Archive | October, 2011

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | October 31, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

My Place: I Want One or Two Knitted Poufs

knitted pouf living room

Every year, I feel the same when the cold weather arrives. I want to fill my home with a warmth feeling. I crave for knitted throw and wool. Add to this, the fact that my son just started to crawl and you will understand my appeal for one or two knitted poufs. They are comfy [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | October 29, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

New Uses for Old Things: Holidays Cookies Wrapped with Office Supplies

old cd envelopes cookie gift wrap

This post is about finding a use for your old office supplies. If you still have an box of CD envelopes lying around, I saw on Better Homes and Gardens a way to transform them into cute cookie packages. Instead of a printed ribbon and a Holidays adornment, you could decorate the envelopes with a beautiful [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | October 25, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

5 Minute Martha: DIY Halloween Family-Friendly Decorations

diy tombstone halloween decor

I like the amusing side of these Halloween decorations. They perfectly illustrated how a simple design can make an impact. It is not too late to make yours. You could have your children to pitch in to create your own front yard Halloween decorations. It does not require extreme skills or tools to make your [...]

FAMILY, LIVING with kids | October 25, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Parenting: What I Learned from a Little Heart

just kim little heart

My design philosophy revolves around comfort, function and aesthetics. I enjoy talking about design because I believe that good design can enhance all aspects of our life. I will talk instead about another kind of inspiration today. I will discuss how a decisive life event shaped me and the future of At Home with Kim [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

October 25, 2011 | by Kim

Entrance Decorations for Halloween

spellbinding style halloween decor

Illuminate to the exterior of your home by adding a lit twig gate to your porch and hanging a spider web on [...]

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining

October 18, 2011 | by Kim

5-Minute Martha: Peter Callahan’s Bite by...

salmon pork and hot dog canapes

At last, you can get a finger-sized hors d’oeuvres cookbook that will not require you to stay up all night or cook all [...]

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

October 11, 2011 | by Kim

Sleeping Under The Tent Vignette

Oh To Dream Bedding

I am not into quilt bedding. I am aware that quilts are experiencing a revival thanks to more modern designs, but quilt [...]

FAMILY, KIDS products

October 11, 2011 | by Kim

Petit Collage Garlands and My Ultimate Baby...

Deluxe Baby Book with Memory Box by petit collage

I stopped by Indigo yesterday. I could not pass on Petit Collage alphabet garlands. I like the fact that it is reusable. [...]

HOME + GARDEN, KITCHEN design

October 10, 2011 | by Kim

Three Things I Like about Viola Park’s...

viola park island details

First, I like the minimalist design of Viola Park’s kitchen systems. I wish I could live in a house where my floor [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

October 10, 2011 | by Kim

5-Minute Martha: Halloween Haunted House...

no-bake halloween haunted house

Being a 5-minute Martha starts by knowing where to spend your time for ultimate impact and where to use shortcuts. Halloween Cakes: [...]

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

October 8, 2011 | by Kim

Umbra’s Little Black Dress Jewelry...

umbra little black dress jewelry storage

The concept behind the jewelry organizer designed by Matt Carr for Umbra is cute. You will not lack space to store your earrings, [...]

FAMILY, KIDS rooms

October 7, 2011 | by Kim

The Puzzle House by Modern Playhouse

puzzle playhouse

Modern Playhouse will add this November a new model to their collection of wood playhouses. A cool feature is that the maple [...]

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