How to Print Large Photo Portraits for Less

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November 16, 2020

We recently renovated our downstairs family room and I wanted to print large photo portraits of the girls. I loved the idea of making these oversized prints that I found on Chris Loves Julia! This is a really simple project and each framed art piece only cost about $30 CAD! In the US it would […]

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How to Build a DIY Homework Station

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November 16, 2020

It’s been a weird year. In March 2020, everything shut down. We transitioned to “online learning” and spent A LOT of time at home. We realized that with two grade-schoolers at home, we needed a dedicated homework space. Our two girls and both have small rooms (in our small house), so fitting a desk in […]

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DIY Rolling Library Ladder Tutorial

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February 24, 2020

If you are hopping over from The Happy Happy Nester on the DIY blog hop tour today welcome! I hope you enjoy this DIY rolling library ladder tutorial and don’t forget to check out all of the other amazing DIY ideas at the end of this post! I love rolling library ladders! My initial love […]

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DIY Heart Pinata made out of cardboard

How To Make A Heart Pinata – An Easy Valentine’s Day DIY

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January 30, 2020

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and this cute little mini heart pinata is an easy addition to your Valentine’s Day decor! I’m making one for each of my girls this year to hang at their places at the table. I usually make them a special breakfast and put out a few little decor […]

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3 DIY Christmas Garlands

3 Simple DIY Christmas Garlands

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December 3, 2019

I love decorative garlands strung around the house during the holiday season, but the cost can add up quickly if you are purchasing handmade or bespoke items. This year I made 3 simple DIY Christmas garlands for a fraction of the cost of purchasing them already made! #1 Dried Orange Garland Dried orange garlands are […]

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Brass Bell Garlands

5 Minute DIY Brass Bell Garland

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December 3, 2019

I love vintage brass bells at Christmas time! Tiny brass bells are timeless and I love the pretty tinkling sound they make! I thought it was about time I made my own DIY brass bell garland! If you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that I often joke that I actually don’t like crafting […]

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Wooden bead garland

How to make a Wood Bead Garland

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November 21, 2019

I love the natural element that a wood bead garland adds to holiday decor! You can buy them ready-made, or you can easily make them yourself! This simple DIY tutorial will show you how! Making them yourself is less expensive and is an opportunity to create a pattern you love and a custom length. This […]

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How to Make a Dried Orange Garland

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November 9, 2019

I love adding natural elements to my decor during the holiday season! Dried orange garlands add a touch of natural Scandinavian style and a fun pop of colour. They also make your house smell like citrus and only cost a few dollars to make! This is one of the 3 easy Christmas garlands I made […]

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Christmas advent calendar

DIY Christmas Advent Calendar with Printable Tags

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November 8, 2019

Each year we buy the girls Christmas Advent calendars. They are usually the inexpensive ones you can buy for a few dollars with chocolates inside. We splurged on Playmobil calendars last year. The girls loved those! I wanted to do something a little special this year! I made this DIY Advent calendar made from simple […]

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Designer closet with wallpaper

Custom Closet Design – How to Create a Dreamy Closet on a Budget

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June 17, 2019

The closet in our master bedroom is a very small walk-in measuring approximately 5.5ft x 6ft. We decided to make the entire space mine as Mark has a set of wardrobes and a dresser in the bedroom! In order to maximize the space, we came up with a custom closet design! For more info on […]

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