Sunday, 20 March 2016

spring giveaway! Win $75 PayPal Cash

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Today officially marks the first day of spring! And despite only having moderately spring-like weather here in Ontario, we are slowly getting closer to enjoying some above freezing temperatures. I'm not much of a winter fan, so I definitely am looking forward to finally being able to ditch the heavy winter coats and boots, slip into my sandals and bask in the glory of not having to wear socks.

To usher in the new season, I've partnered with some blogging buds to giveaway some cold hard cash! You can do whatever you want with it as long as you have fun doing it (ie: grab a venti unsweetened iced coffee with light ice and milk and head to DSW for new sandals).  But this isn't just about a giveaway (although who wouldn't want $75?), you can also link up any of your favourite Spring posts, whether they are recipes, crafts, home decor, outfits, or anything that you love about the season!  Now meet your beautiful hosts... 
 
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  LINK UP! Now lets get to the reason you are really here... THE GIVEAWAY! Follow us on the social media channels linked below. Each time you follow us you increase your odds of winning! a Rafflecopter giveaway Good luck!!

Contest closes March 25, 2016. Winner verified and announced on March 26, 2016. Open to all residents of US and Canada.

Saturday, 19 March 2016

diy round-up: 14 ways to update your home for easter

Updating your home for Easter can be a tricky feat. But this week on Mode, I pulled together a round up of Easter themed decor and DIY projects that will keep your space looking fresh, sophisticated and ready for spring. 

Find the full round up here

Sources: DIY Floating Flower Wall via Lark & Linen | Spring Rosebud Wreath via Ash and Crafts | Ombre Eggs, original source unknown 

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

round-up: 10 spring-inspired diy projects



I recently became a contributor for Mode's Tend column and have been having a pretty good time compiling some of my favourite DIY projects and inspiring interiors into round-ups for their readers.

This week I was inspired by the warmer-than-usual weather we were experiencing in southern Ontario (although today that feels like a distant memory!) and rounded up ten fun and fabulous projects that reminded me of those long-lost sunny spring days.

From handmade soaps to paint-by-number thrift store prints, these ten projects will leave you, your home and your Instagram feed feeling like it got a much-needed hit of spring.

Get the full list of projects here.