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November 29, 2010 | by Kim

The Joy of an Uncluttered Home | Getting...

unclutter your home

Two weeks ago, I found out what are the must-have items that you need before you deliver your baby. I am amazed [...]

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November 22, 2010 | by Heather

2011 Calendar Round-Up

2011 tea towel calendar and 3D zoo calendar

Calendars have come a long way in recent years. Gorgeous illustrations, typography and innovative printing techniques have elevated this ho-hum household necessity [...]

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October 27, 2010 | by Kim

Cooler Shelf and Drawer Liners

eco leaves shelf paper

This cute pattern is not for gift wrapping papers but for protecting and decorating shelves and drawers. Like many, I covered my [...]

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October 25, 2010 | by Kim

The Quest for Greener Cleaning Products |...

sponsored by green works

As a parent-to-be, I care about providing a safe environment for my baby. This includes my house but also the world I [...]

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October 20, 2010 | by Heather

Laundry Room Indulgences Mood Board

Laundry Mood Board

Laundry might be the least glamourous of household chores. It is even less glamourous if, like me, you’re an apartment dweller without [...]

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October 19, 2010 | by Kim

Green Waste Collection in Montreal and Quebec...

collecte verte :: green waste collection of electrical or electronic devices and computer equipment

If you have obsolete or broken electrical, electronic and computer equipment lying around your house, this Sunday is the time to responsibly [...]

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October 18, 2010 | by Kim

Declutter Your Home | Getting Ready for the...

declutter your house

The arrival of a first baby means for most couples that they need to reconfigure a room of their house to become [...]

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October 14, 2010 | by Kim

Missing Sock Bucket

Missing sock bucket by inklore

What a brilliant idea from Sam, the San Jose block print artist behind Inklore! I wish I thought about it because we [...]

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September 2, 2010 | by Kim

Avril Loreti’s Mixer Totes and Cocktail...

i heart mixers tote by avril loreti

I featured today Avril Loreti, who is living in  Toronto, for my Etsy Finds column. She designed modern home decor and accessories with [...]

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August 26, 2010 | by Kim

The Collectible Momiji Dolls, Mugs and Key...

Momiji key rings and hand-painted collectible dolls

The Momiji Dolls are just for little girls. It is mostly young women who collect them. Each hand-painted Momiji highlights a personality [...]

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July 9, 2010 | by Kim

Neat and Stylish Pantries for Small Spaces

shelfs for weck jars and mason jars by Schwartz and Architecture

Awe! I dream of a big pantry with an efficient storage system for easy access to dry food and big pans and [...]

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June 24, 2010 | by Kim

Housewares Made Out Thrown-Away Sport Felt

old news designed by Jonas Forsman for creatables

I like to encourage designers who gave a second chance to materials that would otherwise go to waste. Creatables decided to repurpose [...]

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