It's the perfect time to start thinking about the Christmas countdown! We love the fun and tradition of advent calendars in our house. Every morning it’s a mad race to officially mark it one day closer to Christmas. Bring the family together with these simple DIY ideas!
I know that feeling of finally bringing home that perfect piece for that empty spot on your wall, but hanging art can be intimidating. If not done right, you're left with a mess of holes that you're trying to cover with that perfect art piece that just doesn't seem so perfect anymore. It’s ok… we’ve all been there…. But fret no more! We've put together some of our favourite easy hanging tips to help you get your wall decor looking just right.
I’m one of those people who like to be organized. When everything has a spot I breathe easy. So this DIY ribbon organizer makes me happy! There are versions all over the web that inspired us so we wanted to give it a try and show you how we put ours together.
Outdoor living season is here! No matter how big or small your yard or patio is, it's time to kick back and enjoy in a space that is serene and beautiful. With a little creativity even the tiniest spot can be turned into an oasis.
Our goal has always been to show what custom framing can do for any item or art piece. To give people that ‘wow’ moment when they see their item at its full potential.
I’m what some might call a super fan of organization. I like things to have a special space and look pretty! Today I thought I’d share my obsession with you and offer some great suggestions for keeping organized with frames.
Easter is one of my favourite holidays and I love decorating for it! After a long winter putting up the Easter decorations feels so fresh and inspiring. As I started thinking about what new items I’ll add to my collection this year, I thought it would be fun to share a few ideas on ways frames and those popular little plastic eggs can be turned into decorations.
It's Spring break and at some point you'll likely hear an "I'm bored". When you do, this easy DIY is the perfect go-to to keep the kiddos engaged. It's quick, you likely have what you need already kicking around the house and the kids love playing with it long after it's built. Can I get a yes please?! :)
When it's this cold outside I like to curl up with the kids and get crafty and with the start of the new year why not have them create their very own calendar.
It’s a new season and I adore the colors and beauty that it brings. Fall is a time for warm hues and family. So this season, we jumped right in and got the kids involved in helping us bring fall to Le Frame Shoppe and it was so much fun!
Back to school can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned parents. Keep anxiety out of the house with a simple command center.
Summer is almost here and though our fingers are crossed for days filled with sun, I have a feeling that a few showers may rain on our plans from time to time. My youngest and I recently had fun creating an aquarium craft that would be perfect for those days spent inside!
If you’re still searching for those perfect last minute decorations to make your house extra spooky this year, we have our top picks that can be made in less than 5 minutes!
Fall has arrived, bringing smells of pies in the oven and the anticipation of hot chocolates for cold days ahead. There’s just something about that crisp autumn air that brings family and friends closer together. So whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, this time of year is perfect for showing gratitude and counting your blessings.
Teachers this one is for you! It’s time to inspire young minds and start off the school year with a bang! As you know, setting up a fun and exciting classroom is a big part of how the year unfolds so here are some great ideas to help give your classroom a makeover.
The start of school is slowly becoming a reality in our home. I know permission slips, artwork and notes to field trips will soon be overwhelming my countertop so to avoid the crazy pileup here are some clever ideas to help get your family organized and ready for a successful school year.
There’s nothing like homegrown fruits and vegetables and at this time of year fresh produce is abundant in Montreal! Being in the framing business I never thought that I’d be posting about gardens but I’m here to tell you how a common frame can quickly and easily be turned into a hanging planter!
The warm weather is here and kids are anticipating the crazy days of summer. They’ve grown over the year. Our teachers have helped shape each child that arrived in the Fall to the more mature and responsible little person that is now. As a parent we want to thank the teachers for the care they give our children and everyone scrambles for gift ideas.
The good weather has arrived just in time for the long weekend and gardeners are breathing a sigh of relief! Whether you’re an expert gardener or just beginning, growing herbs outdoors or inside in pots is inexpensive, healthier and more flavourful and drying your own keeps these flavours handy all year round. Lavender and flowers such as roses can also be dried for crafts or set in a container or pouch for the perfect aromatic touch. I’m going to show you a simple way to create your own herb dryer using a frame in a matter of minutes!
Nostalgia takes over as the school year winds down. Parents, teachers and graduates big and small are preparing for the closing day. As a parent of a child about to graduate, I want to hold tight to every moment because I know how fast it all goes. Within a blink of an eye you’re holding their little hands to help with first steps and then before you know it you’re grabbing a much bigger hand to wish them well on their graduation day. Whether you’re about to undergo a preschool, kindergarten, elementary, high school or university graduation, time keeps going but thankfully these milestones can be framed so that they are with us forever. For this blog I wanted to show you some great ideas using frames to create graduation keepsakes and as well help with your party plans.
Did you get masterpieces on Mother’s day? I did and like any mom those crayon-drawn flowers are like Monets in my mind! My collection of kiddie originals grows exponentially so I’m constantly looking at ways to organize and display their art. We’ve all seen versions of the display frame in stores and on pinterest so I wanted to show you how easy it can be to make one on your own in a matter of minutes.
Spending time with my kids is all I ever want on Mother’s Day but the little ones take pride in making something special that’s from them to give to me or grannie. So with two weeks to go until Mother’s Day we thought that it would be fun to give you a simple, inexpensive craft idea that allows you to spend time with the kiddos and them to create something amazing!
It’s official, spring has come and the garden has started to bloom…but then it snowed! I love this time of year and all of its beauty so despite what’s going on with the weather we’re going to bring a little spring indoors with an easy and quick DIY.
Some of the best relationships that I’ve formed over the years have been through the mommy connection and each play date that we have brings us closer together. So for this blog post I wanted to honor the mommy group and help foster it by showing you an easy DIY activity to bring mommies and kiddies together. Kids have fun. Mommies can talk. And life is good. I say let’s play!