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Take back your home and love your space again (or for the very first time). Clever ideas, thoughtful design, civilized space organization in Ottawa, Canada and everywhere.

Free Nursery Design Plan

The morning I received a request from my friends at Kallababy for a nursery how-to post, I also happened to beView full post »


Favourite Things – 02

What are your plans for this weekend?  Ours involve the gymnastics / hiphop Saturday morning divide (when you haveView full post »


Favourite Things 01

I’ll let you in on a secret (psst.) I used to blog. Back in the day before we lived in the country, before we hadView full post »


laid-back luxe master bedroom

When I walked into a recent client’s home – I knew this project would be different. Their home wasView full post »


Life Thoughts on The Rising Tide Society

Recently I started getting emails from a few brands asking if I would like to submit an article (or six!!) to them.View full post »


#ParedDownTogether: 14 TIPS to Help You Live With Less

The Pared Down Together Instagram Challenge wrapped up on Monday and it was a whirlwind of photo taking, sharing andView full post »


#ParedDownTogether Starts Monday + Participation Tips (& a Giveaway)!

The #Pareddowntogether instagram challenge starts MONDAY (the 4th of January) and I am thrilled at the response thisView full post »


WTF is a Civilized Space + the Before & Afters that will make you want one

Most people say that life stands in their way of having a space they love, but when you really get down to it, theView full post »


FYI: 5 Ways to Kill it at Getting Your Significant Other to Get Rid of Things

What if I told you that living in squalor is the key to a happy relationship? Trust me, I’d be a liar. 10 yearsView full post »