Snowshoes in a Christmas kitchen forest with sign

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I’ve always wanted snowshoes to decorate with. As in, EVERY. SINGLE. WINTER. I just haven’t landed any in my area. I’m not near any antique stores so this dream just never came to pass.  Until this year. I knew I wanted this year’s Christmas theme to be forest-like… and boy would snowshoes be perfect. My […]

A red General Store sign aged with wax

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Today’s post is actually two! And they both contain a Christmas miracle… Welcome to #1. A link to #2 is below. Nothing like ending a year with a bang, huh? Christmas Miracle #1 Two years ago, I dreamed what I’d like above my kitchen windows during Christmas. The vision that held strong was a red […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 456

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 456 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello, Merry & Bright friends! Or you will be after this post! First off… I apologize. I had double the selections chosen for today’s party features, however the post got too long. It’s just getting so hard to know where […]

Finding ‘the one’ at the Christmas tree farm

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Bringing the Christmas tree home in the Dodge truck

For the longest while, I wasn’t sure what direction I was going with the family Christmas tree this year. I do have this vision of a ‘tree forest in the snow’… however my mind’s eye could see was anything but a faux tree. Quite the opposite! I love my faux Christmas Ikea tree but I […]

30 minute chippy wood kitchen island revamp

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Not sure if I’ve ever shared this story on the blog before, however, the cupboard part of my kitchen island was a ‘mistake’. Kitchen tour HERE When the kitchen was renovated, I ordered up a ‘distressed black cabinet’ that looked nothing like the rest of the wood cabinets. My goal had been for it to […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 455

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 455 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hi all! On a scale of 1-10 with 1 being the most chaos, where’s your decorating currently at? Today I went out for a coffee so I could get a break from looking at it all… egads. I’m in the […]

Rustic wood Christmas candles with a snowflake shelf

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I really love the look of candles. I love how they flicker and make everything soooo cozy. However, I rarely burn them these days. I guess the resistance stems back from when my son was young. A flickering flame was just a dangerous thing back then. And now with jumping cats, I’m still leery. Probably […]

Cozy and cute Merry Christmas and Plaid stenciled pillows

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I had this vision of what I wish my living room to look like this Christmas… I can’t wait to share the inspiration picture with you! However I think I’ll honour that on the day I’ve hopefully done it some justice… I even had it all planned right down to the throw pillows. So when […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 454

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 454 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Merry Christmas! I know… a little early for the real deal greeting, but if you’ve been around these parts in the past week, you’ll already know it’s been a little like Santa’s Workshop lately! 3 projects in one week… with […]