Posts Tagged ‘ottawa decor blog’

One Room Challenge 2014: The Reveal

I made it…just under the wire! Disclaimer: these photos were taken on a very dark, gloomy November day in Ottawa, in a room that faces east and gets very little natural light, by someone with a fancy camera but not-so-fancy photography skills (yours truly). I do plan to have some better photos taken, but for […]

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 […]

Stay in Style Destination: Ottawa

Sue and I are admittedly shameless when it comes to wanting to take a peek inside all kinds of houses. My latest window peeking comes from the fine folks hosting their houses on Airbnb. Heard of it? It’s another site meant to provide visitors with a place to lay their heads in a spot other […]

Is a Furniture Deal Too Good to be True?

When Sue and I were having lunch the other week, we of course HAD to stop in the market to check out some cool shops (see what we liked on Instagram). While we were chatting Sue dropped such an interesting nugget of advice on buying fabric furniture and accessories that I couldn’t help but share. […]

Get This Look: 3 Ways To Use Linen In Your Home

Beach Style Living Room by San Francisco Interior Designers & Decorators Nancy Van Natta Associates   Linen is classic and timeless, fresh and comfortable, soft and luxurious. It’s a sought-after textile in home decorating, offering a winning combination of natural beauty and durabiilty, but does present some challenges. Today I’ve rounded up a few great […]

Chez Nous: Life Is Better On The Porch

Welcome to my porch! We had a gorgeous weekend in Ottawa – perfect porch weather. Actually, I love my porch in any weather! It’s west facing, so even on chilly afternoons you can bask in the sun. Porch season starts early and finishes late Chez Sykes. In fact, Mere had some great tips on extending […]

A More Than Pleasant House in Ottawa’s Pleasant Park

I now spend my cold winter nights time searching for pictures of Ottawa homes in the summer. Fortunately there’s not a lot of professional photo shoots done in winter so my luck is good for finding great sunny homes to share with you. Staring at these photos I can almost imagine that Spring is just […]

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