Friday
Feb252011

Friday eye candy

When this post publishes I will be madly cleaning house and doing last minute packing for my trip to one of my favourite places on earth (not that I've been to many), Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I worked my arse off to get some posts done to publish while I'm away (11 days - we leave tomorrow morning) so you won't even notice I'm gone. While you're not noticing I'm gone, I thought you'd enjoy some eye candy from one of my favourite magazines that I've mentioned on occasion (here, here and here), Décormag - which happens to be French Canadian. :-) (I saw those chairs above at Beige, and almost bought one for my desk...kicking myself now that I didn't buy a whole set!)

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Friday
Feb252011

Hello!

Yes Vaucluse, Sydney house you had me at hello. You are fun and family orientated, perfectly positioned with a view that is just so sweet! Summer rooms and winter hang outs. Timber clad ceilings and too cool pool. If only you could be mine! I've stalked you. Perhaps I could woo you? No? OK I'll just take your boathouse then. Yes? Maybe? No? Link to this fab home here while it lasts.

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Thursday
Feb242011

Too much?

I am a huge fan of industrial touches in a home....but sometimes people should quit while they're ahead. I found this apartment on a site from Israel called bvd, and while I love some of the finishes, all in all it's pretty much a prison cell, but a bit larger. I'm sure there are some men out there who are saying "WOW - that's COOL!!" but I'm sure that sentiment would be short-lived after living here for a while. Your thoughts?

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Thursday
Feb242011

Riad Enija

In a far away land, in a secret world of beauty, exotic luxury awaits.  A sigh has just escaped my lips. A dream, a fantasy. A reality for a special few. If I found a genie in a lamp and set him free I would want just one wish.  Riad Enija via Welcome Beyond.

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Wednesday
Feb232011

VoK Design Group

The other day while flipping through the Interiors issue of Ottawa Magazine that little 'ol me was featured in, there was a GORGEOUS kitchen featured that was the creation of a new firm based here in Ottawa called VoK Design Group. This firm was created about a year ago by Dylan O'Keefe and Thu Vu. It's so great to see such talent here in Ottawa, a city not exactly renowned for its exciting residential design. Dylan contacted me the other day and was kind enough to send along photos of the home featured in the magazine. Not only that, he saw my call for help with the exterior of our home and he offered to help us!!!! I cannot begin to explain to you how excited I am to have Dylan and Thu help us (hopefully - we need to talk to our architect). :-) Let me show you why I am elated at the prospect of getting advice from this firm....

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