Around the House, Current Projects

A Bedside Table Makeover

The quest for bedside tables has been going on for upwards of a year, I would say. At first, Mark and I scouted out the new, matchy-matchy stuff at nice furniture stores, but nothing really caught our eye. First of all, they all seemed so generic and void of personality! Secondly, they were sooo expensive… Continue reading A Bedside Table Makeover

Around the House, Free Patterns

Pillow Sham Tutorial

Last week I posted about my pillow shams that I sewed out of absolutely amazing Amy Butler fabrics. I'm totally in love with them. As with most of my obsessions, I have the overwhelming urge to share it with everyone! So (sew), it's tutorial time! Now this is my first sewing pattern tutorial, and it'll… Continue reading Pillow Sham Tutorial

Flower Cascade on Granny Stripe
Around the House, Current Projects

Stripey and Flowery Pillow

Recently, I've kind of been into brightly coloured things in a big way. And it seems to be manifesting itself as an obsession to create bright pillows. It started with the African Flowers pillow that I finished a few weeks ago. It took me an enormous amount of time to finish, considering that it's just… Continue reading Stripey and Flowery Pillow

Granny Circle and shrubs
Around the House, Current Projects

There’s No Place Like Home

Ahhhhhhhh. That's the sound of every part of me relaxing as I drive into my parent's neighbourhood. I'm home for Thanksgiving and I've brought along Boo and the boyfriend ... and some crocheting too. We brought Boo with us because he's the one that needs to be supervised the closest. He's already managed to play… Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home

Right Curtain Tie-Back
Around the House, Cool Stuff, Crochet Tips, Current Projects, Free Patterns

Kitschy Curtain Tie-Backs

My sad, sad kitchen was in desperate need of some curtain tie-backs. This just happened to coincide with my mini-obsession of crocheting little flowers from crochet diagram patterns. SO, I thought to myself, why not kill two birds with one stone: amp up the kitsch factor in my kitchen and find a use for all… Continue reading Kitschy Curtain Tie-Backs