Budget Kitchen Upgrade with Instant Granite

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I have an exciting makeover to share with you today and it took less than 3 hours start (filming, photography, learning curve) to finish! Let me introduce you to the countertop vinyl that will take your kitchen from builder’s grade laminate to posh luxury: Instant Granite®. (sponsored post) Our kitchen is 13 years old, which […]

Holiday Home Tour 2017

Holiday Home Tour 2017, Christmas Home Tour 2017

It seems like every blogger in the universe is showcasing their Holiday Home Tour 2017. I’ve been decorating, staging, photographing, moving things around, photographing, editing, photographing – and I cannot come close to the gorgeous homes and images of some of my blogging idols. Mainly because my house is lived in and messy all most […]

One Room Challenge – the FINAL REVEAL!

Home office makeover, craft room makeover, craft room, feminine home office, home office, One Room Challenge, ORC

Today’s final reveal day for the One Room Challenge and I’m so excited to show off my new space! But before I do, and for dramatic effect, let me remind you what the room looked like before: This was Hubby’s sty office and it was ALWAYS messy. The office is right off of the front […]

My new and improved She-Shop!

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There are two rooms in my house that I spend the majority of my waking hours in; my home office and my “She-Shop” (aka garage workshop) This was my She-shop: I’m alotted half of the garage for my workshop, and in that space I need to house my power tools, a workbench, my Jeep hardtop […]

Fall Front Porch

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I’ve plugged away at my Fall front porch for about a week now. I haven’t done anything exceptional, because I didn’t really know what to put out to make my home feel warm and welcoming, so I’d set something out, move it around, take it back in and start again. I think I’ve just about […]

Hosta Garden

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I’ve finished my hosta garden! I’m not sure I’ve planted everything correctly as far as spacing and colour are concerned, but I buckled down and finally got the garden leading into my backyard done. Not a swoon-worthy project? I know.  Not yet anyways. But this garden has been a disaster for over a year now. […]

Patio Makeover – Sweet William Sewing Style

Patio makeover, patio set makeover, patio decor, patio cushions, Sweet William Sewing, patio life

It’s done! It’s done, it’s done, it’s done! (sung in a ‘happy dance’ sort of voice). My favourite room in the house is ready – and not only am I going to show it off, but I’m going to go outside and enjoy it once I’m done showing it off. I’m sorry, I’m too excited […]