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July 24, 2015

Langford BC Living Room

Who says that the suburbs have to be boring?  This builder home layout is repeated throughout the clients westshore development but changing up its tired palette and predictable layout has made this house totally unique.  I switched around the location of the living and dining areas and had an electrician add a junction box for […]

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December 2, 2014

Two is better than One – Coffee Tables

When it comes to coffee tables and small spaces I really believe two is better than one. I’ve been wanting to do tandem coffee tables  for awhile…some of my past client’s reading this might even recall my valiant attempts to sway them:) Recently one of my client’s agreed and two little square glass lovelies arrived […]

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October 10, 2014

New Look for a Little Nook

I recently designed this little nook in a small vacation condo for a tween girl.  She knew she wanted it to be white on white with fluffy bedding and not too much colour. The nook is dark without any windows, or a door for that matter, so it was a tall order to make it […]

June 3, 2013

Go to Your Happy Place / Room

Kids are Cool.  This weekend I had the pleasure of using my decorating skills to make a little girl very happy and guess what…it made me happy too! If you’ve been following along there is a second room too. But I’m not finished yet – so I’ll reveal that one in a week or so.  […]

March 27, 2013

Get the Look Local

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So here’s a shop list for those of you #yyj mid century loving decoristas who want to create this Em Henderson look locally for…ehem…ALLOT less. See below for the thrifty shop list (cause that’s how I roll) and a single shot of the inspiration pic again cause it’s […]

March 13, 2013

One Room Challenge – Finishing Touches

Is it really almost over? Yep, the most recent One Room Challenge Spring 2013 edition is almost complete.  What is it? The One Room Challenge is 20 rooms & 20 Design Bloggers kicking butt and taking names in 6 short weeks. This is week six so I’m showing you the final touches on the Girl […]

January 17, 2013

Cloche Encounters of the Design Kind

I picked one up last summer…a cloche, that is. I Didn’t know what to really do with the thing and since I’m not exactly the gardening type it sat pretty on a shelf until this past Christmas when I filled it with lights like this. Not too terribly creative…but hey I was busy. So now […]

August 28, 2012

tUSEDay VICTORIA

This week I found an Inukshuk carving that would be a great accessory for anyone’s bookshelf.  Soapstone carvings by Inuit artists are usually very expensive. But this one, from a little known artist, is totally reasonable. Check it! (Pic is the link as usual)

May 30, 2012

Smurf Worthy

It’s a box with lid from Chapters of all places…too cute!