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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MY AWESOME DAY AT THE FURNITURE BANK

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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WHY HIRE AN INTERIOR DECORATOR

WHY HIRE AN INTERIOR DECORATOR

Here's a great article I'd like to share with all of you. I couldn't agree more. Hopefully it will help you understand the value of hiring an Interior Decorator or Designer. 10 Things Decorators Want You to Know About What They Do About Felicia Felicia Gimza is an...

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2015 INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW

2015 INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW

This year's IDS marked the 13th consecutive show that I've attended and I was inspired by lots of great new ideas! I can't show them all here as I'd need a lot more time and space, but here are a few of my favourites: The IKEA displays this year were awesomely...

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REPURPOSING AT ITS BEST!

REPURPOSING AT ITS BEST!

I'm a very big believer in repurposing, recycling and restyling. Not only does it help keep our earth beautiful while limiting the amount of "stuff" that goes into our landfills, but it allows our creativity to shine through! We were given this very cool multi-votive...

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HOLIDAY /NEW YEARS TABLESCAPES

HOLIDAY /NEW YEARS TABLESCAPES

Setting the table for Christmas and New Year's dinners has to be one of my favourite things to do. It allows me to use my creativity and imagination while being festive and it's always fun to see the finished product and wait for my guest's reactions! Somehow dinner...

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EASY BUT UNIQUE CHRISTMAS DECORATING IDEAS

EASY BUT UNIQUE CHRISTMAS DECORATING IDEAS

As I look outside and see the snow falling, I am reminded that there are only 35 more days until Christmas! In my world, it means it's time to start decorating! And this season is definitely my favourite to decorate for. My designs have been added to over 10,000 idea...

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FALL DECORATING IDEAS

FALL DECORATING IDEAS

Fall is definitely one of my favourite times of the year and every season I like to try something new in creating Fall Decorating Ideas. Here is a pic of my latest kitchen island decor. I'm all about using things I have readily available in my home (fall scented...

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PRINCESS MARGARET SHOW HOME

PRINCESS MARGARET SHOW HOME

I've always been a big supporter of the Princess Margaret Hospital Lottery and the Princess Margaret Show Home and I've just come back from the newest show home in Oakville. I must say this is my favourite one yet (and I have been through them all!). I was inspired by...

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SOUTHERN CHARM

SOUTHERN CHARM

Don't you just love when a beautifully designed building has a great story behind it? I know I do. I wasnt disappointed on recent trips to Charleston, SC and Williamsburg VA, both areas have Southern Charm   How exciting to start out with a horse-drawn carriage...

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