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Let’s Go Adventuring: A Nature-Inspired Doorway with AspenBlueCo.’s Coir Doormats (Product Review)

Review Disclaimer: This article reviews a product which I received for free in exchange for providing my own honest opinion and review. All thoughts and opinions are my own, and do not reflect those of the product’s company or its affiliates. Your entryway is the last bit of home you get to experience on your way… Continue reading Let’s Go Adventuring: A Nature-Inspired Doorway with AspenBlueCo.’s Coir Doormats (Product Review)

Decor · DIY At Home · In The Kitchen · Uncategorized · Up-Cycling

The Frugal Girl’s Guide to a Luxurious Home: How-To “Thrift Shop” Your Way to a Well-Appointed Home and Kitchen

When I discovered the thrill of thrift store shopping when I was a teenager, I thought I had cracked the code to putting together an awesome outfit at a fraction of the cost my peers were spending. I don’t know about you, but the “dress code” at my high school was peer pressure-implemented , with… Continue reading The Frugal Girl’s Guide to a Luxurious Home: How-To “Thrift Shop” Your Way to a Well-Appointed Home and Kitchen

Baking and Desserts · Decor · DIY At Home · Entertaining At Home · In The Kitchen · Party Planning · Uncategorized

Fit for a Royal: Urbanista At Home’s Top 5 Tea Party Tips

Us here on the West Coast of British Columbia have had a bit of a royal treat this week: the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Prince William and Princess Kathrine of Wales) have been visiting the cities of Victoria and Vancouver as part of their 2016 Royal Tour! I’ve always been intrigued by the British… Continue reading Fit for a Royal: Urbanista At Home’s Top 5 Tea Party Tips

Decor · DIY At Home · Uncategorized · Up-Cycling

DIY Bookcase Succulents

  Happy Monday, DIY-ers! Hopefully you were able to get out an enjoy one of the last weekends before summer officially becomes Fall. It was beautiful here in Greater Vancouver –the perfect balance of sunshine and brisk autumny breeze. I’ve never been a big “hot weather” person, but I can definitely enjoy a good dose… Continue reading DIY Bookcase Succulents

Decor · DIY At Home · Uncategorized

Curating Your Bookcase: The “Personality Centrepiece” of Your Livingroom

Hi everyone! As you might be able to tell, I’m really trying to be good with posting new content (insert sheepish emoji here). 2 posts in two weeks – that’s a lot better than 1 post in 6 months 😛  I’ll just say, the circumstances have been right the past few weeks to keep this… Continue reading Curating Your Bookcase: The “Personality Centrepiece” of Your Livingroom

Crafts · Decor · DIY At Home · Paper Crafts · Uncategorized

DIY Black & White “Geek Chic” Gallery Wall

Aaaand…. we’re back! While we’ve been keeping the oil-lamps burning over on our Instagram and Facebook accounts, the windows have definitely been a bit dark over here at UrbanistaAtHome.com for quite a while – I’m sorry! Since the last official blog post I’ve uploaded (back in October 2015) I’ve had 2 (yes 2!) moves.We’ve now been in our most recent… Continue reading DIY Black & White “Geek Chic” Gallery Wall

Decor · DIY At Home · Up-Cycling

From “Giveaway! To “Gimme!” : DIY Re-upholstered Bench On A Budget

Until I entered the DIY-Blogging world, I had never heard the word “upcycle” before. Yet “upcycle” (meaning to “process (used goods or waste material) so as to produce something that is often better than the original”) is the word that best describes most of the projects I do. Maybe that drive to “reduce, reuse, and… Continue reading From “Giveaway! To “Gimme!” : DIY Re-upholstered Bench On A Budget

Baking and Desserts · Decor · DIY At Home · Paper Crafts · Party Planning

Mini-DIY: Plan an Owl-Themed Baby Shower!

Happy Monday everyone! I’m sorry I’ve been a bit AWOL on the posting front lately. I’ve had a few exciting new developments in the career-corner of my life in the past few weeks, and have definitely been a busy bee getting everything sorted and settled. But fear not, I love being able to stay crafty… Continue reading Mini-DIY: Plan an Owl-Themed Baby Shower!