Minimalist Fall Decor

Last week I made a Fall Wreath and it got me in the decorating mood. As a minimalist (wannabe) I usually tend to avoid doing much seasonal decorating. However, I found some amazing monochrome items at HomeSense which add a touch of fall (and Halloween) to our home without adding clutter.  Home Sense and IKEA have become my go-to spots for decor (check out some awesome stuff I got for Morris’s Room and Rose’s Room). minimalist fall decor Read more…

A Simple DIY Fall Wreath

I struggle with fall. Not because I don’t appreciate the cooler evenings, apple crisps and beautiful colours, I just mourn the loss of summer. It also leads to winter. Although I am a skier I would still take a sunny day on the beach over just about anything. That being said, fall is here and I’m trying to embrace it. So I decided that even though I am in no way a DIYer, I would attempt a simple DIY fall wreath to get me in the spirit. Read more…

Morris’s Cactus-Inspired Bedroom

It’s a good thing Morris thinks cactus’s are “pretty cool” because his bedroom may have a few of them in it. The room is designed around this amazing rug from Lorena Canals. I added a few pieces from a couple of local artists who I adore (a print and a pillow from Paula Lukey and prints and play-tent from Whimsy & Kind), some simple IKEA furniture and repainted an old bookshelf and dresser that I already had.

kids bedroom with black rug with white cactus's on it, a kids play-tent, and a shelf with three real cactus

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Home Tour

We recently listed and rented our house with Airbnb and somehow we qualified for professional photographs. I thought I’d take advantage of having great photos of our super clean and tidy house to post a little home tour.

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View walking in the front door. The hallway has photos that we purchased from the Toronto archives of our neighbourhood around the turn of the century.   Straight ahead is the kitchen and to the left the living and dining rooms.
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Living Room- the weird split wall on the left is because before we bought the house the fireplace was permanently closed up. I did a family photo wall in an attempt to make it less obvious (not sure I succeeded) To offset the black and white we bought two amazing and colourful pieces from Skeir Gallery

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