A dramatic antique bed upgrade that changed everything.

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Boy, do I ever have an epic story for you today. Most of you already remember my current project of the boy’s room makeover. I had actually just landed this free headboard and footboard, so I painted it up, propped it into the room, and was pretty thrilled with the upscale results compared to before! […]

How to assemble an Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofa

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Back in January, I came home with a truck loaded of 2 Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofas. And that is no understatement. If you’re in the market for this set, you’ll want to be forewarned on a few things, thanks to their size alone. So here’s my little story on getting these guys home, then how […]

A new winter white Ektorp 3.5 sofa living room

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While many of us are revamping our homes with winter decor, I went one (ok, several hundred) steps WAY beyond! Friends, I have some dreamy white slipcovered furniture in the house, and boy on boy am I in LOVE! Visit How To Assemble An Ikea Ektorp 3.5 Sofa HERE A little backstory… I wanted the […]

Christmas junk home tour

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Here we are, at the end of 2018. Another year come and gone. Isn’t it neat that Christmas ends up right at the end of it all? Kinda like a big, beautiful celebration to just end the year right! And with Christmas eve in full swing today, this will of course be my last post […]

Christmas junk home tour 2017

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Once upon a time, I use to take part in blogger’s big home tours at the start of December. These days? Laughable! Here it is 2 days before Christmas and I nearly sorda have it all together. And I only hit the two main rooms in the house plus my front porch. It’s just about […]

Stencil a reversible Christmas and Fall Buffalo Check Cabin Pillow

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Imagine ALL your all season home decor items having the ability to magically morph into full out fall or Christmas with the snap of your fingers.  Wouldn’t it be amazing to get rid of the big boxes of Christmas we only use 1 month out of the entire year? Only to use things we use every day instead? Yes… why yes it […]

White-white walls with revamped kitchen crate shelves

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When I first painted my house after the main renos, a really nice tone called Bamboo Beach by Cloverdale Paint (in Canada) covered every. single. wall. All of them. I really did love the colour… until I didn’t. As time went on I just desired something fresher. On went the search of the perfect greige! […]

Blue closet doors with hooks in the boy’s bedroom

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Well! Two boy’s bedroom posts in one week is a huge deal in these parts! Remember the buffalo check flag pillow post where I mentioned blue closet doors? This is where we started. The closet doors next to the bed were sadly yellowed with time. I don’t think I have ever repainted them since moving […]

Interchangeable rustic farmhouse kitchen signs

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It’s no secret that I am an old sign fanatic. I just find the look enticing, and totally fits in with any season. But that can be a bad thing too… One place I really love to do something special with is behind my kitchen stove. This Bakery sign stood the test of time for an entire […]