Vintage glass creamers for organizing screws

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It’s been a LONG time since I stepped foot into a thrift store.  But, I was craving for ‘new junk blood’, so on my way back home from an appointment, I swerved into a thrift store parking lot to see if anything spoke to me. As usual, I was about to exit the doors empty handed, […]

I want to be more like a cat – on kindness

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Today was one of those days where I just needed a slow start.  You know the kind. You aren’t awake yet, but you can’t sleep any longer. You know you should get up but you don’t want to do anything yet.  And, as (bad) luck would have it, I was out of coffee beans. Nooooo….. I […]

PJ 316 – the BEST DIY salvaged junk projects!

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PJ 316 – BEST DIY Salvaged Junk Projects Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific   Hey everyone! Welcome back to my version of Disneyland… where you just flat out find the BEST blogland junk projects! It’s been a creative week around here! * Two new stencil designs were launched, LUNCH and BAKERY, […]

How to make a Lunch sign on an old window

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How to make a Lunch sign on an old window . Most often, I grab a plank of old wood in order to make an old sign… But not today! I had these two old window frames in my stash, waiting to be loved in some exciting, new way. And I’m glad I held off. […]

When less becomes more, with a moody winter mantel

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Watch out world… I’m in a colour-less mood. Even more so than normal. 🙂 This can change at any given moment of course! Once the Sleigh Rides Christmas mantel came down, the mantel actually sat bare for awhile. A reset, if you will. I was just done seeing ‘stuff’. What was so attractive about ‘bare?’ Invisible. Didn’t […]

Shiplap-styled farmhouse BAKERY kitchen sign

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Shiplap-styled farmhouse BAKERY kitchen sign I dream of a farmhouse kitchen, filled with the heavenly scent of fresh, homemade baking. It reminds me of my Grandma’s house. She made homemade bread nearly every single day. Best stuff ever. My mom was an avid baker too! She’d make something special every single Saturday night, usually her delicious […]

Learning to clean with my new buddy, KonMari

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Me – “Could you lead me to the cleaning book?” Bookstore – “Ah. The KonMari method? The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo?” “That’s the one…” I first heard about the book from Colleen, at 58 Water Street, who is also cleaning with this method. If you haven’t yet heard of this […]