Lifestyle || Home Decor || My 2016 Holiday Home Tour

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Welcome to my holiday home tour. As you know, baby Harper arrived this month so unlike other years, I’ve only had enough time to include a handful of rooms. Sorry guys, we’ve had our hands full with late night feedings and diaper changes. I’ve linked as many items as I could think of along the way if you are looking to snag a particular item. If I missed one, leave me a comment and I’ll let you know the source. Hope you get inspired to decorate your home for the holiday season, it’s such a magical time of year.

 

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Couch: The Brick || Rug: The Brick || Side Table: The Brick || Tree: Canadian Tire || Lamp: The Brick || Geometric Ornaments: Home Sense

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Blanket: The Bay || Couch: The Brick

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Stockings: Anthropologie || Bookshelves: The Brick || Wreaths & Garland: Canadian Tire

Canon CS100 is a perfect gift for that snap happy photo taking family member. Pictured here on my bookshelf, I store all my photos in one place where they are easily accessible to share on my smart TV. It’s nice to not use up all the storage on my iPhone with photos.

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Calendar: Stendig || Rug: The Brick || Table: The Brick || Chairs: The Brick || Light: Wayfair

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Bench: The Brick || Candle Stick Holders: The Brick || Chargers: Home Sense || Plate Setting: Canadian Tire || Flatware: Wayfair || Blanket: Marshall’s

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Napkins: Home Sense || Napkin Rings: Home Sense || Wine Glasses: Easy Tiger Via Nordstrom || Marble Serving Boards: Anthropologie

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Stools: The Brick || Mirror: The Brick

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Geometric Wreath: Canadian Tire || Rug: Wayfair || Dishwasher: The Brick || Toaster: SMEG via The Bay || Facet: Wayfair 

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Lifestyle || Home Decor || The Modern Man Cave Preview with @TheBrick || Black Friday Sale

Today is my lovely husband’s birthday! I’m so excited to give you a little peek into the man cave I’ve been working on for Matt from The Brick. For me, it was so important to give Matt a space he can call his own football oasis where he can relax, kick back and watch some NFL. The challenge has been creating a space that is masculine, functional and stylish. For me I truly believe the biggest visual impact is your sofa choice and it’s also the one piece of furniture you’ll use the most. With that being said, I wanted to find Matt something chic/ comfortable that could withstand the wear and tear of kids and a dog. The River from The Brick offers the best of both worlds. It’s not your average recliner; I’m loving the sleek design, wipeable leather and the power recline. Stylish comfort when enjoying a football game or taking a quick cat nap. I’ve built the design of this room around the River power recliner sofa and chair, stay tuned for the full reveal in December!

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Cabinet: The Brick || Rug: The Brick || Chair & Sofa: The Brick

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The Brick is having a Black Friday sale. There is no better time to start working on your entertainment space! 50% off the ticket price on sofas when you buy the matching loveseat or chair.

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Lifestyle || Home Decor || How I design a room… || The Brick’s Designed2B & A Giveaway!

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I’m so excited to introduce you to this affordable custom furniture option from The Brick. See how I designed these 2 custom pieces: the sofa and ottoman in my video below. I’ve had a thing for blue lately, if you’ve seen my newly designed living room at home.

At The Brick they know everyone has their own style, which is why they created the Designed2B collection of custom living room furniture. Choose from three furniture styles, add any of our accent ottomans and chairs. From there you have 24 upholstery and 16 accent fabrics to complete the look. With endless combinations available, putting together the living room of your dreams has never been so easy or affordable.

Watch my styling tips with the Designed2B collection.

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I’m hosting a great giveaway with The Brick every week in November. For your chance to win $2500 towards your custom designed living room with their Designed2B collection head over to my Instagram to enter. To see a complete list of contest rules please visit The Brick, and good luck!

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Lifestyle || Home Decor || My Dining Room Revamp with The Brick

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I’ve teamed up with The Brick to freshen up my dining room situation. I’m so excited to share the place before we are start decorating for the holidays, so you can see it a nonseasonal look. I love the mix of modern industrial and eye catching features we were able to put together. It’s both functional and inviting, which as you probably know can be really difficult to achieve both of those notions when designing a room.

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Our dining room is open to the living room, so we needed some conhesion in the style department. I don’t feel like you need to be matching by any means but the two places should compliment each other.

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Tip #1: We painted the dining-room white to lighten the place and make a noticeable difference between the living and dining room. 

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We went with modern industrial furniture choices, but added eye catching details for the  accessories, lighting and art. I love to have the furniture pieces work well together, that way you are only changing out accessories to change the styling feel over time. It’s an affordable way change the place throughout the year.

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Tip #2: Invest in furniture that works well together, that way you can change out affordable accessories to achieve different looks throughout the year and for years to come. 

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Lifestyle || Canon’s Connect Station CS100 || A wireless photo storage solution

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I take ALOT of photos, both on my Canon Rebel and on my iPhone. You might call me the shutter bug of the family. There’s just been a few issues… my phone is consistently filling up with photos that utilize all my phone’s storage. And sharing the great moments I capture with my friends and family hasn’t been as easy as you would think. I’ve partnered with Canon Canada to share with you the Connect Station CS100, let the numerous USB sticks and stranded photos on your smart phone be a thing of the past!

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Canon has made it super user friendly to transfer your photos to this storage system. You can download the app for your smart phone and simply add photos straight from your device. Or you can drop and drag multiply images from your PC. Once your moments are stored on the Canon Connect Station CS100, they are visual on your app… anytime, anywhere. Plus, you can view and share your photos on your smart TV with your friends and family.

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