Archive | March, 2011

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK | March 31, 2011 | by Heather Watterworth

Kitchen Tool | Microplane Herb Mill from Williams-Sonoma

herb grinder kitchen tool williams sonoma

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, we have at least a few more months until farmer’s markets start filling up with locally-grown, full-of-flavour produce. But the first few sunny days of spring always seem to stir cravings for lighter, fresher meals after a winter’s worth of rich comfort food. Adding fresh herbs to [...]

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING | March 29, 2011 | by Heather Watterworth

Small Space Living: Staircase Storage

staircase bedroom drawers

If you have a set of stairs in your home, chances are your small space isn’t as small as you think it is. That said, when you think about the “footprint” of a staircase, it’s easy to see wasted storage potential – particularly underneath. Here are a few innovative ways that homeowners have re-claimed this typically [...]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP | March 28, 2011 | by Heather Watterworth

Cool Tools: Anthropologie’s Tabletop Design Tool

anthropologie tabletop design tool

If you’ve ever struggled to pull together a colourful and cohesive tabletop, there’s a new online tool that can help you think beyond basic bowls and chargers to create a layered look with texture and pattern. You likely already know Anthropologie for their amazing store displays (truly, no two stores are alike) and ever-changing collection of [...]

HOME + GARDEN, KITCHEN design | March 28, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Hide Away your Kitchen Tools with Trim by Dada

trim upper cabinet details

There is more to kitchen cabinet design than the standard 12-inch and 24-inch deep cabinets. To achieve a certain look or for function, you might have to consider a custom made depth. For example, I designed a 6-inch deep kitchen cabinet over my sink to achieve a continuous flow of cabinets of the same height. [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

March 24, 2011 | by Kim

My New Cupcake Decorating Tools

cuisipro Cupcake Corer and Decorating Set

I went shopping to Linen Chest last night. My husband and I wanted a Nespresso machine – I will tell you all [...]

FAMILY, KIDS party

March 23, 2011 | by Heather

Rock Star Birthday Party from Modern Moments

kids birthday party music theme table

Have your kids had their fill of pirate, princess and superhero parties? Set the stage for a party that rocks their world [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

March 23, 2011 | by Kim

Venitian Ball Sweet Table by Kréavie

Bal a Venice sweet table

Every month, the talented team at Kréavie shared the making of a fabulous themed sweet table. For February, they designed a sweet [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

March 22, 2011 | by Heather

Bottle Vase by Dahlhaus | Etsy Find

etsy dahlhaus ceramic vase stripe

Spring has officially arrived! Though most of us are still waiting for warmer temperatures and sunny days, a little burst of colour [...]

BABY care, FAMILY

March 21, 2011 | by Kim

My Tips on Breast Pumping | Being a...

my baby son

In case you did not hear, I gave birth to my adorable son two weeks ago. He is still at the hospital [...]

FAMILY, KIDS rooms

March 18, 2011 | by Heather

Small Space Living: Moses and Roman’s...

kids room small space closet

Just because they’re little people, doesn’t mean they don’t come with a lot of stuff. That’s why this two-kid room – formerly [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

March 18, 2011 | by Kim

I’m Blogging for Canal-Vie

blogue d'inspiration de canal-vie

I want to share the news that I am one of the bloggers for the new blog of Canal-Vie. Their blog is [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

March 17, 2011 | by Kim

Color Your Touch Bin

Colour your touch bin by brabantia

Several years ago, I bought a roll top bread bin by Brabantia. I still use it today. Their housewares are made to last, on [...]

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