5 05, 2017

The Perfect Paint for DIY Success with Fusion Mineral Paint

May 5th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Decor, DIY Crafts, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

There’s a new paint on the Homeworks Etc. shelves. It’s called Fusion™ Mineral Paint.

We are thrilled to bring this new product to our shelves and workshops! Not only is Fusion™ Mineral Paint a high-quality product available in practical sizes and a fantastic array of colours, but it also has a low environmental impact – […]

23 04, 2017

Home Décor with a Loving Touch

April 23rd, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Decor, DIY Crafts|0 Comments|

Your home is your sanctuary. It’s your castle. It’s a special place of comfort and safety, and filled with love, joy, and laughter. It’s at times a haven in which to cuddle up and close off the world, and in other moments, it shines as an integral part of the neighbourhood – opening its […]

20 04, 2017

A Creative Full Day Retreat for You!

April 20th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Decor, DIY Crafts, Home & Living|0 Comments|

It was a long, long winter: unusually cold and snowy, and downright wintry. For far too long, we nestled indoors with blankets, nursing hot cocoa, and binge-watching Netflix series ad nauseum. But finally, Spring is springing.

As we emerge from the proverbial cocoon, spring fever is casting its spell. Fresh air and open windows, Spring […]

13 04, 2017

The Surrey Girl Project

April 13th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

“Bringing a positive new meaning to the term ‘Surrey Girl’ and showing what it really means to be a female from Surrey.” (ourhappyplace.ca)

There’s some affirmative action afoot in Surrey these days…and it’s all about boosting the cache around the decades-long mistreatment of the term, ‘Surrey Girl.’ A new project has been launched by Kat […]

5 04, 2017

Social Benefits of Creating with Friends

April 5th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, DIY Crafts, Play|0 Comments|

“The world is but a canvas to the imagination.” Henry David Thoreau

There’s DIY at home…and then, there’s DIY in the company of others!

And while it’s wonderful to find time and space alone for crafting, designing, and inventing, there are enormous benefits to spending time in a group setting while digging our hands in a […]

20 03, 2017

Creativity for the Soul

March 20th, 2017|DIY Crafts, Play|0 Comments|

“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” Albert Einstein

Just because you can’t paint a portrait or pen a novel doesn’t mean you’re not creative. Au contraire! Creativity is what makes us HUMAN. It exists within every aspect of our lives, and is not just reserved for the artistic elite.

You can – and should – reclaim […]

1 03, 2017

Baby’s Nursery Design and Décor

March 1st, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Baby, DIY Crafts|0 Comments|

Designing and decorating baby’s first sacred space outside the womb can feel daunting…but can be so much fun for the expectant or new mom! If ever there was a reason to pour love, joy, and hope into a room, it’s in anticipation of the arrival of a beautiful new being into this world!

As nursery […]

25 02, 2017

Spring Break Fever: Cool Crafting with Kids

February 25th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, DIY Crafts|0 Comments|

Spring Break conjures up dreamy visions of longer days, warmer temperatures, and fragrant cherry tree blossoms across the Lower Mainland. Why, before we know it, the dog days of summer will be upon us and the kids will be free from the confines of the school room!

But before we get too preoccupied with blissful […]

14 02, 2017

A Liberal Dose of Love and Healing

February 14th, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration, Small Biz Spotlight|0 Comments|

There’s a loving, truthful, raw energy about to permeate the space at Homeworks Etc.

This past Friday, February 10th,  Jill Prescott brought her unique gifts as intuitive and energy healer to lead a focused group meditation and subsequently assist participants in deciphering messages and images that arise during the process. This was an evening of […]

2 02, 2017

Women Making a Difference in the Lives of Others

February 2nd, 2017|All Ideas & Inspiration|0 Comments|

Motherhood is arguably one of the most important, challenging and rewarding responsibilities on the planet. Bringing a child into the world – loving, guiding, teaching, and shaping one’s offspring into an empathetic, conscientious, respectful, and hardworking mature being –  can surely become a mother’s legacy.

And yet, some moms want to do more. They yearn […]