Tag: Holiday Season

Festive Finger Food Delights

Festive Finger Food Delights

On the weekend we had some of our good friends in who also used to live on the Charlottes. It was so great to see them, and so much fun to prep a few finger foods and appies for everyone to enjoy. We chose foods…

Seeing Beyond the Fog… of Parcels!

Seeing Beyond the Fog… of Parcels!

We still don’t have snow, but are getting another layer of white these days. Like this fog lying low over Quamichan Lake. And floating across the ball field. The cloud of white in the background is steam from the Crofton Mill… I had a hunch…

A Cutting Edge on Wreaths

A Cutting Edge on Wreaths

The winter season is drawing near! And for me that usually means I get to watch a little bit of figure skating. I love figure skating – watching, that is!

So what do you do when you have a basket of cast-offs that look like this?

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Well, you can turn them into this.

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Or this.

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And if you’re super talented with a paint brush…

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You might even want to canvas a skate and paint a scene on it like this!

When I saw these festive figure skates, they made me think of my Aunt. And I thought, how cool is this? My Aunt is an avid figure skating fan, and has travelled the world for years to take in the major skating events.

Wouldn’t this be a perfect way to salvage discarded old skates?

And repurpose them from once upon a time winter gear…

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Into festive Holiday cheer!

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And greet your guests with an entry something like this!

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I bet my Aunt would think so!

What do you think of this spin on Holiday decorating for main entry decor? Would you give it a whirl?

Something to keep in mind if you do… be creative, and remember to protect your door and your guests from the blades of the skates!

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Mega DIY Projects: Fall Pinterest Challenge Round-Up

Mega DIY Projects: Fall Pinterest Challenge Round-Up

With the Fall Pinterest Challenge behind us, we now have a whole new wealth of DIY opportunities before us. Before us, and collected all in one spot. How handy is that? You will find all of these projects at random on Pinterest, the inspiration behind…

Uncork It! Drink the Wine, Save the Cork…

Uncork It! Drink the Wine, Save the Cork…

With upcycling, recycling, DIY-ing, and a heightened green awareness, what do you do when it comes to cork? In recent years there has been a growing concern about the sustainability of cork. And if you are a wine drinker, you will have noticed a steady…

Welcome 2011!

Welcome 2011!

As 2010 draws to a close I would like to wish you and your family a happy, healthy and prosperous 2011.

May all your resolutions be resolved, and all your dreams come true!

Wanting to give your space a fresh face? Start your year off with a bang? Maybe we can help. Contact us to see how. Schedule an introductory consultation, and remember – the first ½ hour is on the house!

Dressed for Holiday Sales?

Dressed for Holiday Sales?

Selling your home through the Holidays? For curb appeal to stand out in the crowd, and light a potential buyer’s pathway to your doorstep this Holiday season… …make sure the ‘For Sale’ sign is dressed for the occasion! If you want your property to make…

Selling? Tips to Holiday Stage With Style

Selling? Tips to Holiday Stage With Style

Selling your home through the Holidays doesn’t have to be an added frenzy on your ‘to do’ list. Here are a few simple tips to keep the ‘first impression’ décor done up just right, and maximize the spirit of the showings. 1.       Decorate with quality,…