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DIY Rustic Frame 


I’ve been looking for decor for the basement and saw some ideas on Pintrest. My mom was cleaning out her office and was throwing away this black frame with a tree picture. I started painting it white and then added a touch of grey paint. Once it dried I sanded the wood so the grey wasn’t as dark. 

For the H, that is the first letter in our last name. I used a gold paint pen, which drys super quick! 

The flower paper were hot glued onto the back and was bought at the dollar store. 

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Xoxo 

Brittani 

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Posted in Craft, DIY

DIY Seashell Ring Holder

Looking for something to keep your rings in? this seashell ring holder is perfect for on the counter in your bathroom or a seashell theme party.

Materials Needed:
Fake seashells – size is up to you
Super glue
Paint – Any color, can use spray paint as well

I was looking thru Etsy and almost bought a seashell ring holder, but thought I could probably just make this myself…not many materials needed just the paint drying takes time. I first painted the seashells and once dry just used the super glue and FINSIHED!

 

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Brittani xoxo

Bridal Gift Wrap Ideas 

I was recently at this tea place called the Doves Nest in Calgary. They had tea cups with flowers drooping down like a waterfall and thought it would be perfect for the bridal shower I was going to that was a tea party theme! The flowers make it elegant. I bought the fake flowers from the $1 store and cut them off the stem. 


Materials used: fake flowers, hot glue, wrapping paper, double doses tape, boxes, ribbon, stencils, sharpie 

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Brittani xo 

DIY Catnip

No, this is not what you are thinking….it’s CATNIP! >.< 

I am always looking for ways I can make my crafts cheaper. I started making cat toys with catnip inside. First went through 2 large containers and spent over $20.00. There has to be a inexpensive way! My mom started growing a catnip plant in her yard and tried to get rid of it … well it grew back like a weed so at least we won’t run out. 

First step is to grow your catnip plant. I wouldn’t use any fertilizers just simple water, dirt and sunshine. 

Once the catnip leaves are thumb size, cut them off at the stem into bunches. Tie them together with elastic bands or string works just as good. I used a hanger to then tie the bunches onto so it could be hung outside to dry. You can also leave them in a cold dry area. 

As you can see it grows like a weed! 


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Brittani xoxo 

Posted in Party, photography, Wedding

DIY Bride Glass 

Looking for an idea to give your bridesmaids or DIY bride toasting glass? This DIY craft costed me under $10.00 but does take time. 

I picked white for the top and pink ice tulle for the bottom.  Any colour would look good but I choose this because it matches the bridesmaid dresses. 

Materials needed: tulle, pearls,paint,super glue,scissors



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Brittani xoxo 

Posted in Cats, Craft, DIY

Purfect Post – DIY Scratching Post 

All cats need something to play or use to trim their nails with.  Scratching posts are good for cats nails and your furniture!

I used a bare plank of wood and spare carpet we had left over from our basement Reno. The carpet I cut first measuring so it met perfectly in the middle on the back side.  Pull the carpet tight and use a staple gun.

The post is made from another spare piece of wood and screwed in at the bottom AFTER the carpet is stapled.  I found the rope from Home Depot for $4.00 instead of the expensive rope and found it works just as good.

I already used some of the rope for another post so I did not have much left… as you can see the top was bare so I added paw prints!

These are my cats paw prints by using trace paper on an old painting from her paws.


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Posted in Craft, DIY, Wood projects

DIY Coffee Tray Décor

 

 

Materials Used:
Bare wood coffee tray
Grey wood stain
Any coloured paper
Black paint pen
Stencils
Glue

 

This is one of my favourite crafts! it cost $10.00 to make and I can use it for food tray, living room tray or just décor! the tray is one piece and flipped over is the “dream” side!

 

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Brittani xoxo

Posted in Craft, DIY, photography, Wedding

DIY Wedding Date Sign

Yes! I am still blogging! I am trying to squeeze a blog post in before the end of may since I haven’t had time to write this month.

If you are getting engaged or have a specific date this craft is perfect for taking photos with! me and my Fiancé will be using this for our save the date engagement photos.

Materials Used:
Wood plank
White paint marker
Stencils
Grey wood stain

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Its as easy as it looks! stain the wood with any color you like, once its done drying trace your stencils out on the wood and begin painting!

 

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Patio furniture disaster! 

If anyone reading this post lives in Calgary knows the weather is…unforeseen! Calgary has a few wind storms and a few years ago we just bought a new patio set.  Less than a week later the glass that was the tabletop smashed! A week later my neighbour had the same thing happen.  We fixed the table by putting wood in the frame. There was no way we were going to buy a new table so it was a cheap fix and since we changed it to wood we prefer it over the glass.

The paint we used was outdoor wood paint. In the middle of the table we punched a hole for the umbrella.