Vintage Bench – from Boring to Mauve-lous!

Before we moved from Calgary I found this little vintage telephone table. I was so charmed by the shape of it that I snapped it up with intentions of making it sweet again. It was in pretty bad shape. It had a wiggly leg and the upholstery was…ew. But then […]

DIY on Display!

The fabulous and fun folks at Wayfair issued a challenge for this week and they asked me to create a DIY Wall Art display. So fun! I had free creative range to make whatever I wanted and as I can’t stop thinking of and wishing for spring to arrive I […]

Two Lovey Dovey Embroidery Projects for Valentine’s Day

Never have I ever felt the need to decorate for Valentine’s day but this year the Winter blahs have really kicked me in the rear. Maybe it’s because we are way up here in the North and there hasn’t been much sunshine lately. Maybe it’s because of all the insanity […]

DIY Valentine’s Embroidery Hoop Art

This was a fun little stitch out for my Brother Embroidery machine! I used to love to do cross stitching by hand, it has such a home spun feel to it. Designing something to replicate the look of hand stitching for machine embroidery was only natural and this Valentine’s day […]

DIY Embroidery Wall Hanging

I hope you like this super easy project idea and make a lovey DIY embroidery wall hanging for your home too! It was fun to do and requires no sewing machine, however, I did choose to use mine. You decide which method suits you best. You can also make this in […]

Beating the January Blahs

Oh man, I’ve had the January blahs before but I have NEVER had them this badly! It must be to do with the lack of light we have here and it’s compounded by the fact that since we moved up north, I don’t really leave the house that much. I do […]

Crochet Heart Shaped Box of Face Scrubbies

These cotton crochet face scrubbies and their matching storage basket are all made with size 4 cotton yarn and a size 5mm hook. Work your stitches fairly tightly so your basket maintains it’s good form. You will also need scissors and a large gauge needle. This free crochet pattern is […]

How to use Thrift Shop items in your decor

It’s no secret that I have a little addiction to thrift store shopping. It’s a wee thrill when you see past all the junky big box cast offs to a little gem with more value than it’s price sticker would have you think. Bringing value to old items also tickles my fancy, […]

Foxy Machine Embroidery Download

Hi Friends! I’m going to slow down for the holidays soon but wanted to share this one last download for you. It’s a foxy swirl that’s perfect for quilting squares or other small projects. I designed this in PE Design 10 for a 4×4 hoop. It’s approximately 15.5K stitches and […]

Twelve Lovey Dovey Colouring Pages – Free!

I know it gets dicey this time of year what with the gift buying and the stocking stuffing and let’s never mind all the political stuff that’s flying around right now. Things are down right depressing when you think about humanity and all that we have witnessed of late. So, […]