Holidays

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 […]

Women's Gift Ideas for Christmas favourite things gift list

Have you made your list and checked it twice? Do you have your brown paper packages all tied up with strings? If you’re like me, you do not. I’m actually a bit behind on the holidays this year, if you haven’t hit the mall you may need just what I have in store for you! A […]

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 […]

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 […]

North Pole Trading Company FREE Christmas Silhouette Cut File

I love free cut file day! Especially when it is laced with the biggest Silhouette Black Friday sale in history! (Get over there to check out the deals, and use promo code FYNES at checkout). I created these North Pole Free Christmas Cut Files months ago, and have been storing them away for just the […]

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 […]

Free Silhouette cut file for Mrs. Clause Cafe Painted sign

This month the Expressions Vinyl ambassador team was asked to create a kitchen themed project.  I’ve had my idea brewing for the past few months (actually since July when I got the assignment), I had planned to make a cute little Christmas apron using this pattern, with a heat transfer vinyl holiday sentiment ironed on the pocket. […]

Learn to make a Christmas swag with this easy to follow tutorial

I professed my love for making natural Christmas wreaths in the past. After I made the Joy Wreath Sign last year the questions poured in how to make one… or if I could make one for them. So this year I decide I better get things together to show you how to make some natural […]

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Don’t let the title of this post with the big ‘C’ word in it scare you off, I know Halloween hasn’t passed yet. But in card-maker and blogger world you just have to be on these things if you want to get all your projects done before the the big guy is on your roof top. […]

How to make a heart shaped wreath form for only $2

Cupid season is only a month away, and we’re getting ready for Valentine’s Day around our house. You know this wreath loving fool needs a lovely number to adorn the door so a Valentine’s wreath was in order! I shopped for a heart shaped wreath form but like all others they are crazy expensive (and […]

Christmas tree from fynesdesigns.com

I was planning an epic holiday home tour this year, but guess what? Santa didn’t send his cleaning elves my way!! I have for you the compressed version! Meaning the clutter, unused craft supplies, heinous gift wrap mess, yeah- I cropped that out. I’d love for you to think my holiday home is pristine and […]

EASY DIY snowman kit from fynesdesigns.com

Are you looking for a unique gift for the kiddos this holiday season that is easy on the pocket book? Tired of the ol’ corn cob pipe and the button nose? Want to just give your neighbours a good chuckle? Then you need to make your own snowman kit! It only takes a few supplies, […]

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