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Favourite Finds Friday

Some girls like diamonds, some like shoes.  Me?, I like fabric.  I become a gitty mess any time I step foot in a fabric store.  Or, dare I get a 25% off coupon in my inbox for fabric.com.  You should see my basement – filled with boxes of fabric!!! I found this fabric at Ikea this week and fell in…

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Recreating an Inspiration Room

Rememeber this from last week? “Have you ever looked at a designer room and thought “I want that!” but are too intimidated to attempt it yourself?  Well, there is no reason to be afraid!  Everyone is capable of creating the home of their dreams within a reasonable budget. All you need to do is break down the room’s elements, and…

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DIY Fabric Covered Magnet Boards

I purchased these magnet boards from Ikea a few years ago, and have been meaning to hack them for a while now. Here’s what I did! First, collect all the stuff I need! – Glue gun, scissors, fabric, and magnet boards I got my fabric from Ikea for just $8.99 a meter.  I only needed one meter for this project,…

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Favourite Finds Friday

Everyone knows I’ve got a thing for clocks.  I would do anything for my very own cuckcoo clock.  Look how chic these ones are.  James loves them too! Cuckoo Clock by Pascal Tarabay.  Unica Home.  $323.00 and up I think I may have to order this for the toy room.  What a steal at just $24 Book Clock.  Uncommon Goods.…

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Christmas Wrap Ideas

Ever since I was a kid, I have loved wrapping presents.  I love getting creative especially at Christmas.    It brings out my crafty side!!!! Here are some great ideas I have come across. Source Source Source Source Source Source

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Recreating an Inspiration Room

Have you ever looked at a designer room and thought “I want that!” but are too intimidated to attempt it yourself?  Well, there is no reason to be afraid!  Everyone is capable of creating the home of their dreams within a reasonable budget. All you need to do is break down the room’s elements, and piece your space together, while…

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A deal from my Favourite Store!

My most favourite store in the whole world in Tradewinds in Waterford, Ontario.  It’s a second hand shop where you can find some pretty unique treasures.  Oh, how I miss going there once a week.  Now, I just drag my mom-in-law everytime I go for a visit.  Actually, I don’t really need to ‘drag’ her, do I??? 😉 Anyway, here…

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Favourite Finds Friday

I love cable knit stuff.  I got a wee bit obsessed with it this week. Cable Knit Euro Shams.  Pottery Barn.  $64.70 Cable Knit Tea Cozy.  Indigo.ca.  $14.50 Cable Knit Ceramic Serving Bowl with 16K gold Edge.  Etsy.com.  $145 Cable Knit Lampshade.  Etsy.com. €69.00

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Family Room is Complete!

I am so excited to share this room with everyone.  It’s actually my favourite in the house so far.   It’s so cozy, and now that I finally have the PVR hooked up to the TV in there, I can snuggle up with Marley and some pinot and watch my shows after the kids go to bed. Here is it!…

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Favoruite Finds Friday!

Happy Friday! I LOVE patterned stair runners.  I saw this picture and was determined to find the runner online. I think I came close! Payless Rugs $27.99/ft (they ship to Canada FREE!) I absolutely love these marquee letters from Home Outfitters.  I would love to have them in James’s room, but to spell “James” it would cost me $900 bones.  Maybe…

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