Waste Not Wednesday Feature - Farmhouse Tin Christmas Ornaments

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This Week’s Waste Not Wednesday Party Thank you for joining us.  It’s such a fun time of year to be blogging, so many topics available to share about.  Happy Halloween everyone our neighbourhood is covered in Ghostly yard decorations.  We get lots of trick and treaters from the farming communities nearby so its always a good time. Our house is Halloween at the front door and entrance, and starting Christmas upstairs. Enjoy your week everyone and…

DIY Cushion Covers for Christmas, with lettering and Pom Poms

DIY Pillow Cover with Pom Poms for Christmas

Snuggles and Cuddles DIY Pillow with Pom Poms These Snuggle and Cuddle DIY pillows are designed for the cooler months.  These cushions are going to be part of my Christmas guest bedroom for adults. The best part of a DIY project is you can make them in any colours you want.   The red lettering and black pom poms match my Christmas decor. The pillows are oblong shaped so there is room for the longer wording. …

Christmas arrangements made with aged metal buckets

How to Age Galvanized Metal Buckets

Aging Dollar Store Metal Buckets for Cheap This year I am decorating in more of a rustic farmhouse look than the usual glitz and glamour Christmas decor.   I want to have small buckets with real trees throughout the house so there is no way I can afford $20 for each galvanized metal bucket.  Being cheap I decided to try and age some metal buckets I found at the dollar store. Hubs forewarned me that the…

Waste Not Wednesday - Fall porch decorating

Waste Not Wednesday – 126

This Week’s Waste Not Wednesday Party Thank you for joining us.  It’s such a fun time of year to be blogging, so many topics available to share about.   I hope the features and other blog posts inspire you. This week I was busy staining and building and no way would the stain darken correctly.  Hubs came home and said its probably a misprinted label.   I had to sand it back to wood and start again,  I…

Reupholstered Bench in Buffalo Fabric Check for Christmas

How to Reupholster a Bench in Buffalo Check Int’l Bloggers

DIY Upholstery Project with the Int’l Bloggers This month’s Int’l Bloggers Club Challenge is all about cotton.   Each month I collaborate with the other members on the same topic.   My first thought was to sew something using cotton fabric, but decided I wanted to do something different for the challenge and used cotton buffalo fabric to show you how to reupholster a bench. Make sure to check out what the other extremely talented and creative…

Favorite Fall Crafts, Pumpkins and Recipes

Hello Fall Party Featured Crafts, Recipes, Decor and Activities

Features from the Hello Fall – Link Party It is unreal to think its only been a month since the Hello Fall party started. In the last month, bloggers have been writing about Fall, All things Pumpkin Spice, Thanksgiving, Halloween and just beginning to plan for Christmas. Phew, its time to take a breath, grab a coffee with me, and check out my favorite features from the Fall Link Party.     Thank you to…

Christmas DIY Sign with Buffalo Check Background

Simple Christmas DIY Sign Update

A Simple Christmas Craft DIY Project One of a kind Christmas decor doesn’t need to be expensive and its a good thing with the overall cost of holiday preparations.  During the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend Michael’s had all their Christmas ornaments on sale 50% off, so I purchased an adorable reindeer sign to make this simple Christmas DIY project.    The original reindeer sign is about 10″ by 12″.     The bright red, white and…

Vintage toy for under the Christmas tree, a little horse tricycle repainted in dapple grey.

How to Makeover a Vintage Toy Horse for Under the Christmas Tree

It’s very trendy to decorate underneath your Christmas tree and it’s such a good idea especially when the gifts are unwrapped.  Vintage toys are perfect for under the tree and that is where my toy horse tricycle will go once I get the tree up. Other ideas are old wagons, toy trains, vintage dump truck, sleighs, teddy bears and of course rocking horses.   You can see another example in my Christmas Home Tour for 2016   Last…