It’s amazing of what a good coat of paint can do. See here how I transformed this special old tool box with just a single coat of paint, and a little bit of stamping, into a beautiful piece of decor for our home.
This old tool box is extra special to me. When my sister and I were young, my grandfather made each of us one of these wooden tool boxes, and bought us each a set of tools to put in it. Continue reading
Learn how to transform a rusty, old object into a beautiful centerpiece! This old chicken feeder was found castaway on the farm… But with a little bit of cleaning and a little bit of vision, it has now been re-purposed into a lovely piece of art for our home.
I’ve been seeing chicken feeders used as planters on Pinterest for awhile now, and have really been loving them… So when I stepped into the old barn back on the farm, I couldn’t believe my luck when I came across this rusty old chicken feeder laying in the dirt…
How could I not have ever noticed this before?! Continue reading
Bacon is one of the most yummy foods known to mankind, but did you know that there is a proper way to cook it? If you are still old-school style, frying it in a pan, then this post is definitely for you!
There are many ways to cook bacon, but only one way is the best way, and I’m about to share it with you…
Believe it or not, the best way to cook it is on a Sheet Pan in the oven! Continue reading
Here is a huge list full of lovely things to do with strawberries! This round-up of yummy recipes and ideas has something for everyone!
Depending on where you are located, strawberry season could be running at full tilt, or just ending…
Either way, hopefully you have been able to get out there, pick those strawberries, and stock your freezer up like I have! Continue reading
Learn how to easily transform an old ugly table into something new, that you love! With a little bit of paint and a simple stamp, the transformation process couldn’t get any easier!
A couple of months ago, I picked up a set of stamps to try out on some of my furniture projects. Although I had never used stamps before, and was a tiny bit scared, they turned out to be the really user-friendly and super forgiving to messy DIY-er, like myself! Continue reading
Here is an easy-to-follow checklist of the 2018 required safety gear that you must have on board when boating in Canada on a boat that is greater than 6 meters in length, but less than 9 meters in length.
There is nothing better than a summer filled with days, evenings and nights spent out on the water! Whether you are fishing, joy-riding or partaking in fun-filled watersports, you must be a safe boater. Continue reading
These Red and White Strawberry Cheesecake Bites are just perfect for Canada Day! Not only are they so quick and easy to create, they also taste heavenly! If you are looking for a fun, festive, and very indulgent dessert, then these tasty treats are absolutely for you!
Also, special just for Canada Day, I have teamed up with 7 other fun bloggers to bring you even more Canada Day Ideas that you can make and create in order to celebrate! Be sure to check them out to help get you in the spirit and fully ready, for Canada Day! Continue reading
When it comes to upcycling furniture, farmhouse style is my favorite! Its rustic looking, it gives character, and it also hides any imperfections that would normally be considered flaws, really well! Here I will share with you the routine that I use for getting that really rustic, yet perfect, farmhouse style paint finish!
Achieving the perfect farmhouse paint finish can seem like it takes a lot of work… but it really can be so much fun!
I never really know what I am going to end up with once I start! Continue reading
Use these hot tips to help keep your home cool, this summer! Whether you don’t have AC, your AC is broken, or if you are just looking to save a little more on your hydro bill by keeping it off, there are ways to help keep the temperature regulated in your home, even on those extra hot summer days.
Today it is supposed to get up to a scorching 32 degrees Celsius here in southern Ontario… And its only May!
This leads me to predict that it is going to be one long, hot summer… Followed up by lots of snow this winter for snowmobile season, of course! (Pleeeease!!!!!) Continue reading
Have you added succulents to your home yet?! These are really beautiful and hardy plants, that are very easy to care for. Here, I will show you how to pot succulents in pretty teacups and teapots, without drainage holes.
In addition to this little succulent potting tutorial, I have teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers! We have decided to help bring you a fun summer outdoors-y blog hop, full of fun ideas for your home! Don’t forget to check them out at the end of this post! 🙂 Continue reading