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Happy Christmas to All

Happy Christmas to All | Maria Killam

{via pinterest} {via pinterest}   {via pinterest}   {via pinterest} {via pinterest} Ever seen the holiday decor at the White House? It's not to be missed here.  I am so looking forward to this two week break! And I have some news! I have been nominated for an education award by Withit, the awards dinner will be at the Las… Continue reading

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How to Keep a White Sofa WHITE over the Holidays

How to Keep a White Sofa WHITE over the Holidays | Maria Killam

  Recently a designer friend of mine called me in a panic! Her client had fallen in love with all things cream in a show house and asked her to order a custom made sofa with a chaise in CREAM for her family room. When it arrived, her client said "OMG I didn't realize it would look THAT white!". I have… Continue reading

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The 4 Categories of Whites Everyone Should Know via Holiday Photos

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Since so many of you bought my White is Complicated eBook during my launch this past week, I thought it would be fun to post about holiday white rooms and talk about which category of whites they fall under inside my system. {via Style at Home} And here you can see that the staircase is basically painted a true white. How… Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Tour of My House inside Canadian Living Magazine

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I am overwhelmed with gratitude by the number of you who bought my White is Complicated, A Decorators Guide to Choosing the Right White eBook in the past two days since I launched it! Thank you from the bottom of my heart, it makes all my hard work for this launch so worth it! Your emails and feedback have been so… Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit has Arrived!

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We always get our tree and decorate the first weekend of December but I'm still working all day and all night preparing for my white eBook launch for another week so all we have up so far is a holiday wreath at the front door and the house has a white string of lights outside!

I love the holidays, the rain and cold never seems bleak to me in the weeks leading up to Christmas because of all the sparkly lights and decorations!

So while we patiently wait for that day to come, here are some holiday photos to inspire you. Continue reading

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Be My Fresh Valentine!

Be my Valentine

Pat from Santa Monica sent me this beautiful image of a room perfect to post on Valentines Day! She said "I've found a pink living room that just makes me sigh with relaxation every time I pull it up". I totally agree. Thanks Pat, you totally inspired this post!  Photography by Clive Tompsett Farrow & Ball Middleton Pink #245. The placement… Continue reading

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Holiday Exterior Lights with Before and After Grays

Creative Outdoor Lights

When Betsy found my blog and read this post, she realized her white house was just a little too white paired with the more earthy brick columns and railing. A few days ago she emailed me her exterior holiday lights and I asked her to send all of the images if she had them. Here's what she sent, thanks Betsy!… Continue reading

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Holiday Tour of Elizabeth & Bill's Home

Holiday Tour of Elizabeth & Bill's Home

One of the perks of having a designer sister (me) as well as living a mere 2 minute drive away is that your house can get elaborately decorated for the holidays. Dr. Bill & Elizabeth Jacobs Especially as Bill and his partners had their staff party here a week ago as well as their annual party for their friends last… Continue reading

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My Raspberry & Orange Holiday Tree in 2013

My Holiday Tree 2013

I really, really wanted to give you the tour of my house from the photo shoot 3 weeks ago and Christmas but Tracy Ayton, my awesome photographer, sent them into a national magazine and they are going to be published, hooray! I'll confirm who it is very soon! So all I can do is give you a sneak peek now… Continue reading

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The Gucci Guide to Holiday Decorating

Modern Christmas Tour

Rebecca Marshall decided to bring out all her fabulous boxes and bags to decorate her house for a good cause. Last weekend, this house was part of a tour of eight homes with all proceeds of the $10 tickets to benefit the Cyrus Centre, an inner-city resource centre responding to the needs of at-risk and homeless youth. Rebecca's office is located… Continue reading

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