Found: Modern Deck Railings

If you google “modern deck railing” you get hundreds of images of horizontal cables. LOVE that look…can’t have it! We live in Ontario where the railing code restrictions say we can’t have horizontal anything! We could have gone with glass panels to achieve a modern look, but we wanted something different. (Of course!) I searched…

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Before + After: Barn Makeover

We have an old (like 1840’s original) barn, that’s pretty and charming…but attached to it is a building that’s less charming. When we bought this house I had dreams of turning it in to my studio. That was a dream. It’s been taken over with tractors, lawn mowers and all the essential larger scale equipment….

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Found: Must Have Baby Item Part II

Even though I vowed to keep my baby items to a minimum, and refused a giant baby shower…(see more in my blog post “Found: Must Have Baby Item“) I still ended up buying stuff that I didn’t use, or need.  I fell victim to way too many “must have lists” and also my own expectations…

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Inspiration: (small) home office

I have worked from home as a graphic designer for 6 years (minus the current year for maternity leave). My home office is therefore always an important space, no matter where we have been living. I need it to be organized (or at least have the potential to be organized), have a large desk for…

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Friday Finds: 1.0

Online shopping is my current version of retail therapy. I love having that little break to myself to scan my favourite sites for good deals. Is that weird? Regardless, sometimes I find some really great things! I’m going to start sharing what I find, because…well, I don’t see why not. Maybe something I find will…

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