Mamas and Spring Fresh Interiors

Foodie, Home Sweet

We recently painted the whole main floor of our house a fresh coat of gallery white. I can’t tell you what a difference it makes – with everything all tidy, with this beautiful clean palette. The windows are open, brunch has been served and here is a whole afternoon with a house that feels calm and bellies that are full.

We served up some French lentils ( care of Oh She Glows cookbook), bagels, smoked salmon, simple salad, quiche, mango and peach punch… and peanut butter chocolate ice cream cake for dessert.

I love my mom. And can’t wait to be one.


National Velvet

Home Sweet


Whether it reminds you of your granny, of dresses from when you were three or of hundreds of years of royals, velvet is a fabric that lends pomp and circumstance to whatever it touches. A bit romantic, a bit old-fashioned, always a little bit sensual, I love the way that velvet can class-up any piece of furniture, or an outfit. When well-chosen, it’s dreamy and elevated, mysterious or regal. My favourites are lushly- upholstered slipper chairs and headboards, a nice roll-armed sofa, or in more unexpected places…

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*all photo individual photo credits can be found at my pinterest page

My Kitchen – Turquoise and Boho Mismatch

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My Kitchen - Turquoise and Boho Mismatch

KitchenAid kitchen aid stand mixer
460 CAD –

Silver flatware
130 CAD –

Kim Seybert everyday dinnerware
63 CAD –

Royal Doulton serveware
40 CAD –

Cotton napkin
42 CAD –

Cotton dish towel
32 CAD –

Lou Rota bird dinnerware
24 CAD –

Cotton pot holder
18 CAD –

Cost Plus World Market food storage container
17 CAD –

16 CAD –

Glass drinkware
16 CAD –

Kitchen gadgets tool
13 CAD –

Glass drinkware
11 CAD –

Soup mug
11 CAD –

Rose dinnerware

Black home decor
120 CAD –

Bone china
13 CAD –

Ikat Monogram Letter
21 CAD –

Be Our Guest

Home Sweet, Uncategorized
Be Our Guest

Our guest suite is an eclectic blend of global inspired pieces, unified by a palette of white, green and teal. Gilded metals and lots of texture help to make it an polished, but relaxing space. One corner of the room is a sleek home office, where a glossy Ikea desk is a work space, or dressing table for guests; the room is also full of books and plentiful throw cushions, perfect for propping up in bed and reading. Admittedly, our pillows are much nicer than the ones I included in the mood board (pictured above), but the overall vibe is the same. Sweet and serene. With  souvenirs, original art and a sepia toned map of the world that charts our travels, this room is really going places. It’s a far cry from the dark, forest green room full of hockey paraphanelia that was the former home owner’s shrine to… nineties suburban decor.