Easy DIY Halloween Decorating

I know I am a little late in posting Halloween related DIY’s as most of the world is done Halloween by now… but if you are looking for a quick and easy craft, I’ve got your back…

Save your coffee cups from Tim Hortons, Starbucks, whatever coffee shop you choose. Ice cream pints work well too.. 

Paint them black, or white, or orange… whatever you want.

Cut faces out

And voila, you are done.

Put battery operated candles (or glow sticks) in them and set them out to spook the trick or treaters.

You can keep these as basic or dress them up as much as you want.

You can also save them from year to year too.


Iceberg Empire! Etsy Shop


If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter (or see the little sneak peak of each of the feed here on the side bar), then you will have seen some of the amazing things that my best friend and I have started to sell on Etsy.

Hand-carved Birch and Lilac Shawl Pin *SOLD*

We opened our shop, after YEARS of talking about opening an etsy shop. We finally took the plunge and listed some items. And we have so many more in the works.

Hand-carved river rock pendant

The shop is a little rough around the edges right now, but if we waited until we had everything just so, then we would never have taken the leap.

Choke-Cherry Buttons

I will be updating here when we add a handful of new things… The holidays are right around the corner, and handmade one of a kind gifts are always the best.

Poplar Branch Coasters (set of 4)

So please, head over there and check out our small, but growing, collection of things we have made. And if you are looking for something in particular, send us a message and we can work out some custom orders. If you wouldn’t mind checking the little heart next to some of the items, that would very much help us out.

(And I promise I will get some garden related content up again soon… I’ve just been creatively distracted with this new venture that I haven’t gotten around to posting here as often as I would like)

I have also created a page up in the top menu bar on this blog, for little updates on what is happening in our Etsy Shop…. So check there for any little updates or sneak peaks on the shop.

Side Grain Poplar Wood Cutting Board. I am in love with this one, and I think you will be too!

Dollar Store Gardening – Seedling Lables

I have tried a few different ways of labelling my seedlings over the years, and I am still on the hunt for my very favourite. In the past, I have splurged on those “reusable plant markers” from garden centres, that are like $5 for 20 little pieces of plastic, and while they are reusable, they have a bunch of drawbacks as well. So I tend to stick to a few favourite from the dollar store rather than spending my money on the fancy ones from the seed companies.

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