Archive | November, 2012

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | November 29, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

At the Opening Night of Ethan Allen’s Design Centre in Montreal

ming display sideboard with kim vallee at ethan allen

from left to right:  Maripier Morin (TV columinist), Valérie Taillefer and Jean Airoldi (TV hosts and couple), me (Kim Vallée) Vanessa Sicotte (TV host and blogger) Mélissa Nepton (fashion designer), Julie du Page (comedian) and Mr. Farooq Kathwari (Chairman, President and CEO of Ethan Allen). Last Thursday, I had the honor to be one of the 5 design personalities who were invited to pick [...]

MEDIA buzz | November 27, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

My Holiday Entertaining Tips for Coup de Pouce

kim vallee interview for coup de pouce decembre 2012

I just want to share an interview that I did for the magazine Coup de Pouce. I was happy to share my entertaining tips with the journalist Annie Richer for an article about the top 10 rules to be the perfect hostess or guest this holiday season. You can read it all in the December [...]

FAMILY, KIDS products | November 27, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Fun and Funky Medical Alert Bracelets for Girls and Boys

medical alert jewelry for girls

sourcing: Fruit Punch Medical ID Bracelet $49.95 | Tropics Stainless Steel Medical ID Cuff $39.95 at Lauren’s Hope I bet that you will not to fight with your kids to wear their medical alert bracelet if their bracelet looks like that. I think that it is a brilliant idea to have access to fun designs. The selection [...]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK | November 26, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Free Printables: Holiday Recipe Cards

holiday recipe card printables with an handwritten recipe

I am excited to share my first free printables of the holiday season. This year, I decided to design my own. I am starting with a printable project for foodies. From cookie exchange parties to the office pot luck, the holiday season provides many occasions to share and exchange recipes. This is why it is a [...]


November 23, 2012 | by Kim

My Holiday Décor Started with an Evergreen...

christmas bouquet

I like to integrate small holiday elements into my home décor. Here is an evergreen bouquet that I put next to my [...]


November 23, 2012 | by Kim

Pumpkin & Fennel Dukkah recipe


I continue my series on easy holiday entertaining ideas with a Canadian twist on a popular Egyptian spice blend. This dukkah recipe [...]

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November 16, 2012 | by Kim

At the Launch of a 2.0 Christmas Tree

christmas tree video games played on tablets at place montreal trust

Last night, my son and I attended a Christmas tree reveal party. The Christmas tree at Place Montreal Trust is 2.0; it is social and [...]

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November 16, 2012 | by Kim

On my Wish List: The Sticks Silicone Moulds...

make your own bread sticks

photo: Lekue World page on Facebook Sticks is a silicone mould that let you greet your guests this holiday season with 30 delicious, [...]


November 15, 2012 | by Kim

The Best Pineapple Marmelade Recipe

pineapple marmelade with croissant

photo of Josee Robitaille and Kim Vallee Yesterday I attended a Proctor & Gamble media event where the star was Josee Robitaille, a [...]

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November 14, 2012 | by Kim

Holiday Cards for Modern Design Lovers

modern holiday cards

sourcing: Hip X-mas greeting cards | Mod Homestead gift tags (mini-notes) | Biltzen (deck the antler) At Fabulous Stationery Personalized holiday cards usually say something [...]

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November 12, 2012 | by Kim

9 Ways to Decorate and Entertain with...

lindt lindor chocolate box and holiday gift display

The delicious Lindt Lindor balls have always been part of my family’s Christmas tradition. Over the years, I’ve used them for decorating [...]


November 12, 2012 | by Kim

Five Fun Home Office Accessories

feminine desk accessories

I want my small home office to feel prettier. My quest for modern home office continues with five desk accessories that have [...]

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