Take off that Skirt!

Before you get too excited (or offended, depending on what kind of a person you are), I’m talking about a sofa here. It all started with an innocent trip to the thrift store. Wednesdays are the best. Since I am currently on maternity leave, my mom usually comes on Wednesdays to watch the kiddos while […]

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That Time I Cried Over Tile (AKA Powder Room Makeover)

I will preface this post by saying that our powder room renovation took about six months to complete (a job that could be done in about a week if you’re working on it full time); I was pregnant at the time; and chasing after a busy toddler. I find it funny when people say “busy” […]

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Main Floor Reno Part 3: The Really Pretty Stuff

Okay, here we go…the good stuff! Don’t get me wrong, I really appreciate and recognize the importance of proper demo and reconstruction of a reno but my heart is with the pillows and pretty things. You saw a sneak peek of the new paint colour in the previous post. We’ve come a long way since […]

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Main Floor Reno Part 2: The Prettyish Stuff

If you have ever done a renovation, you may have also fell victim to the downward (or upward, depending on which way you look at it) reno spiral. This is when you start one reno, like taking out some walls, for instance, and then decide that if you’re going to take out some walls, you’re […]

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Main Floor Reno Part 1: The Ugly Stuff

The first thing I said to Shaun when we went to look at our house was, “Okay, but can we take this wall down? And this one? And this one over here?” His answer is always the same… “Anything is possible. How much time and money do you have?” In this case, we had no […]

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The Specs

Shaun and I took possession of our house April 25th, 2014 (one day before our daughter Mickey’s 1st birthday). We’d been dreaming of owning our own home for some time and we were so lucky to have landed this place before it even went on the market. I thought for sure we would be searching […]

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