4 – a fall hydrangea dressed up dresser

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Guys, I nearly cut out this week. I’ve been struggling with a companion paint colour for the white blog office, so that project is still on hold. And then life took some unexpected turns. Result? Nothing done. Nothing. Just a bunch of silly paint redos.  Clearly, my least fav DIY thing is choosing paint colours. […]

When New York visits Oh Canada

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So, what happens when you get delightful visitors all the way from New York for just a few mere hours? When New York visits Oh Canada, you invite them over of course! And ham it up for the camera.  We chose the bedroom with it’s funky ladder sidetable and pipe handled tray because this room […]

Springing up the bedroom with a pipe handled bed tray

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Every morning, I glance outside, stretch, then reach for my iPhone. Checking the time, I quickly scroll through a few quick things online, then begin my day. But every evening, I always wish I had my laptop nearby.   But with nothing to put it on, I’ve never bothered… until now!   Springing up the […]

It all started with a sign

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 I remember the day I fell in love with all of you. It was just like it happened yesterday.     my sad little bedroom  My house had just been finished being renovated, leaving me without a cent to decorate with. I took in a local home show regardless, which further depressed me. I was […]

My junky little lamp gets some new bling


Pin It It really appears that many of you love the simple ‘slam it together and be done’ projects. So here’s one I whipped up today! This is my lamp in the bedroom.  The shade is nothing more than ripped strips of loose cotton material draped over the top, then held in place with a […]

The pallet bed tray that turned to the dark side (of Canada)

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  me – “I wanna make a Canadian flag out of this pallet.”   son – “Why?!?”   me – “Because my party is patriotic themed this weekend. Grandma had flags all over so we need one too. But I don’t want this big huge red and white thing on the mantel…”   I had […]

An impossible project brings a feature, win, AND giveaway!


 Most of you have seen my bedroom a bazillion times by now. Please bear with me. I had to use this room for what this post is all about. 🙂 When I first decorated this room, I couldn’t believe my nerve.Would I get away with this?!?  I remember the doubtful yet curious comments when just […]

My ‘mom cave’ bedroom


 When all is quiet with the world, I love to slip into my little shabby white oasis… … to gaze out my candlelit window… … while laying in my rumply crumply pillowy haven, that wears many shades of white. Welcome to my mom cave bedroom. 🙂 At times, my bedside painter’s ladder, showing off a […]

How to make a crumply rumply bed


Pin It Do you detest making your bed? I use to. Ensuring every crinkle was smooth + tweaking the pillows to perfection = augh. I have to admit, most days I left mine unmade I despised the duty so much. Then a thought occurred to me. What if I MADE my bed to look UNmade? […]