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November 8, 2014- DIY Knit Christmas Balls

The most festive time of year is upon us! Stores are already decking their halls and trimming their trees. Seemed like over Halloween Eve my favourite pumpkin spice latte was replaced by the equally tasty eggnog latte. Time to get warm and cozy my friends, and you know what that means….Christmas decorating, my fav! Rustic wools, and cozy patterns will adorn my home this holiday season, but it doesn’t come cheap. But not to worry, Car has found you a solution to achieve that rustic holiday decor you so crave, DIY knit Christmas balls (FYI: keep away from your kitty, classic mistake!)

What you’ll need
– solid colour Christmas ball (I used a clear ball to add some iridescence to the look)
-hot glue gun
-wool yarn (you pick the colour!)
-twine
-scissors
-20 minutes

Step 1
Remove top of Christmas ball, the hook part.

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Step 2
Place a small dot of hot glue along the neck of the Christmas ball and put the beginning cut edge of the yarn in the glue to attach. ***DO NOT pre-cut the yarn, you will be attaching the yarn as one big piece, cutting the yarn is the last step, once we are finished. Simply add the yarn on the ball by pulling from the batch.
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Step 3
Begin wrapping the yarn around the ball. You can choose to wrap the yarn the same way around the ball the whole time or switch up the direction to create a more authentic yarn ball look. As you wrap the yarn around the ball, tack the yarn to ball at various stages of wrap to ensure it stays on the ball. Tack the yarn by placing a small dab of hot glue.

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If you are choosing to wrap the yarn various directions, tack the yarn at the point of turn. Continue to wrap yarn in the new direction. Once you achieved your desired look, cut yarn and tack cut edge to Christmas ball to secure yarn on ball. Place top of Christmas ball (the hook) back on top of the ball.


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Step 5
Cut twine to desired hanging length. Cut two pieces at same length. Thread through hook on top of the Christmas ball and tie (the double twine is for extra strength and it’s adds some interest to the hook).

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Well done team! You’re finished! I left my ball not fully covered with wool, totally up to you, there are so many different variations of design, you choose, let your creativity shine through!

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October 15, 2014- Fall Inspiration: Henna and Wood Burned Pumpkins

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It’s fall, and that means crisp fall nights, cozy fires, and indoor craft time! This past weekend I visited a local farm orchard and picked out my pumpkins.  Looking online for inspiration I found these lovelies on my favourite blog BLDG 25. I love the use of henna as an alternative to the traditional carve. Here’s the “how to” on these beautiful pumpkins.

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The white and blue pumpkins are quoted as working out best with these techniques.  If you are looking for a more traditional take, orange ‘kins work too for a more tone on tone look. Next, you’ll need a wood burner and some henna. Most craft stores should carry both of these things. I personally have never used a wood burner but BLDG 25 says “the wood burner is simple to use – all you need is an outlet! For the henna, depending on the type you get, just follow the directions to prepare it. Mine was ready in 45 minutes.”

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First, draw out your design in pencil directly onto the gourd or pumpkin. The henna application and wood burning process will be a lot easier if you have a line to follow. Feel free to look online for henna stencils too if you aren’t confident within your creative ability! The earthy color of the henna looks great against a lighter color, BLDG 25 chose to use it on the white pumpkin. Starting from the top and working your way down works best. Try to keep a steady hand, and the more consistent you are with the line thickness, the better your design will look.

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If you are going to try wood burning, BLDG 25 highly recommends doing it on a blue pumpkin. The wood burner will carve away some of the flesh from the pumpkin, leaving a dark blue/green outline. Don’t be alarmed by the burning smell…this is supposed to happen! Use caution when doing this technique because the wood burner gets very hot.Processed with VSCOcam with c3 preset

Use a thick cloth to wipe off the excess pumpkin flesh from the tip every now and then to avoid build up. This will help to achieve a thinner line.
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Source: Henna & Wood Burned Pumpkins 

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August 7, 2014- In My Backyard

IMG_6858Having just moved in to a new home, a home with a bigger yard and garden, I seem to have found my new hobby.  I’m OBSESSING over gardening.  Having a great outdoor space feels so good, it’s an extension of our home.  A place to gather with friends and family on a beautiful day, and a playground for my little pup. I’m still learning the ropes, but thankfully there’s lots of inspiration out there to help me along.

[Photos from my backyard and my favourite pins at the moment…inspiration!]

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July 16, 2013– DIY Hand-Stamped Linen Napkins

This is so so cool! I read this post on a wicked blog called Cottage In the Oaks. She did such a great job, I had to repost it! I’m definitely doing this as my next DIY project!

[To read original article click here]

 

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You will  need:

100% linen or cotton napkins…..other materials will not work.

Stamp/stamps of your choice {not too detailed…it will blob}

Acrylic paint in your choice of color

Fabric medium to mix with the acrylic paint {you can find this with the small bottles of acrylic paint in art stores}

Small paint brush

Newspaper or plastic to put under napkins as you stamp

Iron

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How you do it:

Prewash and iron napkins if they have not already had that done

Lay napkins out on your work surface that has been covered with paper or plastic….with the area you want stamped easily accessible

Mix the acrylic paint with the fabric medium…..I always put a bit more than what is recommended, because, well….#1 – I’m not good at following directions, and #2 – I think it works better.

Using the small paint brush…brush the paint onto the stamp. Be sure to not get too much. You might want to practice stamping on cardboard a few times before aiming at the napkins.

Position the stamp and press down on the napkin. DO NOT ROCK BACK & FORTH. I have a tendency to do this…and always end up making a mess of my graphic. ugh. And, by the way, you can’t repair mistakes at this point. So, go at it with no fear….but don’t rock!

Do this with each napkin and allow them to sit out for several hours to completely dry.

After 24 hours….iron over the stamped area of each napkin with a hot iron. You are ‘heat-setting’ the graphic to make it permanent.

Then, wash and dry your napkins!

Tah-dah!

You have your very own set of original linen napkins!

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June 4, 2014- Feng Shui Can Be Fun (…Shui)!

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The definition of Feng Shui states it is “a system of laws considered to govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to the flow of energy , and whose favorable or unfavorable effects are taken into account when siting and designing buildings.” Sounds like serious stuff! I have always heard of people speak of Feng Shui, but honestly I don’t think I’ve every understood what it was all about.

I truly believe life is about balance.  Balance seems to be the key to everything…..that’s an assuming statement, yet I’ve found in life imbalance often leads to negative outcomes; and balance, to positive ones. I was reading an article from BLDG 25 about Feng Shui which stated “…from the foods we eat and the clothes we wear, to the overall lifestyles we live, it’s all about balance – and home décor is no different,” and I couldn’t agree more!

The article goes on to say “..The ancient Chinese art and practice of feng shui aims to create a space that allows chi or qi – the energy of the universe – to flow naturally. One way to achieve this is by filling your home with a healthy balance of the five feng shui elements: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water.”

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The wood element relates to natural growth and vibrant health. My interior style has evolved over time and now moving in to a new house, rustic chic is my fav.  I love to fill my home with tree branches, wooden bowls, raw wood shelves, and driftwood collected from walks on the beach. Decorating with fresh flowers and houseplants (especially ones that help purify the air) are a great way to bring the outdoors in. Incorporating rectangular shapes and tones of brown and green into your home will increase the presence of this element, as well.
feng shui 3The fire element brings about high energy levels, fuels passion, and fosters the expression of creativity. A great way to introduce this element to your home is with candles and fireplaces!  Try decorating with angular shapes like triangles and stars.  These are classic symbolic of the fire element. When creating a colour story in your home, go for warm, flame like hues including red, orange, bold yellow, purple, and pink.
feng shui 4The earth element helps to generate nourishment, knowledge, and stability in your life. A great (and kinda obvious) way to harness this element is by decorating with beautifully unique crystals and stone. Some people find crystals to be quite therapeutic, and use for meditative practice. Decorate with square shapes and sandy colors, including light yellow and light brown.

feng shui 5The metal element helps cultivate strength, focus, and independence. An easy way to bring in metal to your home, without it feeling cold is by placing beautiful ornate vases and candle holders (best are found at flea markets and thrift stores) around your home.  Some other ways to incorporate the metal element are through picture frames, sculptures, and wind chimes. Round shapes can be used as an expression of the metal element, as well as the colors white and gray.
feng shui 6The water element is all about wealth, abundance, and fluidity. Decorating with mirrors, as well as a bowl filled with water are easy ways to incorporate this element. With a bowl you can change the way it’s decorated every day – adding things like floating candles or beautiful petals that have fallen to the ground. Fluid shapes, as well as the colors blue and black, are another way to incorporate the water element into your décor.
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Photos and quotes from: How To Bring The 5 Feng Shui Elements Into Your Home | Free People Blog http://blog.freepeople.com/2014/05/bring-5-feng-shui-elements-home/#ixzz33j7U6rYw

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August 25, 2013– 3 Steps To Mix and Match Wall Art

OMG I’m OBSESSED with this look! Mix and match wall art brings so much character to a room if done right! Watch this video for all the “do’s” on how to achieve this look! I know my new place is going to have a wall like this, that’s a guarantee!

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August 24, 2013– Pretty-ize Your Bathroom

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Right now I’m in the transition of finally moving in to my new place, it’s finally built, yahoo! So naturally I’m loving the fact that I can decorate my own space, a space that’s comfortable for both myself and my boyfriend. When it comes to décor, I think that no area of the home should go unacknowledged – and that includes your shower. A great tip to “pretty-ize” your bathroom is to transfer all beauty products into beautiful glass bottles to evoke simplicity and steer away from the cluttered look of commercialized product bottles. You can even take this a step further!

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I love the idea of placing flowers in these bottles – whether those flowers are silk, plastic, dried, or fresh. This will help create a natural, upscale vibe in your shower space, contributing to an overall positive experience! There are lots of faux flowers that look incredibly real, and they’re available at most craft stores.
Flowers-on-white-sunlightAs a matter of fact, there’s no reason to stop here. Why not transfer your hand soaps and dishwasher detergent to pretty glass bottles and add a flower or two?Flowers-in-soap-dispensersPlease note: I’m unsure how long a fresh flower would last when submerged in a liquid like shampoo or hand soap, but I’d imagine that it would also give a little something extra to the scent! Bohemian-bathroom

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July 8, 2013- Mason Jar Re-vamp

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Bought these lovelies today, such a steal! Mason jars are so multi-functional and stylish they are the best way to make your kitchen pop! Customize the jars to your kitchen’s look by covering the jar lids using tissue paper and mod podge.

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June 20, 2013– Pillow OBSESSED

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So…to say that I’m obsessed with pillows would probably be an understatement! Don’t underestimate how a few throw pillows can change the entire look of a room!

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(Photo cred and pillow inspiration from Jillian Harris Design)

Here is what I’m loving right now! You should totally try adding these to your rooms too!..

CREAM – pattern on pattern, mix and match different textures too for a cozy look

STRIPES & CHEVRON – try these bold looks in a space that you want to make pop, OBVS I’m obsessed look at my blog design, grey chevron everywhere! I love gold, black, and sea foam colours for this season!

FLORALS – think watercolor, grandma (much to my boyfriends dismay they are so in and oh so cute!), & fresh summer colors

OMBRES – a great way to play with colours from subtle to sunny in one pillow

DECO – Big and bold!

ANCHORS – nautical accents are a great way to tie in a vintage feel

HEARTS – who doesn’t love a little love?!

Dont be scared, you can never have too many pillows! What I love about them is they are so versatile, try moving them from room to room for different looks!

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April 10, 2013– DIY: Stencil Text on Fabric

Who LOVES fabric markers?! I have to say, they are definitely one of my favourite tools! Paired with a stencil you can use them to etch and sketch your favorite quote on a tea towel, apron, t-shirt, table runner, pillow cover, place mat, cloth napkin—anything you can think of! I personally love the pillow cover, trace on your favourite quote or song lyrics to really personalize your space, and make it YOU!

Supplies:
fabric item you want to stencil on (I love stencilling linen pillow covers)
some cardboard
a pencil
a letter stencil
a fabric marker (If you don’t plan on putting the item in the wash, a black sharpie works great too!)

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Step by step:

After choosing your quote, wrap your fabric over the cardboard to keep the marker from bleeding through and to keep the fabric stretched out smooth.

Use a pencil to stencil your quote onto the fabric. If you mess up the spacing you can erase the pencil lines and redo them. You can’t fix mistakes when you’re using the fabric marker, so don’t skip the pencil step.

Once you’ve penciled everything in, go at it with your fabric marker! I found it easiest to use the stencil for the outline of each letter, and then remove the stencil to fill the letters in.

The Sharpie fabric marker packaging didn’t say anything about heat setting the ink, but I will probably press my fabric before I wash it, just to be safe.

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April 10, 2013– Never Underestimate A Good Spring Cleaning

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With the weather changing, especially here in BC where I live, Spring is most definitely just around the corner! Anyone who knows me knows I’m a total neat freak and love a real good cleanin’. Found this article on my favourite blog, surprise surprise, BLDG 25, on the benefits of a good spring cleaning. Wanted to share with you!

Whenever spring comes, I feel like it’s a fresh start of the year, the grey and long winter days start to disappear, and you feel a slightly new life and energy come over you.

In order to spring into the season, a good spring cleaning is a must. It helps kick off a fresh start and revitalizes your mind and your home. Here are five benefits of a good spring clean.

1 – It gives a sense of accomplishment: Spring cleaning can be a big project, especially if you decide to do your entire house and all the no0ks and crannies that go with it. It’s hard work, but it’s worth it. Maybe when you’re done you can reward yourself with a nice long, hot bath.

2 – It can relieve stress, leading to better health. Having clutter is stressful. When you are disorganized, it’s stressful, it can weigh on your mind and make you frustrated. If your space is organized you can relax and breathe and enjoy your space!

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3 – Get creative. Whenever I clean I always try to change things around a little, so it feels like you have a little change in your home. Maybe I will move a table to a different side of the room, rearrange a shelf, and position the couch at a new angle. It’s makes cleaning more fun.

4 – Feel good. When I tidy I always try to get rid of items that I don’t need anymore. I build up a bag for Goodwill, it feels good on the heart.

5- Have a dinner party. Lastly, once you’re done with a full day of cleaning your home and feeling proud of what you’ve accomplished, throw a dinner party in the evening to celebrate with your friends. This will make you feel proud of your clean home.

So, over the next couple of weeks, on a day that’s bright and sunny, open your windows. Let the fresh air in and do a good old spring clean before the season kicks in!

Source: 5 Benefits Of A Spring Clean | Free People Blog http://blog.freepeople.com/2013/03/5-benefits-spring-clean/#ixzz2Q51HsVD7

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January 26, 2013- Accessories As Décor: Displaying Your Sunnies

I absolutely love when my two favourite things come together, fashion and decor!! This is such a great idea!

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Home decor is an expression of who you are – as is the way you dress yourself – so why not merge the two together by displaying your wardrobe elements around your home? Right this moment I have boots lined up along my steps, necklaces hung on a decorative window pane in the bathroom, and a crochet shawl tossed gracefully over my closet door – which remains open so that the clothes hanging inside are forever contributing to the overall feeling of my home.

As spring draws nearer day by day, I can’t stop thinking about all the new sunglasses I want to add to my collection, and how I’m going to display them at home. Here are some ideas I’ve come up with! How are you displaying your sunnies this spring?

IMG_0003IMG_0007I love the idea of sunglasses hanging from a branch. I used some wood I found outside and tied some looped twine to it to hang my sunnies. I attached the two outside pieces of twine to a coat rack on either side, but this also would work hanging on a wall or from the ceiling!

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Actually, go get that branch again. And while you’re at it, grab another one. I attached these two branches to the wall by hot-gluing a couple thumbtacks to them. I like how they act as little shelves here. This is an unexpected way to display sunglasses, and it allows you to add some extra little touches like dried flowers or any trinkets you’ve collected.IMG_0022IMG_0015

Hanging sunglasses in the window is another idea I love. You could do this in your home in the dead of winter to remind yourself that warm, bright days are ahead! Just attach a barely-visible wire to your window with a tack or nail, and hang your sunnies as you please. This is also a great opportunity to add in some more décor elements to make it more interesting. You could wrap a strip of pretty fabric around the wire or have your sunnies hang in one window while your necklaces hang in another.Sunnies

I got this rack (?) at a sample sale a while back, having no idea what its intended purpose was, but loving it nonetheless. Is it a jewelry rack? Is it for photos? I still have no idea. Normally I have it displayed on my kitchen shelves with some other pretty, vintage-looking decorations, but I just realized that this would make a great sunglass holder, as well!

I’d love to hear what kind of creative ideas you guys have for displaying sunglasses. Tell us! Tell us!

Source: Accessories As Décor: Displaying Your Sunnies | Free People Blog http://blog.freepeople.com/2013/01/accessories-dcor-displaying-sunnies/#ixzz2J7RO8wdD

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January 2, 2013– Fresh Start For A New Year

We are two days in to the new year and 2013 is gonna rock….I can just feel it already! But there’s something to be said about a clean slate. I love this article I found on the BLDG 25 Blog posted by fp bridgette! Take a read, might help you wipe away the last year and create start fresh! Everyone needs that at least once in their life!

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The physical differences from December 31st to January 1st may be minuscule, but in my mind these two days are polar opposites. New Year’s Eve serves as a conclusion to a chapter of life. It’s a time of looking back; one of reflection upon all I’ve experienced and a celebration of what I’ve achieved. New Year’s Day always feels like a fresh start. I feel like there’s a clean slate ahead of me and I’m ready to take on whatever the world feels like throwing my way. I think it’s healthy to start the new year off with a fresh perspective, opening your eyes to new ideas and ways of thought. To reach this mentally, there’s something you can do physically – and it involves your home decor. It’s something I’ve been doing since I was a little girl and it’s always helped to clear my mind and look at things in a new light: rearrange.

Every time I feel like I’m ready for a change in my home or just in general life, I do some rearranging. Sometimes it’s just a little rearranging of the tiny trinkets I have on top of my dresser, and sometimes it’s a matter of moving every single piece of furniture I own. Maybe this is the decorator in me speaking, but there is something so soothing about putting on some awesome music and positioning objects in different ways again and again until something “clicks.” I’ll rearrange an area, take a step back, exhale, and then sense how I feel when I look at it. What they say about love holds true for decorating: “When you know, you know.” As soon as a vignette or room gives me the feeling I was in search on, I move on to the next area – or not, if I feel like that was all I needed. Once I’m done I usually just relax for a bit, admiring the new look and soaking it all in. This always leaves me feeling refreshed and energized – it’s incredible.

If you want to prep your mind (and your home) for the new year, you should absolutely give this a try. Here’s a little home inspiration to get you started!

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Source: Home Decor Ideas & Unique Home Decor | Free People Blog http://blog.freepeople.com/decor/#ixzz2GmE2uzgU

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December 29, 2012– A Dream Jar for the New Year

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I was thinking about New Years and New Years resolutions. I came across this awesome idea when I was trying to figure out a cool twist to the traditional New Year’s resolution. I assume most people, like myself, are all ‘gung-ho’ about fulfilling their resolutions for the first few months, or weeks of the year, then come March forget about them. And so my search for an innovative way to not only remember my resolutions but live them began. I stumbled across this; a dream jar, and fell in love with the idea. What is a dream jar? Basically it’s a mason jar filled with items that symbolize various goals and hopes for the year ahead. What I love about it, since you are making and customizing it for yourself, it becomes a DIY project not only for your soul, but for the home as well!

dreamjar2Collect and gather little trinkets, mementos, photographs, and objects that have special meanings for you. Examples that were given on BLDG 25 included a photograph or a motivational quote, a paint brush if you wish to paint more, a fork if you want to cook more, or a buddha as symbol for a more zen lifestyle.

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Arrange the items in the jar however you would like. Place the jar around your home or office in a spot where you will see it daily. This will remind you of what you want to accomplish this year and can be seen as a talisman of motivation and inspiration! Come the end of the year, the jar will be like a little time capsule of your year that you can treasure forever! Wouldn’t it be cool to do this every year, and have a whole shelf of dream jars?

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car wants to knowWhat are you going to put in your dream jar?!

Share your ideas! Leave a comment, I’d love to hear!

Idea and Photo Source: DIY Dream Jar For The New Year | Free People Blog http://blog.freepeople.com/2012/12/diy-dream-jar-year/#ixzz2GNSGwMVN

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December 27, 2012– Outside In

birdy4When decorating I love bringing in elements from the exterior. Wood accents, and florals can really ground you, and bring you back to your roots. A great way to update your coffee table or little nook (like I did in this instance) is by creating a coffee table centre piece.

  1. Start by finding a vintage serving platter. I found mine at Homesense, but really any serving plater you can find that goes with your interior theme will do!
  2. Add crystals, stones, seeds, or beads, which ever you prefer to the tray
  3. Place in nature themed candles and ornaments (I used some bird decor pieces), odd number are good, they create interest for the eye.
  4. Get an interesting vase and fill with real or silk flowers in a colour that accents your interior
  5. If the platter is large enough place the vase on the platter along with the candles, etc
  6. Et Voila, you’re done, a great way to add pizazz to your little nook or coffee table!

P.S. if you are looking to create more space in your little nook, try adding a mirror, it expands the size of the room and makes it feel bigger. For a vintage feel try a round mirror like the one I added!

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December 12, 2012– DIY Sweater Pillows

fairislepillow1These are sewwwww cute and sewwwww easy to make! Another great DIY project you can do anytime of the year!

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These pillows only take 30 minutes or less to make!

What you’ll need:

  • Old Sweaters
  • Pillow forms or stuffing
  • Thread
  • A sewing machine or needle
  • Scissors
  • Pins

Directions:

  1. Cut a section of fabric from the front and pack of your sweater that measures a few inches larger all the way around than your desired pillow size. This should give you two identical pieces of fabric.
  2. Pin the two pieces together, right sides facing in.
  3. Then, stitch all the way around, leaving an opening to insert your pillow form or stuffing.
  4. Flip the fabric right side facing out, and fill.
  5. Finish the pillow by stitching up the opening.

Tips:

  1. To create removable pillow covers, use sweaters with button or zipper fronts.
  2. Have old pillows that you’re tired of? Use them as the pillow forms in your new sweater pillows.
  3. Embellish your finished pillows with buttons, jewels, or other findings.

**Keep in mind the directions above and the ones given in the video are a bit different, you choose the easiest way for you!***

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December 4, 2012– Ribbon, and Garland, and Bears, Oh My!

medecoratingToday I put my interior decorating skills to the test and decorated my bum off! I got my Mom’s home ready for the holidays!

paintingornamentMy lovely sister Shannon lent a helping hand as we made the Christmas ornaments for the tree, a great way to save money and give it a personal touch, DIY style!
(Click here if you want to learn how to make your tree a ‘circus’ too!)

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White, silver, green, and classic red created our traditional colour palette!

ornamentsandtreeDecorating the exterior, went with a rustic chic look, adding elements of sport such as the sled! Since the exterior of the home features natural tones, shades of brown pull everything together. Red cranberries line the windowsills as accents between the brown woods!

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December 2, 2012- “Christmas-ize” Your Decor!

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These lovely photos are care of my aunt! Our very own Martha Stewart, providing us with creative interior ideas every year!

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November 30, 2012

Christmas is almost here and Christmas trees are going up! Found these amazing ideas on Ruche to really make your tree your own! Love a good D.I.Y project!

(All photos from Ruche Magazine Winter 2012!)

Directions:

1. To begin, pick your favourite mini plastic animals and paint them. You can use spray paint, acrylic paint, etc, which ever you feel more comfortable using!

2. Once dry, brush mod podge onto the areas you’d like to cover with glitter. Add glitter and allow to dry again!

3. Hang them on your tree! To do this you can ad an ornament top and glue it to the animal or take ribbon and glue it directly on the animal!

Directions:

1. Fold paper into origami designs of your choice. Google origami for instructions and tutorials!

2. Use glue and glitter to give your decoration some pizazz!

3. Attach twine with glue and hang on your tree! Easy peasy!


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Directions:

1. Cut out small pieces of material to place onto the ornament (even old maps, or print outs you find interesting). It looks great if you cut each piece in a different shape. Make some squares, some strips, even some triangles to add interest!

2. Brush Mod Podge onto the ornament and start laying the pieces down until it is completely covered.

3. Let that lil’ baby dry and then hang on the tree!

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November 26, 2012

LOVE LOVE LOVE….wait….LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS IDEA!!! This really updates the look of any room! White walls beware!

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November 23, 2012

perfumeframes

Have a ton of awesome perfume bottles of your favourite fragrance but don’t know what to do with them…and don’t want to just lock them up in a drawer!? Integrate them on a chest or table with some frames! Use them as accent pieces! Group the frames and bottles in odd numbers to make it interesting!

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November 19, 2012

purplechair

Love love love this colour! What a great accent piece! A high back chair is always a great find! To update the look of the chair, reupholster the chair in a vibrant colour like this one or a pattern in the opposite colour of the room! Adds a punch!

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