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Easy DIY iron on Christmas photo ornaments

Tis’ my favourite crafting season! To kick things off I joined up with a group of gals to bring you 12 Beautiful DIY Christmas Ornaments. This DIY Christmas Photo Ornament Craft is so easy. Plus, you don’t need any fancy tools or materials, just some basic craft supplies to turn your memories into beautiful photo […]

Vintage Locker Console Table

I’ve been on a mad redecorating binge. One of those you start with a tiny space and it spills over into an entire level of your house. One little furniture project led to another, which led to painting a wall, which led to a new rug… if you give a mouse a cookie situation.  This Vintage […]

Desk makeover with Voice of Color paint

Last garbage clean up day I scored a solid wood desk at my neighbor’s curbside (It’s not embarrassing to call someone and ask them to haul their garbage back in away from the side of the road, eh?). Once I had the furniture in my possession I knew a desk makeover was in order.  Just a little dab […]

Deco Foil transfer canvas bag from Expressions Vinyl

Sooo… I signed up for an organization blog post with Expressions Vinyl.  While I sit scratching my head on what genius idea I should share (I may possibly be the most unorganized person ever) I realized that my best defense in staying organized at work is having something that can cart my junk from point […]

Mini Patio makeover

Mini Patio Makeover

June 11th, 2016 | Home Decor

Whew, how did it get to be mid June already?! We’re just starting to warm up here in Nova Scotia. They blackflies and mosquitoes have dissipated (just in time for the June bugs to arrive) and we can finally start to enjoy some outdoor living. Two years ago my brother (aka Captain Carpentry) helped add a back deck […]

Wrap styrofoam hearts in yarn for a kid friendly Valentine's Day craft

You might be shaking your head in disbelief when I tell you Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! Seriously, how did the last month slip through the hour glass? I’m in mad preparation for everything else going on, so I’ve even surprised myself getting right on top of love day! This Valentine’s Day craft […]

Kids string art Christmas craft

This week my daughter is having some of her gal pals over for a little Christmas party, so I’ve been gearing up some fun Christmas craft ideas that we can make together. Every time I whip out my Instax Camera a.k.a. ‘the magic camera’ the kids are blown away, so I thought it would be fun […]

Add a christmas card ornaments to gifts for a personal touch

I often struggle with gift buying, kids are never a problem, they are easy to satisfy. When it comes to adults like Grandma and Grandpa they typically have received every gift under the sun and then some, so it is nice when you come across a gift that they will actually put to good use. […]

old Jewelry box makeover, with paint and new hardware

Upcycled Old Jewelry box

October 28th, 2015 | Paint

A while back I came across a very dated jewelry box at the thrift shop, it was only $3.99, so I scooped it up. When paint was the theme for So You Think You’re Crafty last week I decided to dig it out of the ‘needs makeover’ pile and give is a breath of fresh […]

This craft is perfect for kids age 6+ just paint the peg dolls and glue them to a frame for a family portrait made by your little ones

Results are tallied and I was the winner for Kids Week on So You Think You’re Crafty! If you missed the entries last week you can check them out here. I was delighted to learn that my Peg Doll Family kids craft won 1st place for this round. My daughter had so much fun creating this piece of […]

Simply add instax instant photos to a string with clips for a quick and easy display idea

My little guys bedroom is almost complete, reveal to come soon, yayy!!! I’m just getting together some artwork and it will all be finished! Today I wanted to share a fun and quick Instax Display Idea, that adds the perfect personal touch. With Instax photo clips (that are also magnetic) it was so quick and easy to […]

Can you believe these Wedding bouquets are made from Costco flowers- less than $80 for 21 flower arrangements!

Last weekend my niece got married at our cottage on the lake. It was a wonderful day; perfect weather, yummy food, good friends, and most importantly a beautiful bride. I can’t take much credit when it came to the beautiful part but I did play a little DIY magic, making some handmade wedding bouquets with […]

Create personalized school supplies and gifts with Brother P-touch labeler

Back-to-school is just a few short days away and being organized is key for moms to stay sane during this hectic time of year (who am I fooling it is always hectic around here). Everyone knows having a place for everything and everything having its place, is the key to an organized home… or having children and husbands that pick […]

Quick back to school craft. Reversable, Last day of school on the back. Use year after year!

Whew it has been a long time since I have shared an easy everyday craft project. I’ve been so wrapped up in home decor projects, there has been no time for general fun crafts. Well today I have a fun back to school project that is cheap and easy to make, no saws required! This first […]

DIY Embroidery kit

I have some super awesome exciting news… I’m an official craft product designer, someone pinch me!! I’ve partnered with Hazel and Ruby to create a Embroidery Hoop Art project. It was a loooong process, (it all started back in November), such a reward to see it all come to life. Next to growing a couple humans, this might […]

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