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Holiday Decorating with Chatelaine Magazine

  There is nothing like putting a personal touch on your holiday decorating!  Chatelaine Magazine’s December issue has all the tips you need to make your own decor from things you’ve probably got at home!! The ‘Fabulously Fake’ look will have you cutting, creasing and glueing craft paper into wreaths, ornaments, even fireplaces and trees! […]

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DIY Pumpkin Spiced Latte & Thanksgiving Treats

Wow! You guys really love your Pumpkin Spiced Lattes!! Yesterday, I showed a recipe on Cityline and I have been swamped with requests for the recipe! Well, ask and you shall receive! I hope you all enjoy!! Here is the link to the whole segment so you can see the other DIY Thanksgiving desert ideas I […]

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Super Easy Way to Hang a Picture

It can be tricky to hang any wall decor that has 2 fixed D-rings; especially by yourself. I have an easy tip to ensure the screw mounts are the exact distance you need them to be. And, you can do it by yourself… first try! Happy decorating! ~Shoana  

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DIY Gift Tags

Quick, easy, stylish, affordable and fun. These gift tags are a great way to add a personal  touch to finish off a wrapped present. All you need are some hang tags (that can be purchased at any stationary or business supply store), glitter (choose the colour or colours you like) and double sided Scotch tape. […]

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Summer Craft – Sand Candles

Summer is soon coming to an end and surprisingly I’m okay with that. I am super excited for the fall. Just think of chilly weekend nights sitting by a campfire in cozy sweaters, boots, leaves changing… You aren’t as excited as I am? Okay, here is a great summer craft, while it’s still warm out. […]

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Advent Tree

The tradition of advent has been playing through my mind for the holiday season. Mainly, I’ve been wanting to bring a fun and interesting departure from the usual cardboard box and less than stellar chocolate. So, this is what I came up with. It could be the beginning of a great family Christmas tradition. What […]

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Ultimate Upcycle Challenge

I was invited by the Toronto Fall Home Show to participate in a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity Toronto. My task was to go to any Habitat for Humanity Toronto ReStore, purchase a piece for under $100 and “upcycle” it; give it a new live. For fun, they also made it into a competition between the participants. You […]

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Like My T-Shirt?

Are you attending a family reunion? Are a you part of a group participating in a charity event? Or, like me, went on a fabulous trip with great friends and want to help commemorate the event in a fun and memorable way? Why not make t-shirts with your own personal touch! As we began counting […]

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