Why it’s so cool to repurpose

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Remember this little patio table from last summer? While ending the day on the (still very undecorated) patio tonight with coffee in hand, I sighed. My patio still needed a facelift. During the spring, I had pressure washed everything, and it’s been sitting, waiting for me to do something… anything to it.  I don’t know about […]

How to make a burlap bow

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When I hosted the Michaels Hometalk Pinterest Party, I was given a little surprise. This beautiful crate of crafts was gifted to me from the Michaels Abbotsford team! Stunned, I took it home and waited until I felt I had the time to super appreciate every little surprise tucked inside. And today was the day. […]

A crafting event to remember… at Michaels

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It just isn’t every day that a girl gets to walk into a craft store and decorate to her heart’s content. But that’s exactly what I got to do. It was a few days before our big Michaels Hometalk Pinterest Event, and I paid a visit to the Michaels Abbotsford store.  Amanda showed me around […]

Burlap mason jar yardstick message centre

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As you may already know from yesterday’s old crate mason jar craft project, I was challenged to walk into Michaels craft store and make something out of new craft materials. So here’s my take on an ever so easy to make burlap mason jar yardstick message centre… made to look repurposed of course. 🙂 I’m […]

Come craft with me in person!

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Yesterday was QUITE a day! I was at Michaels gathering up all kinds of goodies for a very special event.  Check out this pile of goodness! I aim to create three projects out of this, so not only can I show you what I did, I can teach those that are near me how to […]

No sew burlap coffee bean sack sofa pillows… instantly!

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 One frequent question I get asked are where I get my burlap sofa pillows from.  I’m nearly embarrassed to tell you how ridiculously easy it is to get this instant look with these no sew burlap coffee bean sack sofa pillows. But I will anyway. Non sewers unite! Collecting burlap coffee bean sacks are the […]

Playing with fall hydrangeas and a (very) blue chair

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 One of the reasons I love fall so much is because it’s time to harvest hydrangeas once again. We have two fairly big bushes, so we’re never at a loss for new stock. Except if you leave them on the bush a little too long after they get crispy… whoops! I lost one good batch […]

Make the world’s easiest sandbag pillow… in minutes!

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 This sandbag pillow project is soooo simple, it’s nearly embarrassing! But if you’re like me, and you like pillows but can’t find your sewing machine pedal, (best excuse yet!), you’ll love how easy this is. And it looks cool too. Visit your local hardware store, and ask if they have any sandbags. Ours run about […]

Party Junk 185 – burlap!

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Welcome to Funky Junk’s Party Junk, a multi themed DIY link party! Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Hey gang! It’s come to my attention that many are having issues loading the weekend link parties because […]