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From scrapbooks to sewing projects, I aspire to incorporate creativity and DIY into any idea or project. Since moving to the country with my husband and great dane, Oliver-Sebastian, we’ve started do try larger projects as we get settled in and make the house our home. This blog is a place where I share crafts,…

Looking back: 2015 in numbers

Three cheers for the new year! 2015 was a year of big changes, lots of courage and huge lifestyle adjustments. As you probably know, one of the biggest things for us this year was making the big move to the Fournier Farmhouse. (Read more about why I traded in my 10 minute bike ride for…

5 ways to kickstart your creativity this year

With a brand new year, one of the things I want to commit more time to doing in 2016 is exploring my creativity in many different ways. If you’re like me, you might hoard creative ideas on your Pinterest board, but not actually get around to making anything or expressing your creativity on a regular basis. If…

5 holiday gift guides from women bloggers we love

Last year, I posted a gift guide for the crafter on your Christmas list. This year, I am switching things up and posting a round-up of all the awesome gift guides from around the web for last-minute gifts for all the loved ones on your list. Here are the best of the best when it…

These days at the Fournier Farmhouse

Since moving up to the country, we’ve been busy getting settled into our new home and routine. To start off – since I am sure you’re wondering – the commute has been going well! It also helps that the winter has been super mild, making the drive to the GO bus and train station easy…

Top 5 easy DIY Christmas gifts your family actually wants to get

Looking for something easy, affordable and beautiful to make for the loved ones on your list, but don’t know where to start? It doesn’t matter if you’re not able to sew, knit, or paint, CreativeBug.com has the best instructional videos to make any awesome project seem easy for any skill level – even newbies. I…

On my bookshelf in November

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas at the Fournier Farm House! Between decorating the house, a busy season at work and having less daylight, I’ve found myself reading a little less this month. Perhaps the train has been lulling me to sleep more often than I thought! Or maybe this time of year…

On my bookshelf this Fall

This past month and a half just flew by, along with a lot of my books! Still no library card, although I will try my best to get there this weekend if possible!  The commute is going well, although lately I have been closing my eyes more than reading! For those of you who are much…

Easy Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Buns Recipe

Whenever we celebrate a special occasion in our house, we whip out the cinnamon buns recipe. For Christmas, birthdays and even to celebrate hooking up our oven in the new kitchen after the reno. Fresh ooey gooey cinnamon buns is the best smell to wake up to, and sometimes you don’t need a special occasion to justify…

On my bookshelf in September

I promise I’ve been reading more books than just scrapbooks and adult colouring books this month! We just recently got our new ID cards in the mail with the new address on it, but still haven’t had a chance to make it to the library. No worries though, with the new book exchange I initiated…

The importance of a creative community

Whether you’re a graphic designer, scrapbooker, artist, crafter or musician, I believe it is important to immerse yourself in your art to improve and grow within your medium. In my opinion, part of this essential immersion process is becoming a member of a creative community either of your making or by participation in an existing one….

Why I traded my 10 minute bike ride for a 2+ hour commute

With each passing year, I am finding myself reaching new milestones that I would have never guessed I would be experiencing at this point in my life. When I was in Europe in 2012 after graduating from University, I wouldn’t have believed you if you told me that in 3 short years, I would be…