where fixing up, adventure and loads of fun live

I’m currently working on posts that will show you around the Canyon Cottage. In the mean time, this space will be populated with posts from past projects, adventures and my beloved home in Minot. 

Not Your Grandfather’s Clock

I start lots of thoughts and stories with the phrase, "Here's the thing..."  And as hard as I've tried to think of another way to start this post, I just can't.  So... Here's the thing about really gutsy accent pieces.  I find them very easy to create for other...

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DIY Playroom | the big reveal

DIY Playroom "Ellie and I were just playing downstairs.  I heard something run down the steps and I figured it was one of the dogs.  Then a small person flung themselves on to my back.  'Up.  UP.  UP,' she said.  Haven.  She was talking about the loft.  There isn't a...

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DIY Play Kitchen | DIY Art Spaces

DIY Play Kitchen & DIY Art Spaces This week I'm show casing a super cute-cool-awesome playroom I designed {and executed with help from my dad} for my niece.  If you missed the introductory post, you can see it here.  Yesterday I showed you how we installed a loft to...

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DIY Playroom Loft

If you missed it, here is a link to yesterday's introductory post to the DIY playroom project I took on for my sister and her sweet daughter Elliot.  Today I'm showing off the DIY Playroom Loft we added to the space. When I start any project--whether it's home...

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Canyon Cottage Tools, Resources, Buyables, and Freebies

Canyon Cottage Resources will soon include printables, plans, lists and tips. Oh, and other awesome things as they seem practical or needed. Here we’ll talk about my house–the Canyon Cottage–and lots of other fun stuff.  But as you can see–it’s not quite ready yet. Come back soon!


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