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 […]

APRIL ETSY FINDS

I have loved Etsy (CA) for years. There are so many amazingly creative artisans selling their stuff online you could literally spend days (and let’s be honest, more than that!) looking for great finds for your home, wardrobe, kids, wedding, business – you name it, Etsy’s got it. So rather than keep my amazing Etsy finds to myself, I thought […]

DIY WEDDING PLANNER

I spent a long time looking at different wedding planners, and while some of them were really nice, they weren’t really me. So I did what any other DIY-er would do, I made my own DIY Wedding Planner – and for under $10!  It’s official, I’ve gone into complete and utter Monica Geller mode. (Remember the wedding binder?). Yup, I […]

DIY WEDDING INSPIRATION

It’s no secret, I’ve got weddings on the brain – so in order to get some of my ideas together, I created this DIY wedding inspiration board loaded with DIY elements I’d like to incorporate into our wedding. I hope you find some inspiration for your own wedding! 1 – Unique Guest Book Alternatives – I love the idea of […]

DIY TEA STORAGE

Reuse your Tetley tea containers and organize your tea cupboard with this easy DIY Tea Storage idea!  My tea cupboard has always been a mess. I bought a container of Tetley tea one day and thought to myself, these containers would be perfect to reuse for tea storage! So I came up with a little plan. What I used: Black […]

DIY SEA GLASS NECKLACE

Not quite sure what to do with all those pieces of sea glass you’ve collected over the years? Turn them into a DIY Sea Glass Necklace! When Paul and I travelled to Nova Scotia last summer, we collected quite a bit of sea glass from the beaches we walked along. I have a few different ideas in mind for how […]