After a long winter of rain, (I feel bad even complaining…most family and friends still have snow) I am so ready for flowers and pretty things! So when the The Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest® gave me the chance to FINALLY work with D. Lawless, I jumped on it! Ok – maybe you thought I meant… Continue reading His and Hers Side Tables with D. Lawless Hardware
I am really starting to love mid-century modern furniture. Before, I was all French curves and farmhouse chic. Don’t get me wrong – I still LOVE those things. It’s just that lately, I’m loving things a little more Don Draper and a little less Marie Antoinette. Yeah, they both had huge egos and some serious… Continue reading A Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table
I have been trucking this ironing board around with me for years. I got it at an auction with my fantastic friend Robin. We LOVE auctions and have found many a treasure at them. Notable auction moments: 1. The muddiest auction ever, aka a good excuse to wear our rain boots. Also the auction where… Continue reading A Patriotic Ironing Board – Oh Canada!
Ok, every DIY blogger loves a major flip with an awe inspiring reveal. The dark dresser become farmhouse chic, the dated kitchen gets a gorgeous new window. But sometimes, I like to get a small project done. It doesn’t take forever, and it allows me to practice new techniques. These wall hanging were that classic… Continue reading Practicing New Techniques for Painting and Waxing
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
A tour of beautiful heritage homes in the Ogden Point neighbourhood in Victoria, BC.
I have been in the Lower Mainland of BC since Sunday. It has been wonderful spending time with Colin and enjoying the beauty of the area. I have also been interviewing for jobs here this week. I have never been so stressed on a job hunt. Usually I am solid in one position and interviewing… Continue reading Beach House Inspiration – Crescent Beach Tour