Posts Tagged ‘Urban Barn’

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”. […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Pillow For All Seasons

  Confession:  I have so many extra decorating accessories that I need a shelving unit in my basement storage area to house them all.  If I feel like mixing things up or need a certain something to complete a room, the first place I “shop” is in my own home. Excessive?  Maybe. Genius? Definitely! A […]

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, […]