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  • DIY Vintage Halloween Ad Art | Alex Inspired
    Creative Holidays

    Vintage Halloween Ad Art

    It’s no secret, I have a fondness for vintage ads and pretty artwork – especially from the 50’s and 60’s. I was thinking of someway to incorporate this appreciation into classic Halloween decor, nothing…

  • Remembrance Day Glittered Poppy Wreath | Alex Inspired

    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…

  • Free phone fall wallpaper, featuring the ever whimsical Anne of Green Gables quote | Alex Inspired

    Friday Freebie: Fall Phone Wallpapers

    Fall Phone Wallpapers These wallpapers specifically feature whimsical Anne Shirley (Anne of Green Gables) quotes. Anne is one of my favourite fictional characters by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Her Anne series and her Avonlea series…

  • C'est l'Halloween Decor, Alex Inspired Halloween Decorating outside

    C’est l’Halloween – Décor

    How is it already October? The summer flew by. I’ve had this song stuck in my head, thus the title of my post: C’est l’Halloween, c’est l’Halloween, hey! C’est l’Halloween, c’est l’Halloween… Does anyone…

  • Refurbished Chandelier | Alex Inspired – Old brass chandelier is given new life with spray paint, Christmas crystal, new wiring and extra bling.

    Revived Chandelier

    I have very creative parents. This is their project, not mine. I merely stood back, snapped some pictures and watched their creativity unfold. While out and about at a thrift store, they stumbled upon…

  • 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…