Life, Style & Beauty

Thoughts on Turning 29

Turning 29

Thoughts on turning 29: Be comfortable in your own skin. That voice in your head only has as much power as you give it. The judgement, shame, discouragement and fear only has a home if you make one. You can’t love others unconditionally until you love yourself unconditionally first. Mistakes happen. […]

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DIY, Local Love

Made Social Co: A Modern Edmonton Craft Workshop

You know what’s a lot of fun? Getting a bunch of ladies together for a night of crafting pretty things. It’s even better when there’s yummy snacks, bubbly, and a confetti photo booth! Welcome to Made Social Co, a modern crafting community in Edmonton created by Christine of Just Bella and Andrea of Andrea Hanki […]

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DIY, Home Decor

DIY Driftwood Hanging Light

DIY Driftwood Hanging Light | Dutchie Love

During our casual strolls along the beaches of Tofino, Nathan and I decided to take some driftwood home with us. We didn’t really have a plan for how to use it, but when I got home I decided to put together a little DIY driftwood hanging light for the living room! At […]

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Duplex, Home Decor

The Duplex Kitchen Update

Kitchen Update | Dutchie Love

If you don’t remember, this is what the kitchen looked like when we first moved into the duplex around two years ago. Faux tin tile backsplash, beige laminate counters, beige cabinets, beige floor, beige walls. Beige-errific! We lived with it like that for a long time, until the tin backsplash […]

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Books, Home Decor, Local Love

The Rutherford House Tour (Plus a Giveaway!)

Rutherford House | Dutchie Love

As a huge admirer of local heritage homes, when the opportunity to take a private tour of the Rutherford House presented itself I couldn’t resist! Built in 1909, this stately and picturesque home was the private residence of Alberta’s first Premier, Alexander Rutherford. It stands proudly on the University of Alberta grounds, […]

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