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MARBLED Easter Eggs

These marbled Easter Eggs have been a long time favorite for our kids. We first made our Easter eggs this way in our initial year of blogging and we come back and re- share this DIY every year because its just that dang GOOD! And, you know, if it aint broke, don’t fix it! Here’s what you need: White mens Shaving Cream (any kind, original is fine) Paints ( we used Crafsmart satin acrylic paint…

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(Extra) Spooky Halloween

When I think back to April and how sad I was that we wouldn’t be spending Easter together as a family (for the first time ever!), but at the same time thinking “thank goodness it’s not Thanksgiving/Christmas”…. I kind of have to laugh (and maybe shed a tear). At the time, none of us had any idea how the COVID-19 pandemic would effect us. We had NO idea how far reaching it would be or…

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“Punk-in” Pumpkin DIY

A few years back on our fall California vacation we made a stop into a little store called TARGET. Not surprisingly, they had the most EPIC fall décor items. Sadly, our suitcases were not large enough to bring back many of the items we wanted to- among them these adorable studded Pumpkins. We weren’t too disappointed though, as we figured- how hard could it possibly be to make our own? If you don’t feel like…

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‘Marble’ Nightstand and Fishbowl Nightstand DIY

We were honored to be asked to participate in the Notable Nightstand DIY Challenge for the Edmonton Fall Home Show occurring October 20-22 at the Edmonton Expo Center.  For this challenge, Home Show attendees will bid on their favorite creations and decide which nightstands reign most notable, with all bid proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity. For this DIY contest, we were to choose two nightstands from Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore and create inspired nightstands to fit flawlessly into two very…

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So….You’ve been asked to host a Bridal Shower

  It is FINALLY starting to feel like spring and the calendar confirms that summer IS coming. And what’s another name for Summer? WEDDING SEASON! With weddings come bridal showers and stagettes; events, that along with her wedding, the bride has been dreaming about her whole adulthood! As a guest, your responsibilities are to RSVP accurately and on time, show up with a gift, participate in activities, and have a fun! Easy. As a hostess,…

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Hand Lettering Workshop with Justine Ma

If you’ve been following us on Instagram you’ll likely have seen snippets of a special event we hosted recently. We were beyond THRILLED to  to have a Hand Lettering Workshop with the one and only Justine Ma a few days ago. If you are local to Edmonton, you’ve no doubt heard of this lovely and talented lady, or seen her incredible work at Plum Home + Design, justinema.ca or various makers markets around the city. We have been dying to do a…

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5 Minute Easter Basket DIY

When the Easter Bunny (Me) went to do the Chocolate Shopping for my little’s first Easter Egg Hunt, I realized I completely forgot to get him an Easter Basket! Thankfully, the grocery store had some on sale for $1.99. Unfortunately, it was covered in pink ribbons, and those are NOT my sons favorite! Then it hit me! Ill make my own. I made a quick detour by the craft store grabbed a few cute (and…

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Modern Gallery Wall: How – To!

I’ve been dying to hang a gallery wall ever since we moved into our house… two years ago! When we got around to setting up our toddlers playroom, I KNEW this was my chance and I had to run with it! We wanted to keep it modern, simple and yet still fun for our little guy.  Here is what we did to achieve a great look as painlessly as possible. 1. Start with a few…

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DIY Rose Bud Box

DIY Rose Bud Box

If you’ve been inside a Flower shop lately or follow a Florist on Social Media, chances are you’ve seen these GORGEOUS Boxes of freshly cut flowers (usually roses) neatly arranged in boxes. They’re all the rage.  We love them. We want them all! Unfortunately though, they tend to be a bit on the pricey side, and my husband generally frowns upon us buying flowers for ourselves ! Ha, Ha.  That said, If you are looking for a…

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Elegant Holiday Centerpiece

Easy & Elegant Holiday Centerpiece

I’m not much of a whiz when it comes to DIY décor, and my home style is fairly modern, so I’m always looking for on trend décor ideas that don’t require a lot of time or skill to put together.. (and will not clutter up my house!) A few weeks ago a friend and I were out having dinner and we spotted the most GORGEOUS Holiday Centerpiece. I made it my mission to re- create it…

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