BLANCO PRECIS sink & URBENA faucet

Elements of a Dream Kitchen: Sink & faucet (#ORC Week 5)

Well we’ve made it to week 5 of the ORC which means we’re into the home stretch. This week we’re taking you through a few of the details – the little luxuries that will elevate our kitchen from its current basic state to truly realizing the dream we’ve envisioned for the last 5 years. First […]

HanStone Quartz Countertops - GLACIER COLLECTION - Tranquility

The Dream Kitchen: Let me upgrade you! (#ORC Week 3)

We’ve reached the half way mark of our kitchen makeover for the One Room Challenge. If you missed the previous 2 weeks, feel free to go get caught up. In Week 1 we shared our overall design plan for the space. Week 2 was all about our colour inspiration and a little progress update. This […]

How a kettle inspired our Dream Kitchen

Making of a Dream Kitchen: It all started with a kettle (#ORC Week 2)

It’s week 2 of the One Room Challenge and we’re participating again for our fourth time. Last week we revealed our plans to tackle our kitchen. Before we get into the progress we’ve made over the last week, I wanted to give you a little insight into the colour inspiration for our kitchen design. 

The heart of the home – Our Dream Kitchen (#ORC Week 1)

Welcome back friends! Well here we are – summer has officially drawn to a close and with the cooler temperatures comes that inevitable urge to get back into project mode. We still have a mile-long list of to-dos and projects yet to be completed before the house will feel like it’s anywhere close to being ‘done.’ […]

Dreamhouse Project One Room Challenge Spring 2017 Dream Bedroom

Back to the bedroom: Master suite inspiration (ORC week 1)

It’s that time of year again! We’re doing another One Room Challenge. If you’ve never heard of the ORC, it’s essentially a huge online event that Linda of Calling It Home hosts twice a year. Hundreds of bloggers join in to makeover a room from start to finish in just 6 weeks. This will be […]

Birthday Milestones – Celebrating 70 | Year of Feasting Pt. 1

Kes and I love to entertain. One of the things we’ve looked forward to most throughout this whole Dreamhouse journey has been finally being able to invite our family and friends into our home. So when my father-in-law turned 70 a few weeks ago, we took the opportunity to host a small gathering of family to celebrate.

Interior Design Show - Jan 19-22 2017

Getting ready for IDS 2017

The Interior Design Show is hands down our favourite of any of the design fairs or trade shows in Toronto every year. We’ve attended IDS the last 4 years running and though we haven’t always talked about it here on the blog, if you’ve seen any of our past posts you know why we say it’s […]

Have Yourself a Canadian Little Christmas: The Dreamhouse Project Chistmas Home Tour 2016

A Dreamhouse Christmas: Home Tour 2016

Happy Holidays friends! And to any of you who are new here, thanks for stopping by. We’re pretty excited today to be sharing our first Christmas home tour with all of you – and really, our first EVER home tour here in the Dreamhouse! We’ve also teamed up some fabulous & super talented Canadian bloggers […]

The Dreamhouse Project | Modern Industrial Family Room

Shop the look: Our Modern Industrial Family Room

We’re just a few days away from Black Friday in the U.S.! Who am I kidding, it’s almost Black Friday here in Canada too (since our retailers have insisted on making it a thing), lol!  And as all of our inboxes fill up with flyers, deals & door crashers, we thought we’d share a little […]