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  • {ARTIST SHOWCASE : Illustrations by Yusuke Yonezu}

    I came across these super simple but lovely illustrations by Yusuke Yonezu on a recent Pinterest fishing expedition. Aren’t they great?! I’m so attracted to the big blocks of colour and simple, everyday subject matter. The offset colour trapping along some of the edges would actually be considered a mistake in the printing world but adds that […]

  • {HAPPY WEEKEND: links to love}

    How cool are these DIY gold & black animals?These wall sconces can give any space a mini-facelift.Here’s a super cute lemon juicer.Love succulents? You can have a stunning made-to-order giant succulent pillow.How cute would these gold clouds be in a kid’s space?If you like home decor this blog will make you drool. What an awesome […]

  • {DIY: home office style}

    So it’s been about three months since I started working from home and I’m still struggling with space & organizing my Office Supplies. Seeing as my office can be quite cluttered at times, this may be a reason as to why I am not feeling as productive as I would like. With that being said, […]

  • {HAPPY WEEKEND: links to love}

    The cool glass window house made me curious enough to press PLAY but this couple’s lifestyle is like closing your eyes and taking a long deep breath.What!?! How pretty are these crepes using edible flowers?These sad yet beautiful abandoned places are stirring up my wanderlust.Oh my, it may be fall but it can be forever spring […]

  • { SPACES: time to get a new clock }

    So this is kinda random but when I’m watching T.V. I like to know what time it is without having to check my phone or switch channels. I’m old fashioned like that. I have the perfect spot on my credenza for a clock but of course it has to look good and fit in with […]

  • { STYLE: everyday vintage style }

    Here’s part 2 of 3 from my vintage style shoot in Kensington Market. Today I’m wearing a fabulous dark green suede A-Line skirt I found at a thrift shop for under $10. I love it!  You can have a lot of fun with this skirt but I decided to keep it classic with a retro-style […]

  • { CONTEST: smitten over this flamingo print}

    I’m so happy to be announcing our first ever contest giveaway here on The Sweet Escape! If you remember a short time ago I did a post on my new found love for flamingos. One of the fab finds was a great gold print by The Smitten Collection. Judith from The Smitten Collection was so […]

  • { DIY: getting creative with tonic living fabric}

    One of the great sponsors that I got introduced to at BlogPodium was Tonic Living. They specialize in designer fabrics, throw pillows and more. Tonic Living ran a great contest for a group of creative bloggers. They had a selection of large fabric swatches and you had to choose 2 of the fab patterns and […]

  • {STYLE: tote bags for fall}

    Everyone is itching to get into fall style. I’m usually kinda lazy when it comes to changing my purse/bag but there’s something about fall that makes me want to change it up. Here are six fabulous tote bags for fall. Hmmm…someone sure likes the look of a leather strap.  1 / 2 / 3 / […]

  • {STYLE : everyday fall vintage}

    This is a first of hopefully more vintage style posts coming your way. As you may have picked up if you follow along, I have a love for almost all things vintage. I’ve always been drawn to those people with great vintage style and didn’t realize that one day I would have a closet full […]

  • {SPACES: a pop of yellow}

    I know it’s fall and everything but it’s the colour yellow that’s got me feeling all warm and fuzzy this morning. There’s something so fresh about a pop of yellow in a space. It can be youthful but also classic. It can be fun & quirky or slick & modern. Even people who are not […]

  • {STYLE: wearing vintage, a sneak peek}

    Here’s a sneak peek for you of a fun style shoot I did with Maya Visnyei in my own neighbourhood of Kensington Market. I’ll show you how I incorporate wearing vintage in everyday style. Coming soon!

  • { STYLE : fall favourites from Orly Kiely }

    oh wow, am I ever loving Orly Kiely’s Autumn/Winter collection. I don’t think I could’ve designed a line that was more me if I tried. Love the playful feminine style, patterns, and especially the colour palette.

  • {hello fall}

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  • {DESIGN: networking with your business card}

    So today I’m lucky enough to meet the talented design celebrity, Sarah Richardson (yippie!) followed by the big BlogPodium conference on tomorrow where I hope to meet a bunch more creative & talented people. I wanted to do a post about something very important, like what I should wear to these two events. But the […]