Buying your first house is one of the most exciting purchases you’ll make, and adding the finishing touches is what will really make it feel like home. Far too often, new homeowners make design mistakes that they end up regretting down the road. Whether you live in a mansion in New York or a condo in San Antonio, designing your home is a crucial step that you won’t want to mess up. That’s why we’ve asked experts to share the most common design mistakes and how to avoid them.
If you know me you know that I love a good deal and I love vintage furniture and home decor. This summer I was on the hunt for the perfect vintage desk to easily upgrade. I came across this mid-century modern desk for $15 on Kijiji and couldn't refuse. After a little makeover this desk now looks a hundred times better and is a piece that I'm sure I will keep for years to come.
I have been a huge fan of Ikea for as long as I can remember. I love that the furniture and home decor from Ikea is good quality, budget-friendly, and easy to customize. While I don't find myself shopping there a ton lately, I do love to take a look at what's new from time to time. I was happy to find some really cool finds and love the mid-century modern vibe that they have been incorporating into their latest collections. Here is a selection of my favourite items from Ikea's current offerings.
The home office has become important now more than ever before! Whether you are working from home, meeting on Zoom, or working on your next art project your home office should be functional for your work, but also a beautiful space to inspire you. I have put together a few tips to help you feel like a boss at home and help you put together an work space that is corner office worthy!
For as long as I can remember I have always been super into anything vintage or antique, whether it's a vintage telephone or a vintage car. Naturally this has extended into interior design! I love including some sort of vintage piece into each project to add some character and history. Shopping for vintage & pre-loved furniture is not easy and you never know what you will find. I have put together some shopping tips to help you find the right pieces for your home and make the shopping process a little easier!
I have always loved the look of high-end interiors, but never the jaw-dropping price associated with it. I'm sharing some tips that I have learned along the way of how to create a luxurious, high-end home. The best part is that these tips are all super simple to implement and will not cost you a fortune.
Last summer I had the opportunity to add the finishing touches to the Chinook Arch Regional Library Systems newly renovated office space. While this office was brand new, it needed the finshing touches to make this space feel more warm and welcoming. I was able to style the front reception area as well as add artwork to a long hallway.
I think we can all agree that we could all use some inspiration in our lives. I love getting inspiration and looking for it, but especially at a time like right now I will take all of the inspo I can get. I want this to be a monthly series of spaces, home decor, and details that I find beautiful and inspiring to look at. I hope you find them as inspiring as I do!
This week I was helping my parent's choose a paint colour for their exterior. It was really important that the colour would bring some warmth and complement the brick well. I thougtht that I would share my process when choosing paint colours.
While I don't have many projects going due to the current situation I'm left with quite a bit of free time at home. I'm sharing some of the things I'm doing during this time to keep myself busy and stay inspired. I hope that my little list of things to do will help with the boredom you're probably feeling at home too.