• Craft
  • T-shirt redo

    Do you repurpose clothing? I discovered Jillian from The Refashionista today, and her website has inspired me to start looking for a working sewing machine I can learn to use. I’ve always loved repurposing thrift store pieces, or new items of clothing that I love but just aren’t quite right. However, I’ve been pretty limited because I […]

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  • Desk makeover

    My middle wanted a desk for her room. I found this little cutie for $40 on a swap and buy site, and finally got around to repainting it this weekend. I had a $10 gallon of paint I bought from the mistinted cart at Rona, and sealed it with wax paste. Adorable, right?

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  • Divine Shopping & Upcycling

    There’s a funky little local store in Airdrie I always check out when I’m looking for a unique gift for someone or inspiration for my house. Cre8ive Ways offers upcycled, recycled artisan items, thrift shop type finds and handmade items of all manners. They also offer craft classes for kids and adults, and birthday parties too. […]

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  • Dinosaur planters

    I was inspired to make these dino planters after seeing them on etsy. Designer Lucas Michael Mamo went to school to become a fashion designer and graduated from Central Michigan University. He came up with the idea for these planters, and while there are lots of copycats out there, his are funky and affordable, so […]