living room tour to see all of the other inspiring Spring decorating ideas that my blogging friends are sharing this week!Continue reading

DIY Board & Batten Video Tutorial
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor

DIY Board & Batten Video Tutorial

I recently added a board & batten feature wall to the fireplace wall in our living room, and added board & batten trim work to our new dining room. Today I wanted to share with you a video tutorial on how I install my own board & batten trim and how you can too! It’s such a great way to add some texture and interest to a space, and once you practice using the tools, it’s not too hard to do.Continue reading

Cozy Hygge Living Room Decor Ideas for Winter
DIY Home Decor

How to Create a Cozy, Hygge Living Room this Winter

Happy February, friends! Last month, I shared that my “word for the year” is hygge. Hygge is a beautiful Danish word that’s hard to translate into English, but it’s essentially a deep senseĀ of coziness and well-being. I’ve been trying to embrace Hygge during these cold, Alberta winter months by baking more comfort foods, enjoying the company of my family and friends, doing lots of crafts, and decorating with my favourite cozy essentials. Let me share how I’ve decorated our living room for winter and 5 things that will help you create your own cozy, hygge space in your own home!
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How to sew a faux fur pillow cover (video)
DIY Home Decor, DIY Sewing

How to Sew a Faux Fur Pillow Cover + My Tips for Sewing with Faux Fur (Video)

I’ve loved furry pillows and throws for as long as I can remember, and I especially love using them to decorate my home when it’s cold outside. They’re so comfy and soft, and my kids love cuddling with furry pillows and blankets too! I’ve made quite a few faux fur pillow covers over the years, so today I wanted to share with you a video about how to sew a faux fur pillow cover. I’m also sharing with you my general tips for sewing with faux fur fabric so that your finished project looks professional.Continue reading