Category Archives: Interior Decorating

Modern Farmhouse Dining Room Makeover

Modern Farmhouse Dining Room – Before I was originally called upon to help design two fireplace walls in this home. As renovations progressed, the homeowners asked if I could help with advice and decorating in other parts of the house. Renovations were well under way when the question was raised of adding a pantry to […]

Shop Local – Part 2

As Summer winds down and Fall settles in, it’s a great time to take a road trip to enjoy the colourful scenery. Maybe your next outing will include one of these stops along the way. Waterford, Ontario I hadn’t been to Waterford in decades. It’s just north of Simcoe, where I grew up. On a […]

Shop Local for Great Design

Between Victoria Day weekend and Thanksgiving, when we close our showroom on Saturdays, we hit the road and travel throughout Southern Ontario with our bicycles. We seek out quiet country roads and scenic rail trails, which means we have to get out of the city. There’s always a cooler in the back of the truck, […]

Creating Restful Bedrooms – Part 2

Last month, I shared my guest room refresh. This month, it’s my principle bedroom update. This wasn’t a major overhaul –just new carpet, paint and bedding — but it feels so much fresher to me, because of the bright new comforter. Such is the power of pattern and colour. Before While this is the largest […]