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10-Minute DIY DIY

UPHOLSTERED PINBOARD

October 12, 2015
DIY pinboard

An easy and fun 10 minutes DIY: add flair to your pinboard with colourful fabric! I have always liked pinboards. When I was younger the center piece of my bedroom was my massive pinboard. I had printed and pinned up a map of the world which I then decorated with colour coded pins (yes, nerd) for all the places I hoped to travel to someday. I’d pin up pretty magazine clippings, stickers, buttons of my favourite bands and pretty much any random…

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10-Minute DIY DIY

DIY ESSENTIAL OIL DIFFUSER

September 16, 2015
Essential Oil Diffuser

A Simple and Easy 10 Minute DIY – Add Beautiful Scents to your Home with a DIY Essential Oil Diffuser.   I’ve always been an addict to certain smells… cinnamon, roses, lavender, pine… just some of the smells I like to surround myself with. I may not be the first to tell you that your sense of smell is linked to you memory. A scent can carry meaningfulness  according to each person’s experiences. For instance, the smell of pine trees…

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10-Minute DIY DIY

LAVENDER SACHETS

September 10, 2015
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As a new sewer, I love researching quick and easy projects that not only create something useful, but also something that could be a great last minute gift and The Purl Bee is the perfect site for finding great tutorials for many different crafting options! A recent visit to Weir’s Lane Lavender and Apiary in Dundas sparked the idea to make sachets with the scrap fabric lying around. I purchased a 100 gram bag of lavender buds and some other…

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