Category Archives: DIY

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Wooden Box

Last year, my father-in-law had some work done on the barn at the farm he grew up on.  One section was completely tornView full post »

Spice it up!

Well, my friends, summer is all too rapidly drawing to a close. (Don’t shoot the messenger.)  The back to schoolView full post »

A Chalkboard via the Thrift Store

I love chalkboards. I currently have three of varying sizes. It’s fun to write signs of celebration, holidayView full post »

Hand Warmers

We could use many sets of these hand warmers in Nova Scotia this month.   Let’s just say…it’s freezinView full post »

Valentine Doilies

Have you seen Martha Stewart’s valentine doilies? They are all over Pinterest. They are the cutest things…View full post »

Valentine Garland

While sorting through and organizing Christmas decor after the holidays I came across this strand of pink mini lightsView full post »

Glass Block Christmas Decoration

I have a great quick craft idea for you this morning.  Have you seen these neat glass blocks in your local craft andView full post »