Janette’s Kitchen Part 3 – floors, cupboards and countertops

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Welcome to Janette’s Kitchen – Part 3! The entire series to date is HERE.  Last time: PART 2 was where the new french doors, windows and insulation went in. Janette’s family was just beginning to enjoy the new found warmth again when the dust started to fly. It’s always nice to find a little beauty […]

On selling our projects and talents

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SOLD. Gee… you’d think if you had something for sale, that you’d be happy to sell it, yes? My sweet blog friend BJ from Sweet Nothings sent me this magazine with one of my movie stars in it.  I just received the magazine so it’s still extreme novelty to see my memory table in actual […]

Musical junk wheelbarrows in the garden

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I’ve been debating on passing on plants in the yard this summer. The weather just hasn’t cooperated and I was thinking how easy it would be to NOT put the pool up and NOT plant anything that required care. Maybe this was the summer to go camping more after all… All fine and dandy until […]

SNS 85 rings in the summer with patio decor!

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #85 theme – patio decor If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up which stays open indefinitely. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you […]

Rusty funky dreams for a patio

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“Once upon a time, there was a girl that dreamed of…” lounging like this…  … on this.  Fool hearted travesty this patio was! Oh the shame. Failed and broken projects turned this space into a drafty workshop. But alas… summer was to arrive and the desire to have a pretty outdoor space pushed the girl […]

How to work and save photos for blogs and magazines

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Oh how us bloggers LOVE using photos and lots of them to convey our messages in our posts! But did you know there’s some easy tweaks you can do to your photos to allow them to load quicker and keep them safe? Now what about if a magazine should come knocking on your virtual door? […]

A neighbourhood inspiration snoop

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One of our very favorite things to do is take walks around our lovely little neighborhood for inspiration. We are very fortunate to live close to a river so we’re always gravitating in that direction. I decided to tote my little point and shoot to see what inspiration could be captured for my own yard. […]

SNS 84 – how to make a reclaimed wood picket toolbox

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #84 Theme – your homemade toolboxes If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up which stays open indefinitely. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific. This […]

A little day job show and tell and an upcoming event

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   When you think of firetrucks, the image of big red shiny vehicles generally comes to mind. Well, I’ve had the pleasure of working on a black and white truck over the past little while and it turned out real purdy. 🙂 My day job is running my own graphics company. Lately most of my […]