DIY Winter Mini Box Houses

Happy Holiday Season Everyone!

Just a quick link share for you to check out these gorgeous DIY handmade Winter “Mini Box Houses” for Christmas crafts with the kids. 


..please note:  this photo & credit belongs to Nim C from all things Nim & has been shared here for entertainment only. You do not have rights to copy or redistribute, unless contacting owner yourself.. TY

These are made by Nim C from @allthingsNim <–Her Instagram Link for more gorgeous fun & DIY’s! 

https://plus.google.com/+AllThingsNim/posts/9NRrBAhYFd1?_utm_source=1-2-4

Thanks for dropping by,

Jaynine ūüėČ

My Instagram | Pinterest for my interests and | my Tumblr  handmade design blog | & Etsy of course! 

A Case of Books

A friendly decor share for all, especially inspired by my chats with AngelicsScalliwags over there!

Claires blog was one of the very first I followed on WordPress. A blogging, homeschooler, and incredible Mother of the “AngelicSscalliwags Crew” full of book lovers. Claire has a love for the “finger to page flipping, paper-made, good ole’ book reading” experience.

Having my own TEEN, whom “Eats A Book-A-Breakfast” I can relate to the costs of housing all these books, books, books! We live in a small apartment ourselves, and the struggle to find or create space for each hardcover paperback, is endless!

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The highly unique bookcases come in regular sized dark wenge wood….

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Or smaller, the MINI Bookcase, size I’d use for the children’s space. The MINI would be a perfect fit in a little nook area or reading spot for kids!

I really favor these one of a kind decor items. A worthy buy as well, as the designers at
Cold And Old actually ‘plant one tree for each item sold’! To me, that’s an added personal touch. As well, a great reminder for you when you look at your new piece of wood decor. A beauty giving you the opportunity to pay back the environment for, in such a special way! I am confident angelicsscalliwags could even turn the items, into a brilliant homeschooling lesson for children ;)

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Unique custom made bookcases by, Augusta and Gustav over on Etsy.

Item Description:

The darker colored ‘Wenge wood’ material of the above custom made bookcases contain ‘pins’. The detachable ‘pins’ hold the books resting on small wooden plates. These multi-functioning wooden plates keep the quality of the pages intact and are adjustable. (*purchase details) Placed at the bottom of the book, they allow each book to be moved in arrangement. ‘Pins’ dually act as ‘bookmarks’ being perfect for keeping your page saved and are an appeasing book storage unit on display. Have fun and express your own unique decor style.

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The other way to approach these items is to use as your own inspiration for re-creation. I see a frugal, re-create-able, unique, book storage inspiration. There is potential throughout a fabulous (lol at self, ok, a second-hand-looking) DIY project; an opportunity for the entire family to partake! Right!?
The Walnut beauty

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AND…* Night Stand my favorite *

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All designed pieces are handcrafted and created by owners Agusta and Gustav of the Old And Cold one of a kind studios. The Night Stand versions above, contains a slighter depth in shelf, showing its versatility as a functioning piece of minimalist decor. As you can see, each item is hanging on a string material. Strings are made from a waxed cotton and available in options of beige, dark brown, and red tones; also part of your choice custom ordering. *I could use a couple in each room honestly.

Personally, my LO who’s 4+ and I have been working together sanding, prepping, and fixing with tools, a dresser re-finishing project we’ll share once complete. It’s an in-interrupted, quality, bonding and learning experience for us BOTH ;)

Can you have special DIY projects to do with wee-ones help? Do you have a ‘DIY bookcase’ to share? Have you created DIYs with your fam? Are you inspired to do a project like this now?
Share in the Comments or re-blog your story from this post! A chance for you to boast of your successes with DIY… or fails LOL! You know we all love a good laugh, or happy story!

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Dear Readers About Claire, at angelicsscalliwags

Especially to, Mom’s, parents, and caregivers alike. Make your play learning and regular days with the kids less stressful and more fun! You don’t want to miss this blog. Mrs.Claire is an incredibly loving, humble, dedicated, and homeschooling Mother. There are simple learning lessons from her teachings, that she goes into great details about sharing with us on her blog at, AngelicsScalliwags here on WordPress. The instructions, challenges, and lessons are much easier to follow (for a “bear of very little brain”–like Pooh Bear and I) than most of the hardcore books-using homeschooling plans I’ve tried! <<–I read them all! I just have a unique set of circumstances with my LO's learning.

Personal Experience:
Since reading Mrs.Claire’s Blog, I now am able to design my own lessons to implement while just “playing” and being, with my own children. My LO is “developmentally delayed”. I tweak a little something here and there, from Claires Homeschooling Lessons, and VOILA! I’m practising homeschooling lessons in play!Who Knew! AngelicsScalliwags expressions are lovely, photos are fantastic, and learning is definitely wholesome at their house. Subscribe, follow, read, today.

Jaynine x0!

copyrights:
*each product is for sale, and its creation, photo, and copyrights all belong to it’s designers, Augusta and Gustav
**https://j9sopinion.com/ or any of its writers/readers, do not endorse nor oppose the use, or purchase of any such items mentioned on our blog, in any way, shape, or form. Thank You.
(obviously–we all know this but, it must be written)

Interior Obsession

My first job is Mom, my second is slightly obsessed interior design, home decor loving; furniture and furnishings junkie–guilty. Not changing. Not asking for help. Thank You.

My reasoning? Read the description in the link(s) for obsession origin. No time to explain lol. Here are my new inspirational places around the net I’ve been addicted to lately:

Small Space, ‘small’ ideas: alot from ShoeBox Dwellings, our neighbour here on WordPress.com. Her clever unique finds are a ‘perfect fit’ for the size of the dwellings she adores (like me). Read more about Natalia Repolovsky. She has a bright and refreshing outlook on life and living in a small space that is contagiously envied and helpful. Great minds shop alike this modern lighting fixture is featured on her blog, courtesy of the blog we both happen to follow:

energy saving light 16wtt, euro, Super-Light Classic pendant light

energy saving light 16wtt, euro, Super-Light Classic pendant light

Take a stop over at Natalia’s blog for more great small space designs!
Keep your eyes open for some pretty cool creations I have found, around here as well ;)

J9;)

Gifts For You from: “Modern Furniture Canada”

I present to you a present, yes a gift.
I am a new blogger and not well known here on WordPress. I have an adoration for my daughters and an obsession for home decor and interior design.
I have been pinning, tweeting, and photo blogging on tumblr, for a long while now–just didn’t have the time for writing my own blog exactly. (See my story here</a>)
I have gotten to know a few professionals in the home decor industry a little better by simply sharing products from their businesses–NO this is NOT spam, NO this is NOT a ‘work at home‘ drinking coffee nonsense.
This is a sincere gift, a kind of Pay It Forward with one of my favorite modern furnishing companies: Modern Furniture Canada (on Pinterest)

Modern Furniture Canada” has been kind enough to extend to YOU, my followers, following, friends and family, a special discount upon check out. Message me for details or use the code: J9#1
Yes, as in J9#1 (like I’m a number one supporter of my all around warm hearted, favorite, Canadian furniture company lol! Corny but cute, eh?) ¬†We have been specially gifted a 50% Discount off Shipping costs of any of your orders placed. With Special Thanks to #ModFurnCan (Twitter),¬†we can enjoy ourselves some pampering for the home on this long Canadian weekend!

OH! YES, of course there’s a Clearance Section¬†for ‘strict budgeted shoppers’ like me!
It’s a real deal! ¬†Take a look around the different departments:
few odds and end tables/side tables lol,  
for the¬†children’s playroom¬†or some¬†romantic lighting¬†to set the mood, or modernize the home decor.

Any questions, I will forward them to the right customer service department.
My
 Email address is: mycontainedlife@live.ca 

Fine outdoor furniture, reasonably priced for this class of furnishings & 50%off Shipping, is yours now!

Fine outdoor furniture, reasonably priced for this class of furnishings & 50%off Shipping, is yours now!

When shopping for that new patio furniture, (photos below & on link) or a

*Please Note**I am NOT an employee nor affiliated with ‘Modern Furniture Canada’ in any way on line or otherwise. I am a simple stay at home single mom who’s been gifted a sweet gesture of kindness for my loyalty to their products and services.

updated modern comfy chair, came into stock and flew out the door--on back order now!

updated modern comfy chair, came into stock and flew out the door–on back order now!

I hope you take advantage of this limited time offer. If any further information is required, please message or comment.

long time customer favorite and mine!

long time customer favorite and mine!

floor standing light with unique shade

floor standing light with unique shade

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Blessed and Happy Easter to all!

JayNine and Girlz xo

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