Category: DIY

  • Merry & Bright with Hot Pop Factory

    Merry & Bright with Hot Pop Factory

    Today I have something for both the craft and tech nerds out there, myself included. I wouldn’t say I’m a huge tech nerd but it’s kinda part of the job and when I got the chance to combine crafts with lasers, well that was a no brainer. When the cool people at Hot Pop Factory […]

  • Hello Holiday Guide by Leon’s is here!

    Hello Holiday Guide by Leon’s is here!

    If you know me and haven’t seen me around for, ohhhh say, the last 3 months or so it’s because I’ve been pouring my blood, sweat and tears into this baby. It’s time to say Hello Holiday! with this guide for your happy holiday home by Leon’s furniture. It’s full of holiday home decor, DIY […]

  • Pretty Tech: Don’t Worry Be Yonce free wallpaper download

    Pretty Tech: Don’t Worry Be Yonce free wallpaper download

    Another month scratched off the calendar just like that. I know it’s one month closer to (eeeek) winter but there’s so much to love about October like the fall colors, the fall fashion and this new free wallpaper download I created just for you. If things get a little stressful there’s no need to panic, just […]

  • DIY: Dip Dye Ribbon

    DIY: Dip Dye Ribbon

    There’s nothing better than starting a short week with a DIY project, ‘amiright? Plus I feel like I owe you one since it’s been a bit quiet around here. Don’t you worry, I’m working my little (big) butt off behind the scenes. For now how about learning how to make this gorgeous dip dye ribbon? […]

  • BEHIND THE SCENES: Craft Tutorial Video

    BEHIND THE SCENES: Craft Tutorial Video

    If you follow along on Instagram or happen to know me, you probably saw or heard about a recent video project that I was part of. Exciting is an understatement for me as someone who’s pretended they’re on a crafting/cooking show since their childhood. Total nerd but totally true. Today I have some behind the […]

  • DIY: world’s easiest flower centerpiece

    DIY: world’s easiest flower centerpiece

      I have a super quick but pretty post for you today because I’m hustling HARD behind the scenes to get Merry mag all ready for it’s big reveal on Monday. That’s where you’ll find this super cute flower arrangement along with some other beautiful floral inspiration. I’m calling this the World’s Easiest Centerpiece because that’s […]

  • BEFORE & AFTER: Mosaic Heart Tile Table Makeover

    BEFORE & AFTER: Mosaic Heart Tile Table Makeover

    I’m about to give you a heart on for a table. I swear you won’t look at any old table ever the same after I share this mosaic heart tile table makeover with you. My friends at Value Village challenged me to find something preloved (and probably forgotten) in their stores and it give it […]

  • Calligraphy Workshop: my new creative obsession

    Calligraphy Workshop: my new creative obsession

    Saying I’m a creative spirit is an understatement. I will try any creative craft I can get my hands on but somehow I’ve gone all time (let’s just say it’s more than 20 years) without trying calligraphy. Until now! It’s something I’ve wanted to try forever but just never made the time for. And if […]

  • DIY: paper flowers spring wreath

    DIY: paper flowers spring wreath

    I hope you had a great weekend! It was so nice to finally see people out and enjoying the good weather. You know you’re in Canada when at the first sign of double digit temps people are wearing shorts and sandals blinding us all with their pale winter skin. Oh wait, maybe that’s just me. […]

  • BIRTHDAY WEEK: cake topper giveaway!

    BIRTHDAY WEEK: cake topper giveaway!

    And Birthday Week continues! Isn’t this a blast?!  So we have a cake and we have birthday headbands to wear. Now maybe you can use a cake topper. Who wouldn’t want to brighten up a cake with one of these? If you want to go beyond just some candles but still keep it classy without having to special […]

  • BIRTHDAY WEEK: DIY birthday headbands

    BIRTHDAY WEEK: DIY birthday headbands

    Ok, so you have the cake now you need some party favors. If you’re the birthday girl you want to make sure everyone know it or at the very least get enjoyment from making your guests wear some party gear. This is a super cute and easy way to make your very own custom birthday headbands. […]

  • BIRTHDAY WEEK: DIY twig & tweet layered color cake

    BIRTHDAY WEEK: DIY twig & tweet layered color cake

    What’s a birthday without cake?! I’ve had this cake idea for so long and with the Spring weather and birthday celebrations I thought it was the perfect time to make some food art with this layered color cake. If you follow along my food experiments adventures, you know that I’m a fan of both slow, low and […]

  • FIND US AT THE SPRING OOAK SHOW + TICKET GIVEAWAY

    It’s that time of year again. Doesn’t it just feel like we were just loading our shopping bags up at the Holiday One of a Kind Show like yesterday? Well even if the weather isn’t on the same page just yet, it’s time for the Spring One of a Kind Show (OOAK). This one is extra special […]

  • DIY: How to make your own lamp shade

    DIY: How to make your own lamp shade

    This post is very long overdue. So years ago I found these two matching Blue Mountain Pottery style lamps. Major score! Now here’s the thing with vintage lamps – they can be super cool but will give you grey hairs trying to find the right size modern lamp shade. Like seriously, it’s impossible! Until I discovered […]

  • DIY: watercolour heart cookies

    DIY: watercolour heart cookies

    I have a post that will make you smile today. If it doesn’t then you’re dead on the inside. Whether you love or hate Valentines Day you can’t deny your love for these pretty watercolour heart-shaped sugar cookies. This project marked a few firsts for me – first time successfully making sugar cookies and royal […]