Spice up Your Life: Waste Not Want Not (Part II)

As you saw in Part I of Waste Not Want Not, in trying to live a more a sustainable lifestyle, it’s important to us to reduce food waste. In Part II, we’re taking it another step further: along with reducing food waste, we’re reducing¬†water and excess packaging waste.

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The Making of a Craft Studio (VI): The Final Reveal!

A few weeks ago¬†was moving day. With the help of Hub’s brothers, all the heavy equipment was brought over from my old studio. While I still have some unpacking, I can’t wait to show you the reveal. Here is what we started with in the basement…. Continue reading

Jewellery Cabinet Makeover Reveal

My husband and I have a soft spot for the runts of the litter. No, I’m not talking about puppies, I’m talking about trash that no one would even think to touch let alone refurbish. When hubs spotted this old tool cabinet in the garbage, he had to try to save it! Continue reading

Ikea Stenstorp Kitchen Cart Hack

We ran into a problem with our kitchen design when we couldn’t fit two pantries along the fridge wall. Due to traffic flow issues, our renovator had no choice but to change the plan. That left us with an awkward blank spot to fill at the entry to our kitchen. Not only was it awkward to look at, but the lack of a pantry left us terribly short of storage space! Continue reading

The Making of a Craft Studio (Part III) – If You Build It, She Will Come!!

In part II of The Making of a Craft Studio, I showed you how to use Ikea’s Pax Planner to design a storage solution for your craft studio (see Canadian version and US version here). Continue reading

The Making of a Craft Studio (II): Design Your Space Using Ikea’s Pax Planner!

I couldn’t have designed the storage for my studio without the help of Ikea’s Pax Planner. We’re almost at the finish line with the installation of Ikea cabinets to help corral what was once a messy eyesore in my previous craft studio into an organized storage solution for my new space. Continue reading