DIY COASTERS

Looking for the perfect DIY gift? Try these cute and easy to make DIY coasters! If you’ve ever been on Pinterest you’ve no doubt seen pins on how to make your own coasters. So before (last) Christmas I decided to try and make my own and give them as gifts over the holidays. I headed over to Home Depot and […]

DIY BUSINESS CARD HOLDER

Organize your business cards with this colourful and cheap DIY Business Card Holder, inspired by I Heart Organizing! Melyssa, who did an amazing job at designing my blog, has recently fully launched into her gig as a full-time graphic designer and blogger. So as a token of my appreciation for all of her hard work, I sent her a ‘small […]

DIY EARRING DISPLAY

Looking for a cheap and easy way to display your earrings? Create a DIY Earring Display for only $3.00! I’d been looking for a quick way to display my earrings for a while when I came up with the idea for my own DIY earring display using only three cheap materials – all from the dollar store. Total cost? Around […]

DIY Newborn Scrapbook

Create your own DIY newborn scrapbook – the perfect keepsake for any new parents! Look at that face – what a cutie! That’s Maxwell (love that name!) and he’s the adorable little in this scrapbook that I made for his parents, capturing the first few days of his precious life. I’ve always loved to scrapbook, that’s no secret. But scrapbooking […]

DIY Chalkboard Mugs

Personalize your mornings with these simple DIY chalkboard mugs! There are a lot of DIY mug ideas floating around on the Internet, and I’ve always loved the idea of DIY chalkboard mugs, so I decided to give it a whirl. Mixing a little creativity with your morning java? What a great idea! What I used: One or two porcelain mugs […]

DIY Baby Shower Invitations

A few weeks ago I shared my DIY baby book crate that I made for my friend’s shower, and today, in continuation of all things baby, I’m here to show you the invitations I made! Since the shower was a surprise, I made an extra one and gave it to the momma-to-be with her gifts! Also, less than a month until this […]

DIY ADVICE FOR THE NEW MOM BOOK

When I started thinking of activities and keepsakes for my friend’s baby shower, I knew I wanted to make a guest book, but something a little more personal. I found a few different ideas online, but decided on an ‘advice for the new mom’ book. I’m really happy with the way it turned out – and it’s something that she […]

Hearty Chili

It’s been cold. Some may even say ‘chili’ – see what I did there? Yup. So this past weekend I decided to make a pot of chili to keep warm. Between that and season 2 of House of Cards, I’d have to say it was a pretty cozy weekend. While I’m on that topic, if you haven’t already, you must […]

Free ‘I Spy’ Wedding Printable

As most of you know, I’ve been busy creating things for my wedding (which I can’t wait to share with you… in October!) In the meantime, without letting any real cats out of the bag, I thought I would share a free printable I’ve created to keep some of the younger kids at our wedding entertained during the reception – a […]

CHOCOLATE CHIP DREAMS

Make your dreams a reality — with these delicious Chocolate Chip Dreams! I’ll let you in on a little secret – this isn’t my recipe. It’s my aunt’s. I have no idea where she got it from, but it’s delicious. I’d like to say Paul and I didn’t finish off the entire batch of these in a weekend, but, well, […]

THAI GREEN CURRY MEATBALLS

A friend of mine told me about these delicious Thai Green Curry Meatballs from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe a while back and I knew I just had to try them. They are, without a doubt, some of the most delicious, moist meatballs I’ve ever had. I added a few small modifications to Mel’s recipe – and halved it – and it […]

DIY Textured Canvas

Personalize your walls and make a statement with your very own DIY Textured Canvas! The idea for this project was brewing in my head for a long time. We have a sofa table against one of the walls in our living room with a giant blank wall behind it – and it’s been bare for far too long. I’ve always loved […]

FEATURED ON AND YES TO JOY

Hi everyone, I know I’ve been off the radar for a few weeks now – with week-long migraines, the long weekend and wedding planning, I’m finding myself really busy these days. Anyways, Just a little note to say I’ve been featured over on And Yes to Joy today- come check me out and learn a little more about my life through […]

DIY Textured Canvas

Personalize your walls and make a statement with your very own DIY Textured Canvas! The idea for this project was brewing in my head for a long time. We have a sofa table against one of the walls in our living room with a giant blank wall behind it – and it’s been bare for far too long. I’ve always loved […]

DIY PAINTED CORK BOARDS

Organize in style with these DIY Painted Cork Boards! I know, I know, I haven’t been on here as much as of late, but life is getting really. damn. busy. My head is in the wedding clouds, then it was in the migraine cloud, trying to get my Etsy shop together cloud, and of course, back to the wedding cloud. […]

DIY BIRTHDAY CARDS

Want to make a card for an upcoming birthday? Check out these DIY birthday cards for a little inspiration! I love love love making cards. And who doesn’t love a receiving a good home made card for their birthday? So, today I thought I would share some of the different birthday cards I’ve made over the years! The card above […]