Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween Eh!!!

heehee...these are our pumpkins!!!
I love Hallowwen, I love decorating, I love dressing up, I love carving pumpkins. But my absolute favorite thing is to pass out candy!!!!! I can't wait! :)


Sunday, October 30, 2011

My Favorite October Posts

So, ch-ch-check them out!!!!

Guess what???? Tomorrow is HALLOWEEN!!!!!! I'm so excited!!!


Friday, October 28, 2011

DIY ~ Headboard

Today I have another DIY for you all! :)
When I posted our new bedroom photos, I promised to do a tutorial on how to make our headboard!!!
We don't have a fancy bedroom set, and to be honest, as nice as they are, they are way overpriced. Plus, you know me...I love mismatched and vintage.
Anyhoo...I made us a new headboard to finish off my bedroom makeover. :)


~ sheet of plywood cut to the size you want for your headboard. {I made mine go from the top of our baseboards right to the curve in our ceiling, then about 6 inches wider on each side of our bed.}
~ thin piece of wood to put on back as supports for hanging later
~ foam
~ durable fabric 
~ staple gun and staples
~ drill
~ buttons {optional}

STEP 1: Get your DH {Darling Husband} to cut you plywood to the size you would like. 

 STEP 2: Lock your puppies in jail when he is playing with the saw cord LOL

STEP 3: Mount the smaller pieces of wood {I used 1 x 4's} on the back for easy hanging later.
STEP 4: Lay foam over the whole board so that it wraps on either side a little. 
STEP 5: Cover the whole board and foam with your fabric stretching and stapling it on the back. 
STEP 8: Get you DH to hang your headboard!!!! :) 

STEP 9: Enjoy your new padded headboard! 



Dear Monster Mash,
I hope you end up being an awesome fundraiser for our dance school and we make lotsa monies so we can go to Florida for Nationals in July and I can go see Kassinder. :) Also, I hope the kids don't make idiots of themselves on stage.

Dear Raspberry Muffins,
I'm not trying to be conceded, but damn I make you good!!!

Dear House:
Can you please clean yourself today. I'm lazy. Thanks. Good Talk.

I love you and think you are the funniest thing ever. I am still laughing from your hash tags last night.

and one from Jimmy:

Dear York Peppermint Patties:
Thank you for helping me figure out how to freshen my breath and get fat at the same time.


Thursday, October 27, 2011

Ch-ch-ch-check it out!!!!

Tomorrow peeps!!!! Be there or be square!


DIY ~ Hello Buttons

I adore buttons!!!! I had a HUGE collection until I did this latest DIY!!!!

I made a button lampshade! I have seen tonnes of pictures on pinterest, and we have a wicked lamp with a not so wicked lampshade! But NO MORE!!!!!! Here we go...

What you'll need:

~ buttons, buttons and more buttons {all shapes sizes and colors you want}
~ hot glue gun
~ glue gun sticks
~ lampshade

STEP 1: Lightly dry wipe your lamp shade to make sure there is no dust on it.
STEP 2: Heat up your glue gun.

STEP 3: Start gluing buttons onto your shade. Leave a little space all around cause it looks a little better. {I think.}

STEP 4: Keep on gluing!!! It takes a while...LOL 

 Isn't it amazing???? I absolutely love it! I picked all fall colors since that's the colors of our living room...

I definitely give this DIY a thumbs up!!! :)

Let me know if you try it!!! I would love to see other peoples buttons!!!


Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Chuck's Spooky Birthday Party!!!

As you all know, last weekend, we had a birthday party for our puppies Chuck Norris. It's so near to Halloween that I just decided to go with that theme. I mostly did this party for my little kidlet friends. {Emma, Joel, Jayden, Jessa & Kali}

Everyone came over and we had lots of yummy foods like cupcakes, caramel apples, popcorn, candies and yummy dog treats for the puppies!!!

Thank you to all our friends who came over and enjoyed some cupcakes with us and spoiled Chuck rotten!

Reason to get together - right guys?!?


PS: A special thank you to Jayden, Jessa & Emma for taking all of the candid photos from the party!!! :)

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Answer Me This

A. Age: 29
B. Bed size: Queen. Though sometimes I wish it were King, because  My Paddy and Chuck Norris are occasionally bed hogs.
C. Chore that you hate: Vacuming.
D. Dogs, Dragons: Just Chuck Norris.
E. Essential start to your day: Get up, bathroom, dog out, kettle on, start up computer :)
F. Favorite color: Green. All shades of green.
G. Gold or Silver: Silver.
H. Height: 5’6″. It’s tricky, because if I wear heels I’m taller than my boyfriend, which is a bit awkward.
I. Instruments you play: None.
J. Job title: Dance Teacher/Choreographer. Owner/Operator of 2MESSY.
K. Kids: No thank you.
L. Live: in Brockville Ontario. Just hit our 1 year anniversary living here!
M. Mother’s name: Vicky. {miss this lady mucho mucho}
N. Nicknames: Messy, ShellsBells, Swell, Smell, Weave Dawg, Weaves
O. Overnight hospital stays: Ummm...yeah...they suck. Hospitals smell bad.
P. Pet peeves: Kids that don't remember their choreography week to week, bad drivers, eye rolling and puppies who poo on walls and you have to scrape it off with the bag. (Or bushes, trees, etc.)
Q. Quote from a movie: I dunno. I can't watch movies. {sigh}
R. Right or left handed: Right.
S. Siblings: 1 older Bro, and a super cool sister in law.
U. Underwear: What about it?
V. Vegetable you hate: Green Peppers. Was broccoli growing up as a kid, but now I would rather eat broccoli then green peppers. Gross.
W. What makes you run late: I am very rarely late. I am almost always 10 minutes early. Which is annoying. BUT, a couple weeks ago, I was almost ;late for dance because I got lost in the country trying to get from a craft fair back to Brockville. So scary.
X. X-Rays you’ve had: I think I'm pretty much working on everything now. Legs, Knees, Ankles, Teeth, wrist, hips, stomach....
Y. Yummy food that you make: Zucchini Pie.
Z. Zoo animal: Giraffes.



Etsy Love - Gothic

Darjeeling tea silhouette Victorian whimsy art 8.5x11

Heart & Leaves Black Pleather Necklace (Vegan)

Lolita Skeleton Necklace Gothic White Black Cameo Victorian Zombie

Bride of Frankenstein womens t shirt size medium

Glass Tile Adjustable Filigree Ring-Gothic Black Cat Halloween

Those Eyes

Atomic Blythe Halloween Dress CLEARANCE


Monday, October 24, 2011

DIY ~ Guest Post

I forgot to tell you all... I did a Guest Post over at Little Luck Tree on a DIY Harvest Halloween Wreath!!! :) It turned out great!

Thanks again Shannon for letting me Guest Post!


My Weekend In a Nutshell ~ October 21st - 23rd

It has been FOREVA since I have done a "Weekend in a Nutshell" Post. Crazy.

This was a great weekend. We did a ton of stuff, saw lots of friends and got alot accomplished!!!

1. Friday was Chuck Norris' Birthday and we had a lil' shindig for him! All his besties came and we had cupcakes, peanut butter and pumpkin dog treats and caramel apples!!! YUMMERS!!! Chuck scored tonnes of big bones and a super cool Superman costume for Halloween!!! **Thanks Laurelle, Jody, Joe, #5 & Maryse for coming and celebrating with our "kid"!!!**

2. We started a major project!!! Home DIY and I love it - but ya'll are gonna think we are crazy!!! I will post lotsa pics later this week..but here is a teaser for you...

3. Went to go to Gatineau Park in Quebec, and stopped for breakfast in Ottawa. Then stumbled upon the farmers market!!!! YAY!!! We bought veggies and pumpkins to carve this week!

4. We took some family photos in Gatineau Park with the trees and leaves. Chuck barked a lot, I lost my cell phone, and we spend an hour and a half sifting through leaves and didn't find it. Meh.

Great weekend had by all!!!


Sunday, October 23, 2011

DIY: Nails ~ Roar!! :)

Look what I did!!! :)

A few weeks ago at dance one of the teens had these super cool nails with a floral print and she told me she had bought a kit for them. I found them at Shopper's and I told myself I would buy them for myself if I grew my nails and stopped biting them. forward 2 weeks and my nails are just long enough to look decent!!!

Here's how you do it...

1. Buy the Sally Hansen Nail kit. (mine was $7.49}

2. File, clean and push back cuticles.
3. Using the white file supplied, buff the top of your nails until matte.
4. Take one of the nail stickers and peel the clear coat off.
5. Place the sticker at the base of your nail and lay down, curving around the corners.
6. Press the end on the edge of your nail to create a crease, then tear the remaining part of the sticker off. {I saved mine and used some upside down on other nails. Then I will get two full sets out of this one package}
7. Using your wooden tool supplied, lightly press down the sticker.

8. Once all nails have stickers, paint a clear coat over top for protection.

Super easy!!! I love mine and can't wait until today when we take all our cute fall photos!!! I also cant wait to share them with you!!!

This is a very exciting week coming up...
I have my cute nails, MY Paddy is in town working this week, we started a major DIY redo on one of our bedrooms and I have loads of fun photos to show you already...even though we just started, I have two guest posts this week and Friday the dance studio is having our Annual Monster Mash Party to raise money for our Competitive Team!!! Gonna be a great week with some super fun posts! Yippee!!!

Happy Sunday!


Saturday, October 22, 2011

This Is How I Cook: Chuckcakes! LOL

{snort} I am sooooo funny!!!! Chuckcakes....thats a good one!!!! hahahahaha!

So these are some cupcakes I made for Chuck's Birthday party that got RAVE reviews from the crowd!!!

What you Need:
- Duncan Hines Spice Cake Mix
- 1 8oz cream cheese
- 2 1/2 cups icing sugar
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- 1/4 cup butter
- red & yellow food coloring {optional}

First make the cupcakes or cake as directed on the back of the box.

While your cupcakes are cooking, make your delicious icing.

 Cream butter and cream cheese in small bowl.
Add icing sugar, vanilla and food coloring {to make orange}

Once your cupcakes are cool, ice them and voila! The best cupcakes ever!!! teeheehee

I think I'll go eat one right now...


Friday, October 21, 2011

Goodies!!!! :)

We are having a birthday party for Chuck Norris this weekend and I am getting some things all organized today. We have a couple friends and their kidlets coming over for cake after dinner and I decorated the house all Halloween-y and made some super cute goodie bags today.

Nothing to Spectacular, but I thought I better share something since I haven't posted this week. I am so low I am barely functioning and can't find anything even remotely amusing to post about.

{sorry about the wallowing}