I recently gave our living room a Hollywood Regency makeover using almost only estate sale and marketplace finds. It’s a thrifted, tufted, tasseled, fringed, velvety, chintzy, brassy and dramatic upgrade...on a budget. It's also a lot more my style than the very sparse and drab grey decor that we had before. The trick to decorating ...
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It's Thanksgiving weekend and I sit at my kitchen table writing this after devouring a piece of apple pie I made last night to take to my friend's home for our traditional "chosen family" Thanksgiving dinner. (Sorry friends, I couldn't resist!) Thanksgiving and fall florals are the inspiration for this layered table decor. The last table ...
In my last post, I shared how to decorate an elegant Easter table, but today, I want to share our Easter brunch setting from last year. Since it was only my guy and I celebrating, I decided to see if I could get a number of tulips to split up into smaller bouquets to deliver ...
It’s almost hard to believe that we will be celebrating yet another Easter without friends and family. A year ago, we were in the early part of our city’s pandemic lockdown and to cheer myself and my Instagram followers up, I ordered a ton of flowers from Fauchois Fleurs and set an elaborately decorated Easter ...
When we were looking at buying our carriage house, the real estate agent warned us about the eccentric art in the master bath. “You’ll either love it or hate it” she said. When I stepped into the tiny turret bathroom (it’s literally a step up from the bedroom and it’s a one-person-at-a-time size bathroom), I ...
I’ve been a fan of fine linens for some time, but it’s only really been since we bought our home that I’ve even begun to think about swapping out crisp whites, soft off-whites and cream-coloured tones for something much warmer and richer. When I discovered Montreal’s Maison Tess I knew that one day, I would ...