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Pillow me once Pillow me again.

Pillow me once Pillow me again.

Yup made new pillows… A couple of years ago I made some pillow covers, we were living in an attic apartment, our main living space consisted of bean bags low shelving and a couple sky lights- no full sized windows hence the need for bright busy patterns… As nice as it was having minimal furniture … Continue reading

Do you Know about Freezer Paper Yet?

Do you Know about Freezer Paper Yet?

Do you know about Freezer Paper yet?  If you don’t you should, especially when it comes to projects* that need some stencilling…When I was in art school and wanted to do uniform text I would go down to my local art store  and buy a stencil. Nice, but they were never in the style/font I wanted … Continue reading

Make Laundry Day more Enjoyable DIY

Make Laundry Day more Enjoyable DIY

Last Week was all about Goals- mostly house goals. Every day I made a list of 5 things that I wanted to accomplish- with the exception of Wednesday I only had time to do one. However, the main goal that kept reoccurring was Laundry… and I hate Laundry! I love clothes, I hate laundry and as a … Continue reading

Make your Own Bowl Cover: Tutorial

Make your Own Bowl Cover: Tutorial

Last Thursday’s post was about a lonely bowl that needed something more.. That more was a handy cover to keep it’s contents secure. There are Three ways to get one for yourself… 1. Win it!!! 2. Buy it, or 3. Make it! Here is the Make It tutorial I mentioned last week. What you need. … Continue reading

Entertaining at a playdate made simple with a Kit!

Yesterday we had a playdate… My daughter wanted to have tea party… She carefully made place settings, we planned a menu (hot chocolate with whipped cream, sprinkles & cookies) I made place mats (she wanted butterflies),bought fancy dress up clothes, china and doilies… Since moving to our new home (6 months ago) we haven’t had … Continue reading

How to create Packaging for the Holidays.

Getting Creative with Holiday Packaging: I kinda disappeared these past few weeks. I started off the month with a bang, determined to do a 3o day drawing challenge and that fizzled out. True I draw everyday, but not everything is publishable, and then I got busy. Busy with a capital B… I did not budget … Continue reading

Art Tote bag made by my big Winnings!

This past February I won some fabric from Contemporary Cloth. I was at a scientific conference with my husband and all of his colleagues thought I was a bit batty for doing a little seat jig during lunch. Wouldn’t you? My Favourite little carry all bag finally bit the dust, so I picked it apart and made a new one … Continue reading

The Dreaded Soap Scum….

I had to Share this! We have done a lot of moves in the past couple of years due to my husbands job and each time we move I clean as we leave one and clean as we move into the next. Most residences have been cleaned before we move in, and my job is … Continue reading