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HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space | June 5, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Bacsac Expanded its Line with the Colorful Batyline Collection

bacsac batyline collection

photo credits: Bacsac Batyline collection Here is a flexible way to add a splash of color on your terrace. The new planting pots by Bacsac are ideal for an urban garden. Like their predecessors (the Bacsquare), these 100% recyclable, weightless and portable bags are easy to move outside on the balcony or in the garden. When not in use, [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space | June 3, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Port-a-Bach: Glamping in an Upcycled Container

port-a-bach taking it easy outside

photo credits: Paul McCredie for Atelierworkshop Inspired by the Romotow concept, I continue my search for modern looking holiday home with a small footprint. Personally, I prefer a smaller place because it requires less maintenance. Since sleeping in a tent for several days in a row is not what I have in mind when I want to [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space | May 23, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Romotow: An Awesome Compact Travel Trailer

romotow caravan

Romotow caught my eye for several reasons. First, it looks cool! Second, it is built around delivering spacious and convenient mobile living area in a compact box. Third, it is versatile. You could use a Romotow as a caravan for your vacation. The rest of the year it could become your backyard office. Companies could find [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space | May 13, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Decorating a Terrace with Tulip Lamps

tulip lamp for myyour

photo credits: Tulip Lamp for Myyour A quick look at my logo is all you need to understand why I share this amusing outdoor lamp. Available in a small format and an extra large format, Tulip lamp comes with or without a light. The small version is designed as a signal light or courtesy table lamp. I [...]


May 10, 2013 | by Kim

An Outdoor Furniture Store in Montreal...

outdoor furniture store for condo owners in Montreal :: le balconier

photo credits: Le Balconier Le Balconier, a newly opened store (mid-April 2013) in Montreal, fills a need in the market. It is [...]

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September 3, 2012 | by Kim

Sand Box by Day, Fire Pit by Night

sand box around the fire pit

photo: Tongue & Groove via Houzz I have a thing for clever use of space. And since space will only continue to be [...]

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July 5, 2012 | by Kim

Keep Cool this Summer under a Beach Tent

sombrilla sun protection

photo: Sombrilla by Hollie & Harrie Although we love the warmth of the sun, sometimes it is too much and we start looking [...]


April 25, 2012 | by Kim

Orla Kiely Garden Collection for Wild &...

orla kiely garden collection

I wish that I could give or receive the Orla Kiely for Wild & Wolf for Mother’s Day. I am particularly fond of [...]


April 13, 2012 | by Kim

For the Birds: Five Stylish Bird Houses and...

modern bird houses

Squirrels should not be able to eat the material of these bird houses. I selected two glazed ceramic bird houses and three [...]


January 15, 2012 | by Heather

Umbra Bird Cafe and Fish Condo

umbra bird house feeder design condo

Leave it to Umbra to give “pet paradise” a whole new meaning. Made from durable white ABS plastic, these smart designs are modern [...]


August 15, 2011 | by Kim

Festival International des Jardins at the...

jardins chaumont sur loire

This year is the 20th edition of Festival International des Jardins at the Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire in France. These special gardens are more vegetal [...]

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July 6, 2011 | by Heather

For The Birds: Modern Feeders

birdfeeders J Schatz egg modern outdoor decor

Rustic wooden birdfeeders are perfectly charming in a country garden, but they can ruffle the feathers of urban outdoor spaces with contemporary [...]

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