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How much do you love sewing patterns?? How often are you asking for new ones? How many cute fabrics do you have, just waiting for the right project? ...more

Creating a Writing Desk

AimlessWriter ~ Writer, Artist, BloggerWhen I was finally setting up a writing room, I wanted my desk to be something special. Since I love to paint and had done a little pyrography, I put the two together to make this desk. My husband cut the wood and I made sketches to transfer to the top, sides and legs of the desk. Using a wood burning tool, I burned the lines of the design into the wood, then picked up my paint brush and got to work. ...more

A Summertime Bedroom

Sometimes it’s ok to just make small investments in a room until you are ready to make big changes. When we first moved into Storybook Cottage both the Mr. and I knew right away that we could only live for a few days with the feeling that we were sleeping inside an avocado ....more

To Infinity & Beyond! The Buzz Lightyear Nova Dress

I sewed this dress up last week for the tutorial photos of the Nova Dress (free pattern & tutorial!) but I felt that it deserved a post all of its own because (a) I love this pattern more and more every time I sew it (I've had to sew it a lot to get it right!) and (b) the photos are hella cute! I just love how radically different it looks just with a less clashing/bold fabric selection. This one used Buzz Lightyear salvaged from a doona cover I bought at the op shop (in my eyes, all bedspreads/sheets are just metres and metres of fabric to use ^_^ ) ....more

Creativity Over Coffee: Matthew Mead

Today, I’m delighted to be joined for Creativity Over Coffee with my good friend and the amazingly creative, Matthew Mead! ...more

An epic 6 weeks

Have you ever wished you could be somewhere super cool for nearly the entire summer? Me too. It’s actually been on my bucket list...more

Path Planning

Summer is here! Finally after months of still using our super thick winter duvet and wearing thick jumpers it seems like the good weather is here to stay for a while. But instead of resting and lying outside in the sunshine with a nice glass of something refreshing and cold, we’re taking up half of......more

The 10 Minute Grocery Bag Holder Tutorial

Today I am pumped to be a part of the Riley Blake Home Decor Love Blog Tour! There is a whole mess of...more

Happy Canada Day!

by Andrea ...more

Summer Lucky

Are you melting where you are? ...more