Category: Design

The Style At Home Show is On Friday Oct 17-19

The new Style at Home show starts Friday October 17 through Sunday October 19. Judging by their website and the quality of their magazines: Style at Home, Canadian Gardening and Canadian Home & Country I’m sure it will be an excellent show. They have excellent exhibitors such as: Cadillac Custom Shutters Home Decor...

/ October 16, 2008
Glass, texture and reflection in a small space. Photo via decoist.com

Decorative Pillows by Veracouture; Cool Wall Tattoos by Wall Juice

I had a nice chat with Vera from Vera Couture while I was at the Fall Home Show. Vera makes beautiful, “four of a kind” pillows available in a variety of fabrics and all reasonably priced (between $35-$45 including feather insert). Vera sources all her fabric herself and makes only...

/ October 6, 2008

Manor: A Beautiful Store With a Sense of Humour!

It’s a little difficult to read but the writing on the window says “The holidays are right around the corner, have you ordered your turkey furniture yet SALE?” I poke my head into Manor a few times a year just to salivate over their furniture and accessories. They have beautiful things in there...

/ September 26, 2008

The Latest in Counter Tops

In our first house we installed a very practical, reasonably priced laminate countertop. I was happy with it because it because I liked the cobalt blue colour and its durability. It turns out though, that it’s not as scratch resistant as I would have liked…we found out the hard way...

/ June 20, 2008