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Sarah Haywood

Just a girl on a mission to find and make cute stuff.

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decor, seasonal

Interior Inspiration: Five Fall Decorating Ideas

By Sarah Haywood on Oct 02, 2013

I really want to do some fall decorating. And drink a pumpkin spice latte. And knit some cozy slippers. And curl up with a good book that isn't late to be returned to the library.... Continue reading

deck patio & porch

From the Community: Front Planters - Planted!

By Sarah Haywood on Jun 27, 2013

Okay, so these were planted a few weeks ago. But I was waiting, waiting, waiting for the begonias to finally flower so I could take some pics. I decided to mix it up this year... Continue reading


What I Hate Most About Our Home's Exterior

By Sarah Haywood on Mar 15, 2013

In all my dreamy dreams of the perfect home, never once did I imagine a house clad with orange brick. Uhhh, yeah. Our house has orange brick. Every time I look at it I cringe.... Continue reading


DIY Front Entry Update

By Sarah Haywood on Jan 17, 2013

Oh how I love when I find the perfect thing. And it totally happened the other night on a way overdue trip to Homesense. I hadn't been shopping there since before Christmas. So yes, I... Continue reading

interior design, furniture, bedrooms

The Search for the Perfect Headboard

By Sarah Haywood on Nov 30, 2012

Searching for the "perfect" headboard, where we live, is virtually impossible. If you forgot, we're way up here in Northern Ontario. It's not so far North that we live in igloos, but it's far enough... Continue reading

interior design, windows

Window Treatment Dilemma

By Sarah Haywood on Nov 21, 2012

I have a window treatment dilemma. For serious. (Do people even say that or did I make that up?)  We bought our house because it was old and had lots of that old-house character that... Continue reading


New Jute Rug in the Living Room

By Sarah Haywood on Nov 10, 2012

If you haven't noticed by now, I'm pretty much the girl who says she will post about stuff and then never does. Well, eventually I do, but usually about a year later than I said... Continue reading

kitchen, diy

Kitchen Quick Fix: DIY Grocery Sign

By Sarah Haywood on Oct 12, 2012

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was hoping to craft up a little sign for the kitchen. Our poor kitchen got no lovin' for the longest time. It's in desperate need of a major overhaul but we're... Continue reading

paint, 1, 2, 3

The Fixer Upper - Paint Colours

By Sarah Haywood on Oct 09, 2012

P.S. I guess I took a bit of a blog break. I'll share why in one of my annoying 25 Things posts (like here, here, here, and here). -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   So remember when we bought the... Continue reading

You Ask, I Answer - Part Four - About White Furniture

By Sarah Haywood on Sep 28, 2012

Yes I borrowed those yellow cushions from the sunroom for this photo and yes they look weird because they are too big. ;) How do you keep everything so white?!?! I admire your couch, but... Continue reading