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
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
There’s nothing quite like that post-organizing high; when you feel so elated to have finished your chore that you’re practically on cloud nine. But it’s motivating yourself to start the overhaul that’s the tough part, and the thought of boring plastic storage bins don’t exactly help the cause. Meet your next DIY project, also known… Continue reading
Celebrate the miracle of light with this large-scale menorah that’s the perfect way to infuse the spirit of Hanukkah into your home. Use it as a table centerpiece, prop it on your mantle or greet guests with the clever craft positioned in your entryway. It’s sure to bring light and love wherever it goes! Hop on… Continue reading
From covetable copper pots to beautifully bronzed canisters, this luxe alloy adds standout style to any kitchen. Learn how to add a gorgeous copper finish to any item in your kitchen on a dime with my clever craft on HGTV.ca.
First produced in Norway around 1840, these gorgeous glass floats have practical roots. Fisherman used them to keep their fishing nets afloat, sometimes setting strings of them up to 80km long into the ocean. They’re no longer used today, but they’ve been known to wash up on the shores of the Pacific. Much too beautiful… Continue reading
In the summertime when fruit is at its sweetest and juiciest, its best eaten fresh and ripe-from-the-pickin’ — not pressed into a pie, baked into a cake or muddled into ice cream. Fruit this fabulous needs a light accoutrement that will let it shine — a dainty pavlova, a parfait of whipped cream, or my personal… Continue reading
Speed up the aging process of on-the-cheap wooden crates from your local craft store with a few I-can’t-believe-how-easy-this-is techniques. The result? A beautiful side table with years worth of character, complete in less than two hours (and for under $50)! Find my full DIY instructions on HGTV.ca.
When perusing the market for produce last week, it occurred to me: why even cook veggies in the summertime? Find in-season greens (or reds or purples or…you get the picture), and toss them in a quick dressing for a bright meal that’s made in a matter of minutes. My produce pick? Juicy heirloom tomatoes. When dressed in… Continue reading