DIY & Crafts

Easy Embroidered Pillow | Ikea Hack | There for the Making

Easy Embroidered Pillow | Ikea Hack | There for the Making

I always admired my grandmother’s beautiful embroidery skills, and wondered how she turned that bag of coloured thread into intricate, charming designs. I’ve attempted a few little quasi-embroidery projects in the past (a few little felt Christmas ornaments and some extraordinarily bad embroidered names on […]

Spinning a Good Yarn: All About the TWIST Fibre Festival!

Spinning a Good Yarn: All About the TWIST Fibre Festival!

You guys know that I love everything to do with fabric and textiles, right? I’ve always been fascinated by artisanal textiles, and one of my favourite things to do on vacation is find some locally-made fabrics or fibres to take home. I’ve bought embroidery in […]

Cottage-Inspired (mini) Deck Makeover | Colourful Vintage Cottage Style

Cottage-Inspired (mini) Deck Makeover | Colourful Vintage Cottage Style

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful, glimmering lake surrounded by towering green pines to say “summer”. Throughout most of my childhood, we spent many summer days at a good friend’s cottage in Ontario and they are some of my happiest memories. It’s no wonder, then, […]