How to Install LED Lighting

We learned how to install LED lighting after undertaking a kitchen renovation to sell a home. Once we updated our kitchen, we changed our mind about selling. And after realizing just how easy LED lighting strips are to install, not to mention energy efficient, we couldn’t wait to do the same in our basement laundry room! Energy efficient features (and a finished basement) always add value to a home – whether to enjoy or sell. Continue reading

How to Clean Printer Heads

Before you run out to needlessly to buy another printer, try our fix on how to clean printer heads first! Less landfill = a happier planet and, like our motto says, good planets are hard to find!

The handiest tool in our craft arsenal is actually our home printer; it is indispensable. But over the last few days it has been printing badly at first and then printing completely blank pages. Not a good thing when you need print outs for your next upcyled craft project!

With so many people working from home now, it’s more important than ever to have a printer in good working order.  Continue reading

Acrylic Pour Painting – with Dixie Belle Chalk Paint!

You may have noticed stunning examples of acrylic pour painting on Pinterest! I’ve always wanted to try it. But I’ve never really seen it done with chalk paint. So today I have an acrylic pour for beginner project that’s as easy as it is beautiful! And it’s all done with Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral paint.  Continue reading

Lampshade Makeover DIY

When we found this retro style gooseneck lamp at the thrift store, little did I know there was a lampshade makeover DIY in store! I love the orange colour so was going to use it as is for craft studio lighting! But I couldn’t help tweaking it just a bit!

While our lampshade makeover diy has a retro vibe, you could easily do this project with any style lamp or lampshade. Continue reading

Gas Fireplace Won’t Light? Easy Fix

What do you do when your gas fireplace won’t light? This very thing happened to us just when winter was setting in. But you know what else was setting in? Omicron! If you’re us, you nix calling in an expert because it’s early days of a new variant and you don’t want to take chances. After some initial anxiety on my part about ‘messing with fire’, Hubs got it working for a while. But he only had short-lived success.

There are only two season in Canada: winter and construction. So now is as good a time as any to fix our gas fireplace!

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Tape Art: Duct Tape Pop Art Portrait

This tape art portrait will help you get your craft mojo on if you’re in a creative slump!

We’re opening this post with a YouTube video because the music is so awesome and it will put you in the mood for some Craft Rehab! It’s not hard to guess whose picture is appearing before your very eyes, but the music should be a dead give-away! It’s only a minute and a half long, so enjoy! Continue reading

iCord Crochet Easter Bunny Ideas

In a myriad of Easter bunny ideas this time of year, icord crochet is a fun one to try! And just like real bunnies, our Easter bunnies seem to be multiplying exponentially 🙂 Today we have not one, but two adorable bunny ideas for you! But they don’t have to be just for Easter! For instance, they’d be great to make to adorn a nursery or create one as a gift. Continue reading

DIY Air Plant Holder – A Knotty Idea

Look no further than our DIY air plant holder if you’re on the search for a unique air plant holder idea! As a matter of fact, we’re crafting quite the collection of air plant decor ideas, but here’s a ‘knotty’ one for you. It’s knotty, but oh so nice! Continue reading

DIY Indoor Water Fountain – Magical Floating Tap

Hubs always wanted to create a DIY indoor water fountain. Specifically one of those indoor water features where the tap is magically suspended above a watering can. He bought some of the supplies, but that’s as far as he got. When I stumbled on his stash, I decided to order a pump so I could make it for him. Continue reading

Powder Room Makeover – on a Beer Budget

Our powder room makeover was a long time coming. It is the first room you see as you come into our front entry and it was an eyesore. Dated oak cabinets, builder beige walls, old toilet and an ugly light fixture made for a poor first impression. Continue reading