Tag: Interiors

bringing nature home

July 9, 2012

While enjoying my coffee this morning I finally found a few moments to dive into a new stunning floral book, ‘Bringing Nature Home‘, written and photographed by Ngoc Minh Ngo with floral arrangements by Nicolette Owen. This book is oozing floral inspiration goodness, mixed with interior design delights. The pages are…

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…

52 objects – number thirteen

March 29, 2012

Quartz Mineral Specimen Way back in the day I was given the option to study Geology at college, we had to pick and Geology was my second choice. I got into my first choice, Terrain and Water. My love for rocks and minerals has remained while…

52 objects – number ten

March 8, 2012

Ceramic Blue Tabby Cat Today’s object for week 10 is newly acquired but an object filled with memories from my childhood. This ceramic blue tabby cat used to belong to my Nana, it sat  in her living room and I’m sure it was carried around several times by…

52 objects – number nine

February 28, 2012

Squirrel Pillow Meet Bob! Bob is our squirrel pillow who lives on our sofa in our library. Bob loves sitting on the sofa, so he can look out the window and watch his fellow squirrels, also named Bob, frolic in the big old Maple…

52 objects – number eight

February 22, 2012

French Wall Clock My Father-in-Law collects clocks, it is wonderful to hear them all chime at the same time on the hour in their home. This French wall clock was a gift to my spouse from his father and it arrived in Canada via…

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…