Repurpose and upcycle your iPhone box

Before and after decorating old Apple boxes to make something new.

Don’t recycle all those old boxes, upcycle them instead!

Repurposing items is often forgotten about when it’s so easy to go out and buy everything new these days. But I love the feeling of accomplishment and ingenuity when I can figure out a way to repurpose and upcycle. It’s a great way to reuse items, make them beautiful again, and give them a better purpose in life. Consumer packaging comes in some really sturdy and functional boxes that are actually as good as anything you could buy in the View this Post

Tiffany Pratt at the Calgary Home + Garden Show plus a Giveaway!

Tiffany Pratt This Can be Beautiful Book

Winter is still going strong in Calgary, forcing us to burrow into our homes to nest and stay warm. Well, if the cabin fever is getting to you, it’s time to get inspired with the upcoming Calgary Home + Garden Show taking place at the BMO Centre on March 2-5, 2017. Do some touch-ups, upgrade a room or two, or start brand new with tons of big ideas and trusted advice at the four-day event. The snow is going to keep us cooped up a little while longer so might as well make home an even better place to be, View this Post

3 cool things to check out at the Calgary Home + Design Show

Home + Design Show Urban Barn

Photo by Urban Barn Instagram

The air is getting crisp and the leaves are falling to the ground which makes it a great time to stay close to home and find new ways to spruce up the homestead. The Calgary Home + Design Show is back September 22 -25 with tons of ideas to inspire your beloved interior spaces. As a new homeowner, I’m pretty stoked to visit this month’s show to find new goodies for my place (faucets and bathtubs, here I come!) There are also tons of cool local features that will be featured throughout the entire weekend View this Post

How to build a beautiful gallery wall

Irene Seto Gallery Wall dress

Build your own beautiful gallery wall.

So I’ve talked all about the reasons why you need to have a gallery wall in your home. You’ve thought about it a little bit, done some research, looked at the blank space on your wall and have finally committed. You’re hanging own up your own beautiful photo gallery wall.

Building your own gallery wall can be quite the process. Putting together my wall took me about 6 months from beginning to end. But you can get it done as slowly or as quickly, as big or as small as you need – View this Post

3 reasons terrariums are the best plants ever

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It may be cold and gloomy outside, but it’s always green inside these beautiful moss terrariums. Glass terrarium plants have been around since their kitschy heydays in the 70’s. But these tiny plants have been making a comeback the last few years as do-it-yourself design trends have popularized the terrarium once again. I myself own a few terrariums that I have made for both home and the office. They always bring a smile to my face whenever I see them. I fret over them like they’re View this Post

Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips with Papyrus

Papyrus holiday Christmas gift wrap (Custom)

Beautiful Papyrus gift wrapping goodies – keep on reading and these babies may just become yours!

I always find shopping for Christmas presents to be such fun, but gift wrapping to be such a chore!  It’s probably because I never have the right supplies and I get a little too impatient with all the taping, folding and cutting. That’s where the lovely folks at Papyrus come in with some handy gift wrapping hacks to help you get your presents under control. This shop is one of my favourite places to pick up paper craft supplies with their endless bounty of View this Post

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