What People Are Saying

“Melissa has an intuitive ability to discern your personal vision and taste and translate that into her design and décor ideas. Her exceptional people skills ensures she had successful and collaborative relationships with suppliers and the contractor, all of which impact the final outcome. She is strategic, efficient, hands on and passionate. She skillfully helped … Continue reading

Home Decor Shopping Trip

Many of you have been asking where I all stopped during my recent home decor shopping day trip, so I thought it could be helpful to do a short post providing you with some brief information and pictures of each unique stop I discovered.  This was my first time at most of the stores, and … Continue reading Home Decor Shopping Trip

Tour This Town – Tofino (Special Edition)

  If you’ve been watching my Instagram account, you’ll know I recently had the wonderful opportunity to explore Tofino, British Columbia in celebration of my 30th birthday this year. I’ve had so many awesome comments and questions about my time there that I knew I had to do a special edition post on the town … Continue reading Tour This Town – Tofino (Special Edition)

Tour This Town – Elora, ON

Elora is located about 30 min north-east of Waterloo in the heart of Wellington County,  and truly is one of the most picturesque towns in Ontario.  With a population of just under 8,000, this town is a tourist hot spot for the adventurer, creative spirit, foodie or eager shopper.  Known for its amazing shops, thriving … Continue reading Tour This Town – Elora, ON

Colour

Colour can be found everywhere and selecting colours during a home renovation can pop up in more decisions than you may think. What stain should I use on this wood? What colour curtains would look best? Does this pattern pillow match my couch or what colour would look best on these walls? What colour grout … Continue reading Colour

Tour This Town – Tillsonburg, ON

  Tillsonburg may be a town you haven't heard of, but like most small towns in Southern Ontario, you probably will pass through it or near it this summer on your way to friends or the beach.  As the weather warms and we yearn to get outdoors and seek exploring new areas, why not take … Continue reading Tour This Town – Tillsonburg, ON

Master the Mix

I bet you've heard style names ranging from modern farmhouse to mid century modern to shabby chic.  But what is your decorating style? Now days it's more commonplace to incorporate multiple styles into your home decor than to stick with just one.  Although natural to be attracted to elements of various decor styles, it can … Continue reading Master the Mix

Tour This Town – Stratford

Best known for its theatre and arts culture, Stratford is a tourist hotspot with some amazing shops and delicious eateries. First settled in 1832, Stratford really began booming in 1850 when the railroad came to town and the manufacturing district really took off.  This town is less than 30 minutes from my house so I … Continue reading Tour This Town – Stratford

Furnishing & Decorating a New Home

If you’ve recently purchased a new home like myself, or planning a move in the near future, it can be daunting to think about how you’re going to furnish and decorate the new space. Downsizing likely also includes purging or simplifying your belongings. Moving into a bigger home comes with extra tasks such as purchasing … Continue reading Furnishing & Decorating a New Home

Tour This Town – Elmira, ON

Located 10 minutes north of Waterloo Ontario, Elmira is often described as traditional, friendly and hospitable. One day a year, Elmira’s population swells from about 10,000 up to around 60,000 people. As a true sign of spring, visitors from all over the region, country and even the world attend Elmira’s Maple Syrup Festival. Come visit … Continue reading Tour This Town – Elmira, ON