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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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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Found: Rocking Chairs

Seating in our house is limited to dining chairs, a sectional or rocking chairs. I love rocking chairs; I have a few. They offer so much more then a place to sit; it’s a place to sit AND move. Who doesn’t delight in a chair with features!? This post features a few good looking rocking…

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DIY: Wood Storage Solution

I didn’t realize exactly how tiny our living space was, until I started a trial and error process of creating our own Stylish Wood Storage solution. We have been living with the same arrangement of minimal furniture since the spring, and adding in anything I came up with was like instant claustrophobia. Turns out, wood…

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Inspiration: Stylish Wood Storage

For me, one of the best parts about installing a wood stove in our little place is the idea of a stylish wood storage area. I love the look of stacked logs, and I think if done right, it can be an art piece on it’s own. A functional art installation, if you will…one that…

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