the highlights reel: april 2013

2nd May 2013

I don’t know about you, but April has somehow flown right by. I’m not altogether disappointed though, as we had a suuuuper long winter here in Ontario and now it’s finally beautifully warm, with lots of sunshine and chirping birds. Happiness.

I feel like I didn’t get much done around here in April. The “to-do” list is still about the same as it was in March. Just the ebb and flow of a DIYer I guess (plus our vacation this past month snuck in there!).

Well, here are the highlights.

I did a roundup of some of my fave free printables, so if you’re looking for new artwork, make sure you check out the post.

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available here

I hit up the Ottawa Antiques Show with a couple of gal pals and brought home a few blue mason jars and vintage postcards.

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I gave a baby bump watch update (up to week 22) and the scoop on how I edit those pics, so you can create a similar type of collage or photo project.
pregnancy collage - weeks 13 to 20

The summary of our blogiversary survey went up. Thanks to all of you who filled it out – it really helps me get to know you guys and make sure I keep doing more of what you’re digging!

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Then we took off for a week for our NYC babymoon. OOooh it was so lovely! We basically ate and strolled our way through the city. Click here for the full recap of our little holiday.

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And then I capped the month off earlier this week with a quick and easy housewarming gift idea.

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And that’s it! A pretty sparse month over here on the sweetest digs. Now that we’re ramping up the nursery and a few other projects, there will be plenty of DIY goodies for May – promise!

Despite the slow DIY month, I actually had a pretty busy month with my little etsy shop, and have added a few new chalkboard and other customizable prints. Head on over there to check out what’s new!

chalkboard print collage

PicMonkey Collage

Do you guys have any projects on your to-do list to get done before summer hits? I know I’m trying to get a lot of the indoor stuff out of the way, as I hate being stuck inside in the summer!