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Easy water dispenser hack. Brass Taps.

  People have been asking me recently about my beauty routine. And really all I do for my skin is wear sunscreen, moisturize every day and drink lots of water. While sitting in my botox clinic. Just kidding.  I’m a […]

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How to Make Foaming Soap

It’s the little things in life that get me all riled up. Remembering I have leftover pizza in the fridge. Watching squirrels scurrying around trying to find hiding places for their nuts in the fall. Lighting a fire in the […]

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Ikea Laundry Hamper Hack.
From laundry to logs.

  Knock knock. Who’s there? Laundry. Laundry who? Laundry sucks, and it’s made even more annoying by the fact that I don’t have an actual laundry room, but a mere laundry closet.  That’s maybe less of a joke than you […]

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Vintage Luggage Makeover.

  Last spring I got an email from an Art of Doing Stuff reader who lives in my general area.  She said she had spotted a vintage suitcase out for garbage pickup while she was out for her morning walk. […]

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DIY Tooth Polish

Grade 7. Picture day. My smile inspiration? Brooke Shields and Farrah Fawcett. I strolled into the bustling, high energy photography studio (room off of the school library) with all the confidence of someone who knew they had a winning smile. […]

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DIY Egg Holder.Rustic or ModernGreat Last Minute DIY Gift!

One of the biggest issues I had when I first got chickens was where to put the eggs.  You may remember there was a bit of a debate about whether I needed to keep them in the fridge or not. […]

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Embroidery Hoop Dreams.
Easy DIY Gift/Wall Art

  I went on my very first “Art Crawl” this summer.  I was delighted to find out that actual crawling was not required.  Totally optional. I wasn’t worried for myself so much as my mother.  I’m happy to crawl around […]

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Quick & Easy DIY mini Chalkboards

Thanksgiving has come and gone in Canada but I am reminded of it daily during the morning disagreement between my jeans and my thighs. If I was so inclined I could shut my jeans up by taking up some form […]

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Today I am Busy …

… getting my hands dirty.     Today I am fixing my dryer.  Again.  Last time our dryer conked out it was a matter of replacing a fuse.  THIS time a belt is broken.  It’s been broken for a week […]

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Eyes in Book.
Halloween Craft

As most of you who read this blog regularly know, I love Halloween because it allows me to put my freak on display.  That’s a bit of a lie.  I do that every day.  Both lie and put my freak […]

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A Tisket, A Tasket, Make a Supercool Basket!
Copycatting Country Living Magazine

  My niece snorted at me the other day when I showed her this latest DIY of mine. Not because she didn’t like the end result, but because I told her I copied it from one I saw and loved […]

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Have a Favourite DIY Project? Link to it!

It’s done. The 2nd largest project I’ve ever tackled is finished. And I couldn’t be happier. As any DIYer knows, the two best days of any huge project are the first day and the last day. The first day because […]

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Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.