green and pink color combo

I am continually fascinated by color and how it makes me feel. Not to sound too dramatic, but it can lift my mood or make me feel completely depressed. Working on my latest design school assignment, I’ve also realized that I don’t like to pay attention to what matches together, per say. If I think […]

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DIY stenciled tiles

For the longest time, I’ve tried to pinpoint my design style or esthetic, but then I though: “Who cares?” Every time I look at houses online or in magazines, I always say I would love to have that style, but no matter what, I always gravitate toward old, vintage, or diy upcycling. Catching a pattern […]

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budget DIY dressing room

        When we moved into our house over three years ago, there was an extra bedroom upstairs that automatically became an office/catch-all for crafting, etc. It was always a mess so I envisioned converting it into a dressing room, especially since my bedroom closet isn’t the most functional space. I originally thought […]

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10 cool space-themed bedroom ideas

by vanessa gillis My kids’ bedrooms have always been a thorn in my side. For whatever reason, I can’t seem to get it right. I’ve pinned a million images and have an idea in my head, but I can never seem to pull it all together. I know, first world problems…Part of the reason I […]

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pantone color of the year 2017 Greenery

Currey Company traditional chandelier, 3,215 CAD / Pier 1 Imports garden stool, 130 CAD / Ceramic teapot, 43 CAD / Nearly Natural kitchen dining, 68 CAD / Green bowl, 91 CAD / Threshold succulent terrarium, 17 CAD / Sapota modern home decor, 40 CAD / Sanderson Manila Fabric, 93 CAD / Moooi green couch, 10,485 […]

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Patio lanterns

Happy weekend, I’m writing this as I’m waiting for my flight to board. I am going to Montreal for four whole days on my own to visit my sister! While I’m there, I’m definitely hoping to visit some home decor stores and check out some things we may not have at home. I’m hoping to […]

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Eclectic mix ‘n’ match dining chair challenge

I recently got an email from Holly Hughes, the community manager at Chairish, a  great online marketplace devoted to vintage furnishings and accessories. She invited bloggers to write about their take on the mix ‘n’ match dining chairs design trend use items from the Chairish site and elsewhere. This challenge gave me the opportunity to give my spin on this fantastic trend. Crystorama […]

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