Seasonal

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 […]

Canadian Tire CANVAS Patio Collection

Happy Summer!! I hope you all had an amazing time celebrating Canada 150. It was rainy and overcast here on the east coast, but a few breaks in the rain to let us get out on the Summer Patio to take in some fireworks and celebrate in style. After experiencing how busy the restaurant  was last summer I […]

Red and Green Christmas kitchen hutch. Vintage christmas village

You may remember last year’s Christmas Decorations as being a bit over the top. If you don’t recall, let me remind you… I had 12 trees, yes 12 (see them all here).  Well this year Christmas went on a diet, like a serious don’t recognize you slim down. I put up 1 tree, and spiffed up a few […]

Oversized no mess glitter Christmas cards from Shutterfly

Spoiler alert to those who haven’t received our Christmas card yet this year. But I just couldn’t wait to share the great ideas Shutterfly has for Christmas cards this year. I love sending a special Christmas card each year to family and friends and I often turn to Shutterfly for the best options. These cards are […]

Making Spirts Bright FREE printable

Each year I like to switch up my holiday decor, and since this is the first year of owning a restaurant and lounge, I thought adding a Holiday Bar Cart into the mix would be the perfect addition. When I saw everything Shutterfly had to offer in this year I couldn’t resist adding pieces from their […]

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 […]

Faux wool sock stocking- easy to make with HTV vinyl. NO electronic cutter required!

I was so excited when I was asked to join the Expressions Vinyl Ambassadors in a fun Christmas challenge. We were all given the same package of heat transfer vinyl and asked to create a stocking. The parcel included traditional holiday colors in red, green, white flocking, glitter HTV in both silver and gold, and holographic red. Since […]

Sleigh Rides, Firewood, Fresh Cut Trees, Free Silhouette Christmas Cut Files

This time of year when my crafting routine is in overdrive, I spend countless hours in front of the computer fiddling with Christmas Silhouette cut files. I love making images and fonts fit together, its a whole different creative side of me… and one that my husband doesn’t mind the mess of! My life has been a […]

Pinwheel Christmas Tree and other paper decorations- This house has 10 trees, click to see them all!

Welcome to part 2 of my 2015 Christmas Home Tour. If you haven’t seen Part 1 of the Christmas home tour, be sure to check out that post as well. The last weekend in November I hosted a live home tour as a fundraiser for the co-op school my son attends. This tiny community school ran into […]

Christmas village tree. Decorated with glistening houses and beautiful white bulbs

This past weekend we opened the doors of our home to welcome locals in for live Christmas Home Tour. It was an amazing experience to be able to share my home and love of Christmas with old friends and new.  I want to start my home tour off by expressing my gratitude to everyone who came out […]

Rustic glam Christmas tree decor from The Wicker Emporium

I’m so happy to share with you that this season I’m part of the Wicker Emporium Ambassador team. The team is put together of a few of my favourite Canadian bloggers and we’re excited to bring you our first addition. Of course given the time of year, Christmas decor was the first project on the […]

Remove the day tag and add a Instax photo for a Holiday Photo calendar. Place the photos in an album or leave them up to enjoy long after the season is gone!

It’s no secret I’m in love with Christmas, and I can’t get enough of my FUJIFILM Instax mini 90, so when I came up with this idea for a Christmas Photo Advent Calendar I knew the collision of my two loves would be perfect! Typically each year our advent calendar is filled with candy (see our advent calendar […]

Easy DIY Christmas trees. Buy the DIY Bottle Brush Tree Kit at JoAnn and Hazel and Ruby

I’m super over the roof excited to share my big news with you… today a second craft kit of mine is being released in Jo-Ann stores! This time I’ve created a DIY Bottle Brush Trees kit along with my friends at Hazel and Ruby. After designing my embroidery kit that was released in the summer, I knew I […]

donut hole birthday cake

My baby girl turned 6 yesterday, whew time flies!  With all these warm summer nights we decided to host a movie night party with family and friends… however, we chose the one day in weeks it decided to down pour, literally raining on our parade. There was no choice but to move the party indoors, but […]

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