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Exterior Stone

This morning I made the trip to Patene in Brantford (www.patene.com) to pick out the exterior stone, brick and roof for the new house.  I had a great salesman named Peter to give me a hand.  I had the poor guy dragging samples all over the showroom to make sure I made the right choice. I absolutely did not want…

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For My Mom

How many years has it been, and the room still isn’t quite finished!  So, I made this for my mom. Love you…

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It’s been a long weekend

I know, this has nothing to do with home decor!  But, I’ve had a tough week filled with emotional drama, and sometimes I just need an outlet.  Surprisingly, blogging has provided that for me. I hate it when people do this to me and my loved ones…. so, if I ever do it to you, I promise to not take…

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Botanical Prints

 I love the look of multiple prints on a wall to form a gallery.  My favourite are botanical prints.  The best part of this project, is that it is cheap and fairly easy to accomplish.  There are a few great places online that you can find printable prints for F-R-E-E!!! Try these: New York Public Library Digital Gallery www.VintagePrintable.com www.Botanicus.org…

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Fabric-aholic!

If you know me even just a little bit, you’ll know that I am absolutely addicted to fabric.  I love experimenting with beautiful patterns, bold colours, and fabrics that you think don’t match, but actually do!!! My Grandmother is a seamstress, a quite successful one, I must say.  She lives about 18 hours away in Thunder Bay, so I grew…

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Shopping in my PJs

My most favourite time of the month is when I open up my mailbox and see my monthly magazines in the mail.  Today, I got my Country Living magaizne.  I poured a glass of wine, took the kids outside and relaxed.  I’ll read every page and sticky note any page that has an interesting webiste.  Once the kids are in…

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