AKA Design Shop Products

  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Sugar – Icing
  • Act Justly Love Mercy 8″x10″ Art Print
  • Reindeer Silhouette Cut Out – Kraft – Set of 5
  • To Be or Not to Be 10″x8″ Art Print
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Flour-All Purpose
  • For Unto You a Child is Born Art Print
  • Believe Silhouette Cut Out – Black – Set of 5
  • I Love You My Deer 8″x10″ Art Print
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Sugar-Brown
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Coffee

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Weekend Retreat Link Party #93

Happy Thursday! It’s one Thursday closer to Christmas – woohoo! What have you been creating this week? We’d love to see… Apple Hand Pies from Cooking on the Front Burners | Chewy M&M Cookies from Sarah’s Bake Studio | Monogram Gift Tags by Shop Girl Maria | Popcorn and Candy on the Cob by I… 

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