A few years ago, I happened across a virtual tour of Fiona Douglas’s lovely Glasgow, Scotland, home. I soon discovered that Fiona is the owner of and artist behind Bluebellgray, the most wonderful line of painterly textiles. It was immediately enchanted by Bluebellgray’s vibrant watercolour floral toss cushions and tapestries, but disappointed that I’d have to shell out hefty shipping and customs fees in order to have them in my home.
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Most recently, we’ve noticed some very specific posts seem to be getting all the attention (and likes). Is it beautiful bedrooms? Delicious desserts? Festive tabletop decor? Nope, it’s laundry rooms! If you liked the galley-style laundry room recently posted to our Instagram account, we thought we would share some more stylish laundry room designs you’re sure to love.
1 Galley-style laundry room
The bright galley-style laundry room is outfitted with built-in appliances, upper storage and a bench that runs the length of the windows.
Did you know? It’s National Coffee Day today – and while I’m a self-professed tea lover, I know that many (most?) of you, swear by your cup o’ joe. And it seems you’re not alone. Canadians LOVE their coffee (they drank more than 1.6 billion cups* of brewed coffee last year!) and Starbucks highlights this in an infographic they put out just for this special occasion!
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I just can’t get my day started until I’ve had my first cup of tea. For many people, it’s a cup of coffee that revs their engines but for me, it’s a cup of English Breakfast tea. Served in the perfect mug, one that’s just the right size, a cup of tea is my ultimate comfort, morning and night. With more and more novelty mugs available, it’s hard to choose just one but here are some of my favourites:
With a high concentration of quality designer showrooms – from Kiosk to Klaus, UpCountry to Studio b – King Street East has long been a destination for interior designers and decor enthusiasts alike. The tastemakers of the district have come together to create King East Design District (KEDD), and the collective plans to announce itself with a bang: A neighboughrhood-wide contemporary design festival called 3d parti. The one-day event will be held this Saturday, September 20, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and span from Church to Parliament along King and Adelaide streets, transforming the area into a life-sized public art gallery. Patrons can expect to be wowed by 15 art and design installations, including work by Toronto’s own Thrush Holmes. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged and proceeds will go to Habitat for Humanity.