Flocked Christmas tree with a wood crate tree skirt

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‘Tis the season to finally share this year’s Christmas tree! But the reveal also comes with a new build… so I bring you this year’s flocked Christmas tree with a DIY wood crate tree skirt! I desired this year’s Christmas theme to be ‘antiques’. So with a new flocked tree, I felt a woodsy base […]

Buffalo Check Christmas Countdown Bingo Board

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‘Tis the season to get our Christmas on, and today a total of 6 blogs are doing just that! This giveaway is now over. Winners are: Sandy at Primitive Skate, Marie at Interior Frugalista, and Linda at Itsy Bitsy. You’ll be contacted shortly to claim your wins! Many thanks to everyone who entered and visited […]

Christmas Reindeer Feed Santa Sack

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You know about the Christmas Santa sack craze right about now, yes? Basically put, a santa sack is a reusable bag of sorts to wrap presents with. I love the concept! There’s no need to keep buying endless rolls of Christmas paper if you have a cute bag handy! So I decided to try my […]

A train to Seattle and Pike Place Market

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Funny how life works out. When I knew my sister would be in Maui in November, I attempted to join her part of the time. I already knew it wasn’t the right time of year for me to go, but you say the word Maui and nothing else exists in my vocabulary! Turns out, that […]

Joy Buffalo Check Christmas sign

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Buffalo Check ornament JOY sign

Joy Buffalo Check Christmas sign With Christmas decorating pretty much in full swing everywhere, I’m attempting to stay the course. I have LOTS of plans and things are coming along! A new tree was purchased from Hobby Lobby a couple weeks ago, and I’m finally starting to feel a theme coming on! I can’t wait […]

Rustic JOY Christmas porch sign

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Joy rustic shiplap Christmas sign stencil

Rustic JOY Christmas porch sign I’ve wanted a vertical Christmas sign by my front door for a few years now. I like vertical signs because they take up less space AND don’t require hanging! Pretty convenient I say. So last Christmas, I set about creating a vertical JOY stencil. It was later in the season […]

Welcome Fall rustic living room tour

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pumpkins and antique welcome fall crates on a fireplace mantel

I really did wanted a Welcome Fall rustic living room tour… but at the moment, I didn’t think it would happen. I was sitting on the sofa watching a little TV. When a commercial came on, my eyes wandered around the room. The fireplace mantel was FAR from a fall rustic living room tour.. in fact, it […]

The rustic garden shed during fall

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rustic garden shed during fall

The rustic garden shed during fall There’s always this magical moment when the leaves are falling like rain while still wearing most of them. The grapevine starts to change colour from the truck first, with the leaves morphing from their crisp green to vivid tones of orange, lime and yellow. That’s prime time to dash […]

A charming trip to Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory

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niagara falls butterfly conservatory

A charming trip to Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory This week didn’t go as planned… I’m trying a whole bunch of new foods and other things lately and a few things went south. Whoops… I am quickly finding out, changes (you read about in THIS post) don’t come overnight. Your body can’t even handle that. So […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 495

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 495 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello all!  How are all your fall preparations and decorating coming along? I finally can say I joined the ranks of something up for fall myself! Well lookit me go… Pumpkin pillows and fall placemats by Funky Junk Interiors I’ve […]