Category Archives: Projects

A Vintage Thanksgiving

The calendar page has turned yet again, and we welcome one of my favourite months.  OCTOBER!!  I’m not a realView full post »

The Zinnia Bed

Zinnias are such bright, cheerful flowers. They are not a flower that I’ve grown in the past. I startedView full post »

Little Village In the Country

Our vegetable garden is completely surrounded with the cutest little village.  I enjoy it so much!  There is aView full post »

Vegetable Garden 2014

 This is year #3 for a vegetable garden, and the garden is having a great year.  I spent some time this week pullingView full post »

Free Makeover

Let’s take a walk back in time. Back to the late 80’s, even early 90’s. Back when there was anView full post »

Chalkboard Christmas Ornaments

I picked up these cute little ornament frames on clearance after Christmas one year. I say “one year”View full post »

Chive Blossom Vinegar

This time of year, most yards have a chive plant full of those bright mauve blossoms.  Do you? I do, and I’veView full post »

My Lilac Dilemma

My lilac bush is about 6 years old. Last year it was beautiful. Lots of gorgeous fragrant blooms. This year… TwoView full post »

Pansy Ring Vase

I love pansies! I love the sweet little faces that look up at you, and their bright cheerful colors. So did my sister-inView full post »

2014 Garden & Landscape Fabric Staples

It’s vegetable garden time again.  Woo hoo! We Nova Scotian’s didn’t think we were going to seeView full post »

Feather Your Nest

When I think of Spring, bird nests are one of the first things that pop into my mind.  I love to decorate with them,View full post »

Easiest DIY Project Ever!

Happy Monday!  Today is a really happy Monday here in Nova Scotia.  It is the first official day of our March BreakView full post »

Taking A Look In My Closet

Happy Belated New Year everyone! Is it too late to say that? Nah…it’s only February!!  I always like theView full post »

Pom Pom Wreath

Several days ago I posted this picture on our Take Six FB page. I asked if anyone could hazard a guess at what I wasView full post »

The First Cookbook Leaves the Nest

Old Man Winter is rearing his head this year in Nova Scotia.  Compared to our very mild winter last year, we are havingView full post »

Lamp Makeover

Sometimes it is so hard to see beyond what is right in front of us.  Last year, when Zellers was closing, I took a walkView full post »

Designer Aprons

Sewing has been a passion of mine since that first high school “home ec” class. Over the years I’ve enjoyedView full post »

Two Quick & Easy Christmas Decorations

Isn’t this the sweetest little simple decoration? This is a cute idea that I saw right at the end of lastView full post »

Bath Bombs!

Last Christmas I made yummy “Molded Peppermint Bark” in my snowflake mold.  I was thrilled to find thisView full post »

Warm Drinks Basket

I wasn’t quite sure what to call this basket.   It’s a Christmas, thank you, warm drinks basket.  I amView full post »

An exciting introduction & sweater mittens!!

Whew….I made it here before the end of November! I had every intention of dropping by much sooner but the first DIY IView full post »

“New to me” Nativity Scene

Nativity scenes have always been special to me.  The first few years of our marriage, my husband bought me pieces ofView full post »

Service Project: Cookie Bombs!

Recently, my church Bible study group was involved in a service project in our community. We brought in cookies.  View full post »

Fall Mantel

Thanksgiving is all over for us in Canada, but I enjoy my fall decor until about mid November when I begin to…wellView full post »