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  • Bride and Bridesmaids getting ready in the morning | Alex Inspired

    diy Bridesmaid Chalkboard Signs

    Recently I have noticed pre-ceremony signage is trending on Pinterest and Instagram. Last year I created signs when I was a bridesmaid for my friend Sam. Together we spelled out :“Just Wait ‘til you…

  • DIY Celtic Wind Chimes | Alex Inspired

    Celtic Chimes

    Ok, so my good friend Captain Crunch dropped off a few awesome items for me. Don’t worry his name isn’t really Captain Crunch; he also goes by Captain Chaos. He always brings me the…

  • Is your Blog Accessible!? (Laptop, coffee and notebook on desk) | Alex Inspired

    Is Your Blog Accessible?

    It’s been awhile since I’ve composed a geeky post… so here’s some information to all my fellow bloggers/designers and web developers. I’m by no means an specialist in website accessibility, however I do teach…

  • Yummy Mimosa recipe using Orange Sherbet | Alex Inspired

    Mmm… Mimosas!

    Mmm… Mimosas! Who doesn’t love Mimosas!?  It’s a socially acceptable way to celebrate breakfast. Anyway, I found a cool recipe on Pinterest… although I wouldn’t really call it a “recipe”. Two components and nothing…

  • Pysanky,mulitiple layers of of wax | Alex Inspired
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    The Art of Ukrainian Pysanky

    This weekend the girls and I went to a Ukrainian Pysanky (Easter egg) Workshop at the very cool Ukrainian National Hall (the ceiling and the crown molding are amazing). Jasmine had this great idea;…

  • Antique Gramophone Turned Bar | Alex Inspired

    Antique Gramophone Bar

    So, I bought an antique gramophone. Actually, what I purchased was the shell of a gramophone, which I was fine with. It’s pretty gorgeous. I spotted it at Antiques on Victoria, a local antique…

  • Mini Easter makeover - the before and the after of the Easter Cloches | alex inspired
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    Mini Easter Makeover

    While perusing Homesense, I found two egg shaped cloches with vintage looking characters inside. They kind of remind me something you’d see on a turn of the century Easter post card. Long story short,…

  • DIY small Crocheted Snowflake | Alex Inspired
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    The Best Handmade Gifts |2014

    Happy First Monday of 2015! I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas! I’ve decided to kick of 2015 with an ode to the lovely homemade and handmade gifts I received for not only Christmas,…

  • Christmas Cards on table
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    Merry Mail Merge!

    WHOA. I am a tad behind. I have really been procrastinating on this post. I’m, also a bit of a liar. Mail Merge isn’t very merry… However, with wine it is! For most snail…

  • Poppies to make Remembrance Day Wreath
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    Remembrance Day Poppy Wreath

    As a Royal Canadian Legion member, the yearly Remembrance Day Poppy Campaign has always been important to me. Poppies are a symbol of Remembrance; wearing a poppy is a visual promise identifying we will…