Tag: vintage

  • BEFORE & AFTER: new teak hutch + $100 furniture giveaway

    You all know how much I love giving old furniture a new life and new home. I’m usually a real thrift store hunter – you know, going through LOTS of rough stuff¬†before finding those diamonds. ¬†Every so often though I’m not so much in the mood to hunt and kinda just want to look at […]

  • KITCHEN MAKEOVER: modern vintage kitchen reveal

    KITCHEN MAKEOVER: modern vintage kitchen reveal

    Can you believe it!?! It’s finally done! The kitchen project that I dreamed up almost a year ago has come to life. I can’t tell you how freak’n happy I am with the results. Can you say holy dramatic change? This kitchen went from blah to one happy looking cool kitchen. As you know from […]

  • GOOD EATS: then and now recipes / 01

    I thought I would put a spin on my Same but Different series and create one that’s well….same but different. Welcome to my new Good Eats Then & Now recipe series. As you know I spend a lot of time trolling thrift shops and I love coming across old cook books. Obviously people have been […]


    Did you have a good weekend? Do any thrifty hunting? I did. I picked up a fabulous vintage serving tray and when I brought it home I realized that I had quite the collection of trays & plates, all from thrift shops. I actually use these quite often, some as decor to hold other collections […]

  • {THRIFTING 101: a simple green centerpiece}

    I thought St. Patrick’s was a great day to share this recent centerpiece I put together full of thrifted finds and simple greens. Last week I attended a delicious dinner event (more about that coming later) hosted by a chef friend of mine. It was his first event and first venture out on his own […]

  • {STYLE: sparkly thrifted finds}

    You can call it part luck and part eagle eye but I’ve come across some pretty awesome finds on my thrifting expeditions lately. I realized that I have a little bit of a theme going with lots of gold, black and sequin…perfect for new years eve! Check out some of my recent glittery finds. And […]

  • STYLE: wearing vintage in your every day

    And here’s part 3 of 3 of the everyday vintage style series I did in my neighbourhood of Kensington Market. I saved the most ‘out there’ piece for last. So once you’re feeling comfortable wearing a pretty vintage dress and then classics pieces like a suede skirt, you’re ready to get a little more bold […]