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DIY Birds & Berries Holiday Wreath

For this year's Christmas door, I made this cheerful and bright holiday wreath, using vintage birds, some touches of tartan, and red berries.

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Pretty Planters

I created these beautiful planters in shades of green, white, coral, and blue using a few simple, long-blooming flowers.

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Rocking Chair Makeover

With a lot of elbow grease and a little paint, I made over an antique wicker rocking chair.

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Harry Potter Nursery

For the spring 2016 One Room Challenge, we turned our guest bedroom into a magical navy, white, turquoise, and pink Harry Potter-themed nursery.

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Whimsical Owl Art | Create & Share Challenge

I love a good challenge, and January's Create & Share presented that and more! We were partnered with GraphicStock, an online resource for stock images, and tasked with creating a home decor project using one of their images. I decided that since it was already pushing my creativity, I'd try my hand at something I don't regularly DIY: wall art.

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Stencilled Birch Tree Runner | Create & Share Challenge

For the December a group of home decor and DIY bloggers teamed up with Cutting Edge Stencils to incorporate their designs into holiday-themed decor. For my project, I created a rustic, elegant stencilled table runner with a birch tree and bird motif!

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2015 Christmas Home Tour

For 2015, I went with elegant, traditional decorations for our home. Accents in red, green, blue, and silver, with plenty of vintage touches! Step inside for some inspiration!

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Ombre Pinecones | #HomeForChristmas

Pinecones are everywhere! Pick up a few and create a trendy and cheerful holiday centrepiece. With just a little paint and patience, you can create decorations that will last through the holidays and into winter. This project was created for the hop, brought to you by and!

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A Scottish Holiday Table | #CreateAndShareChallenge

For the November I put together a Scottish holiday tablescape, honouring not only American but also the Scots holiday St. Andrew's Day! Not only is this perfect for a late-fall feast, but it could easily work as a or winter table. Pour yourself a wee dram and enjoy!

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$300 Bathroom Makeover

With a minuscule budget and a whole lot of elbow grease, I made over my master bathroom in just six weeks! It started out dark, depressing, and a total throwback to the 80's. Now it's light, bright, and beautiful!

Sarah Burnell
Sarah Burnell
About meI’m Sarah and I write the Canadian make-it-yourself-at-home blog, Flourish & Knot.
Flourish & Knot encourages readers to make things with their own two hands; to appreciate the process and not only the final product; and to be unafraid of saying “I don’t know how to do that: but I’m going to find out!”
When I’m not DIY-ing (or blogging about DIY-ing), you’ll find me spending time with my husband, teaching music, playing the violin, singing in choirs, cooking, and antiquing.