Easy Felt Appliqué – Mondrian Heart Stool Cover

Looking for a unique Valentine’s idea? Today we have an easy felt appliqué DIY. I love exploring different ways to use stencils with felt and this proves that you don’t have to just use paint as your stencil medium. This is such a cute idea for Valentines day – but it would work any time of year because off the Mondrian theme!

The best thing? This totally transforms a stool without doing a thing to the stool itself!

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How to Make a Scrap Robot

Clean out those junk drawers to make a whimsical scrap robot! We all have junk, right? 

This summer a sudden life threatening illness kicked me to the sidelines and I had to put creating on hold for what seems like an eternity. I was able to get out of my funk and get creative again when Hubs’ challenged me to contribute to a new maker space in conjunction with a new exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre. It was all about inspiring children so how could I not? :). You can read more about that at the end. Continue reading

Homemade Gift for Dad

With a little creativity and some upcycled materials, you can make a homemade gift for dad that he’ll treasure forever. Whether you’re giving it to your own father or helping your kids create a special surprise for their dad, this unique envelope is sure to make this Father’s Day one to remember.
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Cement Planter DIY – Baseball Planter

Today we’re making a cement planter DIY that utilizes a plastic baseball straight from the dollar store!

We were inspired to upcycle this kid’s baseball mitt found at Value Village. And with baseball season stretching from March to October, this indoor cement planter is timely! It makes a great gift idea for any season or occasion. Continue reading