No, it’s not a pic of my Christmas wishlist, it’s a snapshot of the over the top selection of fab housewares, accessories and gift ware unveiled this week at Zara Home in Yorkdale. Last week I gave you a little sneak peek of product, but here’s a deeper dive into all the fun, […]
add some flair to your table I had a chance to pop into Jonathan Alder’s shop in the Upper East Side in NYC en route to the Whitney. While the slight detour wasn’t planned, I’ve had my eye on a fab piece of lighting from the designer for awhile and there was no way I […]
Have a look at this cute owl trio I picked up from my local Winners. They’re a perfect summer touch in fresh white. And they’re pretty smart too, reminding me to see no evil, hear no evil, say no evil. That’s good advice from these wise guys.
I was out for a walk today in the east end’s Beach neighbourhood and stopped in at Nesters, a delightful home décor shop that I have been meaning to check out for a while now. They offer a great blend of vintage and traditional, with a dose of modern and rustic thrown in, and show […]
I’m one of those people that loves to share; food, secrets, clothes, tidbits, finds, deals, anything I stumble across. I am the poster child for word-of-mouth. If something gets my endorsement, you better believe everyone is hearing about it. Houzz.com is one of those things. We’ve been knee deep in our latest house project and […]
Jonathan Adler is one of our favorite designers (see our post on his adorable salt and pepper shakers here) and over time we’ve begun to accumulate the odd object here and there to populate our homes with. Jonathan started out his career as a potter, and his whimsical, happy and gorgeous designs always catch my […]
The nativity scene, or presepio as we call it, has been a part of our family Christmas tradition for as long as I can remember. Since becoming a home owner, I’ve begun to create some of my own traditions and have started a collection of my own special decorations, but I have never come across […]
Our house is filled with furniture that we have acquired over the years. Some are investment pieces that we hope will grow with us as we evolve in our current and future spaces, others are remnants from our condo renting days that we have not been able to replace,