Tag Archive | "interviews"

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | November 27, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Interview with Elaine Griffin: Decorating your Home for the Holiday

lowe's before and after foyer for the holiday

I interviewed last week interior designer and author Elaine Griffin about preparing your home for Christmas. We talked about quick fixes to enhance your home decor and trends in Holiday decorations. We also explored how to decorate without a Christmas tree, how to display the gifts if you do not have a Christmas tree, how […]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | February 11, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

My Interview with Elaine Griffin about Curb Appeal

elaine griffin

I interviewed Elaine last Wednesday. I received the video today. This is a new kind of public relations / marketing campaign orchestrated by Lowe’s Home Improvement. I was curious to know how it works. What they did was asking a selected group of bloggers if they wish to interview a personality, in this case New […]

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ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | November 14, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

A Talk with Jaime of It’s A Jaime Thing

A Talk with Jaime of It’s A Jaime Thing

Recall the Sunflower bridal shower with the tiki bar that I spotlighted this summer, today’s interview is with the talented blogger who designed that event. Jaime is a happy housewife hoping to become one day a domestic goddess. When I asked her to talk about herself Jaime told me that she was very blessed to […]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | October 23, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

A Talk with Jennifer Mitchell of Design Hole

A Talk with Jennifer Mitchell of Design Hole

Today’s interview is with a charming, joyful and talented interior designer who works in the Detroit-metro area on both residential and commercial projects. I had the pleasure to have dinner with Jennifer Mitchell of Design Hole and her husband last December when they visited Montreal. This is when this picture was taken. You may recall […]

FAMILY, KIDS party | October 8, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

A Talk with Lisa Kothari of Peppers and Pollywogs

A Talk with Lisa Kothari of Peppers and Pollywogs

I wanted to add interviews for a while now. I am thrilled to start this interview column. Besides learning a little bit about amazing bloggers, I am curious to discover their favorite places. After all, I decided to interview them because I value their insights. The interview will be split in two parts. Part two […]

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MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS | May 28, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

I am featured on The Gazette Montreal Today

I am featured on The Gazette Montreal Today

I was interviewed two weeks by Ian Howarth for a story about planning an outdoor party. Ian interviewed before me Kelly Deck who hosts Take it Outside on HGTV for a segment of outdoor rooms and high-end barbecues. I spoke about her show when I gave you my 5 design tips for the perfect backyard […]

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS | December 20, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Twice in the news today

Twice in the news today

I had an eventful day which is why I did not publish a post earlier. This will wait until tomorrow because I had to finish wrapping all my gifts before we head off for our Holiday resort. This morning I was interviewed about two weeks ago by a journalist from the Journal de Montreal, the […]