They wanted to repaint the walls (from a creamy beige to a cool crisp white), focus on deep greys instead of browns and bring in mustard yellow as the new primary accent colour.
You guys know I love a good thrift store lamp. When I find a matching set, I will ALWAYS buy them so I can get my lamp makeover on. *waves hands in the air like I just don’t care* Usually, they don’t have shades,…
I looked skeptically at the tiny pot of paint in my hand. It was smaller than an single-serving yogurt — almost the size of a teeny jar of jam on a hotel room service tray. How was I going to paint anything more than…
I’m Heather Laura Clarke. I’m journalist and blogger in beautiful Nova Scotia, I have an 9-year-old son and a 7-year-old daughter, I married my high school sweetheart, and this is the story of my handmade life.
I have depression and anxiety, and I fight like hell every day to keep it from taking over my life. Making things isn’t just a hobby — it’s part of what keeps me alive.
Whether I’m decorating a room, busting out my power tools to build furniture, getting muddy in the pottery studio, sewing clothes for my kids, or cross-stitching a swear word, I’m all about using my creativity to craft a life I love.
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