SNS 101 – non traditional window treatments

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This series is currently in session. Click HERE to visit! And onto why you’re here today…. Non traditional window treatments source Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #101, the multi themed link party!  * Home Decor  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific. ~ […]

31 days – from blog to biz (intro)

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For the next 31 days, I’m going to blog about how I’m going to flip my blog passion into a business. Let me explain why. I’m a girl leading a double life. Can you relate? Me #1: Donna – Graphic Impact a business owner that runs a sign and graphics company for the last 20 years. […]

How a non builder learns to build

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I’m not a pro builder. So when I vision something in my head, especially out of pallet wood, I’m often stumped on how to go about it. First understanding the framework of a given build is key. But it has to work with your finished vision as well. You want the frame to be there, […]

An outdoor vintage market, great junk… and BLOGGERS

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Once upon a time there was the most perfect overcast day. And before me, a wide open field filled with pretty white tents stocked with the most amazing treasures and most wonderful gals you could possibly run into. Fieldstone Vintage Market was a local attraction located in Abbotsford, BC Canada. With one day only, the […]

SNS #100 – pallets and reclaimed lumber!

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      Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #100, the multi themed link party!    * Home Decor  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes * Theme of the week   Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific.   ~ pallets & reclaimed lumber ~ Would you believe I’m not really in love with the […]

My pallet wood garden walkway

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  This little project began in July 2011, HERE.  Creating a pallet wood garden walkway came to mind one day. The yard was getting a major revamp with the help of my wonderful neighbours.  Shrubs were being pulled, new soil was hauled in, and I desired a pathway… from the driveway to the lawn. Right […]

A passion filled weekend of shopping, shooting.. and maybe you :)

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I’m just a little excited for this upcoming weekend… My son will be leaving for a youth retreat Friday. Which means only one thing… NO HOLDS BARRED on all things… whatever! Tell me this isn’t a dream weekend… There’s an open air market in town called Fieldstone Vintage Market, featuring vintage collectors and local artisans. […]

Are you listening… for your calling?

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Whenever I see a camera around someones neck, my gut instinct is to grab it and start clicking. source Photographer types understand. It isn’t enough to capture something with your eyes. There’s this incessant need to see what it looks like through a camera lens. But it goes beyond a simple photo for me. I […]

SNS 99 – ultimate repurposes

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #99, the multi themed link party!  * Home Decor  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific. ~ the ultimate repurposes ~ I LOVE to repurpose! And most of my projects (main link HERE) are all about that. But […]

The day we pulled the plug… on my outdoor reading room

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My pool’s days are numbered. FJI Facebookers will know a little of this story already. I was nattering about not having the nerve to unplug my pool for the season. I moaned and fussed and whined because the weather was still hot and sunny and I had come to use this little decadent part of […]