Archive | September, 2009

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

September 22, 2009 | by Kim

Unique Organizers and Small Storage Solutions

Cubby Organizer at pottery barn

When everything has its place, you do not lose time looking for it. There is a therapeutic effect of living and working [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

September 22, 2009 | by Kim

Hand-carved Ink Stamps for Halloween

nighmare before christmas stamp by TC witchcraft factory

Stamps and craft punches are great tools for making gift tags, buffet tags, place cards, and to decorate your goodies bags. The [...]

ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods

September 21, 2009 | by Kim

Giraffe Birthday and Baby Shower Invitations

minted giraffe invitations by Jennifer Postorino

It is no secret that I love giraffe on stationery, plush animals and art prints. It is probably because I always dreamt [...]

LIVING, TRAVEL

September 21, 2009 | by Kim

Bed-in in John and Yoko’s room at Queen...

jerome paradis and kim vallee having the bed-in in peace moment

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth was one of the sponsors of PodCamp Montreal 2009. After the Saturday sessions, a selected group were invited [...]

COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK

September 20, 2009 | by Kim

Preview of Living etc October 2009

tapas menu by donna hay :: living etc october 2009

Every month, you can get a glimpse at the next issue of Living etc. I say next issue because in Canada, or [...]

FAMILY, GAMES and Toys

September 19, 2009 | by Kim

Adorable Toys and Housewares at WhippetGrey

felt finger puppets :: rope cat animal kingdom collection at whippetgrey

I discovered a UK retailer who assembled an exotic collection of items for kids and your house. I cannot imagine a child [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

September 17, 2009 | by Kim

How to Create an Amy Atlas-inspired Candy...

candy store table designed by amy atlas events

Amy Atlas has made a name for herself in a niche market. She specializes in dessert and candy tables. I am not [...]

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS

September 17, 2009 | by Kim

A little bit of self-promotion

kim vallee's interview on pepper designs blog

I wish to tell everyone that will be in Montreal on Saturday that I will be a speaker at PodCamp Montreal 2009. [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

September 17, 2009 | by Kim

Housewares for Fall at Habitat UK

habitat housewares collection for fall 2009

Every season, I check what is new at Habitat. I still hope for the first North American store. Fun everyday items caught [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

September 16, 2009 | by Kim

Halloween Pumpkin-Carving Ideas

pumpkin carving ideas and spider squash by martha stewart

I recalled how many of you looked for pumpkin-carving ideas last year. Do not worry, I will bring you more inspirations until [...]

ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods

September 16, 2009 | by Kim

Silhouette Stationery and Cufflinks by Le...

silhouette stationery by le papier studio

Designer and mom Vana Chupp launched Le Papier Studio in 2008. Her art is influenced by the family life. She captured the [...]

FAMILY, KIDS party

September 16, 2009 | by Kim

Cute Treat Bags and Halloween Costumes for...

halloween treat bags and costumes for kids at pottery barn

When I was a kid I used to plan weeks in advance my Halloween costume. One year, I dressed like a poor [...]

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