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We’re {Almost} Famous!

Remember Mere’s awesome bathroom transformation? It caught the eye of a writer for and was featured in a roundup of 11 ways to make over your bathroom for $100 or less. Check it out – Mere’s stencil project is the second slide in the slideshow. Not to be outdone, I’ve also got some exciting news! […]

Summer Reading

I love to read. When I was a kid, I always had my nose buried in a book. I used to get in trouble in elementary school for hiding books inside my desk and secretly reading them during class time when I was supposed to be listening to what the teacher was saying. My parents […]

Recommended Reading

I’ve been up to my arms (almost literally sometimes) in paint this week. I showed my friend the colour of my back door by referring to a splotch on my arm one night over dinner. And yes, I will be buying a better exfoliant for après paint days soon! While I’m finishing up some last […]

Recommended Reading: 11.27.2013

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends! Wish I was there to celebrate with you tomorrow. Hard to believe that three years ago this weekend, our little family was piling into our car and driving to our new home in picture perfect Sewickley, PA, just outside of Pittsburgh.     One day I’ll treat you […]

Recommended Reading: 11.13.2013

I’ve been a little Pinterest-happy this week, so I thought I’d share the things that caught my eye and why I loved them.         Staircase Makeover via Young House Love Once again, I need to thank the Petersiks for doing exactly what I’ve been wanting to do in my house. It’s so […]

Recommended Reading: 11.06.2013

Traditional Kitchen by Brookline Interior Designers & Decorators Jonathan Cutler, AIA   How’s your week going? I can’t believe it’s Wednesday already. I just got in from a fun evening talking about colour at a seminar I co-hosted with Catherine Pulcine. As you can imagine, with over 25 years of experience in the interior design […]

Recommended Reading: 10.30.2013

BOO humbug! Yes, that’s right. I am the Ebenezer Scrooge of Hallowe’en. It’s just not my thing. Good thing Mere has you covered for the pumpkin holiday! As for me, I am counting down the hours until November 1, and you will not hear me complaining about how early the Christmas stuff starts showing up […]

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