Category: Interiors

in the studio – fiddle leaf figs (ficus lyrata)

October 16, 2012

I love plants; it is the old horticulturalist in me. I did that before becoming a florist you know. So let’s take about Fiddle Leaf Figs, ficus lyrata, for a moment. First off they are everywhere in home decor lately and I like that. I really…

guest post – who woodn’t love this old furniture?

August 18, 2012

Hello Living Fresh fans! Tina was kind enough to write a great tutorial on floral design for readers of my blog ~delicious decor~ and I am pleased to have the opportunity to return the favour. I am an Interior Decorator at Creating Contrast Designs in Burlington, Ontario. I frequently…

beautiful modern wood paneling

June 25, 2012

Today is the first day ever the Living Fresh blog is welcoming a guest blogger and to kick it off we have Mari here from Arcadian Lighting. Hello, everyone! It’s Mari here from Arcadian Lighting, a fabulous online place to discover light fixtures of all…

peonies and a new vintage foyer light

April 30, 2012

It is peony season in the fresh cut flower world and I could not be happier. Creating beautiful floral arrangements are so easy when peonies are involved! I will be playing with these lovelies ever chance I get while they are in season! When I’m not busy…

the tiny house that designer jessica helgerson lives in

April 13, 2012

I love small homes and interior spaces. Perhaps it is the hate I have for cleaning or maybe my appreciation of living simply but small, tiny spaces make me happy. So when I discovered the tiny home of Portland, Oregon based interior designer Jessica Helgerson I did…

IDS12 and blog podium

January 26, 2012

Off to Toronto today for a couple of days of interior design fabulousness! Tonight I will be attending the IDS12 opening night party and preview with Deb of Purplefreesia Designs. This is the biggest design party of the year in Toronto and the kick off…

Escape to Malibu – Kelly Wearstler

January 12, 2012

Wholly design heaven, I just love it when fashion and interiors come together to make a whole lot of gorgeousness! I have been a fan of photographer Jamie Beck’s work for a while and I was very excited to hear about a Kelly Wearstler fashion and jewellery photo shoot…

Inspiration: Laure Joliet Photography

December 22, 2011

I recently stumbled across the fabulous work of Los Angeles based photographer Laure Joliet via a friend on twitter and I must say I’m drawn to the emotion she captures in her photographs. She has a way of honing in on the personality of the spaces she photographs, Laure specializes…

fresh interiors – client’s kitchen makeover

November 8, 2011

I’m excited to share with you a recently completed kitchen makeover project I worked on with some great clients who live in a 25 year old house that we have been slowly updating. Two years ago we worked on refurnishing the living room and…

New House Sneak Peek

July 8, 2011

What an exciting week, first a new house and then the launch of the Living Fresh Flower School!  Not sure how I will top it next week, as I do not think painting and stripping wallpaper will add up but perhaps the end results will! The…

Spring Kitchen Table

March 22, 2011

Really enjoying the gathering of plants on our kitchen table right now!  So fresh and colourful, perfect for this time of year! I’m going to miss this space when we move, I really love the light in this part of the kitchen.  But I…

Before and After – Fireplace Update

February 3, 2011

So many homes built in the 1980s and 1990s have dated golden Oak trim throughout. This affects the final look many homeowners are seeking since the house’s trim is throwing off the colour scheme. I was recently working with a great couple who were…

IDS11 – Sibling Revelry: Part 4

January 31, 2011

The final part of the Sibling Revelry exhibit at the Interior Design Show 2011 was a fantastic installation by siblings Sarah and Theo Richardson.  Sarah Richardson of Sarah Richardson Design is a Canadian interior designer and TV personality.  She is well known and loved for her design shows:…

IDS11 – Sibling Revelry: Part 3

Twin woodworkers’ – Jason and Lars Dressler – collaboration was the third installment of the Sibling Revelry exhibit for IDS11.  Their love for wood was visibly apparent in their room creation.  The pair own and operate Brothers Dressler, a one of a kind, batch production furniture company. The bothers produce…

IDS11 – Sibling Revelry: Part 2

The second room in the Sibling Revelry exhibit at the IDS11 in Toronto was created by brothers Glenn and David Dixon.  Glenn Dixon is an interior designer and host of the W Network’s “Take this House and Sell it”.  With his brother David Dixon, a fashion designer, they created David…

IDS11 – Sibling Revelry: Part 1

January 30, 2011

We attended Professional Trade Day at the Interior Design Show on Friday and had a great time getting inspired by all the great displays and booths!  We started our tour of the show at the Sibling Revelry exhibit.  The exhibit showcased 4 rooms designed by 4 pairs of…

White Thanksgiving

October 6, 2010

I’m in shock that Thanksgiving is this weekend, where has this year gone?? Thanksgiving is a holiday I have always enjoyed and really, how can you not enjoy it?  Lots of hearty home cooked food, spending time with family and friends, pumpkins and pies…

Wallter Paintable Wall Applications

July 15, 2007

Here is a fresh new idea for adding some interest to a wall. Wallter wall art is paintable, I recommend you spray paint it, but you can hand paint it too. Once it is painted the peel away is removed then the adhesive back…

Flowers and Interiors

May 4, 2007

Living Fresh is all about flowers and interiors. We create for you for your lifestyle.