Blogger Brittany Robertson of Oh My Dear transforms her new build in Grande Prairie, Alta., into a playful and personalized family home.
People often say destiny led them to their dream home
. In the case of the Robertson family, it’s true – literally. “Four years ago my cousin Destiny recommended the house we now call home,” says blogger Brittany Robertson of Oh My Dear
, who shares the space with her husband, Jade (a business owner), and their two daughters, Elizabeth, 5, and Paisley, 4. “Destiny knew we were looking for a bigger place and suggested Deeproot Developments, a local company that builds character homes.” A visit to its website proved fruitful. “I fell in love with what I saw and had our real estate agent show us all the houses
Deeproot had on the market,” says Brittany. “We snapped up one still in its framing stage, so, while it wasn’t a custom build, we still had some freedom to put our stamp on it.”
Brittany worked closely with Deeproot co-owner and in-house designer Robyn Walter, who sourced a selection of flooring, lighting and paint options. “Robyn let me have final say,” she explains. Their tastes were in sync, including the choice of laminate flooring
. “It looks amazing, and is durable and cost-
effective,” says Brittany.