Original painting by Julia Veenstra

New Favourites at the One of a Kind Show – Winter 2015

It’s that time of year again – the one where I wrack my brain for gift ideas for the people on my list and pretty much always come up empty. The trouble is, whenever I ask what they might like, the invariable answer is that they don’t need or want anything.  This makes gift giving… 

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Six winter boots for under $200

In Search of Winter Boots

It’s almost the end of November which, besides being entirely shocking (seriously – wasn’t it July just last week?), means I will soon wake up to a blanket of snow covering the ground. Sadly, the boots I’ve been wearing for the last two winters developed a hole in the toe in the spring so it’s… 

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I’m Baaaack!!!! Maybe

I’m back. Maybe. It’s been over a year since I posted here last. Strangely it doesn’t seem like all too long ago that I was revealing my bedroom, but in other ways it seems like forever ago. I don’t really have any one reason why I haven’t been here in all that time. I was… 

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New Bedroom

One Room Challenge | Bedroom – Week Six – The Reveal

It’s finally here! Six weeks ago I decided to participate in the One Room Challenge which was started by Linda at Calling it Home. I hoped that participating would prod me into finally decorating my bedroom, and I’m happy to say that despite some hurdles which I thought might prevent me from finishing I’m ready… 

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Painting trim

One Room Challenge | Bedroom – Week Five

I can’t believe we’re in week number 5 of the one week challenge already – how is that possible? It seems like only a few days ago that I was sharing my inspiration board in week one of this six week challenge, and now here we are a scant 7 days from the finish and… 

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