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The Perfect Paint for DIY Success with Fusion Mineral Paint

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 – […]

Home Décor with a Loving Touch

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 […]

A Creative Full Day Retreat for You!

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 […]

The Surrey Girl Project

“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 […]

Social Benefits of Creating with Friends

“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 […]

Baby’s Nursery Design and Décor

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 […]

Spring Break Fever: Cool Crafting with Kids

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 […]

A Liberal Dose of Love and Healing

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 […]

Women Making a Difference in the Lives of Others

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 […]

Creative living – an online resource

Jacqueline De’Ath loves her life.

First and foremost a wife and mother, she has recently added business owner to her extensive resume. This past weekend, she launched the successful grand opening of Homeworks Etc., a unique lifestyle and DIY workshops boutique in Cloverdale. Jacqueline has fashioned a unique, warm, and welcoming space to share her […]