Archive | May, 2008

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | May 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

The $50 Deli-Flower Challenge by New York magazine

The $50 Deli-Flower Challenge by New York magazine

Watch this video where New York event planner and designer David Stark creates cute flower arrangements from flowers available at the Deli shops. I was surprised to see how the boring carnations could become a lush backdrop for a floral arrangement. You can learn a few simple tricks by watching how David Stark gave style [...]

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor | May 30, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

The Art of Repetition Elevates a City Park Wedding

The Art of Repetition Elevates a City Park Wedding

Style Me Pretty leads as a real wedding showcase destination. Today, Abby Larson featured the wedding of Paul and Melissa who got married in a city park in Austin, Texas. The wedding was beautifully executed on a budget. I granted you that Paul is a landscape designer so it is not really a true DIY [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space | May 29, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Eco-friendly Baja BBQ Firepack

Eco-friendly Baja BBQ Firepack

I just read on Moco Loco about a new eco-friendly product. We used propane BBQ at home. But I crave for the real BBQ charcoal taste. Last year I almost gave in but after checking the negative effects on the environment, I decided against it. But now I have a solution that will leave me [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space | May 29, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

I am Guest Blogging on HGTV.ca | News Flash

I am Guest Blogging on HGTV.ca | News Flash

You can read on HGTV.ca blog my Splurge Vs Steal post about modern outdoor furniture. I will write more posts for Style Sheet in the coming weeks.

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

May 29, 2008 | by Kim

Mud Australia First Flagship Store | News...

Mud Australia First Flagship Store | News Flash

If you are a fan of Mud Australia ceramic dinnerware and you visit Sidney this summer, plan a stop at their first [...]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

May 29, 2008 | by Kim

The Summer Workshop Sale at Gogoglass

The Summer Workshop Sale at Gogoglass

Remember the bold color glass kitchenware from Annie Michaud and the exquisite home accessories from Karine Bouchard. It is that time of [...]

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DESIGN and style, LIVING

May 29, 2008 | by Kim

Win A Trip For Two To Mexico on Glam.com |...

Win A Trip For Two To Mexico on Glam.com | Contest

Want to win a trip for two to sunny Mexico? Who doesn’t? The rules are simple to play the Meet Me in [...]

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS

May 28, 2008 | by Kim

I am featured on The Gazette Montreal Today

I am featured on The Gazette Montreal Today

I was interviewed two weeks by Ian Howarth for a story about planning an outdoor party. Ian interviewed before me Kelly Deck [...]

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS

May 28, 2008 | by Kim

Call for Help with The Nest Magazine

Call for Help with The Nest Magazine

A Montreal Girl Geek told me last week that At Home with Kim Vallee is featured on The Nest magazine. As far [...]

CAKES + desserts, FOOD + DRINK

May 28, 2008 | by Kim

Beautiful Cakes Galore by Stuff Yer Bake

Beautiful Cakes Galore by Stuff Yer Bake

While browsing on Tastespotting this morning, I spotted this adorable truck cake. I am even more impressed since this lorry cake is [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

May 28, 2008 | by Kim

Three Advanced Kitchen Gadgets

Three Advanced Kitchen Gadgets

I was looking for unique gift ideas when I spotted three amazing kitchen tools at Generate. It is worth noting that this [...]

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COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK

May 27, 2008 | by Kim

Entertaining Book Finalists of the James...

Entertaining Book Finalists of the James Beard Cookbook Awards

I love cookbooks. It seems I never have enough. With so many books, which one to choose. Save time and start with [...]

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