IKEA decor

10 Most Popular IKEA Decor Products

Who out there doesn’t love Ikea?  Its super affordable, easy home decor and simple storage solutions are pretty commonly found in most of our homes.  Let’s be honest, who hasn’t had something from Ikea in their home at some point in their life since college?  Interior designers and homeowners alike, love IKEA decor. Admittedly I […]

reasons to renovate

15 Reasons To Renovate Your Home

Love it or list it?  How many of us have asked that very question about our home?  I know we have many times over the years.  We went through a spell just a couple of years ago, when we really felt the push to move.  We even went so far as to list our house […]

A ghostly Halloween treat…a great fall finale.

Look out parents, here comes Halloween!  Another kid centered, overly commercialized, consumer based holiday is nearly upon us.  But who doesn’t love it, all the candy and treats?  Everything else seems to take a backseat this week to the frantic prep work for this holiday, especially if you have kids. Last minute costume prep, school […]

girls bedroom decor

Girl’s bedroom decor DIY

Hello fellow design lovers!  Despite my best intentions, back to school this year has been CRAZY!  Between work, sports, lessons, parent-teacher conferences…it’s hard to find time for anything else.  My personal short term design goal for the fall was to redecorate my daughter’s bedroom.  It was supposed to be a quick, easy project to update […]

kitchen organization ideas

16 Amazing Kitchen Organization Ideas

The dreaded drop zone.  We all have one, let’s be honest.  I don’t mean by your front entrance, where you temporarily set things down as you’re coming in the door.  I mean in your house.  That spot…or spots…where good organization intentions come to die.  It’s that place you set things down and think “It’s just […]

fall decor ideas

Fall Decor Ideas and Easy DIY

Admittedly, I am a bit late to the fall decor party.  I’m not one to usually get caught up in the trappings of seasonal decorating…except at Christmas cause Christmas is awesome!  I generally prefer things to be neat and tidy and streamlined…pretty much all the time.  I don’t like all the clutter that seasonal decor […]

fireplace design

Top Fireplace Design Ideas

Hello fellow design lovers!  Outside my window today there is some winter-like weather raging.  It is cold and miserable and windy…summer is definitely over for this year.  I, however, am hunkered down inside, staying cozy and warm with the fireplace blazing.  Watching the lovely dancing flames got me to thinking about fireplaces, fireplace designs and […]

how to choose the right sofa

7 Quick Tips to Choose the Right Sofa

When designing any space I tend to start with the big decisions (the costly ones) and work from there.  In your living room that means thinking about your sofa or couch selection and using that to anchor the design for the rest of the room.  A good quality sofa, like the one in the above […]

favorite neutral paint colours

12 Favorite Neutral Paint Colours

Looking through paint samples can but fun…and overwhelming!  Between all the major paint manufacturers there are literally thousands of colours to choose from.  One of my paint favourites is Sherwin Williams and they alone have over 1500 paint colours!  So to make things a little easier, this week I have put together a list of […]

transitional design style

5 Easy Tips to Master Transitional Design

Hello friends!  Kicking things off this week, I am super excited to talk a bit about transitional design and decor.  This is not only one of the most popular interior design styles out there but also my personal favourite.  I get asked pretty regularly about what transitional style is, how to make it work in […]