Outdoor Fall Decor Ideas in blue, orange, copper, boho, farmhouse
DIY Home Decor

A No-Fail Decor “Recipe” to Making Your Outdoor Space Fall-Ready

Fall feels like such a short season here in Alberta, Canada – it’s almost like we go right from summer to winter! – but I want to enjoy it to its fullest. On a warm stretch last week, I made our new back patio nice and cozy and ready for some Fall marshmallow roasting by adding some simple autumn decor touches. If you want to make your outdoor space look cozy and beautiful for Fall, here’s my no-fail “recipe” to achieving that perfect autumn patio look!Continue reading

DIY Outdoor Furniture - How to make a sofa from 2x4s
DIY Crafts, DIY Garden, DIY Home Decor, Woodworking

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 plans from Ana White, I knew they’d be simple enough for me to try. Let me show you how to build a beautiful, rustic outdoor sofa out of 2x4s!Continue reading

DIY modern french country patio makeover with reclaimed stone & pea gravel
DIY Garden, DIY Home Decor

Our DIY Patio Video Tour

Summer’s not over yet, friends, and I hope you’re able to enjoy all of the rest of these warm summer nights we have before Fall hits! We’ve definitely felt fortunate to finally have finished our back patio this year, and we’ve been loving entertaining there and also just relaxing together after a busy day. I revealed our modern French country back patio a few weeks ago, but today I wanted to give you a video tour of the space styled a little differently, plus explain in a little more detail how we made the DIY reclaimed tile and pea gravel base.Continue reading

Canada Day Patriotic S'mores Bar
DIY Family Food, DIY Parties & Holidays

Canada Day S’mores Bar

My daughters were introduced to s’mores only very recently, and now that they’ve tasted these roasted marshmallow sandwiches from heaven, they’re hooked! As a fun surprise for them for this Canada Day long weekend, I thought it would be fun to set up a patriotic s’mores bar on our patio. Here’s how I set up this cute DIY dessert bar, and how you can make your own Canada Day S’mores bar, too!
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