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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 […]

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, […]

“Warm Heart” DIY Hand Warmers | Valentine’s Day Hop

“Warm Heart” DIY Hand Warmers | Valentine’s Day Hop

Who else feels that Valentine’s Day has become too commercial? Hands? Anyone? Well, I do, which is why my hubby and I often go handmade for our Valentine’s Day gifts. Today I’m joining some of my fellow Canadian bloggers to bring you DIY inspiration for […]