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10 awesome holiday dessert recipes

10 Awesome Holiday Dessert Recipes

At this point it may seem like everything is a little last minute – the cleaning, the shopping, the wrapping and all that cooking! If you’re blessed like me, someone else does the cooking for the big Christmas meal. My sis rocks a turkey dinner like nobody’s business! But I’m still on the hook for… 

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Playing with My New Camera

If you remember I mentioned that I bought a new-to-me camera a couple of weeks ago. Well I also broke down and bought a "nifty fifty" lens - and I. Am. In. Love.  Seriously. It does what I've … [Read More...]

Historic Eclectic Living Room

This old house was bland and neutral and unloved when Charlotte moved in a couple of years ago. The living room is one of the biggest transformations: a coat of paint (Folk Art by Benjamin Moore), and … [Read More...]

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Friday Love List

Can you believe it's Friday again?! Wouldn't  you love to finish up your work and clear off your desk for the weekend to see this? Gorgeous grainsack desk by The Cottage Magpie. Or how would you … [Read More...]

Art Space

This low wall in Charlotte's finished attic space/ playroom was crying out for an update... hello, art space! A trip to Ikea for simple storage solutions, some Craigslist and flea market finds and a … [Read More...]

Pretty in Pink Craft Room

This was a playroom no longer used by Ingrid's 2 year old son. So she decided to create her own space using one of her favourite colors; pink. Ingred mostly used items she found around the house to … [Read More...]

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Old, But Good

Since we're spending a little summer family time (and it's almost our 3rd Blog Anniversary!!!), I thought it may be fun to revisit a few old projects from the archives. Are you game? You know, … [Read More...]

Thrifted Craft Room

Everything in Serena's craft room (with the exception of the rug) is second-hand! Mostly everything came from the thrift store, with creative touches to make it pretty and "her own" and to bring the … [Read More...]

Restyled Outdoor Living Space

Laura's outdoor space use to be boring with just a table and some chairs. With a few items that she had on hand or in other spaces throughout the house, Laura transformed the space into a comfortable … [Read More...]

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Old Barn Rescue Company Giveaway

Hello friends. How is your Monday treating you so far? Well - whether you're having a good Monday or a not so good Monday - we've got a little vinyl wall decal giveaway for you... I have to say, … [Read More...]

Jenna’s Renovated Modern Country Kitchen

Jenna knocked out two walls to open up the space. The existing cabinets were kept and given an update with paint. She made the island with a shelf of re-claimed barn wood. Visit Rain on a Tin Roof … [Read More...]

A Vintage Nursery

Jenna turned Craigslist finds, pieces from her's and her husband's childhood nurseries, some paint and vintage style fabric to turn her daughter's nursery into a fun, vintage style space. Visit Rain … [Read More...]

Frugal Country Kitchen Makeover

Marty and Tim have transformed this half of their kitchen with new yellow walls, two chalk-painted pieces of furniture, a painted kitchen table with shabby chic chairs, a mason jar chandelier and an … [Read More...]