Posts Tagged ‘decorating challenge’

One Room Challenge Week 4

Um, where did the past week go? I feel like I’ve been running all week – in fact, I literally sprinted through the airport to make my connection at Dulles on Sunday. I spent Monday and Tuesday touring my favourite supplier showrooms at High Point Market and saw SO MANY pretty things. Once I get a […]

One Room Challenge Week Two

Last week I took the plunge and decided to show you how I’m taking my master bedroom from a totally blah room to a warm and cozy retreat, week by week, as part of the One Room Challenge. The final reveal is scheduled for November 6, just in time for hibernation season to start here […]

Working With What You’ve Got: The Leather Couch

Hey there! A warm hello to everyone who found their way here through the Etsy newsletter that we are featured in today. We are two Ottawa-based writers and design-loving friends who share our ideas and inspiration here at Newberry Sykes. We’re excited to start a new series of posts today called “Working with What You’ve Got”. […]

Get This Look: Warm And Modern Condo Living Room

Hello hello, I’m back with my half of the great condo design post series. As we mentioned when we first started this series, both Sue and I are putting together ideas so that we can show you a few different ways to decorate the same space. Different strokes for different folks, after all. Sue did […]

Get This Look: Warm And Welcoming Condo

We’re back at Erica’s condo today with some ideas for her main living space, which includes an open concept kitchen, dining area, and family room. It needs to be comfortable and functional for daily use by Erica and her 9 year old daughter, and warm and inviting for entertaining family and friends. Erica has fallen […]

Get This Look: Erica’s Condo Round 1 – Bathroom Choices

I was just thinking that maybe it’s a little mean to make Erica choose between Mere’s decorating ideas and mine. It’s just so fun to come up with different looks that we couldn’t help ourselves! No pressure, ok Erica? We know you love us both. 1. Mirror  2. Accessories  3. Shower curtain  4. Bathmat  5. […]

Get This Look: Family Friendly Living Room with a Modern Vibe

This spring I tackled another course towards my Diploma in Residential Décor at Algonquin College. The course was “Colour in Décor”, and most of our assignments involved mixing paint to create our own paint chips to match the colour scheme from a magazine photo. Harder than it sounds, I tell you! It was frustrating and time consuming, […]