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Sep 16 2016

How to Build an Inexpensive DIY Wood Tabletop

Hey! I'm really excited to share this plank tabletop tutorial today. This is one of my favourite DIY projects - The wood plank tabletop. To make this tabletop you will need: 3 - 10' 1 x 6 Wood Boards (I like knotty pine) A Kreg Jig - I use the K4 Pocket-Hole System but the Mini would also work Self-Drilling Screws Sander (This is the one I use) Course and Fine Sandpaper (I like 60 and 120) Your Favourite Stain & Finish Your first step will be to decide the size of your tabletop and cut your boards. The example in my...

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Blogging Resources
Sep 12 2016

The Best Resources and Tools for New Bloggers

  Are you thinking of starting a blog? You totally should - and then tell me all about it so I can follow you. I know that starting a blog and getting organized can be a little overwhelming. I'm definitely not an expert, but I thought I'd share some of my favourite resources & tools that I use in case they can help you too. I use or have used ALL of the products listed below and I LOVE them. This post contains affiliate links, you can find my full disclosure statement here. Web Hosting I recently switched my web hosting to Bluehost and...

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Art Deco Style
Sep 08 2016

Latest Obsession: Florida Art Deco Style

Mum and I are in south Florida this week and it's hard to not fall in love with all the beautiful Art Deco buildings. I'm totally crushing on this style and would love to incorporate some of these elements into our own home in a subtle way. Clockwise from top left: Flush light | Bathroom | Starburst Mirror | Wallpaper | Marble Tiles Geometric prints, gold, crystal and bold patterns make art deco a fun look to use in small touches or all over style. Clockwise from top left: Hotel | Vignette | Ceramic | Stencil | Bar Cart | Candice Olsen Wallpaper     This post contains affiliate links, you...

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mums office
Sep 06 2016

Mum’s Quick Weekend Office

Greetings from Florida! While mum and I are adventuring in the sunshine state I thought I'd share a quick DIY we did before we left on our travels. Mum decided to move her office from the second floor down to the basement so it would be closer to her bedroom & sitting area. We put together a quick little office for her in a small corner of the basement that is bright and comfortable and we were so excited to get started I didn't get a chance to take any before photos (oops!). We extended full height white bookcases down the hallway down into...

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Sep 04 2016

4 Inspiring Projects to Make with a Band Saw

A few months ago I shared some of my favourite projects to make will a drill press a seriously a really fun tool. The next tool up on my to-try list kinda scares the crap out of me - the band saw. But, one of the fun things about taking over dad’s garage workshop is playing with all the tools he had accumulated and I’m hoping to get more comfortable with the band saw - and these projects are definitely inspiring. Do you have a band saw? Which of these would you try? Whale Carving (source)   Pen Box (source) Christmas Tree Display (source)   Wall Art (source)   Maybe I could make some canoe paddles...

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