Author: Émilie Blanchette

Harry Potter 11th birthday party... affordably

Harry Potter 11th Birthday Party… affordably

I’m way late with this one: my boy turned eleven last summer (months ago!). Eleven means, of course, a Harry Potter birthday party theme… so OBVIOUS, right? Right?… It is around here, anyway. My...

Birdhouses, white fence

Bye Bye, Boring White Fence

I have this 5 foot tall, WHITE chain link fence in my yard, with WHITE slats. It’s doing a great job at providing the much needed privacy every suburban yard craves. But. It’s white....

Pink geometric wallpaper - Today

Geometric Wallpaper: Today

This week, I learned how to prepare those cool geometric backgrounds that I love (hurray for youtube tutorials!), so I made one to share here with you. I’m warning you: it’s Pink. Here’s also...

Craft supplies organization

Real-world Craft Supplies Organization

With a mini craftster at home who has a slew of supplies, and my own generous stash of material, at some point it became necessary to take action and impose some Order on the...

Spring Wreath

Simple Spring Wreath

I had never been to a Michael’s store, where they sell all sorts of craft supplies, but always saw it from the highway on the way back from Montreal, and every time I thought...

Desktop wallpaper 1920 x 1080 "Think positive, work with optimism, hope for the best!"

Think Positive Wallpaper

Since inspirational reminders never hurt, here is a fresh and tangy wallpaper for you! It’s chuck full of the beautiful aqua I’m loving so much these days, and it will deliver optimism and energy...

Paper Circus Trapezists

Circus Trapezists Printables

For a few years now, I’ve been in charge of the craft activity for kids at our neighbourhood’s summer fair. Last summer we had a circus theme, and I prepared paper acrobats that the...

Easy DIY: Rustic Advent Calendar - Authentic Yellow

Easy Rustic Advent Calendar DIY

Hey all, December is a week away (yes it is!), and you want to treat your kids to a custom, homemade advent calendar full of thoughtful delights… but you just haven’t found the time...

Witch in her kitchen - colouring page

Halloween “Witch Brewing Potions” Colouring Page

One week left until Halloween is a-knockin’ on the door, so if you haven’t brewed all your potions and incantations, time to open those spellbooks! And for all the little witches and wizards and mini-monsters...

Affordable halloween exterior decor ideas

Affordable Exterior Halloween Decor Ideas

Hi guys! We decorated the front yard for Halloween last weekend — we love Halloween around here! — and here I am with a few tips on how to maximize the haunted look for...