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Farmhouse bed- Create a new attractive bedroom furniture by adding trim and paint to your existing pieces

Everyday I’m hustlin’ to get our master bedroom makeover together. First on the list was the bedroom furniture makeover. Last week I shared how I took our hard on the eyes tall dresser and gave it a stunning makeover, and today I have to show you what I did with the bed. You might not believe your […]

Win $600 pay pal cash!

Happy Monday friends! It’s a great day around here because we are bringing you a chance to win $600 Pay Pal Cash!   We appreciate you guys following along with us and like to give back in a small way every once in awhile! Who couldn’t use a little extra cash, especially with back to school right […]

Add Metrie trim to an outdated dresser for a fresh modern makeover- full tutorial

Last week I put my bedroom furniture under the knife… like open heart surgery kind of knife. If you missed my nasty bedroom where I introduced the 90’s pine nightmare you can check it out here.  Something HAD to be done, I couldn’t live with the boring lines and the dreadful yellow pine for one minute longer- yuck. […]

Get this Welcome Friends Vinyl Door Decal Silhouette cut file for free!

I’m so excited today that I’ve been asked to team up with Expressions Vinyl and dozens of other bloggers to share tons of vinyl project ideas with you! You all know how I love to make a wreath, but today’s Welcome Friends Vinyl Door Decal really takes the front door wreath to a new level!  Not […]

Mater bedroom Moodboard

My master bedroom makeover is finally on the chopping block! I feel like I’ve been talking how bad it needs to get done for years now (6 years to be exact) and the time has finally come! I’ve been a busy beaver cutting, hammering, and painting so I thought I better shine some light on […]

Fun Kids Craft- Make these wood scrap monster with wood offcuts, and a drill. Decorate with crayons, pipe cleaners, beads, and googlie eyes.

With the kiddos being home all summer long we’re on the hunt for fun stuff to do. I’d love to take them out every day, but Momma’s gotta do some work too. While I’m working the babes like to ‘help’, so I created this super duper easy wood scrap kids craft, that keeps their hands busy […]

Easy to make Watermelon Ice Cream Cake- Just a few simple steps to a delicious summer dessert

Does your family have an insane birthday month? In my fam between mid July to mid August there are 9 birthdays! Thats a lot of candles, and partying going down!! I need a secret weapon that makes the kids go wild. That bazooka gun = Ice Cream Cake! Do you know of a kid that doesn’t love a cake made […]

Weight Watchers strawberry shortcake recipe- ONLY 2 points per serving!!

Happy Canada Day! What better way to kick of July than to celebrate our nation, the sunshine, the last day of school (yesterday), and that strawberry season is in full force! Each year at the end of the school year, our family goes on a camping trip where we celebrate the season with a Strawberry Shortcake […]

14 Fabulous Free Fonts from www.fynesdesigns.com

14 Fabulous Free Fonts

June 29th, 2015 | Free

If you’re like me- always adding text to photos, creating Silhouette cut files, creating project life journaling cards, painting signs, you might just be a little bit of a font snob, I can’t deny I might fall into that category! I love a good font especially when they are FREE! Today I wanted to share […]

Painted wood signs from Fynes Designs

If you’ve been following along since the new year, you already know about the sign making biz I’ve fallen into, and my obsession with the scroll saw. Today my friends at PPG Voice of Color want to offer you the chance to get your hands on one of these fun colourful signs 100% custom made just for you! […]

I love you photo gift idea

Wowza how this month is flying by! Father’s Day is already here this weekend, I need to show you what we’re gifting this year. You’ll love this clip photo frame idea, it is super easy to make, will only cost a few dollars, the kiddos can help out, plus you can make it in about 10 […]

Faux flower wreath made from a floral crown

Fake Flower Wreath

June 17th, 2015 | Wreaths

I have to be honest, I have a thing for fake flowers. Mainly because it is winter here 80% of the time, and when flowers do come in season they last about 10 minutes. But not the fakies, they last for- like ever, and if you buy the nice ones some nearly look real! So what […]

Easy to make DIY Marshmallow roasting sticks

It was garbage week here a few weeks ago. Unlike most places,  Nova Scotia has some pretty tight garbage laws. I’m not complaining I know its best for the environment, but there is only 1 day a year when you can dispose of big ticket items (‘big ticket’ spoken like a true garbage picker). I often find a few […]

Merryr Mag Summer Edition, filled with so many fabulous summer ideas

Today I’m so excited to share that Merry Mag Summer edition has hit the shelves… ok the www waves, but it is one you won’t want to miss! This trendy online magazine has every page filled with so much summer inspiration you have to go see for yourself! READ MERRY MAG HERE Ice Cream Sundae Shoppe Party Come on in […]

Sweet and Spicy Fresh Pear Salsa Recipe- great for dipping and adding to recipes

I love salsa, it may as well be a food group (really anything tomato based), throw some fruit into the mix and it’s an instant siesta in my mouth! One of my favourite treats is chips and salsa; so today I wanted to share a yummy Sweet and Spicy Fresh Pear Salsa recipe with you that is on […]

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