Emily Carr, Canadian Artist, Writer and Adventurer - a National Treasure.
My recent renovation project in South Surrey, BC for my clients was for the entire house, but people always seem to enjoy seeing before + afters. Here are the three […]
Cottages, castles, royal palaces and other architectural gems viewed with a Blue Badge guide throughout the Tour. This is a small group of 16 on a private bus for transportation staying at four star hotels in London, Bath and Royal Tunbridge Wells.
when there are literally 1000s of options in product .... having a design concept
I was fortunate see inside a very unique barn space that I am excited to share with you. This amazing living space is created with a 1640s barn structure from Portsmouth, England. The […]
Vancouver Heritage Foundation offers evening lectures at the beautiful Hycoft Manor in Shaughnessy. I attended one this evening featuring master gardener and local author Christine Allen. Here are some of […]
Chinese New Year celebration begins on January 23rd – which is the night of the New Moon. The Chinese calendar is Lunar based as opposed to the Solar calendar we use […]
nine inspirational entrance halls
this wreath was my favorite
It is important to consider the line-of-sight from one room to the next. How does a doorway frame a room, as above? What do you see? How can you enhance […]
seven examples of exotic elements well incorporated into the decor. Finding the mix is key...
Pairs or triples. Over islands. Over dining tables. Over a sitting area. The lighting is large and making a statement. One large paper lantern low over a coffee table is […]
over 200 years after Marie Antoinette's death, she has become a part of popular culture, as shown on the cover of Vogue magazine. Fashion and home decor inspired by Marie Antoinette 2 centuries later!
Beautiful. Bold in Colour. Bold in Scale. Not for the faint of heart... A statement fabric can make a room
a perfect display of abundance for harvest.
Rustic stone fireplace, wood mantle, and a natural palette are all classic elements of West Coast Style.