Category Archives: DIY Decor

Custom Stained Picket Fence

*disclaimer this post was sponsored by Home Hardware Building Centre Older homes mean character galore but it also can mean some odd spaces! Mixing the past with the modern can sometimes be a bit of a creative challenge. Our rule of thumb has been; it needs to be charming and it needs to be practical. …

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Decorating with White and Woods

White is everywhere! Walls, furniture and decor have all turned white! Of course, there are people complaining about this trend, complaining it will show to dirt and feel too sterile. I have found my favourite way when decorating with white is to add wooden decor. The white can feel a bit stark and overly bare….

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Tips for Shopping at Antique Stores

Where I find my decor is always a question that pops up and the truth is Antique Stores are my most consistent source! Yard sales and Online Buy and Sells have landed me a few deals but actual storefronts are hands down the hidden gold mines! These are some tip for shipping at Antique Stores!…

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Using Fusion Paint to Transform a Dresser

*disclaimer that some links are affiliate links Have you ever had good intentions but things just didn’t work out? That is what exactly happened with a dresser in our main hallway. I knew I needed to fix the mistakes and finally had a moment of inspiration and was able to use Fusion Paint to transform…

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Double Sided Sign DIY

A Great Idea Ever have one of those good ideas that would save time, money and space? A double sided sign was floating around in my head and I love how it turned out and doubt I will ever make another sign that is only one sided! Weird Little Corner This corner has been a…

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How to DIY on a Budget

DIY isn’t Always Cheap Have you ever come across a do-it-yourself (DIY) that looked amazing but once you added up the cost it was more than buying it brand new? Yup! One too many times! Let me tell you how to DIY on a budget! Personally, when I DIY the reason is either I want…

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Lamp Makeover

I wanted a farmhouse style lamp and when my local stores didn’t carry anything like that and online prices were $150+ each for shipping to Canada, I decided to do a DIY Lamp makeover myself! The lamps that I have in our living room are a beautiful mercury glass that I found at Homesense and…

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100 Room Challenge

The 100 Room Challenge was a challenge in every single way! When I learned about it I got pretty excited, make over a room or space in your home for $100. Use what you have and make it work! The best part in my home I could has chosen almost ANY room. They all need…

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DIY Ironstone

When I shared my Fall Home Decor the other day I received a few questions about my pretty ironstone collection and I wanted to share the truth, its lies. All lies. They are the result of my DIY Ironstone experiment! When I first began researching about painting my buffet and hutch white, I kept coming…

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