Now that spring is here, we’re thrilled to finally be feeling the sun on our skin again!
Ever since we first started using Etsy and discovering all of the beautiful things that people make from upcycled vintage dishes there, we’ve been obsessed with the idea of repurposing old teacups!
If you ask us, there’s nothing quite so feminine and delicate when it comes to fashion and home decor as lace.
If everyone in our family had to choose a single dish to name as the household favourite, there’s only one meal that we would actually all agree on: tacos!
In our house, cats are more than just a favourite; our cats rule our home and everyone in the family or who visits our home loves our furry friends and knows just how much we all, as a household, adore them.
Now that spring is here and summer is coming fast, we’re finding ourselves slipping into full on hostess mode.
When it comes to incorporating a DIY element into our home, we’re suckers for concentrating on the comforting details.
Where we come from, this time of year is perfect for getting ripe, deliciously fresh blueberries.
When it comes to sweets and treats, we’ll fully admit that we’re the kind of adults who never grew out of our love and taste for very childlike snacks.
Now that spring has arrived and our social lives are picking up a little more after a sleepy winter, we’re really finding ourselves in the mood for hosting more!
Every once in a while, we see a piece of jewelry in a store that we absolutely love the style and look of but we can’t help thinking that we could make something similar ourselves, so we hesitate buying them.
A knitted sweater might not sound like something you’d wear or make as the weather warms up but, where we come from, spring is actually a time of year that can still get a little chilly every once in a while until summer properly settles in.
When it comes to learning new crafting techniques, we are always down for a challenge.
Now that spring has finally sprung and the sun and air are getting warmer, we can’t help wanting to be outside pretty much all the time, even when we’re supposed to be taking a break to eat!
Have you ever looked at a lamp in a store and realized that you would like it a lot better if only the shade was different?
In the world of crafting, our absolute favourite things are always the ones that we can make using something we already had around the house or would normally use in another way.
When it comes to keeping candy around the house, we’ll totally admit that we’re known for boasting the best stash on the whole block.
Now that spring is in full swing where we live, we’re finding ourselves craving all kinds of fresh seasonal flavours and cool beverages!
Now that spring has finally come, we’re finding ourselves spending as much time outside in the warm, mild air and cheerful sunshine as possible.
In our house, macrame has always been popular because it’s actually one of the very first kinds of DIY projects that we learned to do as kids once we’d graduated from the standard cut and paste style kids’ crafts that everyone does when they’re very young.
When it comes to yarn storage, we’ll be the first to admit that we do not have it under control.
When it comes to making over your own kitchen, there are plenty of projects (both small and large) that can make a huge difference in the way it looks and functions without getting overly complicated and leading you down the path of full renovation with an expensive hired contractor.
We’ve been knitting since we were young children and we’ve loved it since the very first day we learned how it’s done.
Now that warm weather has arrived, we’re finding ourselves wanting to walk around in our bare feet all the time.
Usually when people think of the flavor of tea, they think of the warm drink that’s popular all year round but especially in the winter.
We’ve always loved pastel colors in all facets of our lives, so it only makes sense to those around us that we’re living our best lives now that those very soft hues we’re so fond of are trending so hard in fashion, decor, and even food!
Now that warm weather has finally arrived, we’re obsessed with the idea of swapping our wardrobes over to get out all the cute spring and summer clothes we love wearing when the sun shines.
In our house, there are certain things that no family throws out no matter how old and worn they get because we are obsessive upcyclers and those things are useful for all kinds of crafty projects!
The colder seasons of this year might be finally coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean we’re quite ready to give up cozier outer layers that we can throw on at night time or nice, soft home pieces that provide comfort all year round.
We’re not sure what it is precisely, but something about the weather warming up where we live always reinvigorated our love for colour.
We’re not sure whether it’s the spring season that’s got us all excited about the new colours popping up in nature or whether it’s the trend in very light shades that’s happening right now in fashion and decor, but we’re all kinds of excited about pastels as of late!
Now that spring is here, we’re beyond excited to start cooking, baking, and making things with all the fresh, fruity, and floral flavours that we’ve been missing all winter!
We’re not sure what it is, but there’s just something about spring that makes us feel like baking all kinds of delicious sweet treats!
Winter might have faded away, but there is still a lot you can do with your knitting skills.
By this point in our lives, we’re considered advanced knitters.
Sewing clothing for your child can be quite a task to take on, especially if you’re still quite new to sewing.
Every once in a while we find ourselves a new DIY obsession that’s something we only really need one copy of, but it’s something so cool that we want to make just about every single version of the project we can get our hands on!
We’re avid knitters of the highest degree.
Lego is something that is loved by children all over the world.
Just because it’s summer time now doesn’t mean it’s time to stop knitting for yourself, or even for other people!
When we were younger, we learned how to make henna at a summer camp and we’ve been making it every single year since.
When it comes to summer garments, people don’t necessarily think of knitting right away as a great DIY option.
Summer time is undoubtedly wedding season, but the more of our friends and family members that get married, the more we know couples who decide to wait a little later into the year and have their ceremonies and parties in the fall and winter, during the “off season”.
When we think back on our childhood, there’s a lot that we’re grateful for.
In our house, reading is the number one hobby for everyone in the family (besides crafting, of course).
If there’s one thing we’ve loved most about recent beauty trends and self expression techniques throughout the last few years, it’s the colour has been such a prominent element of fashion and self image.
When it comes to DIY home tips and small renovation projects, we’re total suckers for a good “life hack”.
Each year, our kids head off to summer camp in a fit of excitement.
When it comes to giving parts of our home a makeover, sometimes we find that tackling a medium-sized project is better than overhauling a room so hard that we’re doing a full scale renovation.
When you walk up to a person’s home, what’s the first thing you see?
Have you ever looked at a key part of your house and thought about how much better you wish you could make it, because it has so much potential to be awesome even though it’s a functional space?
Cement and concrete might seem thing materials you’d mostly see outside in big cities, making up things like sidewalks and industrial looking buildings.
In the world of simple and reliable crafts, nothing has trended so hard or made us as happy a washi tape!
When it comes to being DIY enthusiasts, we’re consistently shocked by how many aspects of life our creative skills truly come in handy for.
When it comes to keeping the kitchen clean, we’re magical at it.
For some housing renovation projects, it is absolutely worth hiring a professional if you’re not necessarily that experienced yourself.
When it comes to getting unconventional with our crafting supplies, one of our favourite things to do is use a tool we already have lots of thanks to our usual DIY skills for something new, in a way that we’re not used to.
Now that spring has finally come, we’re feeling seasonal in all sense of the word!
In our bathroom, we have the same problem as we used to have in our kitchen; it’s spotless in terms of actual cleanliness, but a lack of storage definitely makes us guilty of disorganization on occasion!
When it comes to celebrating spring, our kids get excited every single year and immediately want to run outside and play in the sun.