Dreaming of a Snowy Christmas!

Beautiful Snowy Christmas Decor and a 2017 Holiday Blogger Home Tour!

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas! Seriously! I need snow! I can’t wait much longer, so I’ve gotten out all of my Snowy Christmas Decor! Along with that, I’ve joined up with a whole bunch of amazing Home Decor and DIY Bloggers to help bring you the Holiday Home Tour 2017! Be sure to check it out, below!

Have I ever told you about how much I love the snow? Like, I love it! I would totally move to Alaska if the opportunity were ever to smack me in the face! (It hasn’t yet, but I’m still hoping!)… Oh but did I also mention that I live in South-Western Ontario?! Whomp-whomp! Total snow fail!

We have had a few really, really good snow seasons since I’ve lived here, and I am totally convinced that this winter is going to be another one! (It better be anyways, or I am seriously trucking up to Alaska for a vacay!)

Although we don’t have any snow on the ground yet, I decided that I would get into the spirit by creating a snowflake, snowball, snow flurry theme with my Christmas decor this year! Hopefully my snowy enthusiasm is enough to trigger that first real snow fall! Continue reading

Rustic Farmhouse Style Gift Ideas Less than $30!

Rustic Farmhouse Style Gift Ideas Less than $30!

OK… Confession time! I am still an absolute lover of modern farmhouse and rustic decor! Do you have a total farmhouse and rustic decor lover on your Christmas Gift Shopping List?! If so, then you will definitely want to check out these super affordable gift ideas, all for less than $30!

This list is compiled of really pretty pieces that are similar to what I have in my home, and of pieces that I do not have in my home, but totally wish that I did!

There is a really nice mix of wooden and metal elements, along with neutral pieces that can be used throughout anytime of the year, and also in pretty much any room in the house! Continue reading

Free Printable Burlap Set for Christmas!

Gorgeous Free Printable Burlap Set for Christmas!

Each year, I am trying to become more and more organised for every holiday season.

I am trying to set it up so that I have reusable decor that I can make look different, but still look great every year, without having to spend more money. Last year I got a really great start with purchasing my neutral Christmas decor…

[Psst! Read more about Why I decided to spend a little more money on my Christmas Decor!]

This season to add something new to my Christmas decor stash, I decided that I would create some printables… But not just any printables, smart printables! Continue reading

Fast and Fabulous Fall Decor!

Fast and Fabulous Fall Decor!

This year I started out super ready for fall and hit the ground running! I started out with my Free Burlap Fall Printables, and my Burlap Rag Wreath, and thought wow — I am so ready, let’s do this!

Then… Life hit! Turns out that fall is actually, totally the most busiest time of the year for our family… Especially this year.

[Oh! Did I mention that some of my favorite bloggers and I throwing a teeny, tiny Fall Decor Link-Up Party?! Well, we are, and it’s amazing! Follow through the links below this post to check out their completely stunning fall home decor ideas!]

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Stylish Pieces for Extra Storage in your Home!

Stunning and Functional Pieces for Extra Storage in your Home!

Is it just me, or do you also find that no matter how big your house, basement, garage or closets are, they always seem to get super full, super fast?! The more room you have, the more objects you acquire… Extra storage is hard to come by… Or is it?!

Even though I am always trying to clean and de-clutter, it still never hurts to have some extra storage space. 

I myself, have a couple of hutches/buffets that I use for some really stylish and functional storage space. Continue reading

Must-Have Pieces for the Perfect Fall Farmhouse Table Setting!

Must-Have Pieces for the Perfect Fall Farmhouse Table Setting!

Planning the perfect table setting for each season can be a somewhat daunting task…. Finding the right color pallet, incorporating different patterns and textures, and staying on budget of course, are just some of the challenges faced…

The trick is to purchase a few all-around neutral pieces that you can reuse for every season, and then just switch out a few of the pieces, like the napkin colors and the centerpiece, to get a totally different look for the next season!

Given the time of year, I decided to select all of the must-have pieces for the perfect farmhouse style table setting, for the season of fall! (My fav!) Continue reading

A Quick and Easy Burlap Rag Wreath Tutorial!

The easiest & fastest, most gorgeous Burlap Rag Wreath, ever!

 

Learn how to make your very own gorgeous and full burlap rag wreath like this one, with this very easy-to-follow tutorial! This is a classic wreath that you will fit just about anywhere in your home, and be used for any season!

 

If you follow along with The Project Pile on Facebook, you may have seen the beautiful fluffy and poofy burlap wreath that I shared the other day, that my good friend, (Courtenay from over at The Creek Line House) made and posted about… Gorgeous!

 

This was my inspiration, or rather motivation, to finally get my butt into gear and whip up the burlap rag wreath that I had been hoping to devise long before now!

 

So yesterday, I finally got my act together and came up with this really beautiful, yet really easy and fast wreath to make! Continue reading

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Faucets For Everyone!

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Faucets For Everyone!Raise your hand if you are one of those crazy people like me, who loves a good kitchen faucet! Whether I am visiting someone’s home or strolling down the aisle of the local DIY store, I am always checking out the faucets!

Personally, I have always loved the looks of the old farmhouse style faucets… And the really nice thing about technology these days, is that we can now get these beautiful farmhouse/antique looking faucets, with all of the convenient functionality of the modern day faucet! It’s totally the best of both worlds! Yah! Continue reading

Faux Pumpkins for Early-Fall Lovers! (Like Me!)

Faux Pumpkins for Early-Fall Lovers! (Like Me!)

Do you love pumpkins and fall as much as I do??! Don’t get me wrong… I still love summer and don’t ever like to see it end, but my favorite is when those late August nights are right on the fine line where it’s not quite fall yet, but not quite summer any longer. These nights are the best!

Last night, Matt, the girls, and I went for a walk, and discovered that it’s finally that time of year again!

So today, to celebrate… I am putting together a list of some of the best faux decor pumpkins out there! There’s something for everyone! Whether you are into the white minimalist look, or soft greens, whites and neutral tones, or if you are into the more traditional, beautiful and rich, deep oranges, golds and reds! Continue reading

DIY Distressed Pillar Candle Holders

DIY Distressed Pillar Candle Holders for $6.99!

Today I’m really excited to share my new thrifty pillar candle holders with you! I found these guys for $6.99 at our local Value Village. They are actually solid wood, and are hand carved… So my dream-style!

So they started out looking a little purple in color when I first found them… Not one hundred percent perfect for me, but I’m sure they were perfect for somebody else at one point in time! Continue reading