Do It Yourself

From Dress to Kimono

Two years ago I was offered an opportunity to review some items from Eva Trends which was a great experience but the items I picked did not suit me as I had hoped – we’ve all been there! I have always liked the print of this dress but honestly, I don’t do well with shapeless …

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Do It Yourself Home Decor

DIY Painted Books

DISCLAIMER: No books were harmed in the making of this DIY project! I have simply changed their outside appearance aesthetically… like they say, never judge a book by its cover! I promise you, these books can still be enjoyed and read if desired! One thing you will always find a surplus of in the thrift …

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Do It Yourself Home Decor

Decorate with Woven Baskets!

If there is one thing that is always plentiful at the thrift store it has got to be woven baskets of all shapes, sizes and colours! I personally love the natural ones as they have a much warmer feel than painted ones, but if you’re all about paint – go for it! I didn’t realize …

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DIY Gallery Wall

I have been working on transforming some rooms in my house to create a more calming atmosphere. It seems strange to most people that I choose to have the downstairs “rec room” as my bedroom but honestly it doesn’t have windows so I can sleep whenever I need to! This room also has very low …

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DIY Metal Wall Art

In December I started redecorating my living room (again!) around the same time that I began my substantial kitchen/dining room renovation. There’s no greater feeling than refreshing your living space for a new year don’t you think? While half the main floor is in demo mode, the living room side now has new punches of …

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Do It Yourself Fashion

How to Style Blanket Scarves!

One of my absolute favourite accessories for our Canadian winters is the blanket scarf. It really is such a versatile piece to add to your wardrobe, not only can it be used to keep you warm but it can also be a throw blanket for your living room couch! Blanket scarves can run upwards of …

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Thrifting Tips, Tricks & Etiquette

As a seasoned thrift “expert” I’m often hearing people say they have no luck, can’t handle the atmosphere or feel overwhelmed when it comes to second hand shopping. I recently uploaded a video to my YouTube Channel talking about my tips and tricks for a great thrifting experience! Here is a a more detailed look …

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