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{Ikea Hack: Hemnes Bed Frame}

So many people I know have the Hemnes bed frame from Ikea. I think it’s popular because of it’s clean lines and simplicity, but it lacks the comfort factor that many other bed frames and headboards can add to your bedroom and the bed itself. I decided to finally upgrade to a plush headboard that […]

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September 21, 2016 - 10:11 am

{Master Bedroom Reveal} » ohmygee.ca - […] Our original bed frame was a purchase I made on a whim from good ol’ Ikea when our traditional metal mattress frame had scratched the floor and nearly broke my foot one too many times. It has done the trick but we can all agree that it certainly doesn’t scream luxury and comfort. The new headboard is from Bouclair Home and because it’s just a wall-mount headboard I opted to use our existing Ikea bed frame instead of having to revert back to the metal kind. So that brings me to this Ikea hack where we sawed off the headboard on the old frame to make room for the new headboard. It was a quick and painless hack that made such a difference and saved us from having to go out and buy a new frame or sacrifice the height of our bed which neither of us wanted – so check it out here! […]

September 21, 2016 - 10:54 am

Davin - Awesome work by awesome dudes!

{DIY Mountain Mural}

If you read my previous post about my plans for Lyric’s new room, you knew that a DIY was headed your way for this perfect-in-every-way mountain mural. It’s finished and I think I’m more smitten by it than I even thought I’d be! I got the inspiration for her feature wall from Party Parade and […]

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November 24, 2016 - 12:11 pm

{Lyric’s Big Girl Room: Reveal} » ohmygee.ca - […] Mountain Mural DIY Daybed: Discontinued from IKEA (Bought used and spray painted gold) Area Rug: Wayfair (+ Rug Pad) Teepee: House of Hale Custom ‘Aint no Mountain’ Print: Life with Peanut Dresser: Bought used, repaired & painted using Annie Sloane Chalk Paint in Paloma Light Fixture: Pottery Barn Kids Artificial Fig Plant, Grey Stool & Book Crate: Homesense Brass Floor Lamp: Family Heirloom Bedding & Pillows: Homesense Mirror: Garage sale find & spray painted Triangle Shelves & Hair Bow Hexagon: DIY Brass Horses: Garage sale find […]

June 13, 2017 - 5:27 am

A Custom Print for a Big Girl Room - […] makeover, I was so excited to work with her.  Lisa is an amazing artist herself (she painted the mountain mural on the room’s wall!) and had a great idea for an art print that she wanted for the room to […]

{Second Trimester Field Notes}

30 Weeks! Holy cheese pizza, we’re in the third trimester, people!! Second Trimester Field Notes: Nausea + exhaustion: Yeup. I’m tired. This isn’t pregnancy related, but I feel like I don’t sit down much anymore, so that’s probably why =/ This girl is just like her sister and is already sitting just under my ribs. […]

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August 18, 2016 - 1:20 pm

Davin - For clarification, my whole arm wasn’t sore from painting; my finger was sore…numb actually!

August 18, 2016 - 1:33 pm

Lisa G. - Oh my mistake! 😉

{Baby Shower Gift Guide}

Before becoming a mom and determining what my favorite baby products were throughout the first year, I used to gift pretty standard items at baby showers. Things like clothes, a plush animal, blankets, diapers – all GREAT gift ideas! But since joining the mom club I’ve wanted to gift my friends the things that I […]

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{Liquid Love: My Breastfeeding Journey}

Breastfeeding was something I was really determined to give my best shot at, but I knew it might not be easy considering there are so many factors that play a role in a mother and baby’s ability to nurse. Before having Lyric I did my best to learn as much as I could to give […]

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September 4, 2016 - 7:02 pm

Lindsay of Kiddo Korner - What a beautiful post. Thank you for sharing your journey! I breastfed my first for 2 years and 2 months. My second is still going strong at 1 year and 1 month. It really is a different experience with each child.

September 6, 2016 - 10:11 am

Lisa G. - Thanks so much Lindsay, I really cherish that time I had nursing my daughter. You should be so proud that you’ve do so successfully, for so long, too! That’s amazing! I’m hoping for another successful experience this time around, too. =)