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12 Flower Crafts for Spring

| May 16, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Flower Crafts for Spring

12 Flower Crafts for Spring Flowers are starting to emerge from the ground to let us know that spring has sprung. While those flowers may not yet be ready to clip and bring into our homes, you can enjoy some gorgeous flowers in every space of your home. All it takes is a bit of […]

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Beautiful Paper Rose Craft Tutorial

| May 2, 2018 | 11 Comments
Beautiful Paper Rose Craft Tutorial

We all know that flowers add a nice to touch to any room. Unfortunately, fresh flowers never last long and you can grow tired of fake flowers – even if you spent a lot of money on them. If you love to be creative though, you have so many options. Today, let’s look at how […]

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12 DIY Spring Home Decor Crafts

| April 25, 2018 | 12 Comments
12 DIY Spring Home Decor Crafts

12 DIY Spring Home Decor Crafts  The time is near for Spring decor to start making its way into your home.  Out with the winter, in with the fresh and bright colours of Spring.  Who can resist the urge to start decorating their home in anticipation of warmer weather?  It’s a time of excitement, and […]

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Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

| June 10, 2016 | 15 Comments
Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

Now that my little ones are old enough to start to reach out and explore the world around them, they have been in awe over how spring has sprung around our backyard and our neighbourhood. They love nature and are always wanting to reach out and touch everything they can. I was wondering what we […]

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10 Garden Flower Pot Craft Ideas

| May 24, 2016 | 22 Comments
10 Garden Flower Pot Craft Ideas

    Gardening season is finally upon us! I enjoyed the fact that we did not have too many snow storms this year, but spring seems to be taking a long time to arrive with warmer days! Spring, of course, means it’s time to get ready for planting vegetables, plants, and/or flowers to embellish our gardens […]

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Learning for All ages with DK Canada! ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

| October 6, 2015 | 45 Comments
Learning for All ages with DK Canada! ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

I love learning. It keeps my mind sharp and I am entertained when I find out about new things. I also enjoy picking up more information about subjects I already have an interest in. I get more insight into this topic, and I feel that much smarter. That is why I am glad DK Canada […]

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How to Make a Luscious Lavender Bath Bomb

| April 16, 2015 | 21 Comments
How to Make a Luscious Lavender Bath Bomb

Fragrant bath bombs make bathing so much more fun and enjoyable. For this project, I used a small muffin pan, lavender pure essential oil for a relaxing effect and some purple food colouring for my desired colour. But feel free to get creative! Discover other molds to create floral or heart shapes. Select your favourite […]

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Construction Paper Flowers Craft

| April 13, 2015 | 14 Comments
Construction Paper Flowers Craft

    Construction Paper Flowers Craft If you are looking for a simple and fun craft that also makes a great gift, then you will enjoy this construction flower craft. I got the idea from the back of a package of Crayola construction paper. These construction paper flowers are easy to make and are fun […]

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Paint Chits Art DIY

| July 21, 2014 | 16 Comments
Paint Chits Art DIY

Hey everyone, I’ve got a fun craft/project for you today. I know you have stacks of paint chits hanging around from when you were trying to pick colours for your house. Here’s how to turn those paint chits into an easy piece of art! Here’s What You Need – art canvas (I got mine at […]

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Summer Time! Keeping the Kiddies Busy!

| July 14, 2014 | 12 Comments
Summer Time! Keeping the Kiddies Busy!

Summer days are fun, but they can be long if the kids are bored! Keeping them busy with fun activities outside is a sure way to have happy kids and happy parents 🙂 This summer, I’ve already done “The Dig” twice already. It’s a great activity to keep the kids busy or bring it out […]

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Easy Homemade Bird Feeders

| April 3, 2014 | 32 Comments
Easy Homemade Bird Feeders

As spring arrives it’s a great opportunity to get your family outdoors and show them how fun it can be to feed the birds. Recently, my daughter’s Sparks unit made these simple to make bird feeders from items you can easily find around the house. Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder This one is my daughter’s […]

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Canada Day Crafts

| June 28, 2013 | 14 Comments
Canada Day Crafts

Maple Leaf Antenna Ball This Maple Leaf Antenna Ball craft will help you show your spirit AND find your car—it’s a perfect gift for kids to make. What you’ll need: Nerf ballistic ball Liquitex Gesso in White Paintbrush Pen Jar (baby food or short jar) Red craft paint Maple leaf craft punch Scrap piece of […]

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Beach Jar – Fun and Easy Summer Craft

| June 10, 2013 | 17 Comments
Beach Jar – Fun and Easy Summer Craft

My son was invited to my friend’s daughter’s beach themed 5th birthday party this weekend.  They played some ball games in the yard, made a summer Beach Jar craft , ate some cake and had a lot of fun overall. The “loot bag” was beach towels – different prints for boys and girls of course. […]

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Update Your Furniture For Spring With These DIY Refinishing Tips

| March 12, 2013 | 20 Comments
Update Your Furniture For Spring With These DIY Refinishing Tips

  Spring is around the corner and this makes people do some crazy things -like throw away their old furniture to make room for new pieces that will hopefully take their place. If the thought of refinishing your old furniture to make it new again gives you a panic attack-let me ease your fears. For […]

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