Home DIY's & Decor

Energy Saving Tips to Dwell Happy during Winter

Winter is here with a vengeance (and it seems too early!). Get your home ready with these simple tips which are sure to help you save money on your energy bills.

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6 Indoor Plants Your Home Needs

It’s so funny how the weather can really influence how productive you are. Typically, every May long weekend is the kick off to summer, however with below seasonal temperatures this year I’m sure many green thumb enthusiasts have opted to postpone gardening just a little longer. In the mean time, my apartment looks barren and is desperately in need of some greenery!

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A Simple Floral Centerpiece

I was out running this weekend and noticed the buds on the trees, birds chirping and pockets of flowers sprouting from the ground! It’s a beautiful time of year when we can finally put our winter coats away and embrace the warm weather ahead.

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Creating Zones in an Apartment

Living in an apartment has its ups and downs. For example, I love Saturday morning cleaning because it doesn’t take more than 30 min to have this space sparkling. One of my main grumbles is that with an open layout, it’s hard to create zones within the space. It’s almost as if one area blends into another. I feel this way especially about my kitchen, dining and living space.  I have tried different wall paint, different decor themes, but still felt my dining space was lacking something. Continue reading “Creating Zones in an Apartment”

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Paint vs Wallpaper: An Ongoing Dilemma

I’ve been out of the blogging world for the past month adventuring through Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Though I didn’t blog while I was away, I shared some of my favourite design and decor inspirations through Twitter and Instagram. Continue reading “Paint vs Wallpaper: An Ongoing Dilemma”

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How To Paint Old Furniture

After weeks of deliberating on what I would do with these beautiful side tables, I landed on painting them! With an array of colours and paints out there, which one do I chose? I’ll share my journey on how I painted these pieces essentially bringing new life to something old! Continue reading “How To Paint Old Furniture”

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Exciting Bedroom Restyle (Check Out the Progress!)

A few weeks back I took on a project to restyle my bedroom. I had some ideas of what I wanted to do without a real plan of how it was going to take form. Suffice it to say that nothing is going smoothly! Continue reading “Exciting Bedroom Restyle (Check Out the Progress!)”