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Add Metrie trim to an outdated dresser for a fresh modern makeover- full tutorial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

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 […]

How to make ice cream sundae party decorations

It is birthday party time around here and this year we are gearing up for a fun ice cream party. What’s a kid party without ridiculously cute decorations? So when I was asked to join the FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Ball Blitz I knew I wanted to try making some cute ice cream sundae decorations. I’ve seen […]

Dollar Store flower pots displayed in a DIY patio planter

Late last fall we built a deck on the back of our home, it has just been sitting there waiting to get used. I’ve been so excited for the weather to warm up so I could get at it. The first up was to add some pretty flowers, and after finding some cute dollar store plant pots, […]

Matching aprons for mom and me! FREE pattern and tutorial. Makes a great gift

When I cook, craft, sometimes even when I clean I wear an apron. I have a drawer full of them, and when my children help out they like to wear one too. What’s cuter then you and your little mini-me being matchy mathcy?! I figured you might need a free apron pattern, so you can get matching […]

Make this DIY wood caddy in only 15 minutes!! So many practical uses! EASY TO BUILD- great beginner project

15 Minute DIY Wood Caddy

April 23rd, 2015 | Learn How

Today I’m SO excited to be at SNAP Conference in Salt Lake City surrounded by 500 of the most talented crafty bloggers learning, creating, and celebrating the friendships we’ve made because of blogging! To celebrate with you, I teamed up with Abbey from The Cards We Drew and a large group of bloggers to create Crafts […]

Great card games for a crowd

Every chance we get my whole family crams into my moms house to stuff ourselves on her delicious fare; chat, drink, eat some more, and play card games! We love cards so much I can’t think of an occasion a deck hasn’t made an appearance. We’re not too competitive (ahem, Jaxson and BJ) we just like to have fun and […]

Use cute paper muffin cups instead of buying a set of egg cups

Today I have a special treat for you, not only do I have a sweet Easter tablescape to share, but I’ve teamed up with a small group of amazing bloggers you can hop along to get all the inspiration you need to host an entire dinner party! This Easter tablescape is quite simple and packs a pretty Spring […]

Spring Ribbon Wreath with a bird in a bucket

Spring Ribbon Wreath

March 10th, 2015 | Learn How, Wreaths

You all know I love a pretty wreath, and I can resist a beautiful strand of ribbon, so when asked to put new May Arts Ribbon Frayed Thread ribbon to use, I knew I was going to come up with a pretty Spring Ribbon Wreath. I love the natural look of this frayed thread ribbon, […]

Lucky Gold horseshoe sign

Since the first of the year I’ve been spending a lot of time in the wood room. Cutting, glueing, nailing and creating all kinds of awesome (check out my instagram you’ll see what I’m talking about!). Today I have one of my new favourite signs to share, a Lucky Gold Horseshoe Sign. I thought this was […]

Simple and cute Hairdos for Girls- perfect 5 minute dos for school days

There are oodles of sweet hair do ideas out there for your little one. But lets be honest, as cute as your girl is with a giant bow made of hair, or a slouchy fishtail braid, school days (unless you’re super-duper mom) don’t lend for hair masterpieces, and most importantly those fancy up-dos just don’t stay in! I […]

Fun Mini Gallery wall all you need is one board cut at the Home Depot

I’m so lucky I was asked to be a part of Kristen Duke’s Decorating with Family Pictures series. I love a good series or hop to give me the kick to get going on some back logged ideas. My daughters bedroom needs to have a few updates. It really needs painting and a new decor theme, but it […]

Farm house Mudroom makover- you HAVE to see the before

Oh my goodness, it’s February! How did the last month slip by? Wait, how did the last 3 months slip by? It was back in November when I shared this paint inspiration on Facebook and Instagram and haven’t had a chance to reveal this awesome mudroom makeover! My mom lives in an old farm house. The large Mudroom […]

Adventure Globe Sign made with Styrofoam

Since the holidays I’ve been on a sign making binge. I keep telling myself I’m preparing for my office makeover, but  seriously its all I can think about. I think it might be too much Instagram seeing all those inspiring ideas. However, I realize not everyone is equipped with tools, or maybe you’re just too […]

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