You know we like to keep a tidy entryway as much as possible. However, with limited closet space in the house and even more limited hanging space in the front entry, this has been a bit of a challenge. We started by creating a wainscoting...

One of the things we love about modern homes is the layout. The rooms are designed for flow, with clean lines and clear lines of sight throughout. Unfortunately, it’s often the case with a more modern build that there is one thing lacking: character. Of course,...

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re finally approaching the final stages of our epic living room makeover project! We can hardly believe it! When we say “a long time coming,” we’re not joking. It’s actually been close to a year since the whole thing...

It should be plainly obvious by now, but we are in LOVE with fall. Summer is still holding on for dear life here in the GTA, but the leaves are starting to change and we’re starting the gradual shift towards the fall decor here at...

Wedding showers are great. You register for a bunch of things you think you'll probably need, and all your friends and family head to the store and stock your house with all the goodies you need to start your new life together. And then they forget...

When it comes to home maintenance, we know not everyone is Bob Villa. Heck, most people aren’t even Tim Allen. But that’s no reason to be caught with a squeaky hinge, a leaky faucet, or a loose deck board. Basic home maintenance skills are, in our...

Every week we try to get my daughter focused on a new “value” that will help to engender respect and courtesy, and make her the kind of person other people want to be around. It's probably something we could all use a little work on...

When our DD was three years old, she was into Tinker Bell. Like, in a BIG way. Well, truthfully she was into all things fairy. Her favourite blanket was a quilt featuring fabric prints of the The Flower Fairies of Cecily Mary Barker. And her absolute...

We do a lot of painting. Whether it's touching up or refreshing a room, finishing a decor project, or upcycling a beautiful piece of previously-loved furniture, there's nothing that really dresses up a project like a fresh coat of paint. But, of course, painting can get...