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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 […]

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 […]

Tea flavoured shortbread cookie recipe

Hey guys! I’m a big tea drinker so when I learned about  infuse butter to add tea flavour in to your baking, I had to try it! I used a simple shortbread cookie recipe and infused it with a Choco Cherry tea from teaBOT but it’s amazing with any quality chai or black tea. Ingredients 1 ½ […]

Coffee filter Christmas tree tutorial

So Christmas is only 4 weekends away… which means it’s time to start decorating! Over my next few posts, I’m going to show you a few of my favourite DIY holiday decorations. For this craft, you will need: Bristol board Scissors Glue gun Coffee filters (about 100 of them) Ribbon or bow Check out the […]

DIY: How to make a wacky wavy inflatable flailing arm tube man

You will need : 2 pop up laundry hampers, or one of those kid’s long tunnel tubes (make sure it’s wide enough for your shoulders) A glue gun Big googly eyes, or white and black fabric to make big eyes A sewing machine (or you can hot glue it together if you don’t know how […]

DIY: Marble macbook skin/decal

I may have a slight obsession with pink, gold and marble. So when I saw these cute marble Macbook skins on Pinterest, I had to have it. I used d-c-fix grey marble for my cover but you can use any pattern/colour of contact paper you want. Hope you enjoy! xo, ngoc