Archive | June, 2010

DESIGN and style, LIVING | June 30, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Phase 1: My new Like and Post Redesign

new layout with like function

Today was the day that we installed my new Like feature on At Home with Kim Vallee. This is the red heart that you see on the corner of the picture. The heart is positioned at the top and the bottom of every post. You simply click on it to show that you like the [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | June 29, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Menu Ideas for Canada Day

French bistro recipes :: fresh with anna olsen

Food that feels Canadian includes trout, cod, salmon, maple syrup and apple.  I gathered a list of dishes that are stylish but that would not keep you all day in front of your stove. Appetizers + Zucchini and goat cheese tarts by Eat Drink Pretty – I like her suggestion to serve it on a [...]

ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods | June 29, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

New Cards and Notebooks by Cartolina Cards

cartolina notebooks :: white swan and blue lotus notebook

Fiona Richards is known for her unique style. I love what she does. Therefore, I am happy to introduce the new collection of Cartolina greeting cards and notebooks. I only selected a few. So make sure to check out her entire collection because it is exquisite. Fashion Theme This time, Fiona was definitely inspired by [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | June 28, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Party Circles for Canada Day and the 4th of July

star cupcake toppers at paper source

If you are hosting a family BBQ at your home to celebrate the birth of your nation, these printable Party circles would come handy. Sometimes the simpler ideas are the best. Look at this cute ideas by Paper Source. You simply glue a star on either side of a long toothpick to create a cupcake [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

June 28, 2010 | by Kim

Delightful Mondays: Simple Summer Recipes

delightful mondays :: boiled potatoes with greek yogourt :: striped ice cream cake

Since we are a few days from a National holiday, I thought you would appreciate two recipes that would be perfect for [...]

FAMILY, KIDS products

June 26, 2010 | by Kim

Kidz Box at Modern-Twist

kidz box day at the pond by modern-twist

It’s no secret that I am a fan of Modern-Twist. I eat almost every day on their soft and durable placemats. Since [...]

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

June 24, 2010 | by Kim

Housewares Made Out Thrown-Away Sport Felt

old news designed by Jonas Forsman for creatables

I like to encourage designers who gave a second chance to materials that would otherwise go to waste. Creatables decided to repurpose [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

June 24, 2010 | by Kim

Molecule Dish to Serve Condiments

molecule dish designed by voonwong & bensonsaw :: serving bowls

When I went to Japan, almost every meal was presented with several condiments served in tiny bowls. But there is no need [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

June 23, 2010 | by Kim

More Melamine Dinnerware for Outdoor Dining

ikea fargrik trolsk bowls and plates

I can believed that I bought more melamine dinnerware for outdoor dining. When I saw the Färgrik Trolsk bowls, I could not [...]

COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK

June 22, 2010 | by Kim

Ornamental Vegetable Garden Cocktail Recipe

ornamental vegetable garden cocktail - recipe by the montreal botanical garden restaurant

Two weeks ago, I went to the media event for the launch of a beautiful terrace where you can sip tasty cocktails [...]

HOME + GARDEN, KITCHEN design

June 21, 2010 | by Kim

Delightful Mondays: Girlie Kitchen of...

catherine hammerton's Kitchen

You may have seen this kitchen on the April issue of Elle Decoration. The dress and the tablecloth share some design elements. [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

June 20, 2010 | by Kim

Thomas Paul Sea Life Melamine Tableware

Thomas Paul melamine :: sea-life dinner plates and side plates

I could not resist the Thomas Paul Sea-Life Melamine dinner plates and side plates when I stopped by Lekker Home last Thursday. [...]

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