AKA Design Shop Products

  • To Be or Not to Be 10″x8″ Art Print
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Rice Flour-White
  • Love is All You Need 8″x10″ Art Print
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Coffee
  • Oak Leaves Silhouette Cut Out – Kraft – Set of 5
  • Believe Silhouette Cut Out – Black – Set of 5
  • Reindeer Silhouette Cut Out – Kraft – Set of 5
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Sugar-White
  • I Love You My Deer 8″x10″ Digital Art Download
  • Paper Straws Pkg of 25 – Silver Stripe

Most Recent Blog Posts

AKA DESIGN 2015 PLANNER

Blog Planner & Editorial Calendar (FREE PRINTABLE)

With a new year fast approaching – and my current planner quickly running out of pages – I decided I’d design my own blog planner for the new year. As much as I adore technology, I’m also a very visual person. Which means I still like a pen (my favorite is this one) and a paper… 

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weekend retreat collage #95

Weekend Retreat Link Party #95

Well, Happy Thanksgiving to our U.S. readers! Canadian Thanksgiving was over a month ago (thus all the Christmas posts already!), but we hope you are enjoying your day! DIY Wood Pie Box by The Casual Craftlete |  Antique Humidor Themed Makeover by BreRepurposed | Pumpkin Cupcakes with Non Dairy Maple by Simply 123 Allergy Free… 

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WHITE GREY AND LINEN PLACESETTING

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends and family! We love you and hope you have a safe and wonderful day. (We’ll be back later today with this week’s Weekend Retreat Link Party)

10 MORE gifts for the crafter in your life

10 More Gifts for the Crafter in Your Life

If you follow me over on Ebay, you may have seen my recent gift guide called 10 Gifts for the Crafter in Your Life. There’s some real good stuff there. Stuff I want! Before you read any further, you really need to go and check it out. Go ahead. I’ll wait. Did you go read… 

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SILK CASHEW MILK

New Silk Cashew Milk

When your family can’t drink cow’s milk, it’s actually very exciting to find delicious new milk alternatives. We’ve been fans of Silk Almond Milk for years. We use it in cereal, baked goods and Sunday morning waffles. We add it to our coffee and tea. We even enjoy it just by the glassful. Especially the… 

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cozy christmas in the suburbs tour

A Cozy Christmas in the Suburbs | Canadian Bloggers Christmas Home Tour

You guys, do you know how hard it was to put together our cozy Christmas decor this year? Seriously, it was so bizarre. At the end of October (after Canadian Thanksgiving) I was super excited to get decorating. But then the whole family was sick and we had three large projects in progress – which… 

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WOODLAND FOYER

The Entryway is Finally Finished!

Just over a year ago I shared our entryway in our fall home tour. It wasn’t finished. Sure there was new tile, some new paint and new door hardware. But the doors and wood paneling were just primed. Primer doesn’t take wear and tear real well. Which makes for a lot of scuffs, scratches and knot stains…. 

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #94

Happy Snowy Thursday. It’s seriously a winter wonderland here this week. In other exciting news (if you don’t know from social media already) we got a puppy last Friday! His name is Jackson Henry Acheson and he’s a two pound, 9 week old Chihuahua – Miniature Poodle cross. (There’s not a whole lot of poodle… 

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fancy wallpaper-lined envelopes

Fancy Wallpaper-Lined Envelopes

Yesterday I shared our free 4″x6″ Joy to the World printable (along with links to several other free Christmas printables by fantabulous bloggers I adore). Today – as part of the third and final week of the One Item Challenge – I’m going to show you some cute little envelopes that I made to go with. I’m… 

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CHRISTMAS VIGNETTE AND FREE PRINTABLE

Joy to the World – Vignette and Printable

I’m guessing if you’ve been around here awhile, you know that Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year! But sometimes looking at a whole house full of Christmas stuff can seem a bit overwhelming. So my sweet friend Kristen came up with a great way for a handful of her friends to share some… 

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A Woodland Christmas Dining Room BLOG size

A Woodland Christmas Dining Room

Good Monday morning! Today I have the exciting pleasure of sharing a very special project with you. The creative idea of my friend Melissa of The Sweet Escape. Merry is a brand new online magazine filled to the brim with Christmas and Holiday Inspiration. And I had the pleasure of being just one of the… 

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NOEL BANNER ON MANTEL

AKA Design Shop is Now Open!

The AKA Design Shop is finally open! I intended to be open a couple of weeks ago, but well, life happened. So you have a wee little window to get some Christmas shopping in before it will be too late for shipping. And I do plan to make a few more fancy pantry labels for… 

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FAKE GREENERY MONOGRAM

Faux Greenery Monogram| Trash to Treasure

Oh how I adore quick and easy projects! I’m pretty sure I’ve said that before. And this little piece of Holiday decor – made with stuff I had on hand – literally took more time to photograph than it did to make! Faux Greenery Monogram Supplies large wooden letter faux greenery (the cheap stuff from… 

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