Posts Tagged ‘homes we love’

Take Your Decor Style From House to House

My aunt and I were talking about house styles awhile back. She said, ‘I bought a Victorian and felt like I had to decorate it like a Victorian’. Now she’s spending her time decorating her house the way she wants instead of what she thought the house had to look like. Bye bye wing chairs […]

Homes We Love: The Sweetest Digs (+ A Sweet Giveaway)

We have a winner. Congratulations to Sara Landreth who was randomly selected to win the prints from Gemma. Thanks again to Gemma for sponsoring this great giveaway! Once again, readers can still purchase prints at a discount until Nov. 22. See below for details.   the sweetest digs was one of the first Ottawa design […]

Homes We Love: I’d Move To Minnesota For This

I don’t have too much to say today, but I came across this beautiful Minnesota home on Houzz when I was looking for inspiration for a client project and it’s too nice not to share.   Traditional Entry by Edina Design-Build Firms Great Neighborhood Homes   Contemporary Living Room by Edina Design-Build Firms Great Neighborhood […]

Homes We Love: Dream Rooms

  I was clicking through all the photos on the Decorating Den Pinterest boards the other day, re-pinning all my favourite rooms from their annual Dream Room Contest. Every year, Decorating Den designers from all across North America submit their best work in the hopes of being chosen as Decorator of the Year or a […]

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 […]

Homes We Love: Renovated Mill in Almonte, ON

After reading our post on Tin Barn Market, you probably know that Sue and I have a little crush on Almonte, ON. When I parked in a wrong parking lot the day Sue and I were there, I had a scenic wander around the water, park and City Hall. Local creative bloggers, Kate & Suz […]

Homes We Love: Designer Irene Langlois

Today’s eye candy comes from Ottawa designer Irene Langlois. She marries history and mystery to create homes with a comfortable and glamorous “new traditional” style. The history part of her décor comes from items like tightly-upholstered wingback chairs or flea market chairs with a make-over. The mystery comes with her ability to hide Ikea items […]