DIY – Chalk Paint Curtains

Chalk Paint came into my radar before we moved last year.  Probably just about this time of year too.  I need to update my kitchen cupboards and … [Continue reading]

Wordless Wednesday

    Coloring Dragons by Pictura. Featuring artwork of John Howe. Coloured by DesignsbyLesley(me!) … [Continue reading]

Making a Sweet Little Apron

My mother taught me to sew back when I was just a nipper.  She had been sewing as a seamstress since she was thirteen.  She made clothing, curtains … [Continue reading]

Can’t Wait For Spring!

While most Canadians are wishing for the hot suns and beaches of the far south, we decided to go out and buy a canoe! … [Continue reading]

Wordless Wednesday

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Valentine Card – Ombre Heart

February is already sneaking up on us fast.  Valentine's Day will be here before you know it.  Here is a quick card you can do and have tucked away … [Continue reading]

Paying more – Getting less?

Rant time!  Is it just me or are you paying more for eye glasses and getting less? I like to use the micro fiber cloths to clean my glasses and have … [Continue reading]

Wordless Wednesday

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Nuts ‘n Bolts

This is another recipe handed down to me by my Mother.  She made this great snack back before you could buy them ready made and they were tastier … [Continue reading]

Blue Dolphins

When we moved I had to leave my shower curtain hooks with the old house.  I never thought it would be a big deal.  Right?  You can get shower curtain … [Continue reading]