How To Paint a Christmas Pillow

Don’t you just love a cute painted pillow? We do too,  and we also love an easy paint project! Painting on fabric is easy and fun, and dare I say a little addictive! To make these Christmas pillows gather up the following supplies: Supplies needed to Paint A Pillow A pillow cover (I use burlap […]

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Barrel Table Fun

I love a bit of history and fun, how about you? We met a Cooper recently. Hands up if you know what a cooper is? I totally thought it was buddy’s name. True story. But I did find out a Cooper is a barrel maker.  I honestly didn’t know there was a still a craft […]

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Easy Affordable Closet Door Solution

    Our cottage is tiny. It matches our renovation budget. But we needed “something” to hide the ugly closets. I ignored the situation until the final days of reno. I thought “hey, maybe I should tackle this”? What to do? We thought about bifold closet doors but there was very little clearance in the […]

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Old Trunk Gets a New Life

I love an old trunk don’t you? I imagine the story behind it, where has it been, what journeys has it been on? I loved this trunk when I found it. It was in excellent shape inside and out but it was asking for a fresh new update. I have the hardest time picking colours. […]

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How To Easily Make a Chalkboard

  I get asked a lot about making chalkboards – from frames, old pictures, mirrors – everything! A client asked me to take this older mirror she had and turn it into a chalkboard. So I did.   It’s super simple. Steps from Mirror to Chalkboard Clean the entire piece and lightly sand the frame […]

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Budget Friendly Bathroom Update

I’ll be honest. We started this quick and easy reno months ago. MONTHS ago. We pick away at things when we have time.  It didn’t really take any time at all, but just to get to it seemed to take us awhile. It’s how we roll. As many of you know we have been slowly […]

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Introducing Fusion Mineral Paint

I’m getting SO excited for our Fusion Mineral Paint to arrive! Like seriously – over.the.moon.excited! There is no “one paint fits all” no matter what anyone/any company claims. Different paints for different projects, comfort levels, styles and looks. I’m so excited to add this amazing paint to my already fabulous line up of Miss Mustard […]

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Oak Filing Cabinet Makeover

I know, I know, I know! How could you paint an old oak filing cabinet? I know! When this piece was in the shop I had several people give me the stink eye when they heard I was painting this oak filing cabinet. Let me start by saying it was in need of a little […]

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Quick and Easy Sisal Covered Candle Holder

A quick little project I’ve been putting off for a long time – Sisal Rope Covered Candle Holder – easy peasy 10 minute project

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Reclaimed Bowling Alley Counter Top

We opened our shop on very tight budget. We didn’t believe in going into major debt in order to build a creative business. Our philosophy is to reuse, restore, up cycle and re-love items and to simplify. This is probably one of my favourite re-loved projects to date!  We needed a counter or “something” to […]

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