When I decorated my client Barbara's dining room, she had too many chairs already and didn't need anything more than new chair covers, an area rug and custom drapery.
But when I found this upholstered chair from Pier 1 (below) that would make her dining room feel much more collected and less 'matchy-matchy', she bought them right away. Continue reading
As promised, here are the photos from the guest house with a pool that my clients built beside their home on Promontory Hill. They don't have to drive when they go away for the weekend! Here she is looking so pretty in her navy dress on photo shoot day! The main house is on the left side (not shown). Loungers ready… Continue reading
Thanks to all of my generous readers, we raised over $12,000 for Irene's sister Aimee and her 5 children, read the full story in this post.
All the furniture arrived a few weeks ago and I'm hopping a ferry to Port Alberni (above) today where I'll be hanging pictures and styling the house for the rest of the day and Saturday!
I picked all the colours on-line and they turned out amazing (So this means I can keep my day job, haha) I'll post photos next week so stay tuned!
Aimee has no idea how she's about to feel in her house by end of day Saturday, I can't wait!!
In the meantime, here are some of my favourite tablescapes and vignettes for inspiration: Continue reading
When Tara Wilson contacted me about doing a giveaway on her designs I thought this would be a great way to revisit tablescapes again! I had no idea that there was a design term for a tablescape until I started reading blogs six months before I started mine back in November 2008. source So here's what you need:… Continue reading
This was the view from the kitchen and into the living room at my sister Elizabeth's house. The ottoman covered a pile of wires that stuck out out of the wall from the last owners' stereo system. The flat screen is mounted above the fireplace on the right (not shown). When I found this small entertainment cabinet (all of this–except… Continue reading
Don't you just love this fabulous textured, African-inspired lamp? It is truly a piece of art! It arrived this Monday along with the sofa and two chairs in pale green linen I had custom made for this client. Ignore the pillow, it was just floating around and I stuck it on the chair. The real toss cushions which pick up the… Continue reading