Author Archive | soundslikeknock

Repaint/refinish laminate furniture

I was in need of a bedside table and found this one that someone was throwing out. A few coats of paint was all that was needed to make someone’s trash into great addition to my bedroom. You will need: A piece of furniture you want to refinish Sand paper (a palm sander will save you […]

DIY baby drool bibs

A friend of mine mentioned that she loved these baby bandanas but they were a bit pricy. So I decided to make a couple of them for her.. and pretty much for every single baby I know. To make a baby drool bib, you will need: fabric. For a 6 month old baby, I used fabric […]

DIY Concrete and copper pipe lamp

I’m absolutely loving this concrete trend that is happening right now. After noticing a couple of different copper pipe lamps on Pinterest, I decided to try making my own. It ended up being a lot easier than I had anticipated and I love the industrial feel it adds to my room. Materials I purchased all […]

A week in the Azores – Ponta delgada

Before booking my flight to Ponta Delgada in the Azores, I had never even heard of these islands. Within a couple hours of landing, I quickly fell in love with everything it had to offer. I’m constantly raving about how wonderful the island is and how I would recommend it as a destination for all ages. Downtown […]

Engagement photoshoot – Cherry beach

Warmer weather means more outdoor photoshoots. For this engagement session, we headed down to Cherry Beach. I love this location because it has so much variety from sandy beaches, to lush green trees, to worn out buildings. It’s also close enough to Polsen pier if you want to make a quick stop to take some […]

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary – Chiang Mai, Thailand

I’m notorious for not planning anything when I travel but the one thing that I did spend time researching and reading about before my trip were these elephant parks all around south east Asia. I’m always a bit iffy about going to places with animals for pure human enjoyment. I had heard about the mistreatment […]

Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.

Doubt kills dreams – Free printable

So often I’ve realized that so often, I only did new things if I felt confident that I could succeed. I often felt embarrassed when I failed at something and I let that fear of failure hold me back. So when I saw this quote by Suzy Kassem, I wanted to add it my personal […]

DIY Tissue paper tassel garland

I’m a big fan of party decorations and I’m always looking for ways to make a big impact on a small budget. These tissue paper tassel garlands are super cute and can be made with so many different colours to match your party theme. Materials tissue paper string scissors tape Step 1. Take one piece […]

2015 Highlights

I’ve started making a habit of regularly taking the time to reflect and appreciate just how lucky I am and how wonderful life is. And there’s nothing quite like go over old pictures and videos to help keep my humble and motivate me to keep trying to make the out of life. 2015 was full […]

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