Category Archives: DIY

DIY: Chickweed Salve

A few months ago I started seeing a naturopath for a host of things that I was struggling with, anxiety, stress,View full post »

Family friendly vapour rub DIY

Moving house, winter storms, icy winds and the general sniffles that come from cold air and daycare germs have beenView full post »

Recycle: A no-footprint dollhouse makeover

When I embarked on this Nothing New Project at the beginning of this year, I knew that I would have a fewView full post »

Make your own: All natural wood finish

I love rescued furniture. Furniture would tell a thousand stories, if only it could. Old furniture was built to last,View full post »

Reuse: Washable sidewalk chalk paint.

Do you have a kid that loves being outside making stuff? I do. I’ve found it is 100% the best way to keepView full post »

Reuse: Make your own tinted chalk paint.

Not buying anything new has been easy, for the most part… except when it comes to cool things to make coolView full post »

This repurposed home: Bo’s room.

An old sanded and finished pallet for a bed/A unloved playpen for a wardrobe/Recycled and repurposedView full post »

From trash to treasure.

This little chest of drawers was rescued after three days in the rain abandoned on the front verge outsideView full post »

Fostering creativity: Kid safe finger paint

There is no doubt that kids love craft. Bo has just entered her first stage of crafting love and will happily sit forView full post »

DIY Thursday: Get a grip.

A very quick DIY this week, as the (perhpas-not-as-well-planned-as-it-should-have-been) beginning of a new segment onView full post »

Home-made baby bath bomb perfection.

Some may call it poor planning, others ingenuity, but whichever way you see the journey, here we are. Yesterday we ranView full post »