Category: SPACES

  • Shop the Sweet Escape Muskoka: Wall Art

    Shop the Sweet Escape Muskoka: Wall Art

    By far my favourite part of having a cottage is the fresh blank canvas to decorate. Let’s be honest, that’s what got me through all the hard work of fixing it up. This girl just wants to decorate, you know what what I mean? Being that it is a seasonal cottage and a short term […]

  • Sweet Escape Muskoka: Cottage Makeover

    Sweet Escape Muskoka: Cottage Makeover

    When it rains it pours around here. I have yet another Sweet Escape Muskoka Cottage update for you. In my last post I revealed the small but impactful kitchen makeover and today I’m ready to share the rest of the cottage makeover with you! Just to set the scene (for those who are new here) […]

  • Sweet Escape Muskoka: Cottage Kitchen reveal

    Sweet Escape Muskoka: Cottage Kitchen reveal

    Wowza! where did the time go? It feels both like ages ago and just yesterday that I shared my cottage kitchen makeover plan with you. Here’s the deal, things don’t always go as planned especially with a reno. I think we all know that. For me being a cottage owner newbie I didn’t quite know […]

  • Sweet Escape Muskoka: Cottage Kitchen Makeover Plan

    Sweet Escape Muskoka: Cottage Kitchen Makeover Plan

    It wasn’t until I sat down to write this post that I realized that I skipped a few updates. I may have forgotten to mention that in the middle of updating a vintage Airstream this Spring/Summer I was also shopping around for a cottage to call my own. It’s something I’ve wanted to explore for […]

  • Before & After: Cheerstream makeover reveal

    Before & After: Cheerstream makeover reveal

    This post sure is a long time coming but it’s worth it! It was wayyyyyyyyy back in April that Emily and I officially started the wheels in motion (pun intended) on this Airstream makeover and the ol’ Cheerstream’s time in the beauty chair is finally up and she’s ready for her big reveal. Just in […]

  • Cheerstream makeover: design plan

    Cheerstream makeover: design plan

    Giving a 1980 vintage Airstream a makeover, one cheer at a time. I’m not a huge bucket list type person, I rather go with the flow and see what comes my way, but there are a few things that live somewhere at the back of my mind that keep popping up. One of those things […]

  • Loft Living 10 Year Anniversary

    Loft Living 10 Year Anniversary

    I realized over the weekend that as of today, October 16, it will have been 10 years (!!!) since I got the keys to my loft. I’m having a hard time wrapping my head around that. It feels like I moved in here maybe 5-6 years ago. This wasn’t really planned but I thought the […]

  • Hello Sunshine by Leon’s is here!

    Hello Sunshine by Leon’s is here!

    I can’t believe it’s already been a whole year since I shared last Summer’s Hello Sunshine magazine. But it’s true, jeez. Well I’m extra excited to share this one with you because it doesn’t just live online this time around. You can view the newest issue of Hello Sunshine by Leon’s Furniture online, of course, but […]

  • Project Sweet Escape Patio: DIY Plant Wall

    Project Sweet Escape Patio: DIY Plant Wall

    Things are happening people! So you’ve seen the patio decor plan, you’ve seen my urban vegetable garden come together and now it’s the time where my inner green thumb meets my outer decor junkie with this DIY Patio Plant Wall project. When I saw my new patio wall go up with some great modern looking […]

  • Project Sweet Escape Patio: patio makeover reveal

    Project Sweet Escape Patio: patio makeover reveal

    Ok guys, the patio is officially open for business. The weather took it’s sweet time cooperating and my work schedule got a bit nuts there but the skies and my calendar have cleared and now it’s time for some rooftop chill time. Yesssss. Just to refresh your memory – I live in a condo downtown […]

  • Project Sweet Escape Patio: Casual and Colourful Patio Plan

    Project Sweet Escape Patio: Casual and Colourful Patio Plan

    So I didn’t waste any time to moving on to the next thing. If you read my last post you know that I just wrapped up a little makeover on a big feature wall in my loft. Well now that the weather is (sorta) cooperating and we’re about to say goodbye to May, it’s time […]

  • Before & After: Loft Wall Makeover

    Before & After: Loft Wall Makeover

    I’m so freak’n excited to share this loft wall makeover with you. It’s something that’s been on my mind since I moved into my loft…..8+ years ago. Yeah, take forever much?! I do have excuses though! The first thing I did when I moved into my loft was get the whole thing painted a neutral […]

  • Leon’s Hello Holiday Look Book is here!

    Leon’s Hello Holiday Look Book is here!

    I feel like it was just yesterday that I was all excited to share Leon’s Hello Sunshine Look Book with you and here I am talking about Christmas. Well the truth is that myself and the Leon’s team and blog crew have been working on this since the Summer so it’s easy for the seasons […]

  • Outdoor Summer Dinner Party in the country

    Outdoor Summer Dinner Party in the country

    Do you remember last fall I worked on one of my all-time fave projects – a video for Kendall-Jackson Wines that involved styling a summer dinner at dusk scene? Yeah, it was as pretty as it looked.  Well I’m super excited to finnnalllllyyyy share all the photos from that day with you. While we were […]

  • Hello Sunshine! A guide for your bright & happy home

    Hello Sunshine! A guide for your bright & happy home

    It doesn’t feel all that long ago that I was excitedly sharing with you Hello Holiday – an online look book I created for Leon’s Furniture based on my very own Merry Magazine concept.  Well the snow has been replaced with sunshine and here we are with Hello Sunshine It’s a 90 page online guide full of […]