How Not To Do It All – A Post From My Heart

This is a little (a lot) out of the norm from my regular posts, probably an odd post to write, however, its from the heart. It’s not about painting or a how to, or decorating. It’s about someone trying to run a creative business and do it all and not taking care of the important […]

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Seaside Cottage Renovation – Main Floor

Wow, ok guys, my seaside cottage master bedroom post went a little nuts. Seriously. Thank you. I posted a living room picture on Instagram and everyone asked for more, so here is the before and after of our cottage living room, kitchen and dining room. Our fixer upper by the sea was completely renovated on […]

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Cottage Master Bedroom Reno Before/After on a budget

Want to see our cottage master bedroom update? It’s a teeny tiny room but its comfy and has an amazing view. It’s totally not fancy pants. But thats how we roll. A lot of you know we renovated the cottage by the sea last Spring.  I guess summer came and went last year and it […]

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Beach House Dining Room Roundup

When you think of beach house dining room decor do think calm, cool and breezy? Eclectic? Fun and colourful? I love several different looks for a cottage. Narrowing down a look can be hard for me. I’m in love with so many styles and am very inspired by some of these gorgeous rooms. It’s hard […]

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Fixer Upper Style Love

I love Chip and Joanna Gains. For real. Big heart love. Fixer Upper Style is becoming a “thing” y’all. I dig how the spread joy not drama, how they love their family and kiddos, that they are ok with talking about their religion, how how they work so well together, Mr. FPM and I work […]

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Making New Wood Look Old

I wasn’t really sure I could explain this. But I am going to try, you see, I love taking new wood and making it look old, it’s perfect if you are building something from new wood and want a reclaimed wood look or planking walls. I use a few different techniques to age wood, this […]

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Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint How To

    You know I LOVE Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint! I love the finish it gives, the variety of looks it can offer, it’s the smoothest sanding paint eva and I adore the depth of colour it has. I love it so much, I am a North American Retailer Trainer,  I love teaching fellow […]

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TOP 10 POSTS OF THE YEAR

TOP 10 POSTS OF THE YEAR Hi Everyone! I hope you had a lovely holiday. We were blessed with out first grandchild on Dec 23rd, what a gift! I will admit, with the holidays and with sweet new Ava Rose to love, I have not been doing a lot of painting. But I’m itching to […]

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A few of Our Favourite Things – Gift Giving Made Easy

Oh boy, have you finished your shopping? The Holidays are almost here but don’t panic! We’ve put together a few gift giving ideas for you and the DIY’er on your list! Tell us its a gift and we will wrap it up for you! Simple easy gift giving for the DIY’er – a Front Porch […]

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How to Easily Paint Wicker

Do you have wicker pieces that you’d love to update? Did you know you could paint wicker? After our Christmas Home Tour I had lots of questions about how I painted my wicker chair so I thought I would share how easy it is. I had this rocker but hated the orange wicker colour. I […]

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