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August 6th, 2012 | A Little Bit of Room Inspiration

Welp. I had a bunch of recipes I wanted to try out and share, as well as some new outfits. And then I kinda broke my face. So I’ve been in bed all week. Last Wed I fainted at work and landed face first into a metal stand, a plastic box, then the floor and ended up in emergency for the day. Classy. So I’ve been eating mushy food all week and have been dopped up pain killers.

I’ve started to plan out all the rooms I want to re-decorate though, so I thought I’d share some of that. I planned out my bedroom a little while ago and have started making some things for it so here’s some of my inspiration that.

I’ve bought all the stuff to make a dream catcher, but I read that it’s actually bad luck to make yourself or buy yourself a pre made one. You should receive it as a gift, or have some one make it for you. So I’m forcing my crafty friends to make it hahaa. I got a wood K from Michaels for under a dollar, and I’m just going to stain it a little darker. I’ve been collecting frames from Value Village and repainting them. I’m also planning to make some textile heavy pillow covers.

Beth made a really cool skull and antlers out of masking tape and wire, so I want to make some of them too. Though I’m sure hers is going to put mine to shame. I have loads of  work to do (including actually repainting my room) but I’m getting really excited. I hope to have it finished by the end of Sept.

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July 28th, 2011 | A little bit of video inspiration

I love Sigur Ros so much. They are soooo relaxing. Great to fall asleep too. Isn’t this video just magical? I just had to share :). Real post coming soon lovelies ♥ .

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June 12th, 2011 | DIY Inspirations

Silhouette mason jars

Twig Vase tutorial

Bib necklace tutorial

Lace doily umbrella pattern & diy

Wine bottles

Chalkboard garden pot labels

Chalkboard planters / flower pots

Make your own custom coloured chalkboard

Fabric pumpkins / pin cushions

I love these DIYs! I really want to try all of them, they all look pretty simple too! What are some DIYs you want to try? I’m also thinking of doing a giveaway when I hit 50 followers… never thought that day would come! Thank yo so much everyone! <3

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May 27th, 2011 | The Sketchbook Project 2012

(photo via: http://katenyland.blogspot.com/)

So, last year I signed up for the 2011 project. I won’t lie, I didn’t finish my book in time and wasn’t happy with what I had done to send it in. It was still fun though, so I don’t consider it a waste of money.

This year, I thought I’d give it a second go. I was a little hesitant at first but the tour is coming to Canada this year and making a stop in Toronto. Last year all the locations for the tour were only in the states. I made a rule I’m going to actually schedule time once a week to sit down with my book and work on it.

If you’re unfamiliar with the Sketchbook Project, it’s basically a concert tour. But with sketchbooks. Anyone can sign up, (it costs 25$) and fill their sketchbook with your creative goodies. When it’s completed, you send it back (no later than January 31st) and it makes it’s way around the world with hundreds of other sketchbooks to museums & libraries!

However won’t ever get it back, it’s final resting place is the Brooklyn Library of Art. You can opt to pay an extra 20$ for your book to be digitally displayed in the online exhibit. (Or you could just, yknow scan it yourself..) The theme I picked this year was “Fill me with stories”. Wish me luck!

The sketchbook I never finished ;(

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May 20th, 2011 | A Retro Backyard Picnic

My sister made these hamburger & ice cream cone cupcakes for a BBQ that she’s going to tomorrow. They reminded me of a 50’s diner, and inspired me. How fun would it be to have a retro & 50’s inspired BBQ/Picnic in your back yard!? Everyone gets to play dress up, have good food, and themed decorations.

So I decided I’m going to plan one for later on this summer and threw this together for a little inspiration. Just thought I would share! :) Hope everyone has a lovely long weekend, I’ll be working most of it.

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