8 – bells on a vintage hanger window display

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I’m one of those people that can’t overdue enough sunlight in their lives. It could be because of living on the ‘wet coast’. With that in mind, this bells on a vintage hanger window display lets that sun shine in! In my salvaged farmhouse bathroom.  The concept is very simple. Hang a vintage hanger up, and clip […]

7 – 2 hot cocoa stations, and a homemade recipe

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When growing up on the farm, a special treat my mom use to make was her homemade hot chocolate. Or… hot cocoa.  Back in the day after an evening of snow play, we’d clamour indoors, and head for the warm pot brewing in the kitchen. Greeting us would be my mom’s homemade hot cocoa steaming […]

6 – Illuminated Christmas shutters toolbox

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I’m a little addicted to reclaimed wood toolboxes. But if you’re a regular here, you already know that. So why should Christmas be any different? 🙂 But with a twist of course. This one illuminates, thanks to shutters!      Remember my story on landing all these shutters from my neighbour? Slowly, I’m finding ways […]

5 – Wooden bead and cranberry Christmas wreath

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 Do you remember those tiny little beads everyone use to make bracelets and rings with? Or maybe they still do?! 🙂 This wooden bead and cranberry Christmas wreath reminds me of them. It was all about the wire. Threading all those little beads along the twisted wires doing this and that would take a long […]

4 – Kitchen Christmas winter branch valance

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER. CONGRATS TO #39 LISA COOK! YOU HAVE BEEN EMAILED. 🙂   Being that we had kinda sorda planned to go away for Christmas, I’m always on the hopeful lookout for ideas where fresh greens won’t die on me. And that’s when I head outside to do some outdoor shopping, and […]

3 – Mason jar lid ornament Christmas tree wreath

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Upon approaching your neighbour’s front door this season, you may expect to see a beautiful, festive wreath greeting you. But then there’s my house. 🙂 You know me well enough to expect a little quirk, yes? Awesome! Let’s proceed with this mason jar lid ornament Christmas tree wreath. (whew…) This little brainstorm derived out of […]

2 – Junkers Unite with a Christmas snow sleigh shelf

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Nothing spells Christmas more than a snow sleigh!  But how about a Christmas snow sleigh shelf? For toilet paper storage?  Before we go further? I also have an extra surprise for you. The Junkers United team are coming along for the ride today. So including 12 Dayers, that’s 16 brand new projects in total! Wow! So […]

100 fav Christmas projects with my 4

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I’m generally not much of a seasonal decorator. But there’s one time when I break every rule in the book… and that would be for Christmas. But I break more rules than one… First off, you’re about to be blown away with a little Christmas past. Maison de Pax has gathered us ’round to show […]

1 – Branch candle Christmas centrepiece with junk tray

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Glowy candles are a little near and dear to my heart during the holidays. So I felt I needed to make a new branch candle Christmas centrepiece with junk tray for 2014.   Do you remember my log candle centrepiece from last year? This one is done in a similar way. Flickering candles remind me […]