#IceBucketChallenge for ALS Canada [Video]

Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, I’m sure you’ve seen countless people – friends, coworkers & celebrities alike – dousing themselves in buckets of ice cold water & then uploading the videos to their various social media accounts & challenging their friends in order to raise awareness for ALS. So when Kes & […]

F#@king fifty shades of grey. Grey clouds everywhere.

Fighting the Winter funk

3 weeks…. (That’s how long it’s been since my last post.) I should probably start by apologizing for the radio silence of late.  I’m still here. I haven’t abandoned you guys. But if I’m being totally honest, anything I had posted in the last 3 weeks, you probably wouldn’t have wanted to read.  Or maybe you would […]

Our lonely mailbox attached to the outside of the construction fence.

Mail Status: Undeliverable

Canada Post said we can’t have our mail. 🙁 Ok, wait…that sounds crazy. I guess I should explain. So back in December, I lost my purse at the Buffalo Bills game in Toronto. Thankfully a kind citizen found it emptied my wallet of the cash, and turned it in to security. So I did get […]

Contemporary living room design by Mark English Architects, AIA, San Francisco

Chasing the dream

Being that we’re young creative professionals it sort of fits that we’d be attracted to the urban contemporary loft aesthetic. The problem being, the ‘urban contemporary loft’ generally comes with  inner city living – downtown core, smaller square footage, higher prices, etc – which is fine when you’re in your 20s and focused on your […]

Photo: Contemporary Exterior Concept. McClellan Architects

Welcome to The Dreamhouse Project

So what is The Dreamhouse Project?? Simply put, it’s going to be our all comsuming labour of love over the next year. We started this blog to document the journey – our ups and downs, musings and random thoughts on selling our house, moving in with parents, renovations, design ideas and everything along the way […]