Archive | September, 2010

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | September 30, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Sublime Cork Flooring

sublime cork flooring

Cork is well known for its sound barrier and thermal properties. But I have to admit that I am not big of the typical look of cork flooring products. This might change with that one. It’s absolutely gorgeous. Sadly, I cannot provide you any information regarding where to buy it. SOURCING: + via the design [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | September 30, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Five Unusual Halloween Pumpkins

leafy carved pumpkins by sunset magazine

I scoured the Web for beautiful, fun and unique style pumpkins. The main constant is to stay away from the orange pumpkins. + The carve-by-color technique gives this Night Owl pumpkin a cool and unexpected twist. One element that it not mention on the online instructions is that you also need to paint your pale [...]

FAMILY, KIDS party | September 30, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Little Drummer Girl for a 1st Birthday Party

drumcake_bluecupcake

Who can resist such an adorable cupcake tower topper like this drum cake? Not me. Music instruments, like drums, are an excellent theme for a toddler birthday party because parents can find plenty of ways to decorate and to build activities around the theme. Cupcake Tower and a Sweet Table I spot that real life [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | September 30, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Creepy Front Door and Entryway Halloween Decorations

greatest hiss diy projects by martha stewart living

You cannot neglect your entryway for Halloween as it sets the mood for the entire house. Ideally, coordinate your outdoor decorations with what going on inside your home. The aim is to carry out one specific ambiance. The jet-black wreath infested by snakes clearly warms your visitors. Then, continue the theme with bouquets full of spiders [...]

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

September 29, 2010 | by Kim

Evian Bottle by Issey Miyake

issey miyake evian bottles

After Christian Lacroix, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Paul Smith, it’s the turn of Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake to design a beautiful, limited-edition [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

September 29, 2010 | by Kim

Vintage Bikes, Food+Flower+Style and Hotel...

front door of hotel chocolat on newbury street in boston

It seems that not only city cyclers fall in love with vintage bikes. Vintage bikes unite my story of two retailers. Plus, both [...]

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DESIGN and style, LIVING

September 25, 2010 | by Kim

Winners of The Art of Marketing Giveaway and...

winners of the art of marketing giveaway

The winners of The Art of Marketing Giveaway will receive one free ticket each, complimentary of  The Art of Productions Inc. The two [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

September 25, 2010 | by Kim

Coolest Dish Rack and Fruit Bowls from Alessi

tempo dish rack and drainer by pauline deltour for alessi

Thursday night, I went to a media event at the Montreal Alessi store on Crescent Street. One thing that I learned about [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

September 24, 2010 | by Kim

Five Halloween Cupcake Decorating Kits

halloween cupcake decorating kits

Making your own show stopper cupcakes is simple if you get festive cupcake liners, wrappers and cake toppers. There are many classic [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

September 23, 2010 | by Kim

Fall Container Gardens that Would be Perfect...

fall Halloween planters for your front door

I was looking for fall planter ideas when I came across two fall arrangements that you can put on your porch during [...]

BABY products, FAMILY

September 23, 2010 | by Kim

Beautiful Bibs by Oktak Mini | Etsy Finds

reversible large bib by oktakmini bird and red stripes

I bought several pouches from Oktak, the brand of Aki Takada, a Japanese bag designer who lives in Manhattan. Aki has launched [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

September 22, 2010 | by Kim

Jean-Paul Gaultier Dresses Up Roche Bobois...

mah jong sofa by jean-paul gauthier for roche bobois

Now, you can dress your living room and bedroom with furniture featuring stunning fabrics designed by French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier. I wish [...]

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