Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dill Pickle Green

We finally finished my youngest son’s room.  He wanted to pick the paint colour and was very determined to have dill pickle green.  The paint we used was Martha Stewart’s Dill.  It is a little bright for me but he … Continue reading

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A Hallway Update

This homeowners’ hallway was updated recently as they are selling their home.  They contacted me to help them choose paint colours for their home to neutralize and freshen up their rooms.  The paint colour I chose for the hallway was Benjamin … Continue reading

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Vanilla Candles

Vanilla candles add warmth and coziness to a room. They smell wonderful without being overpowering.  They look good during the day and lit at night. I like to find different ideas for displaying them.  Here is some inspiration! Source: potterybarn.com  Pinterest … Continue reading

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Handy Rug Tip

Here is a great tip for area rugs that slide around on the floor.  It is simple and inexpensive. Just apply caulking in narrow strips to the bottom side of the rug.  Let dry and turnover. Source: marthastewart.com

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Brighten Up Your Home For Winter

I find that the house feels bare after you put away all of the christmas decorations. It is nice to reorganize and simplify but I think it is nice to find a way to add some brightness to your winter … Continue reading

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Recycled Barnboard

I love the rustic look of the wood mixed with modern elements in a room.  It adds warmth and loads of character! Source: decoratualma.blogspot.com via  Pinterest Source: vosgesparis.blogspot.com via  Pinterest Source: greenteadesign.com via  Pinterest Source: pbjstories.blogspot.com via  Pinterest

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DIY – Decoupaging With Lace

http://urbancomfort.typepad.com/urban_nest/2011/04/decoupaging-with-lace.html Check out this great DIY!  using Mod Podge and lace. This look adds a lot of texture and interest to an otherwise plain jane vase.

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Favourite Neutral Paint Colours

Here are some of my favourite Benjamin Moore Neutral paint colours.  They add coziness and warmth to a room and pops of colour can be brought in with furnishings and accessories. Benjamin Moore Stone Hearth CC 490 Source Pinterest Benjamin … Continue reading

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Happy 2012!

Hope everyone had a great holiday! I am excited, I get my new orange kitten tomorrow. A friend for our chocolate labrador, Clover. Hope they get along. Source: google.com via nicole on Pinterest

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