Sweet Jolie opens new boutique!

Sweet Jolie opens new boutique! I recently had the honour to check out the new digs for Sweet Jolie’s first brick and mortar store in Edmonton (open July 6th, 2017) — an expansion from their current online shop and home showroom. Over two fun visits I got to explore this incredible space, and all the goodies within […]

Moody Modern Bedroom, Inspiration

What better way to start the new year out on the blog, than to get going with a new room design! Well, it’s a room refresh really. I’m going for a moody modern look in my master bedroom, and I’m going to tackle it over just 4 weeks! The New Year, New Room Refresh Challenge […]

Hearth and Wood Slice Fireplace Insert

Remember this beauty from last week? If you missed it, you can check out how I restored that chunky mantel and painted the brick on my fireplace surround, here! I’m still loving everything about my new black brick fireplace and updated hearth. Everything is just popping all over the place, and I’m thrilled with the […]

Painted Brick Fireplace

This my friends, is a story of a makeover. A makeover that happened twice. Well, 2-1/2 times. You’ll see what I mean. I am in love with this painted brick fireplace. It has contrast and texture and simplicity. But it took a bit of work to get here… First, don’t be alarmed by the giant […]

Pondering the Fireplace Mantel

You know what is around the corner… Nope, not going to say it, not yet. But I would LOVE to finally have our mantel installed for the holidays occasion. So far — our first year and a half, the fireplace has looked about. like. this… Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!

Outdoor landscape – DIY sidewalk

Here we are again… everyone to the front! Okay, so we’ve got the front door covered, revived the sad front porch boards, ripped off the old nasty balcony, and now we need somewhere to walk. A DIY Sidewalk. Here’s how we started out… weeds and field stones. Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, […]

Finally, the paint reveal!

Well, we did our FIRST paint job in the new place! It looks alright… right?! But, I think I should revisit where we started out. This pinky-beige was in every room of the house so we definitely needed to break it up a bit. Here’s how she was looking a couple days before we broke […]

Paint chips and Martha

I had myself a little visit to the Home Depot recently where I met with Martha… ok, browsed her paint selection. Happy to say I found myself a pretty hue for the new living room. My choices don’t really come across in the photo so well… Meh, you get the idea. (Psst! — we chose […]