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5 DIY Spring wreaths that we love!

The weather is warming up and it looks like Spring is finally here! It’s the perfect time to freshen up your front door with a spring wreath. Here are five of our favourite DIY wreaths (along with the steps to make them) from fellow DIY bloggers. From bright to neutral, modern to traditional – there’s something for everyone!

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Easton’s Elephant Nursery | Baby Boy Nursery

Gone are the days of “room in a bag” and Disney-themed wall paper. Nowadays, parents are opting to roll up their sleeves and spend time designing and assembling their little one’s nursery with the same consideration and taste as the rest of their home.  Traditional pastel paint colours have made way for “grown-up” colour schemes and decor. Wallpaper with cartoon clowns and jungle animals has been replaced with modern graphics and sophisticated floral prints. Hand-sewn quilts, vintage artwork  and “upcycled” furniture are all the rage, meaning parents-to-be are spending an awful lot of time perusing garage sales, scouring Pinterest and throwing themselves into the DIY revolution. Today we feature baby Easton’s nursery.

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Oh Canada. Our home and DIY land | Canada Day Table Runner

I usually don’t pull out all craft stops for Canada Day the way I do for Easter, Christmas, Valentine’s and everything else in between. An extra day off is often spent at a cottage or on some Ontario beach. This year, though, we have a few people over, so I decided to make a quick, festive backyard BBQ table setting with a hand-stamped burlap runner as masterpiece. You know me, I am a runner girl in more ways than one (have a look at the grass Easter Table Runner I posted for Easter – ps: great recycle for a summer outdoor setting with colorful flowers — but I am getting off track).

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