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paint brushes
The world seems a little like it is falling apart the past couple of weeks and it has been incredibly stressful for so many of us. Here in Ottawa, we are pretty much on social distancing overdrive and home confinement. So much has happened that each day has felt like a year and yet...

dried rosebuds inside a shadow box
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I always find it fun and cheery to add a little red and pink decor to my home.  With the winter being so long here in Canada, any pop of colour and cheer at this time of year is always welcome! For this year’s project, I...

wooden love garland
This time last year I taught a class on how to make a rustic, wooden LOVE garland.  Unfortunately, I didn’t get a chance to share it with you at the time so I wanted to make sure you got it this year! It is the perfect bunting to hang for Valentine’s Day, a wedding...

using Hemp Twine to make a frame
I have been on a quest this month to clean out my spare room.  It has become my “dumping” ground for project pieces that I pick up on my dump trips and had become quite full. While I was attempting to clean it out last week, I came across some grapevine pieces that I...

old books
Do you struggle with decorating your space and knowing just what your decor style is? I know it may sound a bit crazy, but in the past I have struggled to figure out my decor style as well.  With so many articles, blogs, pictures and posts out there it is easy to feel overwhelmed. ...