Blue closet doors with hooks in the boy’s bedroom

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Well! Two boy’s bedroom posts in one week is a huge deal in these parts! Remember the buffalo check flag pillow post where I mentioned blue closet doors? This is where we started. The closet doors next to the bed were sadly yellowed with time. I don’t think I have ever repainted them since moving […]

Stencil A Unique Buffalo Checked Canadian Flag Pillow

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Today was one of those days where I desired to do something, just not a lot. (I had a bike ride to partake in after all…) I mulled over weeding a flowerbed, but once I paced around my son’s room, I quickly changed gears. There is a blue love seat in his room we were debating on getting rid of. […]

How to make a reclaimed wood Antiques hall tree mirror

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There is nothing like cleaning out stuff you don’t need. Because it makes room for stuff you do! And thanks to my most recent purging efforts, I finally had the space to outfit this reclaimed wood Antiques hall tree mirror for the bedroom! Remember my empty corners post? I’ve always felt this bedroom corner needed a tall […]

Potting Shed shutters and new flowers for the shed

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Well, as you already know from the greenhouse touring post, I buckled down and bought some new flowers for summer. With a freshly pressure washed shed, this thing was ready for blooms! I really did love last summer’s Potting Shed rake sign with the potted flowers, however I wanted to do something slightly different this […]

Genius planter boxes, a great new weeder and flowers

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I told myself… “You don’t need them. Don’t do it! You like not watering… no flowers will be FINE!” But, what is it about hot sunny days that make you sprint for the local greenhouse anyway?! Ah well, I was weak and went. And came back with stuff of course.  Which is ok. My Potting […]

Turn anything into cozy flannel with Plaid Shirt stencil

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Growing up as a farmer’s daughter, one thing will never leave my memories. My Dad was a plaid shirt fanatic. Even his good town shirts were plaid. The only time he didn’t wear plaid was when he went to church. But I’d bet he would have if Mom let him…:) How fun is the idea […]

How to stencil a table runner

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When I was designing the stencil Buffalo Check, I had these wild visions dance in my head… of a painted table runner. Overall patterns are of course cool! But just a small run of this stencil could also be enough on the right project… Like the top of a dresser… or centre of a table. Or… […]

Buffalo Check your gear with this stencil

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Old signs have been a love of mine for a VERY long time. But there are just those projects that call out for a pattern of sorts, to take them to an all new level… I mean… how about buffalo checked toolboxes?! Or on anything you wish! Buffalo Check is now officially a stencil, so you […]

Sign stenciled fabric for the pallet wood chairs

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Blame this one on Bliss Ranch’s AMAZING chairs. And then came I Restore Stuff’s crazy cool carpet. And then there’s Front Porch Mercantile’s decadent bench idea… Oh my goodness. I resolved to try those ideas somewhere! I just didn’t know where yet. Until this past week… As you know from my last post, I just finished pressure […]

Cleaning up the corners, outdoors and within.

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I am rather proud of me. I use to work all day, then all evening. Or even late into the night to compensate for day appointments. Workworkwork. These days, my regular routine is much different. Much. After dinner, I get outdoors and walk or bike or both. Then I come into the house, shower, then basically collapse […]