Black Home Decor & Accessories for a Chic Halloween Aesthetic

Black Home Decor & Accessories for a Chic Halloween Aesthetic

I know... Halloween is still two months away and it's not even fall yet - but I'd be lying if I said I haven't already been looking forward to it. Since it's too early to break out the Halloween decorations, I've rounded up some all black home decor and accessories that you can work into [...]

The Best of IKEA: The Best New Items from the IKEA 2021 Catalogue

The Best of IKEA: The Best New Items from the IKEA 2021 Catalogue

The IKEA 2021 Catalogue - It's officially here! Have you had a chance to look through it yet? Whether you have or haven't, I thought I'd put together a list of my favourite new items from the catalogue ( and include page references as well! ). If you know me, you already know that all [...]

Sunday Favourites: Six Perfectly Neutral Accent Chairs for Sunday Lounging

Sunday Favourites: Six Perfectly Neutral Accent Chairs for Sunday Lounging

I'm going to keep this short and sweet. Since it's Sunday and I'm in the mood for lounging, I thought I'd share six perfectly neutral and completely different accent lounge chairs that I'm currently feeling. They vary in colour and style but I'd be perfectly happy with any one of them on a day like [...]

Decor Style Tip : Transitioning from Summer to Fall with Textured Throws & Pillows

Decor Style Tip : Transitioning from Summer to Fall with Textured Throws & Pillows

I know it's only August 3rd which means we still have about two months of summer weather... but I can't help it... I don't know if it's because we've had a couple of rainy days or if it's because my summer vacation just ended - but I'm ready for fall. Since I would probably look [...]

Simple Home Updates : Powder Room Refresh

Simple Home Updates : Powder Room Refresh

When we moved into this house, the powder room was lacking any sort of style. There was a wood framed mirror on the wall that was visually too heavy for the small space and a chrome faucet that didn't go with the vanity or light fixture. Since I had already made Matt change a bunch [...]

Simple Home Updates : Outdoor Wall Sconces Under $100

Simple Home Updates : Outdoor Wall Sconces Under $100

I've always been a firm believer that changing a light fixture can instantly change a space. Replacing boring or dated fixtures doesn't have to break the bank either. Ever since we moved in, I always hated the mega traditional outdoor wall sconce that the builder had put in as it didn't suit our style or [...]

Five Bathroom Renovation Tips: Read This Before You Renovate

Five Bathroom Renovation Tips: Read This Before You Renovate

As you may or may not know, I work as a designer at a full service kitchen and bathroom renovation company. Since I have worked on a lot of bathroom renovations over the years, I thought I'd put together a list of five tips to consider before you renovate your bathroom. So whether you're doing [...]

Our DIY Board and Batten Grid Wall

Our DIY Board and Batten Grid Wall

Instead of working on a blog post last weekend, I decided to tackle a home project that we've been meaning to do for weeks. Ever since moving into this house, I've hated the 19 foot long boring wall across from our kitchen. Because our house is tall and narrow, our main floor layout is a [...]