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My Newest Bed Obsession

Wrought Iron Bed

This is what I see when I walk by my guest room every day. I picked up this print at HomeSense years ago and seeing the big flowers just make me happy. The vintage dresser is Terreeia's. The wall colour is SW 6422 Shagreen. I love the two small pieces of art on the middle of the wall on the… Continue reading

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My Living Room Inside Style at Home (Including the Befores)

Raspberry Drapes

Okay, here's the rest of the photos inside Style at Home's colour issue this April! Thanks again to everyone at Style at Home for including me in this issue AND on the cover! Here's my family room and this post has my kitchen photos.   Here's what it looks like in the magazine (above). Here's the REAL ESTATE PHOTO –… Continue reading

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13 Ways to Create Flow with a White Kitchen

How to Create Flow with a White Kitchen

View from the Master Bedroom Two weeks ago, I found a new business coach. Julia decided my business needed an intervention and if I didn't come to see her, it would be months until we sorted things out on the phone together. Fortunately for me, she had two days that she was able to re-arrange on short notice to fit… Continue reading

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Eclectic Art in the Hallway

Eclectic Art in the Hallway

{Front Door Colour: Cloverdale 7669} The art wall in my hallway has looked like this almost since we moved in over a year ago. I couldn't stand the wall sitting empty so I filled it with mostly empty frames in the hopes that it would inspire me to fill them faster. It didn't. Every time I walked by, I was… Continue reading

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I Hate my Closet Contest is Back!

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The Designer Closet Guys installed closets in my house last year!¬†And thank goodness they did, because our closet door is actually a pocket door so if our closet wasn't pretty to look at, I would want to keep the door closed and that would not be fun. Here's the video of my colour consultation with the winner of last years… Continue reading

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My Sunday Holiday Shenanigans & Winter Pots

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{Click on images for source} I am seriously, easily entertained. As many of you know, I live one hour and 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver in–gasp–Yarrow but it's considered Chilliwack. Recently, I read The Happiness Project, an awesome book about. . . surprise, Happiness, I read it twice, back-to-back. I have NEVER done that in my life. I LOVED it.… Continue reading

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Take Risks with Your Decor Rather than your Clients

Take Risks with Your Decor Rather than your Clients

Two years ago, when we lived in our townhouse downtown, I chose the wrong fabric for my new chair and ottoman. I was so embarrassed. That's why it's taken me this long to tell you about it. I had my yellow sofa (above) and that was an easy choice for me to make. I love yellow. But I was having… Continue reading

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Why your Paint Colour is Kinda Boring

Why your Paint Colour is Kinda Boring

Recently, I received this email from one of my on-line clients: Thank you for your consultation about half a year ago. We finally had a chance to re-paint the dining room. This color looked fabulous in the hallway, however there is something wrong how it feels with this color in the dining room. Something just doesn't feel right and I… Continue reading

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White to Green Exterior: Before & After

Have you ever wondered if a green house would blend too much into the landscape if you have lots of green around your house? This homeowner was brave enough to go for it! Before After: Body Colour, SW 6431 Trim: SW 6385 Green is the color of nature, fertility, life. Grass green is the most restful color. Green symbolizes self-respect… Continue reading

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My Breakfast Area: Before & After

Custom Banquette

I decided on sconces after the new kitchen plan did not leave room for a full size table and chairs. Having a light fixture hanging over the new eating area would be an issue because then it would not be centered to the bay windows. So I eliminated the overhead light fixture and added two sconces instead. Before after The… Continue reading

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