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A Designer’s St. Patrick’s Day

We were inspired by St. Patrick’s Day and its colour of choice… green. Just last year, Emerald Green was Pantone’s colour of the year and it really hasn’t gone away with the introduction of this year’s colour (Radiant Orchid). So… we’ve put together a sampling of green accents, green decor, green fashion and generally pleasing lucky thoughts and inspirations – from a Designer’s perspective, of course! Here are all the …Read More

Dress Your Thanksgiving Table

It seems to me that Thanksgiving becomes more and more important to me each and every year. Maybe I’m getting more sentimental in my old age (shocking) or maybe I understand more and more what’s most important (yet again… shocking)… but I really value this holiday more and more. And yes,… my mom makes the most amazing turkey ever! My mouth is watering just thinking about it. So my contribution every …Read More

Snippets_No.6

Hi-dee-ho everyone! Here’s hoping your weekend was bright! Some snippets of delight for you (and me)… One… Have I ever told you how much I love Saarinen’s table? I love that it mixes into any style of interior. It’s modern and sleek, yet warm and inviting. I love it here in this eating nook. Here’s a little more on this great design icon. Two… These are new desk accessories from Chapters …Read More

Snippets_No.5

A few things I came across during my internet travels. Snippets. Just for you. Enjoy! And happy Monday! One… When I think of concrete stenciling (because I do so much of the time…lol), this image certainly doesn’t come to mind. But how lovely would this be for a portion of your backyard pathway?! Wish I knew its source?! Sigh. Two… Wallpaper is so popular these days and I’m always on the hunt …Read More

Snippets_No.4

Happy Monday everyone… Here’s a little of what I’m loving these days. Hopefully it’s as inspiring to you as it is for me. 1) Water gardens are the most relaxing gardens, in my opinion. This one is especially simple and tranquil and limited to 200 sq.ft. Howeler + Yoon’s creation is featured in this Dwell article.  2) Manuel Canovas is one of my favourite fabric collections and this particular floral pattern is so beautiful …Read More

Snippets_Canada Day Edition

Some Canada Day inspired Snippets that I’m loving… Show your Canadian pride and decorate your outdoor space with these pillows! Or these pillows! Actually, I’d keep them out all summer long! And in the spirit of the red and white, how about these red and white paper straws! They look fantastic in a mason jar on your Canada Day outdoor spread. Next up… why not invite your guests with some …Read More