Here’s A Trend That Everyone Should Follow

You probably can’t believe that I have a blog saying to follow a trend. My regular readers know that I usually recommend to NOT follow the trends, like I do in the Un-trendy List. But this is one trend that’s showing up everywhere this season and it’s really worth following. The trend is…drumroll please…Using Plaids and Tartans. Yes, suddenly the world is going mad for plaids. From…

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Family Reunion Leads to a Guest Room Refresh

There’s nothing like knowing company’s coming to make you want to freshen up your guest room. We’re having a family reunion this weekend and my mother-in-law decided that she wanted to spruce up her bedrooms and add a few little touches to her place. Since it was a rainy morning, I thought I’d head to the shops, make up her beds and then be back and in my gardens by after lunch when…

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Before & After: Twin Bedroom Gets an Update With a Nod to Canada

We hope everyone had a wonderful Canada Day spending time with family and friends while enjoying the great outdoors. Canada Day is one of my favourite holidays. We’re proud to be Canadian and we’re not afraid to let our love show. When we were called in to makeover this guest bedroom, we thought it was the perfect space to get some Canada going. Our clients were still living in the family…

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Tips for Creating an Outdoor Oasis

Last night we were enjoying drinks on our deck with the neighbours and we got to talking about our outdoor spaces.  We all agreed that having an outdoor summer living space is a great way to add extra square footage to your home. When the weather turns nice, we all want to be hanging outside. The prettier and more functional the space, the more we want to be out…

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