Washi Tape City DIY

by Tina on July 3, 2014

in Decor, DIY, our home

Let’s face it.  Kids grow quickly and their rooms are in a constant state of transition, so it can be tough to want to splash out tons of money on an expensive art feature or mural for their wall.   If you are living somewhere temporarily or are a renter, then things get even more […]


DIY: Chalkboard Paint Desk

by Tina on May 21, 2014

in Decor, DIY, our home

I have had this old school desk hanging around my basement for years.  I brought it over in our shipment from the US and never really found a place for it but was far too nostalgic about it to get rid of it.  This is the exact kind of desk that I remember studying at […]


Mother’s Day is just a few days away and though we have suggested art and travel gifts, there is one more idea that I think would thrill mom.   I recommend grabbing her a copy of Paper to Petal,  a book that is pure magic where every page is filled to the brim with awe inspiring […]


The Teen Surprise Party

by Tina on March 26, 2014

in Celebrations

Other parents try to tell you before your kids are born that nothing can prepare you for the love that you will feel for your child, but it really is so hard to comprehend.  And once they come into your life, there is not much that can prepare you for the overwhelming desire to spoil […]


DIY Washi Tape Placemats

by Tina on March 20, 2014

in Celebrations, DIY

 If you are a complete washi tape addict like me, then you are going to love these washi tape placemats.  They are so fun and easy to create and require nothing more than a roll or two of washi tape. What is so great about this project is that you can customize it to any […]