Ikea Hack: Patio Dining Set Makeover – Beachy, Greek Island Look

Hello everyone! Spring has been slow to arrive here in Vancouver ... and she still seems to be having a bit of a problem, but we are at least getting sunshine every other day (or so), which is nothing to sneeze at. It means that we can spend more and more time in our very-small-mostly-deck backyard. … Continue reading Ikea Hack: Patio Dining Set Makeover – Beachy, Greek Island Look

Table Makeover – Before & After

Dining Table Makeover - Before & After

Hello everyone! Over the last week or so, Hubby has been very busy refinishing our dining room table. We bought this table and five chairs at a thrift store about three years ago. This is what it looked like when we brought it home. Not very interesting, right? We sanded it and stained it a … Continue reading Table Makeover – Before & After

Chair Makeover in an Afternoon

Hello all. I love turning stuff nobody wants into something beautiful - or repurposing my own stuff. A few months ago we found this chair sitting next to a dumpster outside a thrift store. We had been looking for a chair for our bedroom and when I saw this one, looking sad and rejected, I … Continue reading Chair Makeover in an Afternoon

Weekend Project – Ikea Hack: Kitchen Island to Drinks Trolley

  Hello Lovely Readers and happy Monday!! It's raining here (again). We actually had a bit of a break on Saturday and we took the opportunity to visit lovely Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver for Good Life Saturdays. You can read about that post here. Over the weekend, my VERY clever husband turned our old Ikea … Continue reading Weekend Project – Ikea Hack: Kitchen Island to Drinks Trolley

Cup Art – Cute Owls Painted on Dollar Store Cups

Hi everyone. It's Wednesday!! Some weeks ago, this photo came up on my Facebook page And I fell in love ♥♥♥ I knew I had to try and paint something similar. So yesterday I bought 2 cups from the Dollar Store, and some paint from Michael's. and settled down to an afternoon of painting. It's been … Continue reading Cup Art – Cute Owls Painted on Dollar Store Cups

A Dining Room Cabinet Vignette – LOVE!

Hello Bloggie friends! We finally had some sun this weekend - no more snow! Yay! The top of this cabinet seemed to be a place to store empty bottles that didn't have a home yet The plant was originally on the Mantle, but my cat developed a fatal attraction for it, and knocked it off … Continue reading A Dining Room Cabinet Vignette – LOVE!

Ikea Hack- A Towel Rail Repurposed for Hanging Kitchen Utensils

Hello and happy Monday! It's a snow day here in coastal Vancouver, so it's a very happy Monday for a lot of kids! A few months ago, we bought a towel rail at Ikea - one that could hold two towels. But when we got it home, we realized that we actually didn't have anywhere … Continue reading Ikea Hack- A Towel Rail Repurposed for Hanging Kitchen Utensils

10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Everyone on Your List

Happy Saturday! I can't believe it's February already and Valentine's Day is only 10 days away. If you're on a budget, like me, here are some easy craft ideas that I found on my Blogging friends' Blog sites.   1.     VALENTINE'S DAY POLISH CHANDELIER You can make this bright, colourful piece with the … Continue reading 10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Everyone on Your List