New Year and Kitchen Refresh Plans

2019 has brought us winter storms and cancelled school days. As much as I am missing the warmer weather and wish it was spring, I am trying to make good use of this time. Since we are stuck inside it is the perfect time to work on a few projects. The kitchen is the hub…

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How to Fix an Ugly Tree

At one point or another, you will be faced with an ugly tree. Whether it be fake or real there is a chance it will be holey, think or misshapen. The next question is should you thorw it out or how can you fix an ugly tree? We have fake trees for the sole reason…

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Don’t Be Afraid to Paint Furniture

Do you have that piece of furniture sitting in a room you want to paint but haven’t? Are you afraid of what would happen if you mess up? Don’t be afraid to paint your furniture! I had so many worries when I finally decided to take the plunge but the end result (even when I…

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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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Super Simple Lamp Makeover

You the old saying, “If it is too good to be true then it probably is!” and but I love when this isn’t true! Doing this lamp makeover was easier then I thought it would be, even when I thought out the process. The reason I needed to do a diy lamp? I am participating…

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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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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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