Choosing the right furniture for your big kid’s bedroom

Choosing the right furniture for a kids bedroom can be overwhelming. It often takes patience and planning to select pieces that can last through their ever-changing needs and tastes.  For our 8-year old son’s recent bedroom makeover, we partnered with The Brick to upgrade the furniture in Kash’s space and have compiled our best 3 tips […]

Geometric feature wall wired with LED tape lights & half lit

Setbacks & Progress (ORC Weeks 4/5)

It’s the final week of this Spring One Room Challenge which means it’s officially crunch time in this 6 week room makeover! With just one week to go, and still a whole lot of big items to check off our to-do list, we’ve got no time to waste, so let’s get right to it.

Boys bedroom before: Old bed and dresser to be replaced

Boy’s Bedroom Makeover: The before (ORC Week 1)

Hi again friends!  If you’re new here, welcome & thanks for stopping by!  Today kicks off another edition of the One Room Challenge and we’re joining again as guest participants.   This round we’re excited to be tackling our son’s room. After 2 years in the Dreamhouse, we figured it was about time we showed this boy’s bedroom […]

Window trim upgraded with Metrie Option M Vintage Industrial casing

The Dream Kitchen: Racing to the finish (#ORC Week 6)

We’re finally into the home stretch of our dream kitchen makeover. It’s week 6 – which if you’re familiar with the One Room Challenge is typically the day of the big reveal. This round however because of all the hurricanes & flooding that have impacted so many people across the US over the last few […]

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 […]

The Dream Kitchen: Open shelving – because we really need more storage (#ORC Week 4)

We’re into Week 4 of our 6 week kitchen makeover for the One Room Challenge. This week we’re adding some open shelving. Whenever anyone walks into our kitchen, the first comment we get is usually get is “Wow, that’s a lot of cabinets” and to be fair, they’re not wrong. We do have a lot […]

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 […]

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 which is why the Farmhouse Sink Reversible LFS3318W as been suggested to me because it has served as inspiration for many of my other project-minded […]

LED strip lighting kit

Let there be light: Family room update (ORC Weeks 3 & 4)

It’s week 4 and we’re into the home stretch of our One Room Challenge. Week 3 turned out to be a bit of a bust for us so we’ll be covering both weeks in today’s recap. Our focus this week has been the family room lighting.