Do you ever wonder what happens to the furniture you see made over on blogs and TV? Where does it go? Who uses it? How does it hold up? Should you buy furniture flips? Well my friends, I’m here to solve the mystery! SIX years ago (man, it seems like another lifetime) I bought a […]
Having some tried and true gluten free recipes on hand for dinner makes things a lot easier when you suddenly have your celiac family member drop by or when you are sick and tired of plain meat, potato and veg combos. I know we often fall into a dinner rut around here and it makes […]
Our inspiration comes from Country Living Magazine and their Maine Coastal Look renovation feature. Sarah asked us to choose one of the following photos and then recreate their vibe with ‘junk’ from the thrifts.
* disclosure – flowers were supplied by The Flower Hut FSJ As I write this our first snow is slowly melting here in Northern BC. On one hand I’m clinging to summer and it’s last bits of warmth and colour – on the other, I’m ready to cozy up inside with a warm mug of […]
*this post contains affiliate links* I called this crochet dishcloth pattern ‘Twist of Lemon’ as I had originally sat down to crochet the lemon peel stitch for a dishcloth. My mind wandered and instead of following the pattern, I began crocheting hdc stitches! Well, as you may know, the lemon peel stitch doesn’t use hdc […]
As someone who searches out treasure for re-sale, most of the time, I’m looking for items that are near perfect. I want things with zero chips, cracks or crazing. I’m looking for bits with lots of life left in them to be used in the homes of my buyers. Patina is one thing, but […]