How to do a Post Christmas Purge

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January 17, 2021

After the holidays I always crave simplicity! I love layering in cozy textures and seasonal décor for the holidays, but I’m a minimalist at heart. With the New Year comes a distinct desire for less…of everything! Each year, sometimes starting as soon as Dec 26, I do a thorough post-Christmas purge! I love returning the […]

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The Best Interior Paint Colours for your Home

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January 10, 2021

One of the most frequently asked questions I get about my home is what paint colour is on the wall in each room, especially the main living space. I’ve created a guide with my favorite interior paint colors (including the ones I’ve used myself) to help you decide what the best interior paint colours for […]

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6 Easy Winter Decorating Ideas

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December 27, 2020

After the beautiful chaos of Christmas, I always crave minimalism and simplicity in my home. When all the garlands and trees have been packed away and the festivities are over I relish the task of refreshing and organizing our spaces for the coming year. I’ve outlined 6 easy winter decorating ideas to transition your home […]

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Entryway Makeover – Transforming a Builder Grade Home

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December 27, 2020

So many new build homes are, shall we say, lacking “character” in certain areas. Some of the most neglected spaces are the entryways, mudrooms and walk-through pantries that are so common in modern suburban design! This home entryway makeover added character, function and of course a little bit of pretty to a builder basic space! […]

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A Pretty & Functional Small Linen Closet Makeover

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December 26, 2020

If you are looking for a manageable home makeover project that makes a big difference, take a look at your linen closet! I can’t believe how happy this small linen closet makeover made me! Our Small Linen Closet “Before” We have one linen closet on the main floor of our house and up until recently, […]

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3 Gingerbread Holiday Gift Wrap Ideas

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December 10, 2020

This year’s Christmas décor was all about gingerbread (eating it too of course). You can see all the decorations in A Pink Gingerbread Christmas Home Tour. I wanted the gift wrap to tie in without being a lot of work and these ideas only take a few minutes each to make! #winning! Here are 3 […]

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A Pink Nutcracker Christmas Brunch Tablescape

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December 2, 2020

We have a small house with no formal dining room, but we do have the cutest little nook in our kitchen where we eat most of our meals! Every birthday, holiday etc… I dress up this little space and my girls know to run out and look here first for presents and fun surprises. This […]

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A Pink Gingerbread Christmas Home Tour

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December 2, 2020

Welcome to our pink gingerbread Christmas home tour! This year’s theme includes soft colours and gingerbread accents with lots of twinkle! I wanted our home to feel calm and cozy this year. With all that’s happening in the world (#2020), it was more important than ever to me to make our space feel special without […]

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DIY Gingerbread House Advent Calendar Tree

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November 26, 2020

I have really enjoyed making Advent calendars for my girls over the past couple of years! And this one might just be my favourite! Read on for all the deets on creating your own DIY Gingerbread House Advent Calendar Tree. I decorated our home this year with an understated gingerbread theme. I wanted a neutral […]

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How to Decorate a Sparse Christmas Tree

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November 19, 2020

There’s something about a Charlie Brown tree that just makes me happy! I don’t love clutter and the holidays are definitely the time when our house feels the most full. Keeping the Christmas décor simple makes me feel less stressed and helps me to actually enjoy the season. Here are my best tips on how […]

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