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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | April 9, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

My Tips for a Spacious and Luxurious Bathroom for Montréal en Santé Magazine

bathroom design tips :: montreal en sante spring 2013

If you are thinking about renovating or redecorating a bathroom, I invite you to read my tips on how to give your bathroom a boast in space and style on the Spring 2013 issue of Montréal en Santé. I talked about family bathrooms with a dual faucet sink, a communal shower, stylish light fixtures up to [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | March 18, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Things that Work: The Drum Pouf Series by Softline

drum pouf coffee table in bedroom

photo credits: Drum Pouf by Softline Design Team For its space saving versatility, I have a thing for the pouf and coffee table combination. It adds comfort and function to a reading nook, a living room and a bedroom. Even since I replaced my coffee table with a large storage ottoman with a tray, I want [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | January 25, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Current Love: Colored Lacquers on Wood Furniture

flat table peeled

Sharing similarities to the paint-dipped mini-trend, I noticed more wood furniture that exhibit strong color accents. I love it! It feels fun yet sophisticated. This makes these pieces easy to live with which means that you can justify the investment. I highlight some of my favorite pieces. I would welcome any of these in my [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | January 21, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

My Home: The New Red Vases for My Living Room

new red vases in my living room

When I went to Zone last Friday for buying the small red gourde vase that I, initially, planned for my entryway, I realized that the vase would be too large for the IKEA shoe cabinet. But I didn’t waste my time since I noticed that it was the same orange red than my Eames rocking [...]

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January 16, 2013 | by Kim

New Uses for Picture Rails

spools of thread stored on picture rail

Picture rails are way more versatile than its name would suggest. Let’s explore ways that you could use them. Beware that reading [...]

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January 15, 2013 | by Kim

Eight Bar Cabinets: From Small Sideboards to...

Maxine Bar Cabinet :: crate and barrel

If you entertain guests often at home, you certainly appreciate the virtues of a well-designed bar cabinet. It saves you time since [...]

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January 15, 2013 | by Kim

I Love This: A Modern Wine Credenza for the...

modern wine cellar furniture

It’s no secret that I enjoy a glass of wine at dinner. But, as a city dweller, I can’t justify the real [...]

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January 14, 2013 | by Kim

I’m Redecorating my Entryway

mood board for my entryway

My entryway is already functional. I have a basic landing strip. I already have a doormat and an umbrella holder outside. Inside, a nice [...]

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January 10, 2013 | by Kim

Selecting an Art Piece to Frame for The...

art framing project hallway for january cure

In case that you don’t follow Apartment Therapy’s January Cure, yesterday assignment was to choose and frame an art piece. I was [...]

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December 30, 2012 | by Kim

Craving for a Romantic Bedroom

catalina quilt

Sourcing: Catalina quilt on sale $29.95-$149.95 USD at Anthropologie Since our last renovation to make rooms in our house for our toddler, I didn’t pay [...]

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December 13, 2012 | by Kim

Living in the Dark: Black, Grey and Brown...

rugged chalet bedroom

It seems that black is back. So many black or charcoal grey wall caught my eye in UK home decor magazines over [...]

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December 5, 2012 | by Kim

USA Bookshelf by Andrei Saltykov

america bookshelf by andrei saltykov

photo credits: Will Pryce for Grand Designs magazine, January 2013 The bookshelf in the shape of America that Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed [...]

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