September 26, 2011


It’s fall, and the not the fall I love where my hair stays straight and I walk around in the cool sunny weather wearing corduroy and sweaters. Noooo this is the pouring rain wet dog smell in the car, no chance of straight hair weather that most west coasters dread, but accept. Acceptance….In the fall […]

September 24, 2011

GIANT deal

I visited the new kitchen of friends in Victoria this week and had to tell you about the amazing deal they got on their cabinetry.  If you follow me, you know I recently updated part of my old kitchen using Ikea cabinets and let me tell you, I’m a bit jealous.  Not only were these […]

September 22, 2011

Pic Chick

Lately Ive been photographing jobs for my portfolio on the new website.  This is a recent bedroom look I did…a little boho /casual.  The website is coming along and I’m looking forward to launching it this fall! Lamps random score!; Accessories: Winners; Pillow Fabric, Chintz & Co; Pillow made by moi.

September 19, 2011

Sham Wow

I spent my Sunday morning lazily drinking coffee and sewing a pillow sample for my online shop.  I haven’t made an announcement yet….but I am planning on migrating this blog to my website (which I am working on) in a few months so that I can focus on my decorating business and incorporate my blogging […]

September 10, 2011

IDSWest 2011

Has it been a year already?  I’ll be attending Saturday.

September 8, 2011

Fab Fabrics

You can always look to my sidebar on the right for fabric retailers and manufacturers I like, but I read about this one (designerfabrics.ca) in a magazine at the dentist today (blech!… I know) and decided to check them out.  I like some of their stuff, and while the site is beyond plain, they make […]


September 5, 2011


I was a bit of a weekend warrior the last few days…. getting a little sun in my backyard workshop and adding to my freckle collection while using power tools…what could be better!!  I tackled my pottery barn inspired bar this weekend. Here’s how it turned out. First I lightly sanded it and wiped it down […]