Adding Pages to my Blog

I've been updating over the last few days, adding pages to my blog. I wanted pages to showcase some of the work I've done over the last couple of years.  I still have a lot of work that I would like done, but wow, adding pages to my blog is a long process! And updating the blog is an ongoing process... I've added a page for Furniture … [Read more...]

Painting Shoes with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™

I found out painting shoes is a great way to fix a pair of shoes that are basically garbage. I have a pair that are so comfortable, I've had them for years. But they were worn to the point I couldn't wear them. When I was at the Toronto Home Show last fall and saw the stockists for Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ dying fabric, I wondered if I … [Read more...]

Procrastination Week?

If you are a procrastinator, then this week is in your honour...Procrastination Week starts tomorrow. Take the week off to celebrate! You have permission... According to the Canadian's Business site, this week (March 8th-14th) is Procrastination Week. Really? I don't know about you, but I don't need a week to help me remember to … [Read more...]

Tufted Ottoman Workshop

I learned how to make a tufted ottoman! And this post was featured at Project Inspire{d}!! Thank you so much!  Sometimes when I'm refurbishing furniture, it calls for re-upholstering. Now, I can do the basics, like chair seats. But tufting? No idea, but I wanted to learn. When Kristy from Next Time Around in Cambridge posted on … [Read more...]

DIY Kitchen Makeover Part 2

DIY kitchen makeover part 2 is finally ready for the big reveal! The below before picture is when we first started painting, the place was a mess, the floor deplorable. I posted the first steps with the new floor and paint in our DIY Kitchen Makover Part 1.  The bottom cupboards are painted in Annie Sloan chalk paint™ French … [Read more...]