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Craft Room Chaos: The Beginning

Forget skeletons in the closet. This is worse. My craft room doesn’t just have skeletons, it’s like a craft graveyard. And, as much as my Type A personality is screaming “STOP! Don’t do it!”, I’m going to show you what it actually looks like. Right. Now. It’s pretty hideous. I should be ashamed. Part of … Continue reading

Pirate’s Booty, Paint & Power Tools

I recently developed a serious love for thrift stores and transforming previously loved items into something new and interesting (geee, thanks Pinterest for developing some new obsessions). A few months ago, I extended my love of thrift stores to include Kijiji (the ‘Craigslist’ of Canada – and yes, I do realize there is a Craigslist … Continue reading

Cookie Cutter Scavenger Hunt

Ahhh, Valentine’s Day. A day of love, flowers, chocolate, cookies, and time with loved ones. I’m a fan of any special occasion that involves food, particularly the ‘sweet’ or ‘dessert’ variety. I was on the look-out for a yummy Valentine’s Day dessert recipe, and as luck would have it, Jillee over at One Good Thing … Continue reading

Mirror, Mirror On the Wall

Over the weekend, I hit up one of our local thrift stores (inspired by this challenge over at Young House Love) and managed to score these two beautiful pieces of ‘Thrift Store Score’ for a grand total of $14.67! I knew right away that both pieces would be the perfect addition to Audrey’s ever-evolving room … Continue reading

Footstool Make-Over: Part 2

Footstool Make-Over: Part 1 Disclaimer (for all you ‘professional’ spray-painters out there): Cut me some slack. This is my very first attempt at spray painting anything…well, aside from the time I tagged that bridge in high school. Just kidding. Anyways, first time spray painting and all that. So, I may or may not have gotten … Continue reading

Footstool Make-Over: Part I

C’mon, sing it with me folks – “U.G.L.Y. You ain’t got no alibi!” Is this a real song, or just some crazy-family song? So, this is the footstool. Before I had my way with it, of course. We inherited this bad boy at some point in the last ten years, probably when we moved into … Continue reading