Forget Christmas carolling—these party animal ornaments are the best (and cutest!) way to spread the season’s cheer. Whether you adorn your tree with the festive critters, hand them out as stocking stuffers or use them to top presents, these party animal ornaments will make people smile wherever they go. The best part? They couldn’t be more… Continue reading
I recently co-founded a company with the talented Rayna Marlee called Crafts + Confetti. We host DIY parties in Toronto and I am so excited to announce that our second event is coming up in just over a week! Join us at 3030 Dundas West on Tuesday, November 18 from 7:30 – 9:30pm to learn how to make a DIY rope-wrapped vase…. Continue reading
It would not be an overstatement to say that my favourite flavour for fall is none other than pumpkin. So when the opportunity arose to bake something for my friend’s Halloween party, you know I had to incorporate the flavour into my party treat. I recently found this great pumpkin rice krispie recipe but wanted to… Continue reading
Give your porch a healthy dose of hocus pocus with these beautiful black magic pumpkins that are perfect for Halloween. They’ll sparkle in the dark for an ethereal glow on your porch, and might even attract some witches and wizards, too! Find my full DIY instructions on HGTV.ca.
After a summer of galavanting around the city and eating on patios, fall has reminded me of the comforts of home. I’ve been shopping for home decor, taking great pleasure in doing chores like laundry (weird, I know) and most of all, I’ve been baking, like, every chance I get. This past weekend I decided to make… Continue reading
Everything is sweeter when it’s handwritten. Add a personalized touch to your Thanksgiving table with these DIY charger plates. Scour second hand shops for large vintage plates or chargers – they shouldn’t be more than one or two dollars a pop. Then get yourself a good-quality gold marker (make sure it’s oil-based!) and whip up these… Continue reading
This Rustic Apple Cake is made all the more charming by its imperfect appearance. It looks like a cake your grandma has been making for years, blistery apples swathed in cinnamon interspersed with burnt bits of sugar. It will keep you warm on cool fall evenings and fill your belly with love on chilly mornings. This was my first… Continue reading
It doesn’t take a steady hand or an artist’s eye to work with basic-to-basics watercolour. Uneven brush strokes or even a little mistake here and there will only make your work more beautiful. Embrace your quirks and mistakes! Learn how to create your own gorgeous watercolour prints with my DIY tutorials on HGTV.ca.
When the air starts to chill and the leaves start to crisp, there’s only one thing we feel like wearing: a warm, snuggly sweater. While our cozy grey staples will always be in heavy rotation, a notice-me sweater that’s both snuggly and stylish is also an absolute must. From confidence-boosting colour to make-me-pop prints, see… Continue reading
Sometimes you meet a recipe book that is simply so pretty, you just can’t put it down. That’s the way I feel about the Meringue Girls Cookbook, a baking book with the most gorgeous recipes and photos for making desserts made out of meringue. While flipping through the book (I must have read it 10… Continue reading