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Simply Shelly

October 28, 2017

There's nothing I love more than getting into a bath once the kiddos are in bed. I love to dim the lights, put on a show or listen to music and sink into the hot water. I swear, there's nothing like it! The only thing that can make a hot bath even better (aside from da...

September 25, 2017

We go through a lot of almond milk in our house...like...a lot.
I've always wanted to be able to make my own Almond milk but it always seemed like a daunting task so I didn't even bother looking into how to do it.
Turns out, I was completely wrong and its actually supe...

August 11, 2016

Hi Friends! Today I'm going to show you how I made these super cute framed agate slices! 

I saw a set of these amazing frames on the Pottery Barn website a while back and decided that i absolutely had to have them! Unfortunately, they were $152 each ...on sale. Yikes!...

June 25, 2016

This time of year, there is always a day where I wake up convinced that I have a green thumb. I don't. 

Every year I go out and get a bunch of flowers or veggies and plant them all with high aspirations, only to be disappointed when they ultimately die a pathetic...

September 23, 2015

I have a giant blank space in my stairwell and it is literally driving me nuts!

 I've decided to do something about it. 

I measured the wall and measured all the spare frames I had laying around and finally decided on a gallery wall. Before I could start hanging...

August 28, 2015

I was looking around the Pottery Barn website the other day and found this really great, rustic-looking ladder that was being used to display blankets and I immediately fell in love with it.

The only issue, you ask? The price tag, my friends. It was a whopping 250 buc...

July 12, 2015

Okay, okay, I know I'm getting a little carried away with pallet projects this year but I can't help myself! 


My little ones are big fans of dinosaurs and I wanted to find a fun way for them to be able to play with their dinos while enjoying the beautiful Summer weathe...

June 29, 2015

So as I pointed out in my Terarrium Tutorial, I can't seem to keep anything but succulents alive when it comes to gardening.

Even though I know this, I refuse to accept it. New home, new year and hopefully new results!


When I was a kid, my mom would make a free space...

June 22, 2015

Coastal whale wall art, say that one ten times fast! ha!


Okay, so, today I have something I've been working on all week. If you've been following my Instagram, then you've had a little bit of a sneak peek.


I picked up a couple of pallets the other day with the intent o...

June 15, 2015

Today I'm going to show you how I made this super awesome, easy-peasy colour block Painting.


You will need:

1 Canvas
Wall spackle
White paint
Paint brush or roller
Painter's tape
Krylon metallic gold spray-paint
Varathane semi-gloss varnish

When I first moved into...

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