Patio side table (with lights!)

Patio side table, glowing patio table, patio table with lights, scrap wood side table

Add solar lights to this simple patio side table build and create a gentle glow on your patio for those warm, summer nights. This project didn’t turn out quite how I’d envisioned. I wanted to make a small side table for the patio with an opaque plexiglass top and a warm overall glow coming out […]

Make your own wood Canadian flag

Canadian flag wood sign, wood Canadian flag, wood maple leaf, DIY Canadian flag

With Canada Day around the corner, now is a great time to use up scrap bits and make a wood Canadian flag to decorate inside or outside your home.  There were a lot of likes and comments on my scrap wood mosaic post the other day (thank you so much!), one of which suggested that […]

Backyard Oasis – Patio 2021

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We wait all year for sunny summer days; today I’m showing you my patio oasis and where I’d spend all my time if I could. My favourite place to be all summer long is my back patio. It’s nothing fancy and my patio furniture is around 15 years old, so I won’t win any magazine […]

Dining room chandelier

Dining room chandelier, Black chandelier, Dainolite Langford, LAN-246C

Timeless, elegant, sophisticated yet still warm and welcoming, I found the PERFECT dining room chandelier thanks to Dainolite. *This is a sponsored post.  I was provided with the Langford chandelier from Dainolite – after much begging on my part – in exchange for showing off how GORGEOUS it looks in my new dining room.  All […]

Egg candles

Egg candles, how to make egg candles

There’s still time! A few eggs, some bees wax and a few wicks are all you need to make your own Easter egg candles! I’m scrambling to write this because Easter is this weekend and I only just tried this out on Monday.  I had no idea if it would work or not (as with […]

Simple plant stands made from scrap wood

scrap wood plant stand, 3-legged plant stand, raised plant stand, raised plant holder

Simple scrap wood plant stands that require only 6 pieces of wood. These and 14 other DIY plant stand options that I’ve made over the years. I was in my She-Shop the other day working on a plant shelf for my Aunt. You’ve seen this “Slatted plant stand for a bay window” a few months […]

Gorgeous DIY Wainscoting you can do in a day!

DIY wainscoting, DIY board & batten

One day to create a spectacular feature wall like this DIY wainscoting (faux board & batten). Tips, tricks, video, costs, and what not to do to DIY your own.  Oh guys! This might be one of my favourite DIY’s of all-time! I’ve done the faux board and batten in my bedroom – and I love […]