Tips and Tricks

Choosing the Right Rug

March 28, 2017

choosing the right rug

There a few key elements I habitually add to every space I design: warm woods, a touch of metal, fresh florals and a rug.  For me, rugs are the perfect piece to add texture, depth, a pop of colour or a bit of warmth to a space.  But as with most things these days the options for rugs are endless.  So to prevent any feelings of overwhelm, I’m simplifying things when it comes to choosing the right rug by breaking down rugs into the two main types: Synthetic and Wool.

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Sweets

Irish Coffee Blondies

March 15, 2017

Irish Coffee Blondies

When you think of St. Patrick’s Day you probably think of one of two things … the colour green or beer; since green beer is a thing at this time of year – perhaps you’re only thinking of one thing 😉  This year, I thought I would forgo the green food coloring and opt for a play on a classic, the Irish Coffee.  Soft and chewy, these Irish Coffee Blondies are infused with classic flavours in two ways – ground coffee in the batter and Irish whiskey in the sugar glaze.  The perfect sweet treat for the holiday. Enjoy!

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Home Tours

Rocky Mountain Nursery

March 14, 2017

Rocky Mountain Nursery

Whether you have children of your own or not, it’s hard not to be drawn into the the excitement and magic of a nursery waiting to welcome the newest member of a family.  Having some tiny part in the first few years of a child’s life is so incredibly special, an honour I don’t take lightly.  When a former assistant shared that she was expecting and needed help with the nursery I was thrilled and so touched to play a smart part in preparing for baby.  High school sweethearts, Sabrina and Chase are kind, fun-loving and the most down to earth couple I know.  With a serious love of the outdoors, in particular our gorgeous Canadian Rockies, there was no question this space would have an outdoorsy, animal theme.  A Rocky Mountain Nursery.

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