Aug 30 2011

Pure Green Magazine Giveaway

A Stylish and Eco Friendly Canadian Decor Magazine

by: Sarah Gunn

I have an addiction to online décor magazines. I love the inspiration, the ideas and the gorgeous images. One of my new favourites is Pure Green Magazine.

Not only is it Canadian {yay!} it is dedicated to sharing stylish sustainable living and design ideas. You will find beautiful spaces, mouth-watering recipes, DIY projects, eco travel destinations and more, all with the purpose of living green.

Mar 6 2011

Your Amazing Ideas for Jessie's Room - Thank You

stylish ideas for a little girl's dream room

by: Sarah Gunn

I have literally received hundreds of amazing ideas for Jessie’s bedroom reno-cation.

First, let me say thank you! I am truly inspired by your creativity.

I think it would be a tad selfish to keep all of these amazing design tips to myself so here are a just a few of the suggestions that I think would work for Jessie’s space:

Use magnetic paint above a desk as a spot for Jessie to display her art and posters Karen from Arthur, ON

Feb 28 2011

Royale's YMC Reno Contest Part 2: Help A Girl Out!

Shopping at Pottery Barn Kids and Ikea for children's décor

by: Sarah Gunn

One of my favourite parts of decorating any space is the shopping.

The bedroom I am decorating for 7 year old Jessie is no exception. It doesn’t hurt that she is a like a mini me; she loves pink, flowers and is a total girly girl. Thank you to Royale for the renocation dream job!

As with any project, you need a starting point; a major element to act as inspiration for the rest of the space. I went shopping at two of my favourite stores, Pottery Barn Kids and Ikea to find some of the items on Jessie’s wish list.

Jan 29 2011

Valentine Vignette & Giveaway

Valentine's Day Décor Ideas

by: Sarah Gunn

I look for any excuse to switch up decor and accessories in my home. Now that my holiday decorations are packed away, I wanted to bring pretty back. Valentine’s Day is nearly here so I used it as my inspiration to create a romantic vignette in my bedroom.

I started with layering art:

flowers on canvas {just like my wedding bouquet} given to us from my parents as a gift,

a Valentine inspired piece I created ,


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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