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March 6, 2014

Industrial Console Table by Trade Roots

I don’t often get to work on my own place but when I do I’m a pretty happy camper! A few months ago I started to discuss an idea for a long (6ft) industrial wood and steel console table for under our TV. Christos is one of the owners of Trade Roots and he helped […]

February 18, 2014

tUSEDay VICTORIA – Used Victoria Pick of the Week

This week my tUSEDay VICTORIA pick from UsedVictoria.com is a set of nesting tables perfect for a chic living room.  I love placing nesting tables in opposing directions like this instead of a single coffee table. Pic is the link. Beautiful Living room pic is from Lonny Magazine If you want some help making the place […]

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January 30, 2014

Need a Desk? Use a Table

I did it, and so can you!  Just google “office desk” and see how uninspired some desks can be.  Then cast your gaze on these great examples of tables turned desks and you’ll be a believer too. I love this one, a little modern and a little glam! Danish Designer Malene Birger. love!  And a […]

December 4, 2013

Wicked West Coast Style

It’s pretty cool to find something new and exciting right in your own backyard.  The Autonomous Furniture Collective is doing some great things with local reclaimed woods and acrylic that I thought you should see. I love this modern twist on west coast style. Check them out. Pic is the Link as Usual.

October 22, 2013

Custom Console Table – Progress Report

If you missed it, I’m having a custom console table made for my living room. It’s 6 feet long and it’s being crafted by the good people at Trade Roots in Victoria, BC.  I brought them a photo and dimensions a couple months ago and they are turning my idea into beautiful reclaimed/industrial reality. If […]

September 10, 2013


This week on tUSEDay VICTORIA I found a console with great proportions and loads of potential. Click the Pic for link If you want some help making the place you live a place you love, contact me…I can help!

August 20, 2013


This week I was really drawn to this old wood coffee table…and the fact it is on Salt Spring may have something to do with it. You see, if I decide to go get it…maybe I can take a few days off and enjoy the island! Genius! Pic is the Link as Usual

July 24, 2013

Want to go shopping? Yes, I WOOD!

If you have been following along, I’m having a custom piece of furniture made…oooh la la! And because this is my first time, it’s pretty big, and I just knew that all of you out there wanted the details too because it’s not every day that you get something made Just For You!  To re-cap, […]

July 15, 2013


This week I could hardly believe my eyes on Used Victoria – Check out this mid century beauty! Pic is the Link As Usual  

July 5, 2013

Gone Custom

If you want some help making the place you live a place you love…Contact me, I can help!

June 11, 2013


Ooops I did it again…I found another totally awesome coffee table on Used Victoria. You won’t even believe the price! Pic is the link as usual If you want some help finding something on Used Victoria, or if you just want to make the place you live a place you love…contact me I can help!

April 9, 2013


This week on Used Victoria I noticed these locally made stump tables. The seller says the wood is reclaimed. Great value compared to retail options! Pic is the Link as usual

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 22, 2013

Scientific Discovery

I just discovered the most amazing table, called the molecule table by casamidy…have you ever?     So new, and cool and different I had to share…     If you want to visit their site. Check it out

November 27, 2012


This week I’m playing a waiting game with my Used Victoria selection to see if this little fella is still available next weekend. Maybe I’ll go to Duncan and get him. I’m digging the feet & legs, the price and the fact that it’s a little bit of a project….but not too hard. What do […]

September 11, 2012


This week on USED VICTORIA I found another awesome table….(pic is the link as usual)