Three Things That I Learned This Summer.

Hi there, remember me?  I know, I know I’ve been gone for a while.  A little lost in the fog you could say.

photo by Darryl Bueckert

photo by Darryl Bueckert


This past spring something happened  that I didn’t ever expect to see.  My Love for design was beginning to drift.  

What I thought I wanted for my design business to look like when I started my blog 3 years ago, and what I actually need as a individual, mom, wife, and friend ending up being different.  That’s  the funny thing about starting a business from the ground up. What you know at the time, what you think you know about yourself  and what you need are really, truly different things.

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Eat Vancouver: One Worthy Show.

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This past saturday Darryl and I had a chance to get down to the Eat Vancouver show.   Not only did we want to see our Friends Dan and Carly from Kitchening and Co.  Dan and Carly are producing the best French Macarons in Vancouver!  They are a must check out item. But we really […]

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A Townhome Renovation: The Afters.

photos by Darryl Bueckert

I want to share part of  a project that I worked on this past summer.  I spoke about this Town home Here,  and Here.   I met this wonderful Couple through my community and have really enjoyed getting to know them better. That is one of the best parts of my job, having the opportuity to […]

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The Things People Say To Me.

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I can’t believe that spring is in full motion, and before you know it the kids will be out of school, sunscreen will be on our bodies, and we’ll be sitting on the beach.  Yeah. The common theme that comes up so often in the people who I speak to, meaning friends, complete strangers, and […]

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Here and Gone Again.


This is the time of year that I just sit back in awe of the beauty of spring.  The blossom trees astound me, and I realize every year that these spectacular displays of Creation are only here for a short time.

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A Mood Board For Our Kids Bath.

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As promised, I thought I would share the mood board for our kids bath.  We’ve kept all the aspects of it pretty affordable, but with a classic look.

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Storage In Our Kids Bathroom: Thanks Ikea!


I have kids bathrooms on my brain as of late because we’ve been doing some work the bathroom on the top floor. I’ll share when it’s all finished, but for now I thought I’d share with you the Cabinets that we decided to use in this space. Storage was really an issue in our kids […]

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Grand Opening Of Bouclair Home: The Photos.

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Last week I wrote a post about Darryl and I attending the Grand opening of the newest Bouclair Home Store. A few of us bloggers from Design and Lifestyle Blogger west Group made it out for a glass of wine, and some great Appy’s. Photos by: Darryl Bueckert

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Thank You BC Home And Garden Magazine!

Photos by Darryl Bueckert

Hi Everyone,  Just wanted to share some good news on behalf of our family.  Our Home has been featured in the April Issue of  BC Home and Garden Magazine.    BC Home and Garden magazine is good  mix of food, homes, gardening and local products and services.  Being that it is a  local magazine it’s […]

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Grand Opening Of The New Bouclair Home Store.


This past Wednesday Darryl (my photographer and Husband in Crime)  and I had some fun and attending  the Grand opening of the newest Bouclair Home Store.  A few of us bloggers from Design and Lifestyle Blogger West Group made it out for a glass of wine, and some great appy’s. We stood in the first Isle for a […]

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Colourful Buds To Brighten Any Day.

Simply Inspired Design Great Room Shoot

This week has been quite the doozy.  Our whole family got hit with a nasty stomach bug on the weekend and ever since Saturday the kids have been laying low and we’ve had more family time than normal which has been a blessing in disguise. While Darryl and the kids were lying low this week […]

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My Design Fees Saved My Client Over Seven Thousand Dollars.


A few weeks ago I met with a new client as she was about to embark on a partial Kitchen Renovation.  It was in the plans to do a complete paint job on the whole house, and at the same time they really wanted to replace the laminate counters in the kitchen. Here’s a before […]

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Ikea Design Wins Gold At the 2013 Interior Design Show.

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This is part of a message in my inbox a few weeks back.  Everyone in the design world knows that Ikea Rocks and they are changing the way design can look and be affordable for most families today! Congrats IKEA! —————————————————— January 29, 2013 News Release For Immediate Release IKEA Design Wins Gold at the […]

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