Enter Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo, the New York Times best-selling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Read the rest of this entry »
I always approach gift giving as somewhat of a treasure hunt. But finding that special something for that special someone – and staying on budget – is not always an easy task. I love finding small gems, sometimes literally like these agate arrowhead napkin rings by Mapleton Drive. These are definitely one of my absolute favorite items that I have come across this holiday season. They are guaranteed to elevate any table setting. A set of four will cost you $99 US.
Hello Tuesday! How was your first weekend of December? The mild weather and my visits to the Christmas Market in Toronto and Kitchener have inspired me to create my very own Christmas Market. That’s right, if you have a balcony, you too can create a festive, whimsical, and cozy outdoor oasis to treat yourself this holiday season.
If you’ve ever browsed the well-crafted goods featured on BRIKA (a curated version of Etsy), chances are the Toronto-based online retailer has since become a favourite shopping destination. Now, to make the holidays a little brighter, the founders have set up a 3, 000-square-foot pop-up shop at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre.
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How is your holiday decoration coming along? Party invites are flying in and my own party will take place in 2 short weeks! Needless to say, I am super excited to host our first Christmas party at Chris’ condo (you will see this fantastic home soon!) but it is also very difficult to decide on a color scheme especially when he likes the festive traditions in red and I must rather prefer a soothing palette in blue.
If you are also in a similar dilemma, then you have come to the right place today as I tour this beautifully decorated home in three distinct color palettes, proving you too can have it all!