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Ranarp: Such a funny word, such a great lamp

Remember a little while ago, we posted about our Master Bedroom Inspiration? Then Dan demolished the faux mantle/headboard thingy in that room? Confession: it still looks exactly the same. We haven’t done…

Summertime Whiskey Sours

Hiya – with all the wonderful weather we’ve been having lately, I thought it time to share with you the secret to making the Perfect Whiskey Sour, one of our…

How to hang & style a gallery wall

If you’re anything like we are, you have a stash of artwork and frames somewhere in your home either leaning against a storage room wall or tucked away in a…

That time we fixed a GIANT hole in our house

Howdy readers.. Dan here to share with you the story of the Giant Hole in Our House. Fair warning – this isn’t a *pretty* post. This is one of those…

How to turn an old fence into a feature wall

Are you looking for the post called “How To Turn an Old Fence into a Feature Wall”? It’s Moved! Here’s the new link with all the info and pictures you…

Canada Day String Art

You guys! This never happens! I was organized (and inspired) enough this year to actually do a ‘holiday project’ and post it before the holiday! Wahoo 🙂 Here’s how I…

Summer Recipe Favourites: Grilled Pizzas in under an hour!

Man,  pizza is one tasty dish. But let’s be honest – the frozen stuff is a leaden gut-busting crutch, destined for Friday-night-too-tired-to-cook ovens. And your neighbourhood delivery option… rarely worth $30.…

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: The State of Our Yard

With summer officially about to begin, and year after buying our home, we thought it prudent to share with you  the state of one of our most frustrating and fun…

My One-Hour, $15 Balcony Pallet Garden

Our sundeck balcony is SAD. I haven’t figured out a grand design plan for the space yet (I’m hoping we’ll replace it before I even have to decorate it!!), but…

DIY Passion Home Tour

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