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 […]

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, […]

Bathroom Makeover

What do you do when you don’t think a gut job reno is a good idea financially but you HATE your ensuite bathroom? The housing market in Fort St. John had hit a low right as we were buying this house and we didn’t know if it would continue to […]

The bedroom reveal!

Oh you guys! I’m so excited to finally share a peek into our new home. We have been working hard with painting because EVERY WALL needed paint. When we viewed this home we thought it would need to be painted but didn’t think it was really a big deal and […]

First things First

We are here in our new home in Fort St. John BC and man oh man, moving into a new house is exciting stuff! I love figuring out where things will go and how things will be organized but let me tell you, it can be a bit overwhelming too. […]

Backyard Patio Reveal!

This is the third post in my series on Backyard Entertaining with Lowe’s. If you missed it, you can find post #1 HERE and post #2 HERE. Thanks for reading along! Backyard entertaining is where it’s at if you ask me. I’m not one for big parties or crazy locations. I just […]

Create an Instant Patio

This is the second post in my series on Backyard Entertaining with Lowe’s. If you missed it, you can find post #1 HERE. Thanks for reading along! Okay, enough teasing, here is where I talk about which fireplace I chose and my thought process as to why I picked that […]

A $10 side table redo

I think this might be my favourite furniture redo yet. I’m really in love with it. This little $10 1950s side table was cute when I bought it despite the fact that the finish had water rings on it and it was flaking off on the top. Still, it was […]

Adventures in Wallpaper

The dining room has been a work in progress for a long while now.  It’s still not complete but we’re one step further on the journey.  I know what you’re thinking “Heather, you’re a paint girl.  What on earth are you doing with wallpaper?”  Well, I don’t know!  I’ve never […]