It happens to us all. Ok, maybe just to me. I’m going to pretend it happens to other people too. Second hand furniture impulse purchase. It was cheap. It was cute. It was in pretty rough shape. It was coming home with me. When I see beat up furniture, I hear that Sarah McLachlan song… Continue reading Have to repair furniture – even MDF – with Bondo!
This is a sponsored post, which means Saltwash sent me product in exchange for me to blog about it. Although Saltwash sent me their product, all opinions and thoughts are entirely my own. Being an island girl now, I find myself gravitating towards weathered seaside designs. Colin laughs at me, his little pack rat, as… Continue reading How to Create a Seaside Finish with Saltwash
I love fresh greenery! The smell, the way it looks, that classic Christmas decor atmosphere. Not to mention the fact that it is environmentally friendly and usually really inexpensive, especially if you collect it yourself instead of purchasing it in store. But as wonderful as fresh greenery is, it comes with its own set of… Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know Before You Decorate with Fresh Greenery
Christmas, one of my favourite times of the year! But can we all agree that sometimes Christmas can get a touch expensive? With our crazy move this summer, we left a lot of stuff in storage and that includes my Christmas decor. I really don’t want to spend a ton of money buying things I… Continue reading How to make a fresh wreath – for less than $5!
I write this title a little tongue in cheek, because when people see hand lettered signs, they often think it is something they can’t pull off. The big secret is, most people painting hand lettered signs aren’t calligraphy masters who can pull it off freehand. Some are, but not most. Any time I try to… Continue reading A Hand-Lettering Tutorial Even You Can Do! *And a Giveaway!*
A belated Happy Thanksgiving to all of my Canadian readers! We celebrated on Sunday to allow Monday to be a relaxing day off before the return to the daily grind. If I do say so myself, we made one of the best turkeys we have made yet. It seems to always happen when we have… Continue reading Turkey Stuffed Yorkshire Puddings
Over the summer, while we were still cooped up in the trailer, I got some serious cabin fever. And a desire to create something. Insert Colin talking me off the edge of trying to bring home a foldable rocking chair and refinishing it on top of the picnic table. #goodideabadidea So we came to a… Continue reading A Hand-Lettered Sign: Dry Brushing Tutorial