A couple of weekends ago, it was the annual Island Mavens Vintage Market. I went on Sunday with my friend Jonathan, a kindred spirit in all things vintage, antique and rusty! The market starts on Saturday, so we were worried that we would arrive on Sunday with nothing left, but we were far from disappointed!… Continue reading Finding Treasures and Inspiration with Summer Markets
Since moving to Vancouver Island, I have been drawn to some of the more coastal decor styles. I have felt, in the past, that a “beachy” theme can end up a little cheesy and contrived, especially when you live in a land-locked prairie town. But being by the ocean, I want to add some of… Continue reading Modern and Inspired Driftwood Decor
If you have been following along, you know that for the last couple of months I have been living with my husband in our travel trailer. The rental market in Victoria, BC is insane – less than 1% availability in rental properties. Since Colin is newly self employed and I have been looking for work,… Continue reading The Best Spa Bathroom Inspiration
This summer’s best finds, and tips on unique decor ideas!
A few weeks ago, Colin and I took a trip to Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site in Victoria, BC. I love historic sites, especially ones with an amazing lighthouse. Colin loves anything with military history and large guns. Fort Rodd Hill has history dating back to the late 1890’s, and Fisgard Lighthouse was first… Continue reading Design Inspiration from Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse
A tour of beautiful heritage homes in the Ogden Point neighbourhood in Victoria, BC.
I have been feeling like my life is a bit like the beginning of Mary Poppins lately. Bert sees the winds change and knows something is shifting. Maybe it is my lifelong Disney obsession that has me comparing my life to scenes from their movies. source It is either that or living on Vancouver Island… Continue reading Island Dreams and Winds of Change