Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Early fall mantel

I'm sitting here on an unusually quiet afternoon. The sun shining bright outside and the warm breeze streaming through the windows. It's late summer and I'm feeling a little nostalgic of yet another season about to leave us. I'm thinking of all the little unchecked items in our summer bucket list and feeling a little guilty for not being able to accomplish everything the kiddies wanted to do this summer. But hubby reminded that we are a family, and though summer ends and the routine captures us once again, we have a lifetime to check the items in our list. 
Just as the seasons change so will the mantel, so I wanted to share some photos I took before I change it up again...:) 
You might recall some of these photos from the Canadian Blogger Home Tours 
I wanted to show you how simple it is to make a serene vignette by simply adding a few items from around your home.  
Old books a few cloche and some fresh flowers from the garden. 
I simply  placed some of the beautiful French script I picked up from Scott Antique Market inside this old window frame. 
 I have been collecting old clocks from thrift stores and I love displaying various items under the glass cloche. 
I'm going to miss these when they're gone,
 so why not capture them on photos while I can right?
I will miss summer, but I'm looking forward to sharing more often with you.
Thank you so much for sticking around.
much love,
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

How to make an adorable polymer clay dougnut paperclip

 Hello all ! I hope you had a great weekend 
and your week is off to a great start! 
Last week Bella and I played  with
 polymer clay and made these adorable doughnut charms.
 I thought it would be appropriate to make a couple
 of adorable polymer clay doughnut paperclips as well, 
seeing as this is our last week before school starts. Isn't is sweet? 
We also made this little cookie which I will show you how to make next week. 
Polymer clay is one of my favourite mediums and I never get sick of playing with it. 
Head on over to my ehow blog to learn how easy it is to make these adorable mini polymer clay doughnuts...:)  You're gonna love it! 

Talk to you very soon! 
much love,

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

13 Inspiring Before and After Projectsframe2
Trifted Frame to Decor via DIY Beautify
Faux Zinc Bookends via Setting For Four
Bench Makeover by Setting For Four
coral geometric headboard WD b-23  
Headboard Tutorial by The Weathered Door
DIY Wood Bench By Two Feet First
Buffet Makeover via DD's Cottage
20140614-mustard seed yellow cedar chest
Chippy Finish Tips via The Painted Chest
Master Bedroom Makeover  
Master Bedroom Makeover via Echoes of Laughter
7 guest room + office makeover
Guest Room Office Makeover via Delinate Your Dwelling
Photo Aug 18, 3 02 01 PM
Egg Crate Pendant Light Via Refresh Living
Table Makeover via Love Of Family And Home
File Cabinet Makeover via Front Porch Merchantile
Chair Makeover via Becoming Fab
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

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