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Globe adventure watercolor created with the Silhouette Curio

I’ve been knee deep in crafty land for the past few days. I recently got my hands on the just released Silhouette Curio and I dove right in to get all the nitty gritty to share with you! Plus I’ve got a Silhouette Curio discount code for you to be one of the first to grab one too! As […]

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 […]

Add Metrie trim to an outdated dresser for a fresh modern makeover- full tutorial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

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