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adding monograms to a pillow cover
I have always loved vintage European grain sacks. Each one has a distinct history, gorgeous colours, and stunning texture. I have never seen one that I didn’t love! These beautiful handwoven sacks were used for over a hundred years to haul grains. The unique stripes and monograms allowed owners to keep track of their...

a sketch of old barns before painting
While you have been home during the pandemic have you tried your hand at any new hobby? Maybe something that you always wanted to try but hadn’t for whatever reason? Last week my 14-year-old niece and I were at the cottage for a few days and we decided to try something new… watercolor painting....

Feel the Love Upcycled Art Class
It has been a crazy few months here with lots going on and new things happening so I wanted to take a moment to pop in to say Hi and to let you know what’s up. First up… I am now doing all of my workshops virtually and I couldn’t be more excited! I...

Spring tulips in sap spiles
One of my favourite Spring trends is flowers combined with vintage finds. There is something so beautiful about delicate blooms mixed with rusty old metal and I definitely have a soft spot for that look. I found these old sap spiles last year when my mom and I were on a trip to Quebec...

twigs and a wrought iron bird
With everyone cooped up inside and facing uncertain futures, we need something happy and bright to focus on for a little while to give ourselves a break. With Easter this week and warmer weather inching closer I think it’s time for a little Spring cheer… wouldn’t you agree? Since nothing is physically open where...

joining wallpaper seams
Today, I am so excited to show you the first part of the transformation of my master bedroom. I have collaborated with the incredible Swedish company Photowall for this project and I couldn’t be more thrilled with how beautifully it turned out. My master bedroom has been on my list of projects to get...