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

  • Tea Towel Trick or Treat Bag, make your own Halloween treat bag from two tea towels!
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    Tea Towel Trick-or-Treat Bag

      “Trick-or-Treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat! Not too big, not too small, just the size of Montréal!” I was out and about, browsing through Homesense, when I came across…

  • Mum's Mantel - DIY Fall Decor | Alex Inspired
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    Mum’s Mantel

    I have been admiring all of the lovely fall/Halloween mantel décor on Pinterest. YET, instead of becoming inspired, I felt a pang of jealousy. For I do not have a mantel to decorate! When…