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…

Getting outside in Uxbridge: the trail capital of Canada

One of our favourite family past times is taking Oliver out for hikes, play dates and trail runs. Being so close to Uxbridge, the trail capital of Canada, makes it easy for us to explore different trails and keep him excited and interested when we go out. This weekend, we decided to take our cameras…

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…

New to Sweet Green Studios? Start here!

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,…

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…

Tricks for Project Life scrapbooking like a boss

Sometimes starting a Project Life album is the easiest part; it’s the maintaining and keeping up with it that can be the most challenging. In this post, I will share the tricks I use to make maintaining and keeping up with my Project Life album easy. This is the third and final post in a series of three on Project…

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…

3 tips for starting a Project Life scrapbook

Starting a Project Life album can be exciting and so much easier than you think. In this post, I will explore the things you need to get started and the tips and tricks I’ve learned for starting out. I’ve created this mini series to help those interested in Project Life learn more and perhaps start a…

What the heck is Project Life scrapbooking?

Since posting my experience at Crop and Create and my intentions to use Project Life to document our first year of marriage, I have received a number of questions from friends and readers on what Project Life is and how to start. I’ve created this mini series to help those interested in Project Life learn…