Archive | January, 2012

SPONSORED POST | January 31, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Liberté Giveaway: Win a Greek Yogurt 0% per Week for a Year

liberte fat-free greek yogurt a week giveaway

Liberté wants to give the chance to one lucky reader of At Home with Kim Vallee to experience the tastiness of their Greek yogurt 0% for a whole year. The Liberté Greek yogurt 0% is crafted using traditional Greek methods. It is made from skim milk and bacterial cultures, with no gelatin or preservatives added. The [...]

FAMILY, KIDS rooms | January 30, 2012 | by Heather Watterworth

Modern Mobiles from Puka Puka

mobile modern nursery colorful

Art doesn’t need to hang on the wall to impact your space, and these handcrafted mobiles from Australia’s Puka Puka Design are a perfect example. Handmade from ethically sourced, high quality materials, each mobile is unique and designed to bring a bit of nature into your space, with designs inspired by the sky and sea. [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | January 29, 2012 | by Heather Watterworth

Outdoor Valentine’s Day Decoration: Ice Hearts from Poppytalk

poppytalk diy winter valentine's day heart

We may not think of decorating our outdoor spaces for Valentine’s Day, but this uncomplicated idea by Poppytalk contributor Margie Oomen of Resurrection Fern has us reconsidering our options. The combination of colorful natural elements frozen in heart-shaped ice is a beautiful contrast to what can be a rather gray month overall. Make a few [...]

FAMILY, KIDS party | January 28, 2012 | by Heather Watterworth

Safari-Inspired Young Explorers Birthday Party from The TomKat Studio

safari birthday party theme for kids

We’ve long been inspired by Kim Stoegbauer, designer and founder of The TomKat Studio Etsy shop. Creative, colorful kid’s party goods are her specialty, but she regularly offers gorgeous free printables for holidays and special occasions on her blog. Recently, Kim’s been collaborating with Pottery Barn Kids, sharing her expertise and providing free downloadable party guides, [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

January 28, 2012 | by Heather

Etsy Finds: Mini Planters

etsy mini thimble planter diy

Though they may just be removed for styling purposes, we’ve noticed that many homes featured in shelter magazines and on design blogs [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

January 25, 2012 | by Heather

Recipe: Cupcakes for Two

recipe 2 cupcakes brett bara

Trying to stick to your new year’s resolutions, but haven’t quite kicked your cupcake habit? Author, blogger, crafter and designer Brett Bara [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

January 24, 2012 | by Kim

Twelve to Five: Take your Pick with New Umbra...

umbra clocks

Alan Wisniewski played with numbers for two new clocks he designed for Umbra. Of the two, I prefer his take 5 wall [...]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

January 24, 2012 | by Heather

Add Color in the Kitchen: Joseph Joseph...

joseph joseph stretch trivet pot holder kitchenware

You don’t need a designer’s eye to spot the biggest trend of the year – just walk into your favourite décor and [...]

LIVING, TRAVEL

January 22, 2012 | by Kim

Travel in Style with Design Hotels

design hotels

If you are fond of boutique hotels, you are probably familiar with Mr and Mrs Smith‘s hotel booking services. I love their story. [...]

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FAMILY, GAMES and Toys

January 22, 2012 | by Kim

Choochoo-stak by Ayu Larasati

Choochoo-stak by Ayu Larasati

Choochoo-stak is a prototype that Ayu Larasati created as her graduate thesis project. She analyzed what is going in a kindergarten classroom with the aim to [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

January 22, 2012 | by Kim

IDS 12 Preview: What I Plan to See/Do?

ids 12 conversations in design

We are just a few days before the opening of IDS 12 and I can’t wait for my annual visit. I will fly the [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

January 20, 2012 | by Heather

Bubble Valentine Printable from Armelle

armelle valentine bubbles printable diy

If your little ones have had their fill of frosty outdoor fun, here’s a fun Valentine’s Day project to keep them busy [...]

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