Success in the small

This week I thought I would do some smaller DIY projects instead of one large project. I needed some inspiration and wasn’t feeling up to doing a full project. As well, I felt that I was lacking creativity, even though I have so many DIY ideas.I wanted to improve something that I already had to make this week’s DIY task seem more manageable. had a few fake plants in my living room, from IKEA and Dollarama, of which the containers needed some love. The long vine from IKEA was molded i […]

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Wonderful Wreaths

This idea to create fall wreaths is from a fellow teacher friend, Kyla. She saved me a lot of research time by suggesting this.I can’t do any DIY without knowing what I want the finished product to look like; here was my inspiration, from the one and only, Pinterest. Pinterest is the best for ideas.From these ideas, I like something from each – which is why they ended up as inspiration. I really like the eucalyptus (bottom left), the muted colours (top left), use of fabric (top middle), minimali […]

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Not a seamtress

This week I spent time looking for more DIY ideas on Pinterest.First, I started by looking for clothing DIYs, because, first, I have a lot of clothes and second, it would make sense following my last project.​One thing I’m noticing as I look on Pinterest for “DIY clothing ideas”, is that most involve sewing.One problem.I don’t know how to sew.My friend even suggested I DIY a pair of thrift store jeans for her which involved … you guessed it. SEWING. No thank you.  Thi […]

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Trial and (Mostly) Error…

If you need a reminder of what my pants looked like before this DIY, check out my previous blog post.Here’s the after… I didn’t consider that blue (dye) and pink (pants) mix to make purple. So, now I have purple pants that I like less than the original coral colour. If anyone wants these pants, I will donate them to you! This DIY did not go as planned. The purple isn’t terrible I suppose, its maybe […]

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