• My 2016 Edmonton Summer Guide

    As you know from all my past travel posts, I love travelling…a lot. But, truthfully, there’s something to be said about staying put, in Edmonton, in the summer. Most people in the world barely know where we are, jumping to the conclusion that if you’re from Canada then it must be Vancouver or Toronto that

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  • My 2016 Summer Essentials

    The days are getting longer and hotter, and I couldn’t be happier. AND, I’ve got a round up of my current summer essentials to welcome in the season! Check it out… Panama Hat: I love wearing hats all year long but a good summer hat does double duty covering my face from the sun Ray

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  • Inspired Travels: A Guide to Barcelona

    Barcelona is by far my favourite place in Spain. What I love most about it is that it has a little bit of everything: stunning beaches, amazing food, incredible culture and architecture that is at times out of this world. It has a rich history and the perfect amount to see and do in a

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  • Bedroom Dresser Styling

    If you didn’t see on Instagram, Ryan and I just completed the majority of the upstairs Ravine House reno! Which meant that last weekend, we were able to move our bed, dresser and clothes up into the master. Can I get a hell yeah for finally having a closet again?! So now that we are “officially”

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  • Inspired Read: The High Mountains of Portugal

    Loneliness comes up to him like a sniffing dog. It circles him insistently. He waves it away, but it refuses to leave him alone. – The High Mountains of Portugal Fifteen years after Life of Pi, Yann Martel finally returns with his new work of fiction The High Mountains of Portugal. Told in three separate

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  • Capilano Part Deux: House Flip Update!

    It’s starting to get really exciting over at the Capilano Part Deux house flip so I decided I finally needed to share an update. But first, if you’ve forgotten what it looked like to start, head here to freshen your memory! Then you can really appreciate how far it has come in the last couple

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  • Steal this Style: A Mellow Modern Bedroom

    You know when you find people who just exude cool? And not the ‘I’m trying to be’ cool but the effortless cool? That’s how I felt about Elise Joseph when I stumbled onto her site Pennyweight. She’s a creative consultant, art director and stylist who is incredibly chic…in an incredibly effortless way. The same goes

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  • Lighting Love: 10 Wonderful Wood Pendants

    One of my favourite things to source for projects is lighting. I honestly think lighting can elevate a space from pretty nice to holy $%@! That’s probably why I’ve focused so many posts on lighting too (here, here and here for instance). When it came to choosing sconces for the bathroom in the Ravine House,

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  • Project Update: The Ravine House Reno

    I’ll let you in on a little secret…renos very rarely run smoothly. Even for a designer and a contractor, there are still bumps and bruises along the way. We started off the upper floor section of the ravine house reno in March and it got off to a really great start. I thought for sure

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