Easy DIY Checkerboard

As a child my siblings and I spent hours playing board games, traditional checkers was one of our favourites! Can you believe my children learned to play on the very same checkerboard I did?!  A handmade wooden checkerboard will last for years, and they are so easy to make!  Checkers is the perfect game for…

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Brazilian Lemonade

First of all, let’s start by avoiding confusion, because there are no actual lemons in true Brazilian lemonade – there are limes. For whatever reason, us Brazilians have it inverted, and the green stuff is what we call lemons. Now that we have that out of the way, let me show you what this delicious…

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DIY Large Print for under $10

When we made over our master bedroom, I knew that I wanted the room to make a statement, and yet be a place of calm, where we could retreat away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with twin toddlers. The artwork in the room needs to play a big part in this also,…

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DIY Shower Caddy Wall Garden

This simple wall garden is living art that adds a welcoming and organic element to the exterior of my she shed. If you’re obsessed with plants like me, it’s always fun to find creative new ways to display and grow them. For this project you can choose any style of shower caddy, and the flowers…

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Honeyed Chamomile Whisky Sippers

Over the past year, health has become a big focus of mine. I’ve nixed a lot of foods (auf Wiedersehen, gluten, dairy, and soy) and I’ve limited my sugar intake drastically. But just because my diet’s changed, doesn’t mean I have. I still enjoy chips and indulge in libations – I just opt for kettle…

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10 Tips for a Small Laundry Space

Hide the Machine – if you can’t conceal the washer and dryer behind closed doors, think about adding a curtain, which can infuse some lovely texture and colour. Go Neutral – to make a small space feel bigger, keep it light and bright. Neutrals are the best starting point for the laundry room. Then you…

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How to: Create a Simple Charcuterie Board

One of the easiest snacks to pull together last minute is a cheese and charcuterie board. They typically suit most dietary restrictions, something can be found to please all age groups, and they really encourage mingling and conversation.  The best part is you can create it with food that is in your refrigerator and pantry,…

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DIY Pom Pom Basket

One of my absolute favourite things to do is make POM POM’s! They are so quick and easy to do, and you can add them to basically everything. I mean EVERYTHING! I love adding them to wicker baskets. It’s a great way to incorporate an accent colour into a space without making too much commitment….

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