Happy belated Canada Day to all my Canadian readers! Since I feel so lucky to live in such an amazing country, I thought I would share the love here on the blog, and tell you about a few of the other Canadian design blogs and decorating web sites I really like. As a decorating blogger and avid follower of other design blogs, it seems to me that most of them originate out of the USA, but there is also a growing pocket of great decorating sites right here in Canada, including the ones below and many more.… Keep on reading —>
I finally had a chance to pull together a little tutorial on how to make a diy photo booth like the one at my daughter’s Broadway themed birthday party.
It was really quite easy and inexpensive, and Miss G was so happy with how it all turned out.
Photo booths are pretty trendy right now, so I knew I couldn’t be the only one crazy enough to think I could make one on my own!… Keep on reading —>Pin It
Hey you guys! You haven’t seen any home decor projects around here for the past few weeks because life’s a little crazy right now. But recently, I did throw a birthday party for Miss G that was lots of fun to plan. If you have an 8-10 year old girl, then you probably know by now that they are all about having party theme ideas. This year, our little starlet decided on a Broadway themed birthday party as she loves anything to do with acting and performing.… Keep on reading —>Pin It
One of my home decor crushes right now is ceramic table lamps. I love them in any shape, but the gourd lamp is definitely my fave! It’s all I can do not to put one in every room, but I’m trying my best to show some decor-trend restraint!
Here’s the fun red ones in our basement…
Confession: I’m afraid of power tools. Hand me a hammer or a screwdriver any day, but power tools? Eeeeeek. I’m not sure if it’s their loud noise or their sharp blades or the possibility of failure (or blood), but I’ve always steered clear of them.
Given that I follow like a gazillion inspirational diy and decor bloggers who are always gettin’ jiggy with a jig saw, you’d think by now I would have an arsenal of power tools. Up to this point though, I’ve only ever used a sander (for this vintage bakery sign project), and a drill which I despise. (Well, except in my Grade 8 Industrial Arts class in the 80s – does that count?… Keep on reading —>Pin It