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  • Ever wonder what happened to some of the stately homes on North Court Street? | Alex Inspired
    History

    Vanished from the Ridge

    Court Street has a very interesting and long history. It was one of the first streets developed in Port Arthur, with stately homes and sprawling properties. Van Horn Street was actually considered the end…

  • Coco Chanel was a Nazi | Alex Inspired
    History

    Admiring the Despicable – Coco Chanel

    I find it extremely interesting when women (specifically), post or pin “inspirational” quotes and photos of women who I find utterly loathsome. Exhibit A. My biggest irritants are Coco Chanel quotes and admiration for this…

  • Paulina & Jordan | Custom Wedding Menu
    Designs

    Paulina & Jordan

    Paulina and I go way back, to our Pole Dancing days. Yes, such sweet, darling little Polish Dancers we were. What were you thinking? Paulina emailed me and asked if I could do some…

  • O Christmas Tree: Alex Inspired’s Favourite Family Christmas Tree photos
    Holidays

    O Christmas Tree

    I’ve found a few of my favourite Christmas Tree images in my family collection and I had to share them. Above is a photo my Nana took, using a tripod and her brownie camera.…

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

    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…

  • Nurse Brenda - My Favourite Aunty Brenda Story | Alex Inspired
    Genealogy

    Nurse Brenda

    Today marks a significant anniversary of our Aunt Brenda’s passing, after battling an extremely extensive illness. I feel it appropriate to share my favourite Aunt Brenda story today. I am reminded of her every time I…

  • A Jazz Inspired Halloween Playlist
    Holidays

    A Jazz Inspired Halloween Playlist

    Music always makes us happier, or puts us in a festive mood … let’s start to get jovial with A Jazz Inspired Halloween Playlist… Listen to my Jazz Inspired Halloween Playlist on Spotify! I LOVE…

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

    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…

  • Tricia & JJ Custom wedding designs for tables, menus and donation card.
    Designs

    Tricia & JJ – Wedding Prints

    *note: Tricia & JJ’s wedding prints and design are based off their wedding invitation ordered through Wedding Paper Divas. I studied the design carefully to ensure their menus, programs and donation cards had corresponding typography…