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DIY Wall Mount Guitar Holder

 Ryan has always wanted his guitar collection mounted on wall hangers – for easy access – and to make his space feel like more of a “man space”.  Unfortunately, we’ve never lived anywhere long enough for him to have his own space…until…. NOW!! Last week, I sacrificed a work space of my own, for Ryan to have his own, full…

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Favourite Finds Friday!

Hi All, I am starting a new weekly post called “Favourite Finds Friday”. One of my favourite past times is shopping online.  I love finding unique pieces, and if I can find it for a good price – even better.  So, every Friday, I am going to post a few crazy things I have fallen inlove with with online.  I…

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New Front Door

The biggest problem I had with this house when we first moved in was the exterior look.  This is not my favourite style of home, so I had a hard time figuring out how to update it.  First things first, a new front door.  Just look at this thing…yuck. I took off the storm doors right away, and purchased a…

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Finally, a little privacy

We finally got the fence up in the backyard.  What a difference.  I can finally do my dishes without watching my neighbours have a pool party…!!!!!!! We used ASAP fences, located in Burlington.  Their prices were more than fair.  We had 3 quotes and all were pretty much the same. They started the project in a timely manner, and completed…

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DIY No-Sew Toddler Tutu

Updated: DIY No Sew Unicorn Tutu Back in the day I made a zillion baby and toddler tutus and sold them on EBay and Kijiji for a little extra spending cash.  Here are some examples.  For the DIY, scroll down!                 Now, I just make them for friends and family!  I still love…

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Like my new pot lights?? :)

Wait until you see my new front door.  And my new shutters, and my new roof, and my new painted portico and garage doors….ohhhhhhh.  My house is going to be the pimpest on the block. It’s all being done as we speak…. stay tuned!!

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Office Reveal

~~Don’t forget to sign up for email updates (on the right).  It’ll let you know when I have a new post ~~ I know, I’m horrible.  I said James would get the next make over.  But, as many of you know, I am working on a little something new in my life, and need a place to study and get…

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Plate make over!

Now that my electricians put new pot lights in my family room, it was looking dull and screaming for some attention.  I plan on painting it soon, but first I had to get it some new, fresh furniture.  I’ve been streaming kijiji and my local thrift shop for a new coffee table, but nothing has caught my eye (nothing within…

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New Pot Lights & ATI Electric customer review

When we purchased this house, the wiring was half aluminum and half copper.  We thought, no biggie, we had it inspected and as long as it’s safe, we can put off rewiring the place for a few years.  But, as we started replacing light fixtures, we came across a number of burnt wires in the ceiling and that was it. …

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