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April 30, 2017

Next Level IKEA Kitchen

I have a hilltop kitchen reno in Langford right now that is going to blow our minds (that’s right…yours and mine!).  It’s no secret that I love IKEA, in fact you may not know that I worked there during the summers when I was in University. Yep…I had THE most tricked out first apartment ever…too […]

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January 22, 2017

Loving Lately – Product Picks

No apologies for not being able to post much – working, living you know the drill. But just because I’m hustl’in does not mean that I don’t get stopped in my tracks by cool and beautiful things.  No way, it happens all the time cuz I am constantly scouring the earth for my amazing clients […]

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July 4, 2016

Laundry Room in Langford

This laundry room in Langford might actually make you enjoy doing the wash.  A poorly designed original space made way for a dog shower, better machines and a large folding surface for piling – Oops I mean folding! the clothes and then promptly putting them away. We moved the door location and changed the layout […]

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July 2, 2016

Little Girls Room

I recently decorated a Little Girls Room for two sisters. I helped their mom create an upbeat & sweet room that will take them through the renovation days ahead.  This room will be painted later with the rest of the house. So, until then they have a cute little corner they call their own and […]

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November 22, 2015

Collected Cool – Oak Bay Living Room

Another recent project just wrapped! This time it was an Oak Bay living room with clients who have traveled extensively and collected some great mementos from their adventures. Needless to say I was stoked to decorate with all their stuff.  They were a dream to work with and the results are awesome. Check it out […]

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November 16, 2015

Modern Country Living Room in Langford

I just wrapped up a modern country living room project with some super star clients who purchased Barbie’s Dream House in May. It was Pink on pink on pink but full of potential so I was on board from the start.  These guys loved that I shop on Used Victoria and man did we score […]

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September 14, 2015

Blue Master Bedroom

I recently finished up a blue master bedroom project with some amazing clients in Langford and their room is a reflection of the original plan, my sourcing skills and their hard work. With a moderate budget my clients and I worked together as a team to completely redecorate this room. The only thing that stayed […]

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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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July 1, 2015

Filling a Family Home Part1

Even when it’s hot, I have to be on my game. So, when some awesome new clients purchased a big ‘ol house in Langford this past May, I had to kick it into gear to help them find some budget & kid friendly furniture ASAP.  Once they got possession we started the Paint and flooring […]

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May 1, 2015

What I’m Do’in These Days

The new crop of clients this Spring is Ahhmazing and I’m more inspired and excited than ever to scour the earth looking for great pieces.  I have some really great stuff happening like a backyard art studio, iddy biddy boy/girl twin bedrooms (Yay!), some great master suites and living rooms that I’m really excited about […]

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April 11, 2015

Condo before and after

I promised to share some condo before and after shots and details from my recent project. So here you have it… my global hi/lo condo on a budget. A global inspiration mixing High and Low items… The entire place was green. I painted it Benjamin Moore Pale Oak in order to create a nice backdrop […]

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April 8, 2015

Blue Crush Bedroom Ideas

My clients don’t have to worry about making a mistake because I walk them through the process step by step and make sure they are comfortable with the choices we make along the way.  I’m working with some past clients on their master bedroom now and step 1 was finding a great headboard.  The wish […]

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April 2, 2015

Global Inspired Decor

I recently finished a condo project for an out of town client who likes classical design styles but also appreciates my love for mixing high/low …..so this is what I came up with. He travels allot, and I’ve never met him so I had to make some leaps of design faith and I sure hope […]

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March 17, 2015

Fireplace Wall Design

Wow Victoria, there is a real reno and real estate buzz in the air right now, and thanks to you my email and phone are busier than ever!  I’ve been getting allot of casual inquiries lately asking about how I work with clients, and for all of you who are on the fence and don’t […]

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March 8, 2015

Interior Design Victoria BC

Every year around this time the world of Interior Design in Victoria BC gets a little crazy.  I have several interior design projects lined up in Spring 2015 … but I am careful to keep the number of projects I take on in check so I can deliver great service to everyone. I don’t have […]

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February 13, 2015

The Union Building Victoria, BC

I recently completed another job for out-of-town clients who purchased a condo in the Union Building in Victoria.  This little 732 sq ft condo in the historic Union building had some challenges but I used creative solutions like a murphy bed, built in bench seat with storage and a custom mounted wall lamp above the […]

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February 1, 2015

Masculine Master Bedroom

A new masculine master bedroom concept for a client. Global, masculine, moody and sophisticated. If you want some help making the place you live a place you love….contact me, I can help.

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January 7, 2015

Finding the Right Carpet

It’s a big purchase and it can stress some people out, so I often get the call to help Victoria area families in finding the right carpet for their home.  This week I have the great pleasure of finding a few carpets for a cool mid century reno of an older house in Oaklands.  I […]

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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 […]

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October 6, 2014

The Hero Work Program – 2014 is Complete

It’s not really possible to communicate how much satisfaction you get from doing something for someone else…a total stranger that you will probably never meet. But knowing that every thoughtful detail, decision and sacrifice will make a difference for a youth that is at risk makes all the hard work worth it.  If you’ve been […]

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August 30, 2014

Progress at the Union in Victoria

Sometimes the smallest apartments present the biggest challenges. This 700 sq foot 2 bedroom + den condo in Chinatown is a casual, family friendly place for my clients to hang out in Victoria. I used a custom sectional to fit the tiny footprint and kept the major pieces light with youthful accents. More updates to […]

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August 7, 2014

Moss St. Basement Suite – Before and After

I’m happy to report that my project on Moss St. is almost finished.  This basement suite was a complete gut job and I was hired to make it comfortable, casual and durable enough to work as a rental property. When I first saw it , it looked like this… I knew I needed to lighten […]

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April 9, 2014

Art for the Guys Home Office

I’m working on a guys home office. He loves his dog, music, gaming and cycling….pretty well rounded activities that I can draw inspiration from…Sorry ladies he’s married:) I found these rock art posters while researching another project and I knew I had to get them for his space! Etsy never fails to inspire and impress […]

March 14, 2014

Traditional Townhouse – Before and After

Well, it’s done, this colourful , book filled townhouse I’ve been working on for months is complete… and wouldn’t you know it…it’s for sale!  I thought I’d share a little Before and After action this weekend. Everybody loves that! This one is pretty dramatic. The amazing interior painting in this home was done by Aaron […]

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February 8, 2014

Twins Room – Double Take

Here’s some pics from an install this weekend for twins. These 4 year old cuties didn’t really see the need for their bedroom to change, and on reveal day I heard one of them say, as the family walked with anticipation up the stairs to see the results, …”I hope it looks the same.” LOL […]

October 31, 2013

Wall Panel Effect Without The Price Tag

One of my projects is getting near completion and after a site visit yesterday I can hardly contain myself…. It is looking soooo good. There is allot to share on this one – but for today I wanted to show you an inexpensive and easy way to add some architectural interest to your home with […]

February 6, 2013

One Room Challenge – Downtown Apartment

Woohoo! It’s happening again peeps…The One Room Challenge is back and this time is more exciting than ever because we are moving on out of my house and into a client space! Follow along for 6 weeks and you can see how I work and maybe take away some inspiration to complete a room in […]

February 3, 2013

Basement Project Update

This weekend I made some more progress on a basement project that’s been in the works. Since progress is soo exciting I thought I’d share a sneak peek. So here’s what I updated 2 weeks ago… And here’s some more recent shots…pillows a la moi and the teeny tiny beginnings of a gallery wall that […]

January 21, 2013

Neutral Ground

My wonderful clients said “arrivederci” red and “nice to see you” neutral this past week and their basement is starting to take shape. New paint, rug, sectional and end table are in place and ready for some great reclaimed furniture pieces.  We are decorating the  room with artifacts and photos from their travels and I […]