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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 […]

Oh my I love doing giveaways, especially when they are from one of my favourite brands! I’ve been playing with Silhouettes newest team player the Silhouette Curio™ for a few months now, and I can’t wait to share more cool projects you can create with it, but of course you need to have one too! I’ve shared loads of […]

Win $600 pay pal cash!

Happy Monday friends! It’s a great day around here because we are bringing you a chance to win $600 Pay Pal Cash!   We appreciate you guys following along with us and like to give back in a small way every once in awhile! Who couldn’t use a little extra cash, especially with back to school right […]

Painted wood signs from Fynes Designs

If you’ve been following along since the new year, you already know about the sign making biz I’ve fallen into, and my obsession with the scroll saw. Today my friends at PPG Voice of Color want to offer you the chance to get your hands on one of these fun colourful signs 100% custom made just for you! […]

WIN the ultimate family vacation

What a great start to the week I have for you!  Mr. Fynes and I were so fortunate to recently be able to get away from the hustle and bustle to get a little R&R (you can read all about it here), I wanted to give you an opportunity to do the same.  I thought […]

Tips for keeping organized while traveling

Exciting news… next week I’ll be heading out for a 2 week vacation! Two weeks is a long time to be away from home, and while traveling I can’t tolerate a messy suitcase (I wish that attitude would spill over into other areas of my life). I’ve just discovered the best packing solution for staying organized […]

I Chews you Valentine and other funny V-day Cards

For Christmas this year Santa brought me an  FUJIFILM INSTAX® Share Wireless Smartphone printer. I’ve been having so much fun snapping pictures and printing them in an instant. #addicted These credit card size photos have been so amusing in our house, we actually call them the magic photos because my kids love watching the photo pop […]

silhouette starter kit prize

 Tis’ the season for giveaways, so  I’ve teamed up with 9 fabulous bloggers who are also in the giving mood. Together we are giving away over $1000 worth of prizes! I’ve professed my love for my Silhouette nearly a 1000 times. So it was only natural I give away some of my favourite supplies to go […]

Barbie Wishes campaign for Make-A-Wish Canada

Exciting news! Barbie is giving back to the community through a new holiday program now through December 31st.  Tis the season for giving, so Barbie™ is placing loved ones first by asking Canadian children to submit a heartfelt wish for someone special in their lives. Barbie™ is inviting her fans to share their heartfelt wishes for those they […]

Back to school shopping with RBC Rewards points

Can you believe back to school time is almost here?! Two weeks and my baby will be waiting at the bus stop to board a 13 year adventure. Sounds serious when you think of it like that. She is totally ready to go and I thought I was ready too, but reality is starting to […]

Interactive business card back

Hello new friend! Perhaps you’re an old friend, just give me a second, you’ll understand what this is all about.  If you’ve just met me at SNAP and my business card is what brought you here, I’m very pleased to meet you!  If you’ve landed on my page you’ve probably opened your little envelope and wondering […]

Travelling Style #giveaway

You’ve heard me shouting from the rooftops about SNAP conference. In 3 days I’ll be boarding a plane set for Utah! By ‘set for’ I mean after two stop overs, 13 hours and 26 minutes of travel to be exact, that’s a lot of plane and airport time (not to mention the 15 hour return flight). This lady […]

CLean sweep giveaway #giveaway #cash #prize

I’m bursting at the seams to share my exciting news, I’m going to SNAP!! Ok, maybe you have no idea what that is, but its good for both of us. It is a blog conference targeted for  bloggers representing modern handmade, contemporary craft, mind-blowing events and DIY (about 500 of us). I hope I fit […]

Conference style

I mentioned at the start of the week I’m heading to a paper crafting convention this weekend. I’m over the moon excited to meet up with my crafty ladies! Today I’m happy to share the look I’ll be sporting while away on my mini vacay. Plus give you a chance to WIN my nautical inspired […]

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