Easy and Inexpensive Fall Wreaths

Fall Wreaths

Fall has become my favourite season. I’ve always been one for warm weather, but the changing Fall colours, the apple orchards, the pumpkin picking, the beautiful decor – well its been growing on me since I’ve become a blogger and what better way to kick of the Fall season than to DIY your own wreaths!? I’m starting to become one of those wreath fanatics. (Check out my Rustic Burlap Pool Noodle Wreath or my DIY Rag Wreath Using Items You’ll Find At Home. I have been exploring some beauties, and I would love to share them with you before the […]

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Decorating Dollar Store Terra Cotta Pots

Terra Cotta Pots

I’ve wanted to decorate terra cotta pots for a while now. I finally got around to buying a couple when I was in town the other day. Mine came in a package of two – for one dollar. That’s a pretty good price if you ask me! I already had all of the paint at home that I would need to decorate them, so if you want to get technical I paid $1 plus tax for two pots! When it actually came time to decorate my pots, I honestly has no clue on what I wanted to do with them. […]

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How To Transform Galvanized Metal To Get The Aged Look

Galvanized Metal

I’ve been seeing a lot of the aged galvanized metal planters around recently. I love this idea, so I went on to make my own. I had to do a bit of research to see what was used to age the metal. It wasn’t too long before I found a few different ways to do it, but one that didn’t take much at all! Lysol toilet bowl cleaner! This ages the metal very well without using a bunch of harsh chemicals like I was finding! I found a galvanized metal bucket at the dollar store for a buck! Such a […]

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Thrift Store Furniture Refresh (The Chair I Bought For $5)

Thrift Store Chair Makeover

I was recently included in a wonderful group all about furniture refreshes! Each month we tackle a furniture project in need of a little bit of love and give it a makeover based on that months theme. The month of May we completed a project piece using stain. When it comes to thrifting, I’m fairly new. I still won’t always see the full potential in a piece until after I’ve walked by and then back again. This piece was no different. It was at the last store that I walked around that I found the piece I could give some […]

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How To Choose The Right Paint Finish For Your Home

Painting can be a big job, and if you don’t do it right, it can become an even bigger job. I have come to find that picking out paint is actually a bigger job than what it seems. I figured that with needing to do a little bit of painting, all I would have to do it walk into my local hardware store, pick a paint colour and walk out with a gallon of paint and a few paint rollers. Boy was I wrong! Choosing the paint colour was the easy part, it was picking the finish that was the […]

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DIY Rag Wreath Using Items You’ll Find At Home

Rag Wreath

I finally jumped on the bandwagon and made my own rag wreath. You wouldn’t believe how easy it actually is. You literally only need items you’ll find around your home. This wreath will cost you virtually nothing to make and it’ll make a great piece to have around your home! It was originally Sarah over at The Project Pile that first introduced me to making a rag wreath. I’ve known her my entire life and even though we both grew up about six hours away from where we are now, we are virtually neighbors again after years of not seeing […]

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10 Insanely Clever Garden Hacks

Gardening

I’ve always had a green thumb when it comes to gardening, but there are so many tips and tricks that will make anyone’s life easier when it comes to the garden. I am going to show you some of my favourite gardening hacks. 1. Egg shell seed starters Creativity by Squawk Fox Eggshells are a great way to start your seedlings. Its compost and it’s relatively free – I mean you buy your eggs to eat and just throw the shells out anyways. All you need to do is crack your eggs in half make your omelet or whatever else […]

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7 Brilliant Ways To Re-Purpose Old Light Bulbs

Light Bulbs

A light bulb is one item I never have extra of laying around the house. It would seem when a bulb burns out, I have to make a trip to the store to pick one up, but what do you do with all of the old bulbs? Common sense would say throw them out. Who needs an old burnt out light bulb anyway? I’ve seen a lot of great ways to re-purpose old light bulbs recently and I had to share these ideas with you all! I’m definitely going to be trying some of these ideas as soon as I […]

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Rustic Easter Barn Board Bunny

Rustic Easter Barn Board Bunny

Re-purposing old barn board has always been a great way to add beautiful decor pieces to any home. Since Easter is just around the corner, I’ve been crafting and preparing my decorations. Sometimes inspiration means getting together with friends to come up with some great ideas. I’ve known Sarah over at The Project Pile since I was young, and we do get together to craft quite often to come up with some great decor pieces. Enter my Rustic Easter Barn Board Bunny! Using a piece of old barn board I turned it into a wonderful decor piece! It was a […]

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Do It Yourself : Lavender Honey Loofah Soap Bars

DIY Loofah Soap

Have you ever thought about making your own soap bars? Would you believe me if I told you it’s actually super simple? Honestly, you only need a few different items, and several hours for the setting process. There are so many different kinds of soap that you could make that would be perfect! The smells are up to you! When it came to me actually finding what I needed for my soap I figured I would be able to use a plain old bar of soap to make my loofah soap bars, but what I didn’t know was I really […]

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