It’s been a busy couple of months. With a shiny new job as web editor at House & Home magazine, and something else new and shiny too, I’ve been neglecting my favourite corner of the internet. But that doesn’t mean I forgot about it (or you, readers)! Through this busy but exciting time, I’ve been relying… Continue reading
While browsing through tchotchkes in an antique store, I found a couple copper pitchers that got my creative juices flowing. I wanted to use them to create a vertical garden for my small condo balcony, and the idea to prop them on wreath hangers was born. I love how they turned out! The copper adds gorgeous character… Continue reading
Next time you see cutie mason jar cups at the store for $7 a pop, stop, drop it and DIY!! Because my friends, you can make them yourself for super cheap. Before you ask yourself “do I really need them?” remember — in addition to being pretty they are really practical, too. They’ll prevent you from spilling… Continue reading
These mini pound cakes peppered with petals look and taste like sweet, sweet spring. I made the them for Mother’s Day a few weeks back, but they’d be the perfect way to end a May or June dinner party on a memorable note. I used Martha Stewart’s recipe for the Perfect Pound Cake and iced them with a… Continue reading
This DIY project is the perfect excuse to throw confetti and sequins. It’s also the perfect excuse to invite your friends over for drinks so you can put it to good use. As if you need any other excuses… Hop on over to HGTV.ca for the full tutorial!
If you’re up-to-date on home decor trends, you’ve likely seen large tapestry wall hangings secure their place on the design circuit. You can purchase handmade versions on Etsy or make your own – but the DIY options available are incredibly complicated and time-consuming. So, I came up with a fast and easy version that takes… Continue reading
Ever wonder how bakeries get their cakes to look so perfect? The secret’s out. I rounded up eight easy ways to make your cakes look bakery-quality for Food Network Canada. For the full scoop, visit Foodnetwork.ca! Image via minted.com
After seeing this cool technique on Design Mom and Oh Joy, I knew I had to give it a go! Full disclosure: the marbling pattern is made of nail polish! Told ya it was cool! Hop on over to HGTV.ca for the full tutorial.
No matter how many tubes I sample, the perpetual search for a long-wear lipstick always seems to end with pasty pout. At this point, I’ve accepted that rocking a coloured kisser means running to the washroom to reapply every chance I get. Isn’t there a better way? Yes, there is. I found 10 steps that will help… Continue reading
I’m a true believer that every fete is more fun when party hats are present. The life of the party, they’ll schmooze your guests into a goofy mood and make your photos infinitely more adorable. I rounded up 14 fabulous design-savvy versions that will no-doubt become the VIP guests of your next get together. Find them on… Continue reading