Jun 17 2014

IKEA Quick And Easy Textile Makeover

transform a room on a budget

by: Sarah Gunn

I am a huge fan of IKEA, so when they challenged me to transform a space in my home using only textiles as a part of their new Quick and Easy textile campaign, I jumped at the chance. It was difficult choice, because, if I am honest, so many rooms in our home still need some love. I narrowed it down to two spaces—our older son's bedroom and our basement family room. The winner, due to lighting issues, was the basement family room/guest room.

Nov 30 2012

Scandinavian Christmas With A Pop of Pink

IKEA holiday decor

by: Sarah Gunn

I love decorating for Christmas, so when IKEA asked me to participate in their 'Help Spread Jul' event, it was a very fast yes! Jul is Swedish for Christmas, by the way {It's one of the few Swedish words I recall from living in Stockholm}. It is no secret that I love IKEA and I look there every year for holiday decor. I have to say though, that this year the selection is spectacular. 

May 9 2012

DIY Stenciled Rug

transform a rug with paint

by: Sarah Gunn

I have recently discovered Royal Design Studio and fell in love with their line of stylish and pretty stencils. My first project was a bookcase that I loved so I was feeling brave enough to try something a little different.

May 10 2011

Fun Children's Bedding

Cute bedding with a great message

by: Sarah Gunn

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Ikea and when I came across this Torva children’s bedding I fell in love.

And I have a feeling that maybe, just maybe, it would finally convince my boys eat some vegetables!

Not only is the design fabulous, the message behind the bedding is pretty darn great too:

The Face, The Voice, The Blog!

Sarah Gunn loves interior design almost as much as she loves her two adorable boys and her hot husband. 

She has had a vision her whole life of her dream house. You know. The mansion that sits on the ocean with a pool and the massive wrap around porch. And a butler. Then she grew up. Turns out life isn't a fairytale and she's not exactly living in a castle. In fact, her house is in constant need of design intervention. Little things like children, exhaustion and budgets get in the way.

But this story does have a happy ending: years of experience watching decorating shows and clipping ideas from her favourite design magazines have equipped Sarah with the mad decorating skills she needs to turn anyone's house into the home of their dreams with great tips, tricks and inspiration. 

Join Sarah each week as she shares DIY projects, inspiration and her favourite new décor finds...all on a budget every mummy will love.

Sarah has recently had a dream of a lifetime come true: she now shares her mad DIY skills on the popular show, CityLine. She is also now designing spaces for children. If this is all a dream, then please don't wake her up. 

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Email her: sarah@yummymummyclub.ca

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