September 2013 archive

Saturday Shopping: Thanks To Etsy

Image via Etsy Mere and I have been spending a little more time than usual on Etsy lately, collecting our favourite handmade and vintage finds into lists for you to enjoy. We are thrilled to be part of the Etsy affiliate program, which allows us to connect readers directly from our site to some of […]

Recommended Reading: 09.25.2013

We met so many great bloggers at BlogPodium, that I’d like to devote this week’s reading recommendations to introducing you to a few of them.     We met up with Fiona from Just Settle Down at the beginning of the day and by the time we parted ways at the end of the conference […]

BlogPodium: A Day Of Inspiration

I’ve been networking my butt off with four events in as many days. I am tired, but I am also so, so inspired. On Saturday, Mere and I joined a couple of hundred like-minded bloggers at BlogPodium, Canada’s very best conference for design and lifestyle bloggers. “Conference” sounds boring, right? Well, I think I must […]

Design Crush: It’s a Whale of an Infatuation

This sudden surge of summer temps has me back in a seaside frame of mind. I just finished painting my son’s room the most gorgeous shade of deep blue from Benjamin Moore called Gentleman’s Gray. It’s a rich shade of blue and is begging me to paint more, more, more. When I realized the colour […]

Homes We Love: One Of A Kind On First Avenue

  Today we’re taking you to another one of the homes we visited on Sunday’s Glebe House Tour. Welcome to 296 First Avenue.! Built in 1895, it was one of the first houses on the street and was once the home of famous Canadian Maude Barlow.  The current owner, artist Kathrin Von Dehn, has filled […]

Recommended Reading: 09.18.2013

Our hearts are breaking today for those affected by the tragic accident in Ottawa today. If you feel as helpless and sad as we do, one thing you might be able to do is donate blood. Find out how at     Our week so far has been filled with close encounters of the […]

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