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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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Making a BIG MOVE this moving day

  A new apartment is cool, but owning a new home can be way cooler July 1st has always been a momentous occasion for Montrealers because the entire city seems to play musical chairs with their accommodations. This year will be no exception, but different for me and my guy because we will be moving into ...

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