Corners and Stories of my Home

Every year, in the spring and summer months, I appreciate our home more than ever. The days are longer, which allows more time to be outside with my babies, but it also allows hours of daylight after they are asleep, which is wonderful. There is something about being able to sit in my living room…

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Family Room DIY Built-Ins [feeling like super woman]

It seems like a very long time ago that I drew this and the vision for our family room was conceptualized. After weeks and weeks, it’s finally complete and seeing a drawing and a vision come to life has been SO wonderful. We have renovated many spaces in our home now, but this particular built-in…

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Flower Crowns and Smoky Days

It’s been a smoky couple of days in the city. The smoke from the forest fires in the province that neighbors us has blown over, and I’m sad for the circumstances, but trying to find the silver lining. At a new moon circle I attended last week, the ceremony started off with the burning of…

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Plants and Parenting [lessons learnt from my love of both]

There is something so therapeutic about watering a plant- have you noticed? Try it! Even if you don’t have any plants of your own, try watering one of your friend’s or family’s; it’s awesome! You can almost hear the plant saying “thank you”. In a wonderful way, my green thumb flourished as soon as I…

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Our Christmas Tree Ornaments [Part 2] DIY Nature Inspired Tree Ornaments

I am so so so in love with how this ornament turned out! Not only is it super easy to do, it’s so personal and such a beautiful way to display your family pictures on your Christmas tree. Materials you’ll need Pine Greens ( DIY steps to cover some white here.) Berries Sticks Jingle bells from…

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Our Christmas Tree Ornaments [Part 1] DIY Macrame Inspired Star Ornaments

It’s the first of December, and we’re officially in the Christmas month. I normally wouldn’t consider myself a Christmaholic, but this year I was inspired by the children to decorate our home in a different and special way. Over the past year, the kids and I have gone on so many walks, and they have…

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DIY Easy Paper Snowflakes [Holiday Decor Inspiration]

One of my favorite scenes from the movie “Elf” with Will Ferrell, is the scene where he completely “Christmafies” the store before Santa comes. It’s such a magical scene, and I’ve always wanted to recreate something similar. I love the winter wonderland feel of the decor, but most of all, I love that to recreate…

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DIY Rope Shelves [Adding color to the cloudy days]

As much as holidays are refreshing, good for the soul and provide that nice break, there is nothing quite like walking into your own home after a few days away. One of the first things I did when we returned, was water my plants. Ironically, it’s been raining every days since we got back, so…

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