Oversized spring garden tulip crate flowerbed. Literally.

read

GIVEAWAY HAS NOW ENDED. Congrats to #21 Jan! You have been emailed. Thank you for your comments! When my dear blogging friend Carole from Garden Up Green asked me to review her new gardening book coming out, the first words out of my mouth were, “It’s about time!” Carole lives in the country on a hobby farm, […]

3 ways to use a reclaimed wood salvaged junk heart

read

I keep wanting to refer to our record breaking current snow weather. When it kinda takes over your life, it’s hard for it not to be on your constant radar. Since Friday, we started getting dumped on. In 3 days, we had over 80 cm, or 31″. For a place that is use to mowing their […]

How to sell stuff, and know if it’s right for you.

read

Over the last little while, I’ve been photographing my line of stencils, in order to create product shots. It’s been a fun challenge, attempting to marry the stencils with themes of sorts! This was a task I’ve overlooked for a long time. Honestly, I just didn’t even really think about it. Because I didn’t really intend to […]

Everything you need to know about stencilling

read

One of the MOST asked questions I receive, is…  “What are your favourite stencil brushes?” So, today I’m going several steps further. This massive, LONG overdue post will showcase everything you need to know about stencilling. How to stencil, my fav supplies, how to store, how to clean, what to make, where to purchase these stencils, and […]

Old crate stencil storage trolley or clothes hanger

read

This past weekend, my photo studio hit an all time mess. Very typical by the way. After one shoot… it can quickly look like… … this.  Any one of those given walls in the room can become the background, so everything else has to be shoved to the other side to make it work. And in […]

Industrial pipe and reclaimed wood mini coffee station

read

Well, I’m pretty proud of myself! It’s only Jan 4th, and I’ve already done a new project! Truth be told, I was cleaning the kitchen, and everything just looked ‘tired’. As in, I was sick of looking at all the same stuff. So I came up with this Industrial pipe, and reclaimed wood mini coffee […]

Rustic reversible coasters and others for gifts

read

This was a project I didn’t intend to blog about. But after putting up this photo on Instagram, quickly taken with my iPhone, the interest was huge! So I felt maybe it was worthwhile sharing with you here, for those struggling with gift ideas. We needed 4 gifts, and finding out the recipients loved Starbucks, […]

Stencilled snowflake pillow on the new sofa

read

In November, I picked up the Stocksund sofa and two chairs from Ikea. My 20 year old (bad) junk just had to go. But being cautious me, I purchased the new stuff and put it together before I got rid of the old. All in the same room. At the same time. Goodness. This place […]

Toolbox shelf for a Christmas hot cocoa bar

read

Every Christmas, I love to dream up a new hot cocoa bar idea. Blame it on our currently blustery weather! It. Is. COLD. And we west coaster Canadians aren’t use to it. So this year, a cheater idea came to mind. How about a toolbox shelf? I love not having to build everything from scratch […]