Brass Kitchen Faucets for Every Budget

Brass Kitchen Faucets for Every Budget

Since we're officially back in lockdown again I've been thinking about what home projects to focus my energies on. I've disliked our kitchen faucet since the day we moved in so I've finally decided to do something about it. Our existing faucet and hardware are in a stainless steel finish and I've decided it's time [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Best of IKEA: Storage Solutions for an Organized Home

The Best of IKEA: Storage Solutions for an Organized Home

Whether you’re in a house with room to spare or are desperately seeking storage in a smaller apartment – keep an eye out for these pieces when you’re at IKEA! I’ll admit - I’m a bit of a neat freak. I’ve always believed in the whole “a place for everything and everything in its place” [...]

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 [...]

Outdoor Lounge Area : The Look For Less – Two Ways

Outdoor Lounge Area : The Look For Less – Two Ways

If you read my Modern Minimal Beach House Favourites post, you may have been anticipating the outdoor furniture look for less I said I would do. I decided to put together TWO different outdoor lounge area looks for less AND include a third small space / more budget friendly option for each as well. The [...]

Modern Minimal Beach House | Outdoor Lounge & Dining Favourites

Modern Minimal Beach House | Outdoor Lounge & Dining Favourites

It might be because our beach vacation was cancelled and with that, my tan was too... It might be because we got snow in May this year... but lately I've been feeling like summer is never going to get here. I've been living vicariously through outdoor furniture photos and dreaming about the day that we [...]

The Best of IKEA: Black, White & Natural Pieces That Look More Expensive Than They Actually Are

The Best of IKEA: Black, White & Natural Pieces That Look More Expensive Than They Actually Are

Since we're still on lockdown and I'm unable to peruse the aisles of Homesense for amazing budget decor finds, I thought it was high time that I put together a list of my favourite IKEA items. Now, I know... If you're in your thirties ( like I am ), you've probably spent the last decade [...]