The BEFORE. This bedroom is blah. The ceiling light fixture, the feature – or should I say non existent feature wall, the tired side tables and lights. Blase’ at best. I really, really love the wallpapers that look a bit like colour is bleeding on the wall, sometimes with the colour dark and intense washing… Continue reading Ikea Hack Extraordinaire
Above is the listing photo of our main bathroom in our little nugget of a downsize. Its pretty good, fresh, bright and perfectly fine. If you like beige that is. If you remember we had almost the whole place painted white when we moved in, with the kitchen and office in black. We had Renuit… Continue reading Stripey Striperson
Here’s a little reminder of how the kitchen looked when we moved in. Note in the first picture there is an upper cabinet beside the window. To the left of it, above the fridge is another, shorter cabinet, slightly useless since it’s so far back. You know the type, you may even own one yourself.… Continue reading Big Beautiful Backsplash
So as much as I love a bold statement and am crazy about how this Kelly green shouts out “LOOK AT ME” to you all, it still wasn’t enough. I know, I know, to some of you it’s already too much but you also know me enough to say, yeah, she needs more. Here’s what… Continue reading Spots Before My Eyes
How many times have you fallen in love with a piece of furniture, or piece of art, or accessory only to realize it just won’t work in your space. But you love it, and it’s a great deal (or even if it’s not) and it would be perfect except for the one small detail… Continue reading Paint, You Are A Friend of Mine
The BEFORE – Photos from the staged townhouse, our first and only visit before we put in an offer. If you haven’t heard or wouldn’t have heard, houses are flying off the market here in British Columbia, Canada. The phrase you snooze you lose is super applicable here. No inspection. Just BUY IT HUURRRY BEFORE… Continue reading TaDa! Here’s the Kitchen Before and After (FINALLY)
When it was decided that we’d be getting the beige off all the walls I couldn’t decide on exactly which way we should go other than a warm white as the main colour. Of course, I do my best thinking when I should be sleeping, and it was on one of those nights that I… Continue reading Black walls – Trending – And I’m all IN!
For all you younger gens, the title I chose for this post is a famous Rolling Stones song about depression, or Anger, or Angst or maybe all three. It just seemed like a clever lead in to my next few projects that I want to share with you. Because I love clever. One of… Continue reading I See a Red Door and I Want it Painted Black…
Here we go! First project completed. I have about 5 on the go, including painting “planets” for Village Church’s summer camp. So fun, but daunting – they still need to look excellent, even if they are for kids. (kids come with judging parents, you know.) But more on that later. The first project I speak… Continue reading Bathtub Blues ? Perhaps Not.
Since I am just weeks away from the new frontier of townhouse living, I thought I’d wander down memory lane and look at how I got where I am going. You get to see my sometimes odd decision making from the beginning, and along with me can say “what were you thinking!??” I promise not… Continue reading Evolution of a Master Bedroom