DIY, Local Love

Edmonton Calligraphy Workshop with Justine Ma

Edmonton Calligraphy Workshop with Justine Ma | Dutchie Love

I’ve wanted to try calligraphy for a long time, and I love workshops! Being a creative for a living means that I like to learn new skills to grow, challenge myself, and stay inspired. Thankfully, Edmonton has a variety of workshops to choose from, like the one I did with Uppercase Press for […]

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Christmas 2015

Merry Christmas 2015 | Dutchie Love

Merry Christmas Eve! Wow, 2015 sure flew by, didn’t it? This year was a big one in many ways! Nathan and I travelled more than we ever have, including our family adventures to Play Del Carmen here and here, our trip in August to Victoria to be with my family, […]

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Chalkboard Gift Wrap DIY

Chalkboard Gift Wrap

To compliment the whimsical Christmas gift wrap, I wanted to try chalkboard gift wrap! This came together relatively quickly with black wrapping paper from Party City, and chalk markers and red and white twine from Michaels Craft Store. It’s simple, fun, and striking! The chalk pens were a bit confusing […]

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Whimsical Christmas Gift Wrap DIY

Whimsical Christmas Wrapping from Dutchie Love

For the first time in a long time, Nathan and I finished most of our Christmas shopping fairly early this year! I was ready to set up and decorate our Christmas tree come end of November, but Nathan’s birthday is in early December and he politely requested that we wait to set up […]

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Local Love, Style & Beauty

PARKSHOW Edmonton 2015

PARKSHOW Edmonton 2015 Simons

I am so excited to attend PARKSHOW this Saturday night at West Edmonton Mall! PARK, which stands for PROMOTING ARTISTS, REDEFINING KULTURE, is a not-for-profit organization that supports up-and-coming creative entrepreneurs. PARK organizes shows such as PARKSHOW for local artists to gain exposure and share their talent with the creative industry in Western […]

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Food & Drink

Oma’s Apple Pie Made Gluten Free

Oma's Dutch Apple Pie Gluten Free | Dutchie Love

As December approaches and houses light up with Christmas lights, I start craving those traditional family recipes. You know which ones I’m talking about – dishes that remind you of your childhood that hold good memories! My Oma’s apple pie is one of these recipes. When I was growing up, I […]

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