Junk for sale, with a toolbox workshop at Crafty Affaire

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Awhile back, Ginna from Crafty Affaire asked if I’d be interested in hosting a workshop at her vintage show. Right in my home town! I loved the idea! So we began to brainstorm. What Ginna desired me to do was host a free seminar for anyone that wanted to learn how to build a reclaimed […]

1. Snap! It’s time to leave for Utah!

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If you’re a subscriber to my weekly newsletter, you’ll have been tipped off on my next little adventure in the works. This week, I have the extreme honour of taking in and speaking at Snap, a blogger’s conference taking place all the way in Salt Lake City, Utah! I’m so excited! It’s a top rated […]

Junky sawhorse pipe lamps with chalkboard shades

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Today’s post is rather special. Or should I say, it was a special gift, which eventually morphed into junky sawhorse pipe lamps with chalkboard shades! Yes. TWO of them! Visit #1 JEN RIZZO HERE! Welcome to those of you from Jen’s house! I’m #2 so here we go! Jen Rizzo is the mastermind behind this […]

Toolboxes and talent at the Fraser Valley Women’s Expo

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 When I received the request to speak at The Fraser Valley Women’s Expo event, I wasn’t exactly sure what it all involved. That goes for anything new, you just don’t really know. But that’s not to say you should say no. Not at all. In fact, it can be quite the opposite.  Shannon asked me […]

Building an antique toolbox revolution at the Expo

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Drill handled one board toolbox HERE Today upon coming home from work, it was pretty much like any other day. I walked towards the front door, tripped over the newspapers, mindlessly threw them into the recycle bin and proceeded inside.  Once the door clicked shut, I gasped. Repening it in a real hurry and scrambling […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 – Let’s MeetUp at Lucketts!

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  Part 7 is HERE Ohhhh boy. It’s been awhile since I continued the big Lucketts story. Let’s continue!  We are now on thee Lucketts day. And this is what greeted us… The Hometalk booth was decked out sooooo awesome!   We didn’t have to do a THING. Heather and team at Lucketts organized and decorated […]

7 – The day Miss Mustard Seed was my neighbour

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Part 6 is HERE We are here! We are ready to roll! The BIG Lucketts day has finally arrived! And look who was setting up next door to the Hometalk booth… I’ve only heard about Marian / Miss Mustard Seed’s Lucketts world via her blog, so it was quite something to actually see her doing her […]

6 – An explosion of Lucketts junk… with a linkup!

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Part 5 was here After yet again stuffing my spring loaded luggage together, Karen and I head out Lucketts way. We went early afternoon because we heard they had done most of the setup for us. Really?! I couldn’t wait to see! The countryside when crossing into Virginia was AMAZING. Lovely postcard styled farms against […]