• 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 […]

  • BEFORE & AFTER: new teak hutch + $100 furniture giveaway

    You all know how much I love giving old furniture a new life and new home. I’m usually a real thrift store hunter – you know, going through LOTS of rough stuff before finding those diamonds.  Every so often though I’m not so much in the mood to hunt and kinda just want to look at […]

  • DIY: a mini succulent garden to cheer you up

    DIY: a mini succulent garden to cheer you up

    There was a particularly grey day that was making me feel particularly blah last week. In my attempt to get my sh!it together I had good intentions to make it to yoga class for the first time in months but was embarrassingly late so………I went to Home Depot instead. Well thanks to the rows of […]

  • THRIFTING: Aberfoyle Antique Market

    TGIF. Why is it that the shortest weeks feel like the longest? Probably because we cram 5 days worth of work into 4 days. I was just thinking about how gorgeous last long (Canadian) Thanksgiving weekend was. I was in my hometown of Guelph for the weekend and decided to take advantage of the stunning […]

  • DIY: 5 thrift shop halloween costume ideas

    DIY: 5 thrift shop halloween costume ideas

    Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow Canadian friends and readers! Today many of us are gathered around the table filling our bellies and being thankful. Or we’re on the couch recovering from a turkey hangover. While we’re celebrating one holiday, I admit that my mind is on my most favourite holiday that’s just around the […]

  • THRIFTING: Value Village Thrift Store Tour

    Well you know where this is going. A bunch of bloggers who love thrift shopping going on a Value Village store tour in some brand new & roomy cars? Ok, twist my arm to say yes. That’s what went down recently and I can’t think of a better way to spend a Sunday. After another […]


    Did you have a good weekend? Do any thrifty hunting? I did. I picked up a fabulous vintage serving tray and when I brought it home I realized that I had quite the collection of trays & plates, all from thrift shops. I actually use these quite often, some as decor to hold other collections […]

  • {THRIFTING 101: thrift store scores / 01}

    It’s been ages since I’ve posted something thrifty. I’ve kinda changed things up a bit and along with my Thrifting 101 series of great thrifted projects and transformations, I’m starting Thrift Store Scores. These will basically be me rubbing my awesome thrift store scores in your face. Sorry. But I like to show what kinda […]

  • PHOTOGRAPHY: vintage camera love

    If you stop by here or my Instagram regularly you know that I’m a vintage lover/hunter/obsessed/hoarder. Today I’m so happy to share with you a photo series I did with my talented photographer friend Maya Visnyei that showcases a small selection of one of my favourite vintage collections, my cameras. When it comes to collecting […]

  • {THRIFTING 101: a simple green centerpiece}

    I thought St. Patrick’s was a great day to share this recent centerpiece I put together full of thrifted finds and simple greens. Last week I attended a delicious dinner event (more about that coming later) hosted by a chef friend of mine. It was his first event and first venture out on his own […]

  • DIY: gold lettered vintage plates

    I can’t say that I’ve met a gold leaf project that I haven’t loved. It’s one of my favourite DIY weapons of choice.  When I was asked to come up with a gold DIY project for this amazing golden DIY group challenge I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do use these great vintage […]

  • SHOP LOCAL: a bungalow full of vintage style

    SHOP LOCAL: a bungalow full of vintage style

    I feel like I don’t talk about my vintage style obsession nearly enough on here. I guess it’s not every day that I feel like playing super model if you know what I mean.  If you know me, you know that my closet is FULL of vintage dresses. I live in the super awesome and […]

  • {DIY: dyed lace doily bowl}

    Do you have some doilies hanging around that your mom or grandmother gave you that you want to keep for sentimental value but have NO IDEA how to work into your current space? How about making them into functional and super pretty bowls to hold some of your favourite things? Stop by Apartment Therapy to […]

  • {SPACES: my pink velvet crush}

    So it’s kinda a long story that’s not particular interesting but some kind vintage gods touched down on me and this fabulous pink vintage couch in currently in my possession. I’m not totally sure how long it will be around, it’s future is still TBD but as long as it’s here it will be loved. […]

  • {STYLE: sparkly thrifted finds}

    You can call it part luck and part eagle eye but I’ve come across some pretty awesome finds on my thrifting expeditions lately. I realized that I have a little bit of a theme going with lots of gold, black and sequin…perfect for new years eve! Check out some of my recent glittery finds. And […]