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We interrupt this program…

Sometimes we feel called to say more about what is going on in our lives than meets the eye.  All our blogs are about home and design and all things pretty, but today I wanted to just do a one off where I riff about…life!It’s a rainy January day and today, and even for the last little while, I am finding myself in a contemplative state. What does this New Year hold for any of us? We can think of...

The Palette Project #23: Parking Lot at Sunrise

This is another edition of the palette project-- we're exploring inspiring places in Canada and the colours that make them beautiful. This week, we're looking at something a little different: a parking lot. No, it's not on a heritage building list or is otherwise notable for its location, in fact it is a Tim Hortons just outside of Saint John, NB (pretty Canadian right?). What we were drawn to from this inspiration photo was not the place, but the time of...

The Palette Project #22: The Wharf

This is another edition of the palette project-- we're exploring inspiring places in Canada and the colours that make them beautiful. We're back in the Maritimes this week-- visiting the community of Malpeque, PEI. Nestled between two natural bays and Cabot Beach Provincial Park, this area of PEI is known for it's delicious oysters and seemingly endless coastline. After exploring the area (it's hard to narrow down options for inspiration!), we came across this row of buildings lining the marina. On...

The Palette Project #21: Sunshine Meadows

This is another edition of the palette project-- we're exploring inspiring places in Canada and the colours that make them beautiful. Landscape knows no boarders. This week we turn to the mountainous region between the BC-AB divide and a beautiful alpine meadow. There are no garden roses and decorative grasses up here, everything is naturally wild. Instead of looking to the larger-than-life views, we crouch down and focus our gaze on something smaller. Our inspiration this week is found in the...