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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Fall Home Tour

Welcome to my home (well part of it) and this Fall Home Tour Blog Hop! Myself and a few other wonderful bloggers are showing off our homes all decorated for fall! I hope you can gather some inspiration from what we used! if you are coming from Heather at Beauty for Ashes, I hope you…

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Chalk Spray Paint Before & After

I love Flea Market season but I have a terrible issue with being completely indecisive when it comes to shopping. I am more likely to leave a bargain because I hate to impute shop, so I always go with a list. A few months ago I decided that I wanted a a children’s table and…

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Painting Dollarstore Pumpkins

What you will need: Dollar store pumpkins Acrylic art paint found at dollar stores or Michaels, 2-3 colours that will compliment each other Large 1 -2″ paint brush paper towel something to protect your workspace table like newspapers   The air is crisp and the stores are full of fall decor! I love seeing the…

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$100 Room Challenge | Little Girl’s Bedroom

Update: All DONE!! I am so excited to share and click here if you want to see the end result!   Let me begin by saying I am NOT spontaneous and yet I find myself jumping in with both feet into a challenge that is 100% challenging for a bunch of reason. I was in…

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Girls Vintage White Teal Bedroom

I am finally able to say that we are done one of our girl’s bedrooms with vintage touches and a white and teal colour scheme! I am so pleased with the end result and I know my daughter is over the moon! This is also the very first room that I decorated with a plan…

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Flea Market Finds

Over the weekend it was my favourite time of year (no not Christmas but pretty close!) the Sussex Flea Market! It is the largest Flea Mart in the province and a three day event that draws thousands of pickers! Usually I take all of the kids and Josh BUT this year the weather was calling…

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White Couch and Kids

I am one of those crazy people who owns a white couch and I also have pets and a houseful of kids. Somehow this does work in our home! The first time I saw that gorgeous white sofa was on Pinterest and I am pretty sure it was from Pottery Barn. Suffice to say it…

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Painting the Hutch

Buying old houses has taught me one simple fact: there is never enough cupboards or closets. That means figuring out other storage solutions. This hutch came across my Facebook newsfeed and was only $100! It is solid wood, not pressboard and was the perfect size for dining room. My Dad and Josh ran out that…

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Local Strawberries and Jam

In a large bowl: 4 Cups of white sugar 2 cups of crushed strawberries Stir together read sit 10 minutes In a separate pot: Add the package of no cook pectin ( I used Bernardin©) add 3/4 cup of water Bring to a boil and boil for one minute and stir constantly Pour into bowl…

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