Archive | May, 2009

DESIGN and style, LIVING | May 31, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Blog Out Loud event and My Integrated Brand | Quick Links

integrated themes for Kim Vallee

You may have noticed a change to the main navigation bar of At Home with Kim Vallee. There is now a Live section where you will find my tweets and live blogging posts. What will be these live blogging posts? It will be made of several things. But mainly, there will be quick links. For [...]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK | May 30, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Late news: Signing for Laura Calder’s Latest Cookbook

french taste cookbook by Laura Calder

It may be too late but I still want to publish the info, just in case. Laura will do two signings for her latest book French Taste at Appetite for Books on today, May 30, 2009. Sadly, there is no words on the time. Apparently, you need to book your presence. To see if it [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space | May 29, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Vote for Your Favorite Weekend Project at BHG 48-hour Challenge

the 48 hour challenge with 5 bloggers on Better Homes and Gardens

If you are curious about what 5 talented home and garden bloggers can create in their own home with a $500 outdoor weekend project, check the 48-hour Challenge organized on Better Homes and Gardens and sponsored by Home Depot. I am showing you my top 3. I let you chose which one you feel is [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | May 29, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Orange Bolli Tableware by Elizabeth Vidal for Guzzini

guzzini bolli designed by elizabeth vidal

As you know orange is my favorite color. It is no surprise that these tableware by Guzzini caught my eye. The brilliant French designer Elizabeth Vidal speaks in these terms of Bolli The objects of the Bolli line comes from thinking about the hands that hold them and the food they contain.  Colored transparency, a [...]


May 28, 2009 | by Kim

Invite these Egg-Cup Buckets to your Summer...

3 4 and 5 minute metal egg-cup buckets

The red metal egg-cup buckets come handy because it let your guests eat their eggs the way they like. As a bonus, [...]

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May 27, 2009 | by Kim

Martha Stewart’s Cupcakes and Cookies...

martha stewart's cupcakes

In case you did not heard, the latest cookbook from Martha Stewart will be released next Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009. You will [...]


May 26, 2009 | by Kim

Ole Sondergaard Designed Planes for Normann...

plane designed by Ole Sondergaard for Normann Copenhagen

Designed for children of all ages, these wooden airplanes are almost too exquisite to be a toy. The shadows of their silhouette [...]

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May 25, 2009 | by Kim

Joy of Home Cooking with Friends for my...

pasta night :: cooking with friends party ideas

If you are looking for encouragement to restart cooking meals again, why not host a Cooking with Friends party? Real Simple featured [...]


May 24, 2009 | by Kim

The Feminine Side of Outdoor Furniture and...

pink and blue garden furniture :: tablabri by fermob

French people, like many residents of European countries, are not afraid to infuse bold colors in their decor. They also do it [...]


May 23, 2009 | by Kim

Inspiration for a Crafty Chic Picnic

inspirations for a picnic :: miss pickles press and toast

The Memorial Day’s weekend marks the start of summer. I will give you a head start on inspirations for remarkable picnic with [...]


May 22, 2009 | by Kim

Best Home Decor Products of the Week for my...

coral seating and items for new ps ikea home decor collection

Before the weekend, I gathered the best of what the design products I spot this week. With the International Contemporary Furniture Fair [...]


May 22, 2009 | by Kim

Love the Kay Dinnerware Collection by Working...

Kay outdoor dining collection by working class studio

If you are looking for fun and modern melamine dinnerware for your next picnic or barbecue that you can use all year [...]

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