Tag: DIY

  • Decorate for a Party by Holly Becker and Leslie Shewring

    Decorate for a Party by Holly Becker and Leslie Shewring

    Last night we said farewell to summer by drawing our names in the dark with the last of the sparklers, and today we’re welcoming fall with a return to the books. And with my guys back to school, I’m counting on more time to read and share a dozen new titles with you, starting with […]

  • Four fun ways to decorate easter eggs

    Four fun ways to decorate easter eggs

    Decorating eggs at Easter is my idea of a good time. Also, eating chocolate. But that goes without saying. Here are four fun ways of decorating we’ve tried (the eggs below are all ours) and links to the how-to’s. Hop to it and have fun! 

  • Lovable Livable Home by Sherry and John Petersik

    In the follow-up to their bestseller Young House Love, superstar bloggers/designers Sherry and John Petersik return with a gorgeous, relatable guide to help readers bridge the gap between how we want our homes to look, feel, and function, and how they actually do. Lovable Livable Home is one of my favourite new books for its […]

  • DIY, DAMMIT! A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting + Win a copy!

    DIY, DAMMIT! A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting + Win a copy!

    If DIY failures have made you think about swearing off crafting forever, Joselyn Hughes is going to make you think again. And pee laughing while you’re doing it. Just a few pages into Joselyn’s DIY, DAMMIT! A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting and I was annoying my hubby reading funny bits aloud and wanting to […]

  • Five things

    Five things

    Just one more week ’til Christmas and you know what that means: time to bake all the cookies! Here I used two simple gingerbread and sugar cookie recipes to make DIY holiday garlands. Want the easy how-to? Drop by So Fawned Lifestyle. Oh the kitchen’s been smelling so good! Yesterday I made these triple chocolate […]

  • Five things

    Five things

    You know those rare moments you desperately want to capture on camera only you can’t take a decent photo to save your life? That. I’m just home from the most fantastic, unusually glamorous week in Toronto and I have maybe two or three pictures I’m happy with, dammit. Pictures are all! I would have loved […]