House by the Bay

Mum’s Quick Weekend Office

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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 […] Read more…

The Perfect Beach Quilt

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Last weekend Chris and I went to a friend’s cottage. It was the perfect place to take my latest beach quilt for a spin (and take some photos).  This was a really quick quilt that came together in about three days. It has a variety of nautical prints in blues, reds and greys. My favourites […] Read more…

DIY Stone Flowerbeds

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I am so excited to share one of my favourite DIY projects, our raised stone flowerbeds. These were a weekend project that made a huge impact in our backyard.  Chris and I had talked about adding some raised flowerbeds along our back fence after we built the second deck (now referred to as “mini deck”). Because […] Read more…

Affordable Patio Sets

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So I’m walking through Home Depot and I come across this gorgeous patio set: And I get thinking…a new deck deserves new furniture right? well maybe…if it’s a good deal…but you know what? It’s $2500. Whaa? Gorgeous, but totally not in my budget for patio furniture. While I would really like a new set that […] Read more…

Master Bedroom Walk-in Closet Redo

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I’m so happy that I just finished a project that I started a few months ago – new doors for my walk-in closet. When I replaced the builder standard closet hardware (a hanging bar and single shelf) I decided to put most of my stuff along the side walls of the closet, instead of just […] Read more…

How to Build a Floating Deck

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If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen that Chris and I build a little floating deck back in June. In case you’re thinking of building your own floating deck I’ve put together all the details on how we did it in one weekend. I hope you find this helpful and don’t forget to […] Read more…

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