Archive | March, 2008

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | March 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Picks of the Week on the blogosphere | 08.03.31 issue

Picks of the Week on the blogosphere | 08.03.31 issue

A look at entertaining essentials: a beautiful dinnerware to serve great food, a glamorous living room to enjoy the sunset and a stylish outdoor room to sip your cocktails. My 3 picks of the week Blue Orchid Designs for Style Spotlight: Terra Keramik This post introduced a new line of environmentally friendly dinnerware. This dinnerware [...]

BABY showers, ENTERTAINING | March 30, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Cool Modern Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Cool Modern Baby Shower Gift Ideas

I do not have kids but I watched closely the hip modern trend regarding baby gears. I think this trend illustrates well the desire of consumers to get the products they want. Several hip baby brands and stores were founded by style-conscious parents who did not like what big chains are selling. It is also [...]

CAKES + desserts, FOOD + DRINK | March 29, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Celebrating the creative genius of Clever Cupcakes in Montreal

Celebrating the creative genius of Clever Cupcakes in Montreal

I am always watching for stylishly decorated cupcakes. Fondant decorated cakes are my favorites. So imagine how glad I was yesterday when I came across the most stunning cupcakes I ever saw. The power of social networks My journey started by looking at the Facebook profile of new friends I made last Wednesday at the [...]

GIFT IDEAS, HOUSEWARMING gifts | March 28, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Nursery Prints and Artful Housewarming Gifts

Nursery Prints and Artful Housewarming Gifts

I received an email from Jaime Derringer, the blogger behind the always interesting Design Milk blog, announcing new prints on her etsy shop. Her latest prints are produced in limited print run of 25. At $10 and $18 a piece or 2 prints for $30, her art is quite affordable. Frame a couple of Jaime [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

March 27, 2008 | by Kim

New dinnerware arrivals at Horchow

New dinnerware arrivals at Horchow

Even though I am a modernist, I still fall under the spells of old-world charm. That is why I enjoy browsing the [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS

March 25, 2008 | by Kim

Looking better than it tasted at Jamie...

Looking better than it tasted at Jamie Kennedy Wine Bar

As I visited Toronto for the IDS 2008, I booked the Sunday brunch at Jamie Kennedy Wine Bar. I heard the buzz [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

March 25, 2008 | by Kim

Eco-friendly 3D wall flats

Eco-friendly 3D wall flats

I really like the effects that are now possible with 3D wallpapers. After seeing the beautiful tiles designed exclusively by Barber Osgerby [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOSTESS gifts

March 24, 2008 | by Kim

Give a Book about Entertaining to the Hostess

Give a Book about Entertaining to the Hostess

My theory is that you should keep at home a reserve of hostess gifts. This way, you are always ready for an [...]

HOME + GARDEN, KITCHEN design

March 24, 2008 | by Kim

Picks of the Week on the blogosphere |...

Picks of the Week on the blogosphere | 08.03.24 issue

This week is all about the drum shape and fashionable fun patterns. My 4 picks of the week Purple Area for Clarissa [...]

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ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

March 23, 2008 | by Kim

Introducing the Dinner with Grandma Nights by...

Introducing the Dinner with Grandma Nights by Laurent Haug

I am glad that my very resourceful friend Kelly gave me a tip this morning. It is a cool event concept. The [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

March 23, 2008 | by Kim

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

In this fabulous sunny day, I wish to wish to everyone who celebrates it a very Happy Easter! For the rest, I [...]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

March 22, 2008 | by Kim

The best of the International Home and...

The best of the International Home and Housewares Show 2008

I followed the International Home and Housewares Show 2008 in Chicago mostly through the eyes of The Kitchn. From what I have [...]

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