Entries by Katie Parsons

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs – Yay or Nay?

This is my first Easter as a Mommy, and one thing that we have been trying to do in our home since having our little one is to use more natural products, not only are they less harmful to the environment, but they do not have harsh chemicals which can cause a variety of reactions. […]

Before and After – Bedroom Project

To complete this space, we wanted to keep it light and add texture through fabrics, furniture, art, and accessories. With a minimal budget, it was important to keep things simple, but add small details to make bigger impressions. Here is a before, during, and after of the bedroom project. To keep this project on an […]

CREATING AFFORDABLE ARTWORK FOR YOUR HOME:

I love artwork throughout my home, it not only is a way to add extra colour throughout your space, but it provides you with the opportunity to showcase more of your personal style. If you do inexpensive artwork correctly, it will not only look beautiful, but it will look thoughtful and meaningful. On the flip side, […]

Planning for Overnight Guests!

Some of my favourite childhood summer memories are the times I would spend at my Aunt Linda and Uncle Tom’s family cabin, it was a chance to catch up with family and friends while having an amazing trip filled with adventures. Little did I know at the time, how much work goes into the planning […]

Let’s get ORGANIZED!

What do you think of when you think of spring cleaning and organizing? Me, honestly, I kind of think, wouldn’t it be nice to be Cinderella!! Having those birds helping sweep the floors and other critters help with the chores! But in all honesty, the thought can be overwhelming, especially trying to balance a busy […]

My Outside Space – Before and After:

Jason and I currently live in a condo, and our outdoor living space is a small concrete patio. By incorporating the tips that I provided in my previous blog post titled “Creating the Perfect Outdoor Space” which outlined how dimension, natural elements, comfort, ambience, and personal touches combined can create your perfect outdoor space; we […]

Creating the Perfect Outdoor Space!

With summer on the horizon, you should be thinking about getting your outdoor spaces ready for the fun times that are certain to be shared. Who doesn’t enjoy spending time on your patio? Whether it’s staring your morning outside with a cup of coffee and a book, enjoying a dinner party with friends, or enjoying […]

Creating a Table Setting on a Budget

One thing I love, especially while celebrating a holiday, is having a beautiful table setting. But before all the fun, some planning needs to begin, I always find it best to start with choosing a colour and/or theme to use, and then go from there. Sometimes, this can be incorporated into the centrepiece, the tablecloth, […]