For The Love Of Design

A Designer’s Blog for those who love all things design and décor.
9 MONTHS IN THE MAKING – WE ARE FINALLY FINISHED!

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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5 STUNNING WAYS TO SPICE UP YOUR OUTDOOR DECOR

Here in Canada we don't get enough of those days where you just want to sit outside and admire your patio. With warmer temperatures and bright blue skies only lasting for a few months, I got inspired to put together my favourite outdoor decor looks. These looks are...

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2016 INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW

This year’s IDS marked the 14th consecutive show that I’ve attended and once again I was inspired by more great new ideas.  I was really impressed this year by some of the furniture designers.  What amazing talent!One Canadian furniture designer in particular, Dean...

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EXPERT TOUCH INTERIORS OWN HOME USED IN COMMERCIAL SHOOT

It's been a while since I've written anything and again it's because business has been booming! I can't complain but of course, it doesn't allow me much time to write my blog these days. In any case, I wanted to share a really cool experience we had back in August and...

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KING EAST DESIGN DISTRICT LIFE.STYLE.FAIR

I recently attended the KEDD Life.Style.Fair which is Toronto's largest public festival celebrating contemporary design, benefiting Habitat for Humanity GTA. For one day only, installations curated by local designers and pop-up street activations spanned the...

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PRINCESS MARGARET SHOW HOME 2015

Since I'm a big supporter of the Princess Margaret Hospital, I've once again just come back from the newest show home in Oakville. Below I'll share with you some of my favourite finds throughout this beautiful home. I loved the rounded palladian windows this year...

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MY LOVE OF ALL THINGS ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND DECOR ABROAD

I recently returned from one of the most wonderful trips I have taken to Europe...Barcelona, the French Riviera (or the Cote D’Azur as it’s also referred to), Provence and Paris - not only were the beautiful beaches, the serene countryside, the flavourful food, of...

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KITCHEN FACELIFT

Here are some pictures of the ornate mouldings we got rid ofThis time around I decided to use Quartz instead of granite as I find it easier to care for and it has cleaner lines. I really wanted my island to stand out so I used one of Caesarstone's newest lines called...

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MY AWESOME DAY AT THE FURNITURE BANK

If you are anything like me, you take certain things for granted.  As I sit here right now on my comfy sofa with my feet up on my ottoman and my laptop on my lap, sipping my cup of afternoon tea, I’m not really even thinking about my surroundings.  Instead I’m...

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