For The Love Of Design

A Designer’s Blog for those who love all things design and décor.
FELICIA HOSTS FALL WORKSHOP AT URBAN BARN OAKVILLE

FELICIA HOSTS FALL WORKSHOP AT URBAN BARN OAKVILLE

What a fun evening I had tonight at Urban Barn Burloak.  I was asked to host their fall "layering" workshop and we had a wonderful turnout!  We discussed how to cozy up your living room, bedroom and dining room spaces.  Loved every moment since I LOVE Urban Barn! ...

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9 MONTHS IN THE MAKING – WE ARE FINALLY FINISHED!

I feel like I've just given birth - after 9 months of renovating our new home from top to bottom, we are finally finished! Well for now anyway, until we decide to add even more finishing touches.  But for all intents and purposes, our home rebuild is complete and we...

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NEW HOME BUILD – AT THE HOME STRETCH!

I've had good intentions of updating this blog more regularly with regard to our new home build however it's been a very busy few months getting the house designed and built.  We are at the home stretch now and are at the point of flooring being installed and trim is...

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BUILDING PERMIT IS HERE…AND WE ARE IN BUSINESS!

So the building permit for our new home addition finally arrived last week and we are now in business! It's been a long winter waiting for it but it's here and the destruction of the old finishes has begun. David from Glen Abbey Contractors...

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WE ARE ON THE MOVE…AGAIN!

We are on the move again! Anyone that knows us understands we usually get the "7 year itch" when it comes to owning the same home. So after 8 years at our previous house, we knew we were overdue and it was time to start our search for a new place to call home again. ...

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Simple Ways to Light Up Your Holidays

December is a popular time to light up the world. There are hundreds of festivities, from Bahrain's Independence Day fireworks to the surreal Aurora Borealis colors of the Arctic sky. It's a special time of the year in my Canadian homeland, where lights remind us of...

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GRACE FARMS, NEW CANAAN, CT

I'm sitting on a plane on my way home from New York where I attended my nephew's picture-perfect wedding in Central Park. While I was on the north eastern seaboard I decided to pay a visit to one of my dearest and long-term friends, Rose. Rose is as lovely as her...

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PRINCESS MARGARET SHOWHOME 2016

Once again I had the pleasure of touring the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Welcome Home Lottery Show Home. This year I'll keep it short and sweet though in the essence of time (which I don't seem to have much of for writing these days unfortunately)! A few...

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OAKVILLE ART SOCIETY’S ART IN THE PARK

One of my favourite summer events in my local town of Oakville is Art in the Park. I hadn't been in a few years but one of my friends, Laurel Best was exhibiting this year and I wanted to go to support her. Am I ever glad I did because not only was it a spectacular...

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