DIY and crafts · Holidays · Inspiration

Quick and Easy DIY Gift Tags

Say hello to this year’s gift tag DIY! Last year I made some super simple DIY stamped gift tags – and I loved the homemade tags so much that I decided to try something new. This year I cut simple tags from watercolour paper and splattered them with watercolour paint. I let them dry and… Continue reading Quick and Easy DIY Gift Tags

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Painted Cloud

Christmas week is here! So this weekend I painted my first blog-worthy cloud background. I’m pretty excited, although it was literally one of the easiest things I’ve ever painted. I then ruined the background by painting an ugly tree on it… But seriously. Look at that cloud! I’m pretty excited to be getting back into… Continue reading Painted Cloud

DIY and crafts · Inspiration

Fun Watercolour Techniques

This weekend I stumbled upon a watercolour technique pin on Pinterest that I just had to try, from Adventures in the Making: Here’s my take on the tutorial: Lol. It’s not quiet a “Pinterest fail”, but my attempt is a bit child-like when compared to the original. That said, this was a really fun watercolour… Continue reading Fun Watercolour Techniques

DIY and crafts · Home Renovation

On Telescopic Curtain Rods

So here’s what happened tonight. I picked up what I thought would be the perfect sized curtain rod for my 6 and a half foot window. I though a 72″ extendable rod should do the trick. (And I wasn’t wrong!) I got home and assembled the rod and it was enormous! I panicked – how… Continue reading On Telescopic Curtain Rods

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Minecraft Pumpkins – Patterns Included!

One of my favourite Halloween activities has always been pumpkin carving.I like to go all out. And this year will be no exception. This year Scott and I decided to play with the Minecraft theme – because we want to be the coolest kids on the block! (Our friend Greg helped carve the Minecraft pumpkin… Continue reading Minecraft Pumpkins – Patterns Included!