Sep 22 2014

Be Thankful For These Great Thanksgiving Printables

show your thanks in style

by: Sarah Gunn

Thanksgiving is on its way. It is one of my favourite holidays, because it is a time when family gathers together, and it's an opportunity to reflect on what makes us grateful. To help you celebrate with your family and friends, use these stylish Thanksgiving printables:

Sep 17 2014

How To Find Affordable, Adorable Art For Children's Rooms

because Children's rooms don't have to be all cartoons and primary colours

by: Sarah Gunn

Art is one of my favourite things to source when I am designing a child's room. I love finding pieces that represent a mini client's personality. It can be tricky to find beautiful, affordable prints in Canada. Luckily, though, Chapters Indigo collaborates with amazing artists to offer prints for every member of your family.

Aug 7 2014

How You Can Make A Vintage Lemonade Stand

A DIY Project to benefit girls around the world

by: Sarah Gunn

How You Can Make A Vintage Lemonade Stand

I was challenged to create a Pinterest-worthy LemonAid stand. Inspired by my love of everything vintage, and by my mom's gorgeous country place by the ocean, I designed an old fashioned lemonade stand. I created one that could be set up at a summer party with family or friends, but the plastic glasses could easily be replaced with paper cups for a traditional roadside stand. 

Why a LemonAid stand?

Jul 14 2014

Plan A Star Wars Birthday Party For Your Kids

May The Force be with you

by: Sarah Gunn

My boys' birthdays are three weeks apartone at the end of June and one in early Julyone of the busiest possible times of year to plan a party. Luckily, they are young enough that they are happy to have a joint one.

Jun 23 2014

My Ideal Eco-Renovation: How I Would Update My Bedroom

THE RENO I WOULD MAKE A REALITY IF I ENTERED THE #GREENYOURROOM CONTEST

by: Sarah Gunn

My Dream Eco-Renovation: How I Would Update My Bedroom

If you read my last post, you already know that the talented Jonathan and Drew Scott of W Network's Property Brothers have teamed up with Scotiabank for the #GreenYourRoom contest to help us transform our homes to be more eco-friendly.

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.

May 30 2014

Property Brothers Want You To Win An Eco Room Renovation

Jonathan, Drew, and Scotiabank Want to #GREENYOURROOM

by: Sarah Gunn

Win An Eco Room Renovation From The Property Brothers

Finally it's spring, which means it's time to start thinking of home renovation projects. I already have a huge list of things I want to change in my home to make it more functional and beautiful, but I get stuck when it comes to making green home renovation choices.

As much as I love the pretty, the reality is I need to focus on lowering utility bills, increasing my property value, and making our home a healthier and safe environment for my children.

May 12 2014

Do You Need To Get Your Creative Groove Back?

Learning and gaining inspiration at The Art of Leadership for Women

by: Sarah Gunn

The Art of Getting My Groove Back

This winter has put me in a funk and I know from chatting with friends, and from Facebook and Twitter, so many of you feel the same way.

I am looking for some inspiration as I prepare to take the next step professionally.

Jan 22 2014

Craft Room Makeover: From Disaster To DIY-er's Dream

Check out these amazing before and after shots

by: Sarah Gunn

Our basement storage room was a winning contender for an episode of Hoarders. Seriously. I had to climb over boxes and bins to get to my craft supplies. I redid the rest of the basement in the spring, so I decided to tackle this neglected corner of our house over the Christmas holiday. 

Here is what it looked like before . . . okay, if I'm honest, here is what it looked like before, after I cleaned it for about two hours: 

Sep 11 2012

Fall Home Show Ultimate Upcycle Challenge And More

Raising Money And Awareness For Habitat For Humanity

by: Sarah Gunn

The Fall Home Show starts in just over a week.

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Sarah Gunn provides creative, beautiful decorating, and styling services. She is dedicated to creating spaces for clients that represent their personality and style in the most beautiful and functional way. Good design comes from the heart and Sarah dedicates herself to ensuring each project is happy-making. 

Sarah offers full decorating services, design consultations, e-design, and party styling. She has a special place in her heart for decorating children's rooms. Sarah is a regular design and DIY expert on Cityline and her design work has been featured in Today's Parent Magazine, Apartment Therapy, Houzz, PBteen, and HGTV.com

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