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A Very Carrie Christmas

Since we’re only a few days away from Christmas, I thought I’d share my holiday décor with you! I’m really happy with the festive way our little carriage house turned out for the occasion! To see the living room-dining room before the holidays, check out my last post here. Last year, we were in the middle ...

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Living Room – Dining Room Makeover with Urban Barn

I can’t believe it’s been two and a half years since we moved into our little carriage house! When we bought it, we thought it only needed a fresh coat of paint and once that was done, then we’d move in, but, alas – we had a major flood the day after we moved! I’ll ...

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Royal Afternoon Tea

With the Royal Wedding only a few days away, I decided to host a Royal afternoon tea party for a few friends complete with traditional English scones, lemon curd and finger sandwiches. To make it even fancier, I baked elderflower sugar cookies decorated with edible flowers. They were a pretty addition to the tiered sandwich ...

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Local designers collaborate with eBay for a good cause

Last week, I discovered a few of Montreal's talented designers and their creations during a media presentation with eBay for their Spring Designer Collaboration. Throughout the month of April, these designer objects will be available on eBay as a special collaboration and all proceeds go to Evergreen - a non-profit organization that encourages Canadian cities ...

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Iegor Auction House – Montreal’s Church of Fancy Things

A few years ago, a friend asked me if I wanted to attend an auction. I immediately thought of the livestock auctions that my father would bring me to when I was a kid. I remembered the smell of animals, dust and hay. I liked to tag along to hear the auctioneers and to see ...

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After we move, we decorate!

Moving is already expensive, here are a few tips to save on decorating... Whether you are moving this year or not, you might be planning on re-decorating and how much to spend on re-vamping your home or at least a part of it. I recently spoke with interior designer, Manon Leblanc for tips on how to ...

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