Tag Archive: DIY

quick fix colour

My mother-in-law is fearless when it comes to colour. A weekend at her house feels like a vacation in the Caribbean. (For more mouthwatering glimpses into her home, hop over to this post.)… Continue reading

fantastical felt

FELT. I’m a fan. It’s soft, sturdy, and is available in the uber-saturated Crayon colours that turn you sappy for elementary school craft time. Felt projects tug me into a fantastical Roald Dahl… Continue reading

babbling in my new love language

One month ago, we said hello to our new wee godson. I was racing the stork neck to neck but since baby was born early, I didn’t quite finish my mama/baby gifts in… Continue reading

the stitch itch

When a chill sets over the land I start feeling a peculiarly strong itch to stitch. Here are two of my most recent parlays into stitchery: On the left is an ode to… Continue reading

of noise and nooks

I feed on white noise. In fact, I sleep deepest with a clackety fan blowing by my head. I can hole away in the back of a coffee shop, focusing through the hum… Continue reading

of Elderflower Cordial, or living off the land

You’ve just licked the last gummy bit of rhubarb-anise syrup from the lip of your glass and now you need a new delicious drink DIY? Elderflower cordial, come on down! It’s a simple… Continue reading

of Kinfolk

Sit down, quiet yourself, and watch this all the way through. (Don’t worry, it’s short!) Are you as moved as I am? I am so grateful for flashes of kindredness like this that… Continue reading

of chevron revival, or a DIY dresser revamp

So, in a previous post I included the following disclaimer: WARNING: Wielding a spraypaint can may send you into a megalomaniac episode. Once you’ve tasted the power of instant colour, you will find… Continue reading

of blah extermination, or DIY shoe graffiti

Sometimes it feels like I’m coasting on dreamy weekend vibes until Wednesday. My trusty steed Lotje and I have been floating around town, stoned on unexpected March sunshine. I’m not sure you’ve met… Continue reading

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