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How to make a fresh wreath – for less than $5!

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!

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A Hand-Lettering Tutorial Even You Can Do! *And a Giveaway!*

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!*

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A Hand-Lettered Sign: Dry Brushing Tutorial

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