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"Sew" Many Good Ideas for Christmas Gifts

Guest Blog by Lulu Spencer There is nothing quite as wonderful as receiving a home made gift and especially when it is beautiful and useful at the same time! Here are a few inspirations and ideas for machine sewn projects that make great Christmas gifts. #1 Pot Holders and Hot Pads Some fabric can get… Continue reading "Sew" Many Good Ideas for Christmas Gifts

DIY Home Projects, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

Fab Furniture from Repurposed Art

Last fall I purchased a bright and colorful painting at a garage sale. Not that I needed more art on my walls but I was certain I would eventually find a way to re-purpose it. It's been sitting in the craft room for over a year so it was time to make something old into… Continue reading Fab Furniture from Repurposed Art

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What To Do With Twelve Rubber Turkeys At Thanksgiving

In Canada, we've already had our Thanksgiving but it's just around the corner for our American friends so Happy Thanksgiving to all of you there. This fall I was dealing with some medical issues and was pretty exhausted so we kept things simple and went to the lake and roasted turkey dogs with cranberries which… Continue reading What To Do With Twelve Rubber Turkeys At Thanksgiving

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10 DIY Beauty and Self-Care Tips and Tricks

Today I thought I'd share a few of my favorite DIY beauty and self-care tips and tricks with you since some warmer weather has finally arrived in Alberta. We actually had blue skies last weekend and while I'm sitting under dreary clouds today, next week is suppose to be a scorcher! Some how beauty routines… Continue reading 10 DIY Beauty and Self-Care Tips and Tricks

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A Little Bit of This & Little Bit of That

It's been awhile since I've blogged and I've missed the WordPress community and all the wonderful blogs written by all of you. Where have I been? Back in time! I suddenly felt inspired to return to my research and writing on historical Calgary and when the inspiration hits me, I run with it. I had… Continue reading A Little Bit of This & Little Bit of That

DIY Barbie Projects, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

Barbie Doll No-Sew Cushions and DIY Patio Furniture

Check out this wonderful easy to make Barbie Doll patio set with a rattan sofa and no sew cushions. If you follow my blog (please do!) you'll know that my passion is turning something old into something new. I'm also passionate about inspiring children and Barbie enthusiasts of all ages to make their own furniture… Continue reading Barbie Doll No-Sew Cushions and DIY Patio Furniture

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A Note Worthy DIY Project

Project Contributor Lulu Spencer Are you one of those people that likes to have notepads or notebooks for your to-do list? Despite the convenience of notes on our phones there are still the diehards like myself that prefer a real note pads when it comes to staying organized. A week or so ago I was… Continue reading A Note Worthy DIY Project

DIY Barbie Projects, Valentines Day, View All

Barbie’s DIY Valentines Day Adventure: An Up-cycled Love Story

I was going through some older DIY Barbie-Doll posts and thought given that I have a majority of new followers since my return to blogging, this might be the ideal way to share with you some of my previous Barbie Doll up-cycled projects that fit in with the Valentines Day theme and highlight some of… Continue reading Barbie’s DIY Valentines Day Adventure: An Up-cycled Love Story

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Easy DIY Valentine’s Cupcake Toppers

It's almost the big day! This project is great for any age or skill level. The cute, easy to make cupcake toppers are a great addition to your cupcake display and best of all - they're re-usable! I previously did a Christmas Cupcake Topper blog and I decided every holiday deserves its own recognition. Valentines… Continue reading Easy DIY Valentine’s Cupcake Toppers

Repurposed and Upcycled, Valentines Day, View All

DIY Up-Cycled Valentines Decorating Ideas

I was at the Eco-Station onsite Reuse Center a while back and discovered they now have a Reuse building on-site where you can take what you want for free. I found a great selection of glass containers that were ideal to decorate for Valentines Day. Here are a few ideas to inspire you to try… Continue reading DIY Up-Cycled Valentines Decorating Ideas