December 28, 2011

Mirror Image

Ever covet the Pottery Barn Eagan Mirror?                       Chintz & Co has a comparable mirror…on sale of course                     Contact me if you want some help making the place you live a place you love.

December 19, 2011

Size Doesn’t Matter

  The Christmas Small Art Exhibition is on now until Jan 2, 2012 at the Victoria Massey Gallery. Over 60 artists are displayed and the original pieces sell for between $100 to $150 dollars.  Find a Unique Local Christmas gift and support the arts!   I adore using small pieces to create a gallery wall […]

December 15, 2011

Coastal Coasters

This Holiday Season I’ve been searching for just the perfect gift  for clients… Something practical, beautiful, natural, local, one of a kind and priced reasonably.  Is that too much to ask?   Well I finally found it!  Yay!! Now don’t get too excited because this is going to be a gift for future clients because […]

December 13, 2011

Are you Up For It?

The Pantone Colour of 2012 is….Tangerine Tango

December 12, 2011

12 Days till Christmas!!

12 Things I love about the Holidays… 1. Decorating 2. Baking 3. Making Wreaths4. Getting Cards 5. Using Candles 6. Fireplace Time 7. Favourite Movies 8. Finding neat gifts to give 9. Wine and Cheese 10. Lights 11. Christmas Jazz 12. And most of all a much needed break and time spent with my family […]

December 9, 2011


Last week I was watching an episode of Nate Berkus and he plugged the name of the bedding he used in a room design.  “Mary who?”  I said…wishing I was watching the downstairs TV with the DVR and rewind feature.  Well not to worry peeps here it is!!!  Not Mary, but Marimekko a hot new […]

December 7, 2011

Testing…Testing 123

This week I am helping a client choose colours for walls and features.  I prefer the Benjamin Moore Colour deck so here are my preliminary favourites for the interior but it it’s not over until those testers are approved. Med/Light Gray tone for the overall wall scheme…The Fireplace Feature wall will be painted in a […]

December 6, 2011

Shroom Swoon

I attended the Taste of Salt Spring Christmas Craft show this weekend and stumbled upon Untamed Feast a Vancouver Island based company producing wild, gourmet mushrooms. I bought some expecting to try out the recipes over the holidays…but I confess I couldn’t wait. I tried the Cheesy dip recipe inside this bag of smoked Chantrelles..wow […]

December 3, 2011

Eat In Envy

Today I had the pleasure of styling the mantle and display area in a sun filled eat in kitchen and it was soooo much fun. It turned out like this….. …But started out like this…I always ask my clients to put out all their stuff so we can play around… My amazing client Angela has […]