Video Tutorial: Make a Spring Grapevine Wreath with Fabric Flowers

The fabric flowers we made for my sister’s wedding last year are sure getting a workout. Not only were they gorgeous in her bouquet, but I’ve used them (and made more!) for decorating around the house… and for decorating my kiddos (like Baby B here). This week, I thought they would look fabulous on a fresh, new Spring wreath! ...more

Make a Spring Bird’s Nest & Vintage Butterflies Cloche

I think the coolest kinds of home decor crafts are the ones you can do WITH your kids and actually display in your home as a beautiful and quirky decor piece. ...more

How to Make a Juliet Cap Wedding Veil

Happy Monday, DIYers! I have a different and GORGEOUS DIY tutorial for your today from my little sister, Heidi. Last year, she was married in a beautiful vintage-inspired wedding ceremony (you might remember the vintage inspired wedding mood board I made and her lovely bridal tea) and she made this stunning juliet cap veil herself ....more

Motivational Monday #41: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

Happy, happy Sunday, friends!...more

Spring Is Sure to Follow – Free Spring Quote Chalkboard Printable Art

HAPPY SPRING! I love the newness Spring brings. I love its freshness ....more

Our DIY House: How We Built A Home From Foundation to Finishing on Our Own (Video)

In 2012, after 6 years of living in our tiny Garage House (if you missed it, here’s the grand tour), we decided to begin construction on a new, larger home on our acreage – “Our DIY House”. We broke ground during the first week in August of 2012. It was challenging, exhilerating, growing, frustrating, fun… and our most exciting DIY project to date! ...more

Rustic Spring Planter Box Centerpiece with Mason Jars & Hydrangeas

Oh boy, oh boy! Spring is almost officially here, and the weather is starting to get warm and gorgeous up here in Alberta. There’s something about Spring that makes me instantly happy, you know what I mean? ...more

Motivational Monday #40: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

Happy, happy Sunday, friends!...more

Postpartum Fitness Tips from a Girl Who Hates to Exercise

Hate is a strong word and I really try to avoid it, but I’m going to be honest here: I HATE EXERCISING. I really, really don’t like it at all. My husband asked me the other day as I was whining about a workout: “…but don’t you feel all refreshed and energized after?” My reply? ...more

How to Sew an Easy DIY Ruffled Petti Romper

This past Saturday we celebrated Baby B’s first birthday. I’m still shaking my head as I type this and I’m wondering where this past year has gone. Wasn’t it just last week that I was bundling her up in a piece of ruffled fabric and taking her newborn photos? ...more