summer cocktail

10 Amazing Summer Cocktails

After a long day in the summer heat, there’s nothing like a frosty summer cocktail to take the edge off.  Today was a particularly hot afternoon and chasing the kids at a family barbeque did not help the situation! LOL.  Rain made an untimely appearance at dinner time, thanks to a torrential downpour, and turned […]

interior design styles

Find your interior design style

Something that comes up pretty frequently in chats over design is the never ending evolution of interior design styles.  Lots of us struggle to sort through all the hype and understand how we can apply the styles we like in our homes.  Whether you are looking to define it, refine it or redesign it, most […]

Bits of my busy life

Raise your hand if you’ve been know to procrastinate every now and then.  No?  Maybe later, right?  Well truth be told I am at the very least, a part-time procrastinator.  For all you other busy procrastinators of the world, this week I am thinking of you… You know when you have something that needs to […]

Bits of my busy life

Phwef!  Well we made it!!  Finally the last day of school for the kiddos has arrived.  Not sure who is more relieved, them or me!  This year has been another hectic one, especially during the spring…even though we vowed to take it easier this year than last and learn a lesson from last spring’s chaos.  […]

5 colour schemes for summer

I’ve heard it said many times by people in the design world, that one of the quickest ways to refresh your space is with paint.  But I prefer to think of it more in terms of colour in general.  Let’s face it, new colour schemes don’t have to be something you roll onto your walls.  […]

10 hot colours for spring/summer 2017

Welcome to my inaugural post!  Fingers crossed, here goes nothing… Hands down, this is definitely my favourite time of year!  When spring turns the page to summer,  it’s so amazing I feel like there really should be a special name for it to set it apart from the rest of the year.  It’s like…the brunch […]